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 Wycoff: “My career is just beginning,
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 and dance on a live stage.
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 art form can be “from modern,
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 are a lot of ups and
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 12 participants. Each poet performed their