The Hospitality House food pantry. The Hospitality House provides 12,000 meals to the needy each month.

Allen – Down and out in the high country

Story By: Sammy Hanf, News Editor Allen shakes his head off of his desk, his professor telling him to leave if he can’t stay awake in class. Looking up through sleep strained eyes Allen struggled to recall where he was. A former political science and philosophy double major at Appalachian who asked that his last… Read More…

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Rising to Fall Again

by Lee Sanderlin, Sports Editor March 2, 2016 Section One A golden beginning Appalachian State basketball was directionless in 1975, having only won three games a season ago. At least that’s how Bobby Cremins saw it when he arrived in Boone, North Carolina in 1975 to coach a fledgling Division I basketball team in the… Read More…

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Five days on “The Farm”

Narrative and photos by Laney Ruckstuhl, Interim Editor-in-Chief July 6, 2015 Day 1: Wednesday, June 10 After a giant plate of eggs, grits and fresh fruit and at least three cups of coffee provided by my aunt and uncle and one last, sweet shower in Tullahoma, Tennessee, we were ready to go. My friend Rachel… Read More…

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Silencing the Noise

During the Boone Town Council’s March 19 meeting regarding the noise ordinance, Michael Hamilton, owner and operator of Boone Beats entertainment and sound engineering, measured decibel readings during the meeting on his smartphone as calibrated to the readers used by Boone Police. As participants filed into the chambers, he came up with a reading of… Read More…