The Boone Fire Department responded to a call about a fire at 619 Junaluska Road at 3:20 a.m. on Tuesday. When the department arrived at the scene the house was fully enveloped. Fire Marshal Mike Teague said that the house was totally destroyed. Witnesses of the fire said that they were told by officials that
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God of War is a modern take on Playstation’s classic character Kratos, the Ghost of Sparta, made famous by his bloodlust and desire for revenge against the ancient gods of the Greek mythos. Kratos was, and still is, an extremely violent and exceptionally angry character throughout the previous God of War games. And, while Kratos
A symbol of Appalachian State University’s commitment to sustainability, the Broyhill Wind Turbine, is a testament to the ability of App State students to change the world. The 152-foot-tall turbine sits at the highest point of campus and, until recently, was the largest turbine in North Carolina, according to the Office of Sustainability. The 100
Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture is an organization dedicated to strengthening the overall High Country food system. While originally the organization was created by female farmers for female farmers, it has since expanded to focus on food equity, farmer support and consumer education. BRWIA was created in order for female farmers to have their voices
The SGA Student Senate voted against initiating a review for impeachment on SGA President Anderson Clayton, a junior journalism and political science double major, for 27 violations of the student government constitution and bylaws on April 10. Fifty-one percent of the senate voted in favor, 44 percent voted in opposition and 4 percent abstained. This
Holi, an Indian festival known for celebrating the coming of spring, was held on Sanford Mall on Wednesday. This was the first Holi festival that App State has put on for the campus-wide Diversity Celebration week. Holi was originally scheduled for March 22 to celebrate the first day of spring, but was canceled due to
The Boone Town Council recently voted to draft language that would allow skateboards on sidewalks in Boone, and this decision, while novel, is a terrible idea. This vote occurred at the March 22 town council meeting. The ordinance would allow for the use of skateboards and inline skates on sidewalks in town, excluding King Street.
Three men were arrested during a traffic stop after Migos’ performance at the Holmes Convocation Center on Thursday night, according to Boone Police Department. Jharon Ahmad Murphy, of Snellville, Georgia, Daryl Irvon McPherson, of Cleveland, Ohio, and Kevin Spigner, of Smyrna, Georgia, were arrested. Officers at the concert smelled marijuana as the band’s vehicle left
The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform displayed the Genocide Awareness Project, an anti-abortion exhibit, on Sanford Mall Wednesday. The project “juxtaposes images of aborted embryos and fetuses with images of victims of historical and contemporary genocides and other injustices,” according to the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform. The display contains claims that abortion is a form of
“You’ve got a lot of balls wearing that here.” I look up and there’s only one other person in the hallway with me. They’re standing beside me throwing something away. I don’t say anything as I am still trying to process what this man said to me as he turns to walk down the hallway.