Uncommon, though not unique, the Appalachian Chorale brings together students and the Boone community. While it fulfills an ensemble requirement for students, only 40 of the 108 members are registered for the class. The rest of the choir is community members ranging from unregistered students, alumni, faculty and Boone residents. The group practices together
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an intergovernmental body of the United Nations, released a report on Oct. 8. The report said that pre-industrial and related emissions must be limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius instead of 2 degrees Celsius. The report said that limiting emissions to 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature change would reduce effects on
Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael caused damage to Boone pumpkin patches. Hurricane Florence hit mid-September when the pumpkin season started and flooded fields. The rain from Hurricane Michael caused further flooding and problems for the farms. “Michael was the worst. It flooded our fields and floated some pumpkins away and blew down some corn,” David
The Biology Greenhouse, located at the State Farm parking lot, is used for lectures and labs by the Department of Biology. It is run by Greenhouse manager Gerald “Jerry” Meyer along with Annika Davidson, assistant manager and senior architecture major, and volunteers. It is difficult to walk through the greenhouse without being brushed by plants.
“Ask yourself the question: what does education mean in your life?” Christine Dave, founder of Education for Girls Empowerment, said. “Think about how you can join the story where that opportunity is given to a girl in a small village in a state that has the highest illiteracy rate in the country to get an
Vaping products should be treated as an over-the-counter drug, which would group them with products like nicotine gums, lozenges and patches. App State regulation and North Carolina law consider e-cigarettes tobacco products because they contain nicotine. “Zero nicotine” products still contain nicotine, according to tests run by Dr. Ilona Jaspers, a toxicologist at the UNC