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Out-of-towners from Charleston, S.C., looking to enjoy the snow dig their car out Jan. 18, 2022. According to App State Professor Shea Tuberty, salting the roads during the winter can cause corrosion and contamination.
Saltwater streams: The good and bad of salting Boone’s roads
Abigail Eggers February 21, 2024

From Jan. 15-20, Boone experienced the heaviest snowfall of the season so far, accumulating up to five inches by Jan. 21. With the winter weather brought concerns about roads, work and class cancellations and salt, notably the contamination and corrosion that comes with it.  Shea Tuberty is an App State biology professor and teaches classes like...

App State announces termination of unlimited Google storage space
February 19, 2024

The Office of the CIO announced in an email sent to students Monday morning that students will no longer have unlimited storage on their Google...

Free tax filing session offers advice, student aid
February 17, 2024

Tax day is April 15 and students at App State are eligible for education credits and returns. With this in mind, the Department of Accounting...

Student Sustainable Business Association implements sustainable practices
February 16, 2024

The Student Sustainable Business Association was established this past semester to equip students with the resources to implement sustainable...

'Boone is closed': revisiting the Blizzard of ‘93
February 12, 2024

Already this spring semester, students have woken up to snowfall on multiple days, resulting in class delays or cancellations. However, the inches...

Mountaineers down ODU 82-67

February 23, 2024

In their second-to-last home game, the Mountaineers fell to Old Dominion 81-62 Thursday night, dropping their overall record to 14-13. After trailing...

February 22, 2024

After winning their first series of the season, the Mountaineers traveled to High Point to face the Panthers Tuesday afternoon. The game started off...

February 21, 2024

In the past, App State’s wrestling program has produced some great wrestlers, such as Jon Jon Millner and Austin Trotman. New redshirt sophomore starter...

February 19, 2024

App State Baseball traveled down to Boiling Springs to face the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs for their opening series this weekend. On Friday, the...

Campus Freestore rolls out accessible sustainable treasures

February 21, 2024

The start of any semester is a time of transition for students, and this semester has been no exception. From adjusting to new class and work schedules,...

February 21, 2024

Gourds, banjos, and djembe drums filled Rosen Concert Hall, creating a captivating display of cultures at “From West Africa to Appalachia: Expert Insights...

February 20, 2024

Thursday, Feb. 22 Smashing Scales Come smash scales to break the stigmas that surround eating disorders, promote body positivity and raise awareness...

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