Vaping products should be treated as an over-the-counter drug, which would group them with products like nicotine gums, lozenges and patches. App State regulation and North Carolina law consider e-cigarettes tobacco products because they contain nicotine. “Zero nicotine” products still contain nicotine, according to tests run by Dr. Ilona Jaspers, a toxicologist at the UNC
This article was updated on Sept. 21. Craig Dollar, a Food Service technician for The Pizzeria, created the dessert pizzas in Sanford Commons, not Chef Jules Bott. The venues in Sanford Commons at Roess Dining Hall debuted menu changes this fall. Mountaineer Grille, Habanero’s Fresh Cantina, A Sub Shop and The Pizzeria had the most
App State canceled all classes and academic obligations through Tuesday. “Confidence is growing for the Boone area to experience significant potential impact from Hurricane Florence, and the safety of students, faculty and staff traveling to campus is paramount,” according to a post published by App State Alert on Friday at 10:15 p.m. The Quinn Center will
The App State vs. Southern Miss football game will not be played as scheduled Saturday. The home opener for the Mountaineers was scheduled for 3:30 p.m., but will not be played in Boone due to growing concerns surrounding Hurricane Florence. App State Athletics announced the decision Wednesday afternoon. In the official release, App State Athletics
Residents of Boone participated in the worldwide “Rise For Climate” rally Saturday to demand a fossil free world and inspire real climate action from local leaders. “I hope it will get the Town of Boone’s attention, maybe people at the college too, to make some changes toward greener energy,” Seth Harris, participant and member of
This story will be updated as more information comes in. Sept. 12, 11:28 p.m. Hurricane Florence is now a Category 2 storm, according to the National Hurricane Center. The center still predicts flash flooding and significant river flooding in the southern and central Appalachians for the rest of the week into the beginning of next
Sept. 24, 1989 was a silent night for Boone. Fast-forward 29 years later and it’s silent again. App State’s 29th Annual Walk for Awareness took place Tuesday night, signifying another year of combating violence on App’s campus and remembering the lives of Jeni Gray, Leigh Cooper Wallace, Matthew Shepard and all victims of interpersonal violence.
During the first week of September, International Appalachian, or INTAPP, hosted information sessions for prospective students to learn about the organization. Applications for membership opened on AppSync on Sept. 4 at 8 p.m. and close on Sept. 13. INTAPP is a student-run organization that works to promote studying abroad, international relations and recruitment, and leadership.
Boone celebrated the earth a little earlier than most towns this past Friday. The Town of Boone Sustainability, Economics and Environment Committee hosted the very first Earth Awareness Day at the Jones House Community and Cultural Center in downtown Boone. The event consisted of educational programs, music from the local group The King Bees, refreshments
On Friday, App State hosted a panel and cake-cutting ceremony in honor of the 40th, 45th, and 50th anniversaries of the Center for Appalachian Studies, the Appalachian Journal, and the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection at Belk Library. The panel of three members included Fred Hay, Jerry Williamson, and Patricia Beaver. The panel began with a