• Senior Goodbye – Tommy Culkin

    I was introduced to The Appalachian somewhat by chance in a class on the first day of my junior year. The editor of the arts & entertainment section at the time, who was in the class with me, encouraged us to come to an interest meeting if the idea of...
  • Solar Vehicle Team learns, grows from experiences

    Appalachian State University’s Solar Vehicle Team had a disappointing showing at the national competition in Austin, Texas last year. They worked hard to complete in six weeks what most teams take two years to do, ultimately failing to finish their solar vehicle in time for the race. However, they...
  • Construction of Health Sciences building to begin this summer

    For over three years, Appalachian State University has been planning to make a building for the Beaver College of Health Sciences. Now, with the passage of the Connect NC bond, construction of the building will begin July 1. For over three years, Appalachian State University has been planning to...
  • ASU partners with Come Back Shack to raise money for ALS

    Appalachian State University’s Health Professions Club is partnering with Come Back Shack to raise money to fight Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS. The fundraiser will be held May 3, and will last all day. To participate, you just need to say that you are with the ASU vs. ALS...
  • Appalachian plans partnership course with Russia and Pakistan

    Appalachian State University is collaborating with schools in Pakistan and Russia to create a joint course in global leadership. The class will be offered starting in the fall. Working with Appalachian will be COMSATS Institute of Information Technology in Pakistan, and Novgorod State University in Russia. The course will...
  • Students honored at international conference

    Three Appalachian State University students were recently honored at the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association Conference in Washington, D.C. Clay Nelson, a senior technology education major, received the Outstanding Chapter Service Award. The award, which recognizes outstanding leadership and service in the recipient’s school’s community, is only given...
  • Everts meeting with students: what happened

    During the student occupation of BB Dougherty Administration Building in protest against House Bill 2, Chancellor Sheri N. Everts met with student leaders to discuss what steps Appalachian State University can take moving forward to make the school a safer, more inclusive place. Everts met with Carson Rich, the...
  • Appalachian holds 2nd annual walk for suicide awareness

    Appalachian State University held its second annual Out of the Darkness Walk on Saturday to raise awareness of suicide and to destigmatize depression. There were 144 students, faculty and community members who walked. Before the walk began, speakers addressed the participants. Many shared personal stories about their own experiences...
  • Michael Eric Dyson speaks at Appalachian State

    Michael Eric Dyson, a renowned author and orator, spoke at Appalachian State University on Tuesday. The event was initially scheduled for Jan. 21, but had to be postponed due to inclement weather. With the recent passage of House Bill 2, however, Dyson said the timing for his speech couldn’t...
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