Highway 194, going toward Elk Knob State Park, is a winding road that takes the driver out of the town of Boone and deeper into the mountains, through woods and around sharp curves, alongside weathered homes and occasionally past old buildings that house local businesses. One such business, nestled between a surveying company and a
Horizon Zero Dawn, a long-anticipated, open world role-playing game set in a post-apocalyptic world filled with mechanical beasts, was released on Feb. 28 as a Playstation 4 exclusive. The game revolves around the life of Aloy, an outcast of unknown birth who makes it her goal to discover the identity of her mother and prove
A crazed King stood upon a castle tower and held one hand to a sword as red light projected the backdrop. “Silence,” directed by Paulette Marty, mixed early Middle-Ages England with black comedy, vomit and feminism. The Valborg Theater hosted the play Feb. 22-26, including a Sunday matinee. Before the play had been put to stage,
Members of the Peace and Genocide Education Club engaged in a heated conversation about the Trump administration and anti-Semitism Feb. 21 at their weekly meeting. A group of students passionate for change around the world and in the local community meet every Tuesday to discuss issues that have occurred in the past week and how
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 Evo, an Australian hair care line,
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 hosting the Rising Chefs of Appalachia
Appalachian State University commenced Black History Month with a kick-off event hosted by Residence Hall Association at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 in the Solarium. The month was packed with events in honor of Black History Month sponsored and hosted by various organizations, including the Office of Campus Activities and the Office of Multicultural Student Development.
For many, Valentine’s Day is a focus on relationships new and old. This is no different for the Department of Government and Justice Studies which, on Tuesday night, provided a lecture on the United States’ most recent relationship: the relationship between United States President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Tucked away in Room
Nestled in the back of a classroom at the Holmes Convocation Center is the office of Christopher Shreve. He is a senior lecturer in the Health and Physical Education Department by day, and an underground rapper, C. Shreve the Professor, by night. Shreve has been rapping original material since he was around 22 years old.
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 published and is in the process