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 am grateful to have spent so
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 what I yell at people is
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 the work of [a] therapist –
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. Sounds like: “Villainous rock,” Platt said.
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 being highlighted in a space meant
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 women in foreign countries. It served
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 this Monday night, closing out his
The Nth Degree Gallery and its studios on King Street have been around for 17 years, uncommon for an independent underground gallery, especially in as small a town as Boone. Each of the seven artists in the not-for-profit collective has a professional day job or is a student, but still usually meet their annual fundraising