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.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council held its homecoming step show on Saturday. The event occurred after the homecoming football game against the University of South Alabama and closed out the week of festivities. It was held in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts. Kayla Hooker, Appalachian’s NPHC vice president of programming and a member of
“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
Appalachian State conveys its sustainability mission through wind turbines and solar panels, but in 2013, a new effort in local sustainable technology was introduced. Team Sunergy, a student-run and led campus organization, works to represent and uphold App State’s sustainability efforts through building solar vehicles and stimulating the Boone community to think globally, according to
The Human Powered Transportation Club on campus aims to change perceptions of skateboarding culture while supporting the Boone community, but there are some hurdles to cross. The Human Powered Transportation Club, or HPT, was created without mention of skateboarding because of the legal implications. It’s a club that ties environmentalism and community outlook with skateboarding.
As public opinion about the effects and misconceptions of Cannabidiol oil continues to intermingle with those about psychoactive cannabis, Facebook group Hempformation hopes to clear the air. On Sept. 21, founders of Hempformation made their debut in Boone at Folklore with two other local CBD distributors, Carolina Hemp Company, located in Asheville, and Carolina CBD,
The sun was setting as students, members of the Boone community and their dogs gathered for the first Equinox Harvest Celebration in the Appalachian Roots Garden on Sept. 21. The event celebrated the bounty grown in the Roots Garden’s second growing season. One table displayed an arrangement of pumpkins, gourds and flowers grown in the
As the new kid on the block, Ransom Pub seeks to redefine pub community in the South, with a restaurant space that combines old with new and plenty of local music to go around. Oh, and there are cheese fries. Located on King Street in the spot formerly known as Murphy’s Pub, Ransom shares its
Ten students emerged from the costume shop in Chapel Wilson Hall wearing a wide array of jeans, khakis, chunky sweaters and flannel shirts. They spread out on the empty, black stage of the Valborg Theatre. Suddenly, the stage exploded in sound and movement as the ensemble began moving forward and speaking over one another, portraying