A symbol of Appalachian State University’s commitment to sustainability, the Broyhill Wind Turbine, is a testament to the ability of App State students to change the world. The 152-foot-tall turbine sits at the highest point of campus and, until recently, was the largest turbine in North Carolina, according to the Office of Sustainability. The 100
The Boone Town Council recently voted to draft language that would allow skateboards on sidewalks in Boone, and this decision, while novel, is a terrible idea. This vote occurred at the March 22 town council meeting. The ordinance would allow for the use of skateboards and inline skates on sidewalks in town, excluding King Street.
The Boone town council voted on Feb. 15 to postpone consideration to repeal the Boone 2030 Land Use Plan until the March 19 regular meeting. Originally, the town council had planned to vote on the repeal at the Feb. 15 meeting at 11:40 p.m. They chose to do otherwise after the large amount of public
According to Food Allergy Research & Education, around 15 million Americans suffer from some sort of food allergy. Additionally, Forbes reports that around 3.1 million Americans follow a gluten-free diet. And Vegan Bits reports that 6.48 million Americans are vegetarian, and 25 percent of those, or 1.62 million, are vegan. Suffice to say, the amount
From serious issues like opposition to vaccines to more trivial ones, like a bizarre increase in flat-earther conspiracy theories, it seems in recent years that skepticism of science has been on the rise. One of the more dangerous anti-science movements is the anti-genetically modified organism movement. Scientists have been making tremendous strides in genetic modification,
America was recently treated to a special occasion – the first successful launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket, currently the world’s most powerful rocket, and the first rocket of its kind to be launched into space by a private entity. In his typical fashion, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk added a personal flair to the launch.
The real life Tony Stark I am not saying that Elon Musk is the greatest thing since sliced bread, but I am saying that Elon Musk could probably revolutionize the way we sliced bread if he wanted to. Musk, who is the founder of companies such as SpaceX, Tesla, Inc., The Boring Company, Neuralink and
One major goal in many video games is to progress far enough to unlock new items or upgrades to make the player stronger or to make the game easier to play. These unlockables have long been tied to gameplay meaning they could only be obtained by utilizing the in-game systems. Loot boxes are a virtual
The memo written by House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes, R-California, was released on Friday after weeks of being hyped up by the Grand Old Party. Only four pages long, the memo was conceived by Nunes as a means of exposing partisan-motivated wrongdoing on the part of the FBI and the ongoing Department of Justice investigation
The Patriots always win, and they have been to the Super Bowl eight times since 2001, according to Sports Illustrated. Under quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick, five of their past eight Super Bowl appearances have been wins according to ESPN. Some on the left side of the political spectrum may argue that