The Appalachian

Baristo Leon pouring whole espresso beans, preparing to be ground July 20, 2022. Venture offers hot espresso drinks like cappuccinos and lattes, as well as cold drinks like their cacao cold brew. Both drinks, along with others, are served at the chocolate lounge on the ground level floor.
What you missed over summer: Downtown edition
Zoey Sigmon, Reporter • August 11, 2022

Downtown Boone has welcomed several new stores within the past few months bringing new flavors, goods and designs to those who visit. Three new additions joined King Street, Boone’s hub for shops and restaurants. Practical Magic, a metaphysical store; Venture, a coffee and chocolate lounge; and a second Appalachian Nails & Co. location.  All...

Things they don’t tell you as a freshman
August 10, 2022

Beginning college is a mix of emotions and a boatload of information at one time, with hope that nothing is missed. There are a few things App...

Former communication professor, adviser remembered
August 9, 2022

A former director of student publications of The Appalachian from 1991 to 2013, professor and friend of student media died July 28.  David...

App State opens applications for veterinary technology students
June 16, 2022

App State began accepting new students for its veterinary technician program. The new program is taking applicants until July 1 after spending...

BREAKING: Everts appoints Chief Diversity Officer
May 17, 2022

Jamie Parson has been appointed as Chief Diversity Officer, according to an email from Chancellor Sheri Everts Tuesday. According to the email,...

Mountaineer volleyball ready to win with new look team

July 19, 2022

Appalachian FC became National Premier Soccer League Southeast Conference champions in just its second season. The Black and Gold earned a 6-2 victory...

July 16, 2022

Appalachian FC secured a 4-1 victory over Apotheos FC at the Ted Mackorell Soccer complex Wednesday. The Black and Gold hosted the National Premier Soccer...

June 10, 2022

Appalachian FC drew 1-1 against last season’s conference champion Georgia Revolution FC at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex Saturday.  The two sides...

May 3, 2022

The 2022 NFL Draft saw the New Orleans Saints select standout linebacker D’Marco Jackson in the fifth round, but five other teams had eyes on former...

Best of Boone 2022: Best of Food

April 26, 2022

Extremely touching and heartfelt, “Every Word You Never Said” by North Carolina author Jordon Greene takes you back to life in high school, where kids...

April 25, 2022

Whenever someone asks me what’s so special about App State, I always give a knowing smile, a small shrug, and say “it’s just something special, isn’t...

April 18, 2022

Congratulations. If you’re reading this, that means you’ll be walking across the stage soon. Four or so years of all-nighters, Sunday scaries and awkward...