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Sophomore Matthias Von Feilitzch stands outside Peacock Hall Jan. 10, 2022 where club Enactus meets Mondays. Von Feilitzch is vice president of projects for Enactus.
Student club brings sustainable approach to business
Cameron Stuart, Associate News Editor • January 24, 2022

A student club is combining sustainability and entrepreneurship on an international scale by turning bottle caps into refurbished plastic products. Enactus is a global nonprofit organization comprised of student teams from around the world. App State’s Enactus chapter was founded in 2018 by alumna Hannah Ross and student Adam Garrison. The team...

App State student, family bring Christmas to children's hospital patient
January 24, 2022

With the help of several communities, an App State student and her family brought Christmas cheer to a girl who lived in a hospital for nearly...

Watauga County sued over The Cottages wastewater spills
January 19, 2022

A recent lawsuit could hold Watauga County responsible for numerous treated and untreated wastewater spills from The Cottages of Boone, if the...

In-person classes canceled due to snowstorm
January 17, 2022

In-person classes are canceled Tuesday because of snowfall, according to an email to students and faculty Monday.  Chancellor Sheri Everts...

Town of Boone advises caution, snow removal ahead of storm
January 15, 2022

After the National Weather Service predicted more than a foot of snow, the Boone Public Works Department issued a statement to the public Thursday...

App State cornerback’s journey from special teams to setting records

January 20, 2022

App State women's track and field traveled to Tennessee for the East Tennessee State University Track and Field Invitational Jan. 14-15. The Mountaineers...

January 19, 2022

App State men’s basketball beat rival Coastal Carolina twice this weekend, once at home and once on the road. With the key wins, the Mountaineers’...

January 19, 2022

One Mountaineer has become paramount on defense during his football career as a Mountaineer. Senior inside linebacker D’Marco Jackson has made memorable...

January 18, 2022

App State women’s basketball returned to the hardwood Thursday, splitting a pair of games against Sun Belt rivals Arkansas State and The University of...

Playlist of the week: Fiddles from the hills

January 19, 2022

The High Country Food Hub is an online farmer's market established in 2016 connecting local farmers and the surrounding community year-round. It doubles...

January 19, 2022

Instead of sitting around in lecture halls, many of App State’s music production students can be found in the Robert F. Gilley Recording Studio, producing...

January 19, 2022

When one creative writing student transferred to App State, he struggled to find time in school to write. After noticing a writing club shortage on campus,...