• Senior Goodbye: Lovey Cooper

    I’m not going to sugarcoat this (journalistic integrity says not to) – my years at The Appalachian have been exhausting. And for that, I am grateful. I love my job, and all that has come with it. Not many people can say that in college. (Or ever, really.) I...
  • 3rd Place market eliminates waste

    Every Wednesday afternoon, the Sustainable Development Student Alliance hosts a free market at 3rd Place. Here, they create what they call a “cashless exchange system” by taking unwanted stuff, and providing a platform for others to browse said stuff for free, to help localize economies and reduce waste. “Basically...
  • Bad Feminist on campus: visiting writer Roxane Gay

    Writer, essayist, professor and cultural critic Roxane Gay, author of “Bad Feminist,” brought advice, commentary and a plethora of Channing Tatum facts to two events last Thursday as part of the Hughlene Bostian Visiting Writers Series. “When I read Roxane Gay’s writing, I often feel that she is doing...
  • Battle of the Bands: Meet the bands

    Meet the student bands competing this Wednesday at 9 p.m. for their own headlining Legends show next semester. –––––––––– ARSON DAILY Members: – Quincy Platt, bass, Appalachian junior. – Zach Dunham, vocals and rhythm guitar, Appalachian senior. – Chip Cannon, lead guitar, Appalachian junior. – Adam McLean, drummer, Appalachian junior....
  • Turchin mimics ‘Silver Factory’ with Warhol display

    Hung on walls covered in foil to a soundtrack that included David Bowie and Lou Reed classics, six recent acquisitions to the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts permanent collection were unveiled in a space usually reserved for visiting installations. The pieces — out-of-edition Andy Warhol screen-prints — are...
  • Student leaders travel to speak at national feminist conference

    Four Appalachian State University students traveled to the 11th annual National Young Feminist Leadership Conference put on by the Feminist Majority Foundation in Washington D.C. last weekend. The event featured activists from around the nation who spoke on reproductive justice and eco-feminism, as well as intersectionality and issues facing...
  • Q&A: singer-songwriter Daniel Romano

    Canadian singer-songwriter Daniel Romano has been called the King of Mosey, a term he coined for himself to avoid placing his own classic country crooning into too narrow of a musical box as the public eye sheds more and more disdain on modern Country. He plays at Boone Saloon...
  • Student-run dance project still in the works despite failed crowd-funding goals

    After a three-week IndieGoGo campaign left them thousands of dollars off of their fundraising goals, soon-to-be graduates of Appalachian State University and other state university dance programs are still working to make their dream a reality....
  • Q&A: Les Caison III on ‘Looking Up’

    Since December, artist Les Caison III’s work has been on display in the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, a space that did not exist when he graduated with a Bachelor  of Fine Arts in studio art from Appalachian State University in 1998....
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