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  • 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...
  • Clayton/Lee ticket takes SGA election

    After a voting session with record turnout, the Clayton/Lee ticket won the 2017-18 Student Government Association election with approximately 63 percent of the vote. “Words can’t express how it feels right now,” vice president-elect Alan Lee said. “We’ve put in so many hours of work. We’ve worked so hard,...
  • ASU professor takes students on research trip to Holocaust site

    Thomas Kaplan was once a German citizen coming of age during the 1970s coping with what he describes as “coming, as the awkward phrase has it, to terms with the mass crimes of the Nazi era.” Kaplan is now a distinguished professor of Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at...
  • They come out at night

    For students not used to sleeping during the night, adjusting to college and dorm life can be a bumpy road. Many report fatigue and difficulty keeping up with classes. “Don’t try out a nocturnal lifestyle if you can help it,” Andrew Mullins, a freshman English major, said. “I think...
  • 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...
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