For many students, college opens up a world of new possibilities. Students are on their own for the first time, and the opportunities to further their education are beyond anything they’ve known to that point. Included among these new opportunities is the chance to to leave the country by themselves to travel or study abroad,
Visitors were shuffling about the Grandfather Mountain Ballroom of Plemmons Student Union as 5:30 p.m. rolled around on April 9, studying posters that were placed around the room. The posters each examined a case study of climate change in a particular area and the effects that it could have on the locale. From threatened salmon
For the second time in two years, the Appalachian Popular Programming Society has booked a hip-hop act for a spring show at Holmes Convocation Center. In 2016, the venue was host to Lil Wayne’s Kampus Krash Tour, which saw him alongside Vice Versa, Gudda Gudda, HoodyBaby and Jay Jones. This year, APPS booked a show
The Japanese Culture Club hosted its fourth annual Cherry Blossom Festival on March 22, celebrating the arrival of spring with music, food, a fashion show and more. The Cherry Blossom Festival, known as hanami, is a Japanese event that began in the 700s during the Nara period when ume blossoms were celebrated. Now every spring
The parking lot of the Youth Outreach Skating Rink in West Jefferson was entirely filled by 3:25 p.m. on Feb. 24, but cars kept pouring in, extending increasingly farther out into the field of grass and wild onions alongside the building. Skaters and spectators alike milled around outside enjoying the overcast but unusually mild weather.
The Black Student Association and Minority Women’s Leadership Circle partnered with the Rho Theta chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority to present a discussion on colorism at Plemmons Student Union on Thursday night. The discussion, which focused on colorism in the black community, was presented by public relations major Drew Wilson and biology major