• From script to stage in 24 hours

    Playcrafters hosted their third annual 24-hour Arts Festival on Sept. 10-11. About 30 students participated in the event as actors, directors, dancers and writers. There were two dances and five plays performed. Momentum choreographed and performed a dance piece at the event. T.J. Lewis, a senior performing arts and...
  • Appalachian State explores diversity and culture at Global Village

    Appalachian’s AIESEC hosted Global Village on April 19 at Sanford Mall from 5-8 p.m. The event showcased a variety of countries and their cultures for students to learn about the opportunities to volunteer and work abroad. Students enjoyed food, games and music as they explored a variety of cultures....
  • Kate Rhudy brings ‘sad river folk’ tunes to Boone

    A young, blonde college student got on the stage at Boone Saloon and began playing a cover of the song “Crazy” by one of her favorite artists, Gnarls Barkley. It was a moment she remembered fondly, and she spoke highly of her friends who provided her with the harmony...
  • ‘Deadpool’: not your average superhero

    Do you want to see a superhero try to save the world? A moral, uplifting character to inspire young children to be good and care for the welfare of others? I’m sorry, but “Deadpool” is not this character, and this is not that kind of movie. “Deadpool” is the story...
  • Different ways to spend Valentine’s Day

    Couples are making reservations, buying stuffed animals and sending out flowers for Valentine’s Day this weekend. But not everyone likes the traditional dinner and a movie. Some people want to celebrate by doing things a little differently. Students are trying to find ways to celebrate the day with loved...
  • ASU Gospel Choir: a place of diversity and inclusion

    Keith McCutchen, advisor of the Appalachian Gospel Choir, has been a faculty member of Hayes School of Music for four years with the choral department. The gospel choir has been a haven for students of color to sing and worship in a style similar to the one they had...
  • Living Shamelessly: Whitney Thore to come to ASU

    Appalachian State alumna and TLC television host Whitney Way Thore will be speaking at the Schaefer Center about building body confidence Sunday at 2 p.m. Thore first found herself in the spotlight once her YouTube video series, “A Fat Girl Dancing,” went viral. Through interviews with CNN, Steve Harvey...
  • ‘A totally different way of life’

    During the 2015-16 academic year, Appalachian had 77 short-term, faculty-led programs. For semester and yearlong exchange programs, the university is partnered with 61 different foreign institutions. There are also 13 affiliated partners through third-party companies and organizations that provide short- and long-term programs, international internships, independent studies and opportunities...
  • Have you checked into the Hotel?

    The season premiere of “American Horror Story: Hotel” had the attention of 5.81 million pairs of eyes watching to see what horrors the latest season would bring, according to the Deadline website. These are the second best ratings for the telecast so far out of five seasons, falling only...
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