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Attendees sit in for a panelist session and listen to facilitators at COP26.
App State faculty attends 26th annual U.N. climate change conference
Jenna Guzman and Lucy Bomar November 29, 2021

Three App State faculty members attended the 26th annual United Nations climate change conference, also known as COP26, which was held in Glasgow, Scotland, Oct. 31 through Nov. 13. The members in attendance were Lee Ball, the university’s chief sustainability officer; Dave McEvoy, the university’s chair of the department of economics; and...

App State provides support to university community in wake of Kyle Rittenhouse, Ahmaud Arbery trial verdicts
November 24, 2021

The university is offering support to students, faculty and staff in light of the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict and the verdict in the death of Ahmaud...

App State announces future Hickory campus
November 21, 2021

App State students will soon be able to attend in-person classes outside of Boone. Chancellor Sheri Everts announced App State’s future...

From Blue Ridge to Blue Room: Local tree selected for White House display
November 18, 2021

Rusty Estes and Beau Estes cut down an 18 ½-foot Fraser fir Christmas tree on their farm in Jefferson Wednesday and sent it to the White House.  The...

NC budget includes salary raise, $123 million for App State renovations
November 17, 2021

University employees can expect a 5% salary increase over the next two years in alliance with the proposed state budget Gov. Roy Cooper is expecting...

Meet the new voice of Mountaineer men’s basketball

December 5, 2021

App State players received ample recognition for their efforts this year when the 2021 Sun Belt postseason awards were announced Dec. 2. Headlining...

December 3, 2021

After posting a 1-2 record in the Gulf Coast Showcase, the Mountaineers returned to the Holmes Convocation Center for matchups against the Hartford Hawks...

November 26, 2021

App State men’s basketball played in the Gulf Coast Showcase, a three-day tournament consisting of eight teams from across the country. The Mountaineers...

November 22, 2021

App State men’s basketball tips off the Gulf Coast Showcase Monday against Delaware in Estero, Florida. The Mountaineers currently sit at 2-2 following...

Playlist of the week: Happy holidays from The Appalachian

November 24, 2021

Ever since their first single together dropped in March, the world has quite literally been leaving the door open for the collaboration album between Bruno...

November 23, 2021

Some App State students may know what it’s like to miss a home that’s only miles away. Even fewer students can recount firsthand experiences of what...

November 22, 2021

App State’s National Pan-Hellenic Council hosted their annual NPHC yard show Oct. 29 as homecoming week came to a close. During the show, chapters took...