• Moogfest 2017: what we’re looking forward to

    Formerly held in Asheville, Moogfest is a yearly festival based in North Carolina that combines performances from cutting-edge electronic artists at night with a technology conference during the day. This year Moogfest will take place from the 18-21 in it’s new home in Durham, with talks and performances that touch on...
  • New Vice Chancellor for Student Development J.J. Brown

    J.J. Brown left The University of Tennessee, where he spent over 15 years as both a student and administrator to work for Appalachian State University in 2010. He said the move was to “spread his wings” and add his skills in student development to a university where he already...
  • ASU police report assault on female

    A female student reported to university police that she was assaulted while walking behind Wey Hall on March 22. According to university police the student was approached by an unknown male who pushed her to the ground. The student then struck her assailant and fled the area. The suspect...
  • J.J. Brown selected as new Vice Chancellor of Student Development

    Appalachian State’s current Dean of Students J.J. Brown was selected as the new vice chancellor of student development last Monday. An email from the chancellor’s office said Brown has served with distinction as associate vice chancellor for student development and dean of students at Appalachian since 2010. Brown said...
  • Students hold protest against revised travel ban

    Around 60 people marched from Sanford Mall to the Daniel Boone Inn to protest the Trump Administration’s revised travel ban last Thursday. Diana Feria Mejia, a senior communication studies major, said it’s important for students to raise their voice and communicate that this kind of action is unacceptable. Feria...
  • Community comes out for Horton Hotel groundbreaking

    Just over 60 people attended the symbolic groundbreaking for the Horton Hotel in downtown Boone last Thursday. Long-time Boone residents Fulton and Denise Lovin plan to turn the historic H.W. Horton building into a 14-room hotel with a rooftop cocktail lounge overlooking King Street. Denise Lovin said she was...
  • Candidates for Vice Chancellor of Student Development gives presentation to students, faculty

    Two candidates for the role of vice chancellor for student development visited Appalachian State last week to hold forums and presentations explaining why they would be a good fit for the job. According to the search committee’s website, the vice chancellor of student development is responsible for more than...
  • Appalachian students participate in Moral March

    Thousands marched on downtown Raleigh for the North Carolina NAACP’s 11th annual Moral March. Among them were Appalachian students and Watauga residents bussed down by the Watauga NAACP Chapter. Todd Carter, Watauga County NAACP president, said the county was well represented at the Moral March, with 40 students and...
  • International student returns to Appalachian State after travel ban stayed

    President Donald Trump’s January travel ban sparked protests across the country before it was stayed by a federal appeals court. The order suspended visas for anyone with a travel document from seven Muslim-majority countries. Ahmad Al Homsi, a junior creative writing major at Appalachian State, was stuck in the...
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