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  • Appalachian State students working toward skateboard friendly campus

    Will Winstead, a sophomore graphic arts major, said transferring to Appalachian State was jarring because of its campus-wide skateboard ban. Currently, under University Police Services, the skateboard policy states “The use of skateboards, skates, roller blades, or similar devices is prohibited on property owned or controlled by Appalachian State...
  • A growing community

    Over the last year, Blue Ridge Women In Agriculture has been working with librarians at the Watauga County Public Library and faculty and staff at Appalachian State University to make a Boone seed library a reality. Over 70 members of the community attended the seed library’s grand opening on...
  • Water justice forum held in belk library

    The Sustainability and Environmental Education Club held a Water Justice Forum in Belk Library on Monday featuring two guest speakers specializing in water supply contamination and its effect on communities. Laura England, the faculty advisor for the club, said that the water crisis in Flint is what inspired the...
  • SGA candidate primers

    Anderson Clayton – sophomore journalism major Alan Lee – junior political science major   Clayton said via email that her administration would prioritize action and attainability and aims to start a movement to ensure that student’s voices are heard. Clayton identified tuition and fees as being of particular importance...
  • ASU police report assault on female

    A female student reported to university police that she was assaulted while walking behind Wey Hall on March 22. According to university police the student was approached by an unknown male who pushed her to the ground. The student then struck her assailant and fled the area. The suspect...
  • J.J. Brown selected as new Vice Chancellor of Student Development

    Appalachian State’s current Dean of Students J.J. Brown was selected as the new vice chancellor of student development last Monday. An email from the chancellor’s office said Brown has served with distinction as associate vice chancellor for student development and dean of students at Appalachian since 2010. Brown said...
  • Appalachian student awarded honor society scholarship

    Kayla Mounce, a  sophomore sustainable development major at Appalachian State, was awarded a scholarship for her engagement in extracurricular activities. Mounce received the society involvement scholarship from honorsociety.org for her involvement with the extracurricular organizations “Collegians for Christ” and “Students on a Mission.” Mounce was also on both the...
  • Students hold protest against revised travel ban

    Around 60 people marched from Sanford Mall to the Daniel Boone Inn to protest the Trump Administration’s revised travel ban last Thursday. Diana Feria Mejia, a senior communication studies major, said it’s important for students to raise their voice and communicate that this kind of action is unacceptable. Feria...
  • 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...
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