• The Mark Powell story

    Mark Powell is an English professor only in his second semester at Appalachian State University, and his students already feel as though they have grown as individuals and writers by taking his classes. Since his writing career began, Powell has five novels, one novella, multiple fiction and nonfiction stories...
  • Women Inclusive Theatre Troupe presents former student’s play

    For the past few weeks, Appalachian State’s Women’s Inclusive Theater Troupe has been rehearsing for their latest play. Written, directed and performed by Appalachian State students, W.I.T.T. is set to open “Phyllis Kugler, Eat Your Heart Out” on Feb. 9-11. The play is set in the 1950s and centers...
  • Winter Paws Dog Show

    Dog lovers near and far gathered in Blowing Rock for the annual Winterfest event, the Winter Paws Dog Show, on Jan. 29. According to the event announcer Chris Bensen about 50 pups of all shapes, sizes and breeds lined up to compete for a variety of titles: Most Unique...
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