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  • IDEXLAB unveils HOW space, to promote community collaboration

    On April 7, faculty and students of the IDEXlab joined student artists and the public to celebrate the unveiling of the HOW Space, a multipurpose collaboration space on Howard Street. The IDEXlab, or the Integral Design Experience Laboratory, is an Appalachian State University program designed to provide students with...
  • Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition names winners

    The unique beauty, nature, culture and lifestyle of the southern Appalachian Mountains comes to life through the Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition, a Boone-based annual competition that invites both amateur and professional photographers to submit photos that showcase an aspect of the region. A collaboration between ASU Outdoor Programs, the...
  • Spicing up the High Country

    Tank’s Tacos y Tequila opened its doors for business in March, joining the Boone restaurant scene to provide top-shelf tequila and specialty tacos made from fresh, local ingredients. Tank’s serves southern California style food and has 10 tacos on its menu, ranging from standard ground beef and shredded chicken...
  • In/Visible Theatre’s 2nd Annual Pop-Up Play

    In/Visible Theatre hosted its second annual pop-up play on April 7. The play was performed at an undisclosed location, but those who wanted to attend met at the Doc Watson statue in downtown Boone. There, an In/Visible guide led audience members to a secret downtown location for the 15-minute...
  • Appalachian State examines free speech

    Throughout this past week, Appalachian faculty and students have been educated about first amendment rights and freedom of speech in the Say What? Free Speech Summit. The event spanned from March 23 through 31 and involved several talks and art exhibitions about various aspects of free speech. The panel...
  • Charles Walker: New in town student singer-songwriter

    The first time Charles Austin-Zimmerman, known on stage as Charles Walker, remembers performing music live, he was 12 years old and playing guitar on a patio at his mother’s friend’s birthday party. Since then, the now 19-year-old singer-songwriter has released a record that he made in his bedroom closet,...
  • Jones House Jams: Old Time Music in a modern age

    Every Thursday night, musicians of all ages travel to the Jones House Community Center on King Street to play music together. The Jones House provides a space for anyone to come observe and join in on keeping the traditions of old time music alive. Lessons for musicians begin at...
  • Editor’s picks

    Halle Keighton Photo Editor “Divide” by Ed Sheeran  The lyrics of every song on this album are beautiful. When I listen to this album, one minute I am dancing and the next minute I am crying. “Worn Out Skin” by Annabelle’s Curse If you don’t know the band Annabelle’s...
  • Steely Pan Steel Band stole the show at Schaefer Center Sunday

    Appalachian State’s Steely Pan Steel Band played a free concert on March 26 at 3 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for Performing Arts. Steely Pan is composed of 22 students and director Byron Hedgepeth, an adjunct instructor of percussion. Hedgepeth took over the class three years ago after former...
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