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  • Protesters march to Wells Fargo against Dakota Access pipeline

    Over 70 protesters gathered on Sanford last Tuesday before marching down 321 to Wells Fargo, demanding the bank disinvest from the controversial Dakota Access pipeline. Ricki Draper, an organizer with Boone Stands With Standing Rock, said the protest was part of the national day of action on behalf of...
  • Defense is key for women’s soccer

    Forwards score goals and get points, goalkeepers make big saves, but typically defenders just defend playing most of the team’s minutes. This is something that the App State women’s soccer team is ready to prove wrong. The Mountaineers’ back line, which is made up of juniors Lindsey Tully and...
  • Men’s golf finishes season

    App State men’s golf team played their last tournament of the year in Miramar Beach, Florida, placing 10th of 11 Sun Belt schools in the conference championship to finish off the season.  Georgia State led all three days of the 54-hole stroke play championship and advanced as the number...
  • Boone PD searching for missing student

    A Caldwell Community College student has been reported missing in Boone. 19-year-old James Martin Roberts has not been seen since Thursday afternoon according to a press release from Boone police. Roberts, a white male 5 feet 10 inches tall and approximately 145 lbs., was last seen around Holmes Convocation Center wearing a...
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    End of the road

    As a freshman, Madalyn Davis probably didn’t envision herself as a future co-captain on the golf team. At the time, she didn’t even know if she would be on the team, as she wasn’t recruited in high school and had to earn a walk-on spot when she arrived on...
  • Margaret Spellings discusses Appalachian visit with the press

    UNC President Margaret Spellings shared her impressions of Appalachian State University, as well as larger issues of concern to the UNC system, in a press conference at Holmes Convocation Center on Tuesday. “This high-touch kind of feeling of this institution really comes through,” Spellings said. “I heard staff and...
  • Game developers need to take their time

    A new “Call of Duty” game is made every year. Why? Each year a new “Call of Duty” comes out, critics take to the internet and bash its recycled gameplay and bland stories. This has an impact on sales. As National Parts Depot data shows, the series has steadily declined...
  • Baseball takes series against UALR

    Game 1 Appalachian State baseball could not capitalize on their opportunities in the first game of the three game weekend series at home against Arkansas Little Rock, falling 9-3. Despite recording 11 hits to the Trojans’ 12, the Mountaineers were unable to capitalize on early inning chances to get...
  • App State baseball falls 8-3

    Appalachian State University baseball looked to complete the two-game season sweep of University of North Carolina at Asheville on Tuesday after being swept by Texas State the past weekend. Senior right handed pitcher Caleb McCann got his first start of the season against the Comets. McCann began the game...
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