• Senior goodbye: Katie Murawski

    I have been with The Appalachian since the spring of 2015. As a shy and confused sophomore reporter, I scribbled my way through my first term on the paper. I was too scared to pitch ideas, so I quietly sat through the meetings and waited for an assignment. Before finding...
  • Steely Pan Steel Band stole the show at Schaefer Center Sunday

    Appalachian State’s Steely Pan Steel Band played a free concert on March 26 at 3 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for Performing Arts. Steely Pan is composed of 22 students and director Byron Hedgepeth, an adjunct instructor of percussion. Hedgepeth took over the class three years ago after former...
  • New addition to TApp Room: The Annex

    The Annex, which took the place of Klondike, is the newest addition to the trailer bars and an extension of TApp Room that offers a music venue, arcade games and an additional bar. “We needed the extra space and the parking more than anything,” Joshua Keranovic, assistant kitchen manager...
  • None harmed in Appalcart crash

    At approximately 2 p.m. on Saturday, an Appalcart bus struck a student in her car at the College Street light. Appalachian State Campus Police were the first on the scene, followed shortly after by the Boone Police Department. Megan King, a senior exercise science major, said she was turning...
  • Free tattoos for the community

    Various businesses in downtown Boone are coming together to raise money for the community March 3-5. Speakeasy Tattoo is spearheading the weekend with their “Free Tattoos for the Community” event on March 4 which offers free tattoos with a minimum of a $20 donation to one of the chosen...
  • In the press, we must trust

    With the inauguration of President Donald Trump, and throughout the almost two years of his tumultuous candidacy, the country has become less and less unified. Some of the feelings of distrust and apprehension come from the media’s portrayal of the Trump candidacy and the shaky start to the first 100 days...
  • A story to tell

    This November, a portion of the Boone community came together to tell their stories. From an emerging tech specialist to a vet assistant, writers of all ranges have gathered for an international event called National Novel Writing Month. According to the website, NaNoWriMo is a speed writing community with...
  • Goodbye, Ms. Joan

    There are 1,692 full and part time employees that work at Appalachian State University, according to the human resources website. Among them is a woman who is recognizable to students as App State’s grandma. Joan Peters has worked in the markets and cafeterias at Appalachian State University for nine...
  • Professors research the mysterious Brown Mountain Lights

    One night in the middle of July on the twisty and rugged road of NC Highway 181, two Appalachian State astronomers believe to have caught on camera one of North Carolina’s unexplained mysteries, the Brown Mountain Lights. There are many myths and stories surrounding the lights and their origins....
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