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Early voting for Boone Mayor and Boone Town Council is taking place in  Plemmons Student Union for both community members and student residents until Oct. 30.
Students, Boone residents cast ballots on first day of PSU voting
Lucy Bomar, Reporter • October 19, 2021

Early voting for Watauga County’s municipal elections began Thursday and will continue through Oct. 30.  The Blue Ridge Ballroom in the Plemmons Student Union opened to students and community members Monday as an early voting site. It will continue every weekday through Oct. 30. On Monday, 53 total votes were cast.  Pam Williamson, a prominent...

Boone Police holds annual forum to address use of force, drugs, noise
October 15, 2021

Boone Police held its fourth annual public forum Oct. 6 to address questions from the public and the Boone Town Council regarding its operations...

Una noche de celebracíon: Latin Hispanic Alliance highlights culture
October 13, 2021

App State’s Latin Hispanic Alliance and Multicultural Greek Council hosted the annual Latin Hispanic Heritage Festival Oct. 6, a celebratory...

Updated Career Development Center provides students with tools to succeed
October 8, 2021

With the semester in full swing, there is a new addition to Plemmons Student Union: the Career Development Center.  Located on the second...

Marching Mountaineers bring music back to the mountains
October 8, 2021

After not performing in the 2020-21 football and basketball seasons due to COVID-19, the Marching Mountaineers are honoring essential workers...

Mountaineers capture first sweep since 2019, finish weekend 2-0

October 20, 2021

App State takes on No. 14 Coastal Carolina Wednesday night in a matchup that will likely decide the fate of the Sun Belt East Division.  “All of...

October 19, 2021

Both Mountaineer cross country teams competed in the High Point VertCross in Kernersville Friday. The women's team placed first in their event with 58...

October 15, 2021

App State women’s soccer dropped to 0-6 in conference play following last week's losses against the Troy Trojans 1-0 Oct. 7 and the Texas State Bobcats...

October 13, 2021

The App State men’s golf team traveled to Radford, Virginia Oct. 4 to compete in the Highlander Invitational. After tying for 52nd place the week before...

BOO-ne, Episode 1: Appalachian Witchcraft & Folklore

October 19, 2021

The smell of homemade apple cider wafted through the air on Saturday as patrons browsed artisan tents, while the melodies of live, Appalachia-region music...

October 18, 2021

Peddle down King Street and imagine you are rolling down the breezy Champs-Élysées this chilly fall week. As orange and yellow goldenrods bloom and swirl...

October 13, 2021

App State’s Latin Hispanic Alliance and Multicultural Greek Council hosted the annual Latin Hispanic Heritage Festival Oct. 6, a celebratory event in...