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
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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.
Ho Shin Lee from Los Angeles, California, was indicted for laundering over $1.9 million from Appalachian State University, according to a news release from the United States Attorney’s Office in the Western District of North Carolina. In March 2016, the Connect NC Bond passed and Appalachian State University was awarded $70 million to build a
Friday afternoon, DeJon Milbourne, senior accounting major, and Brigitte Kelly, sophomore political science major, became the next President and Vice President of the App State Student Government Association. Milbourne and Kelly won with 53.1 percent of the vote. “Thank you. Thank you to everyone who supported and everyone who voted regardless of who they voted
Appalachian Mountain Brewery hosted its fourth annual Daniel Boone Rail Jam Saturday. It was a ski and snowboarding event open to the public and held on slopes made of snow produced on site, despite the warm weather. The event was hosted on St. Patrick’s Day at Horn in the West and included new ramp locations
This week marks the 52nd election for representatives for App State’s Student Government Association. Before polls close on Friday, presidential and vice presidential candidates answered student and moderator-prepared questions during a public debate. The presidential candidates, DeJon Milbourne and Anderson Clayton, are both seniors. Milbourne is an economics major and Clayton is studying both