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  • Sexuality and Gender Alliance hosts Amateur Drag Show

    Drag queens, drag kings and drag queers came out to the Parkway Ballroom on March 3 to participate in the Sexuality and Gender Alliance amateur drag show. During the show, student performers dressed up, sang, lip synced and danced along to music for an eager crowd. Anita Dickinson, known...
  • Ethnography lab hosts viewing of new film

    Appalachian State’s anthropology department’s ethnography lab premiered a rough cut of their new film, “At the Foot of the Beast,” on March 1. The ethnography lab presented the film and held an open discussion in order to premiere the lab’s first project and introduce the concept of an ethnography...
  • New Parking Regulations discussed

    The Boone Town Council and the town’s planning commission discussed new potential parking regulations, specifically in terms of the minimum requirement for businesses, and the current approach to loading zones on Feb. 27. According to the agenda package for the meeting, the new regulations would require certain buildings to...
  • Office of Sustainability’s Food Pantry open for students

    The Office of Sustainability has opened a food pantry and free store in the basement of East Hall across from Stick Boy Bread Company. The “Feed Yosef” food pantry is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and is open to all ASU students, faculty and...
  • None harmed in Appalcart crash

    At approximately 2 p.m. on Saturday, an Appalcart bus struck a student in her car at the College Street light. Appalachian State Campus Police were the first on the scene, followed shortly after by the Boone Police Department. Megan King, a senior exercise science major, said she was turning...
  • Can Slam donates food to needy

    Sixteen teams of three competed last Friday in the second annual Can Slam, a basketball tournament in the Student Recreation Center that asked for donations of canned food in exchange for entry. Admission required three cans per person, all of which were donated to the Watauga County Hunger and...
  • Appalachian State international program helps students develop

    Despite being nestled away in rural western North Carolina, Appalachian State still boasts a variety of study abroad programs. “In a lot of ways it doesn’t seem to make sense; we’re not even located near an international airport,” Meredith Church Pipes, the International Programs Coordinator for the Walker College...
  • Honors dean candidates visiting campus

    The Honors College at Appalachian State has narrowed its search for a new dean down to three candidates following the resignation of Leslie Jones in January 2016. The candidates for the position are Alix Fink, David Coleman and Jeff Vahlbusch. Fink and Coleman both visited campus last week and...
  • Fourteenth Annual Dance Marathon raises funds for high country youth

    Appalachian State’s annual dance marathon raised over $39,000 for local nonprofits last Saturday. Several groups performed during the 15-hour Dance Marathon and participants were taught group dances so that they could participate in a dance by the end of the night. Proceeds went to Western Youth Network and Parent...
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