• Alumni profile: Derek Wycoff, graphic designer and Stephanie Beard, founder of esby Apparel

    Appalachian State University have alumni in incredibly diverse vocations. To celebrate homecoming week, The Appalachian spoke with with two alumni, Boone-based graphic designer Derek Wycoff and Stephanie Beard, the founder of a fashion brand called “Esby.” The Appalachian: Describe your career as a graphic designer and experiences as an entrepreneur. Derek...
  • The First Year Showcase, a preview of what’s to come

    New students will have the opportunity to express their artistic skills this Thursday, Sept. 24 through Sept. 26, as the Appalachian theater and dance department will present the First Year Showcase. The showcase provides freshmen and new transfer students a forum to display their talents and abilities in theater...
  • ‘Movies By Movers’: A melting pot of artistic expression

    The Turchin Center will host the sixth annual “Movies by Movers” Film Festival Wednesday through Sunday. The festival will showcase one full-length film and more than 40 shorts about dance and movement and will be free to the public. The festival pushes beyond traditional ideas of what the dance...
  • A Full Day’s Work: The 24-hour Arts Festival

    On Saturday at 7:00 p.m. students of Appalachian showcased the 24-Hour Arts Festival with one performance. The student-run festival featured six short plays and a dance number. Students wrote, directed and performed in each of the plays that were all written, cast, staged and performed within 24 hours. “There...
  • The Local hosts poetry slam night

    The Local hosted its first poetry slam night of the semester Tuesday in conjunction with LYRIC, Appalachian State University’s spoken word poetry club. The finalists of the three-round competition included Jenna Calamai in third place, Katie “KT” Pate in second place, and winner Kip McMillan. The competition started with...
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