Alpha Sigma Phi postponed their sexual assault awareness walk that was scheduled for Sunday morning to instead tentatively take place Sept. 25. John Price, president of Alpha Sigma Phi, said the postponement is an effect of negative attention that surrounded the fraternity, the event and junior women’s studies major, Julia Grainger. “We felt it necessary
Appalachian State University’s annual Diversity Celebration took place Tuesday, primarily in Plemmons Student Union from 3-9 p.m. An event of interest was a presentation from alumni Derrick Jones, class of 1979. Jones, a former teacher, has a traveling museum of artifacts and memorabilia from the Negro Major League of baseball that includes baseball gloves, photos,
Appalachian State University was featured in national headlines when media outlets picked up a story about a bulletin board in East Residence Hall that urged students to “check your privilege.” A few weeks later, the university reacted by hosting a panel discussion titled Forum on Privilege at 7 p.m. Monday in the Schaefer Center for
App State baseball (8-21, 2-10 Sun Belt) ended a six-game losing streak Tuesday evening with an 8-3 home win against High Point University (14-13, 4-2 Big South). With four of the next five games taking place in Boone, there is hope that the team can take the win and put together a streak. “It was
Appalachian State University has had a wide variety of student initiated events that focus on an array of different topics, with one of the most recent being a panel discussion about gender identity. The Phi Beta Sigma fraternity hosted “Think Like a Man, Think Like a Woman, and Everyone in Between,” also sponsored by the
Appalachian State University has storied periods of athletic history, with many teams having varying degrees of success throughout the years dating back to the early 1900s.
Former Bucknell field hockey assistant coach Meghan Dawson has been named Appalachian State’s field hockey head coach, director of athletics Doug Gillin announced Wednesday. “We had a great, great talent pool from which to choose,” Gillin said. “It was difficult for us to go through, but we ended up in a really, really good place.
3rd Place on Appalachian Street hosted an event aimed at educating students and community members about homelessness Monday night. The event, Trying to Understand Homelessness, drew about 25 people for a walk around the town followed by speaker Mary Lyons, senior art education major. Lyons spoke on her personal experience with homelessness, something she’s been
Current student body president Carson Rich will run against Sam Murray Last week, Appalachian State University’s Student Government Association and CSIL confirmed there will be two pairs running for the student body president and vice president positions for the 2015-16 academic year. Incumbent student body president and junior theatre arts major, Carson Rich, will be