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  • Looking glass presents “APProach” art for social justice

    Hidden away on the bottom floor of Plemmons Student Union across from Crossroads lies a small, student-run art gallery. The Looking Glass Gallery provides a space to showcase art created by Appalachian State students, alumni, faculty and staff. From Feb. 20 to March 10, the Looking Glass Gallery will...
  • Interior design students: More than decorators

    The students in Appalachian State’s interior design program are tired of being compared to HGTV decorators. In reality, the study and practice of interior design involves much more than simply choosing the colors and decor of a room. “I honestly feel like what we do is interior architecture,” Rebecca...
  • Battle of the Bands

    Local bands from Appalachian State and Boone came out to compete for the title of top band and to enjoy each other’s music at Legend’s annual event, Battle of the Bands, on Feb. 23. The competition was judged by a panel of three, whose top choice would be able...
  • Turchin offers students weekly classes

    The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts is providing free opportunities to Appalachian State students this semester by offering a collection of workshops that rotate each week. Students can participate in open studio sessions, tai chi and yoga classes, and specialized workshops in alcohol inks and moon journals. The...
  • Canvas beauty bar styles at New York Fashion Week

    Canvas Beauty Bar has only been around for two years, but the Boone-based salon is already making a name for itself in the fashion industry. Co-owners Miah Zimmerman and Heather Rogers were invited to style at this year’s New York Fashion Week. Rogers and Zimmerman were chosen to represent...
  • Project Condom: Past, Present and Future

    The word condom might not be casually thrown around in everyday conversation. However, on March 8 in the Parkway Ballroom, it might be a word students won’t seem to hear enough of. That is because Student Wellness Center will hold its first Condom Fashion show there at 7 p.m....
  • Over Yonder opens its doors to chefs in the High Country

    One restaurant in Valle Crucis is opening its doors to chefs in the High Country, allowing them to take over the kitchen, learn what it’s like to own a restaurant and run the show for the evening. Over Yonder, one of the only restaurants in Valle Crucis, is currently...
  • Free tattoos for the community

    Various businesses in downtown Boone are coming together to raise money for the community March 3-5. Speakeasy Tattoo is spearheading the weekend with their “Free Tattoos for the Community” event on March 4 which offers free tattoos with a minimum of a $20 donation to one of the chosen...
  • The Aetosaur Project nears completion

    The semester long Aetosaur project is finally coming into fruition. The three-dimensional model has been sculpted by Travis Donovan and his intermediate advanced sculpting class as a collaboration between the art and the geology department. The life-sized model is a representation of the Gorgetosuchus pekinensis, an armored reptile related...
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