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Students celebrate being "Green Appal certified." The program helps students living on campus to be more sustainable.
Green Appal certification demonstrates students' individual sustainability efforts
Jake Markland, Reporter • October 24, 2020

The Office of Sustainability is moving forward with another year of Green Appal certifications, a program for on-campus students who want to monitor their individual impact on the environment.  “A lot of time students feel like they're kind of powerless on campus when it comes to sustainability stuff,” said Rebecca Walton, outreach coordinator...

Counseling Center creates space for marginalized communities, offers support and recovery
October 24, 2020

The Mountaineer community is comprised of 20,0000 students, of which 18% hold racially and ethnically underrepresented identities.To support...

Record turnout continues for North Carolina, Watauga County surpasses half of 2016 vote total
October 23, 2020

With less than two weeks until Election Day, North Carolina has already surpassed half of the total votes that were cast in 2016. In 2020,...

North Carolina to remain in Phase 3 as state sees highest peak in COVID-19 cases
October 22, 2020

North Carolina will remain in Phase 3 for the next three weeks after trending in the “wrong direction,” Gov. Roy Cooper announced Wednesday.  Last...

VIDEO: 2020 Gubernatorial Debate
October 20, 2020

Broadcast in partnership with UNC-TV, last week, the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters hosted the only Gubernatorial debate of this...

October 22, 2020

App State volleyball opened its 2020 season with a three-match series versus the South Alabama Jaguars. The first two games were played on Oct. 9 and the...

October 20, 2020

App State cross country earned a resounding victory at the Blue Ridge Open Friday. In a dual meet with Marshall, the Mountaineers finished with 15 points,...

October 19, 2020

When App State senior lineman Cole Garrison arrived in Boone, he told himself he would perform on the football field, while also performing well enough...

October 18, 2020

Under the bright lights of Kidd Brewer or in the dome like Holmes Convocation Center during games or matches, App State athletes work at being the best...

“I felt a great sense of responsibility:” Solo play seeks to break stigma around race and mental health

October 22, 2020

TODD, N.C.-- A group of people sit nestled in a cabin in the middle of winter. A screen, several microphones and the sound of an overworked heater surround...

October 21, 2020

Students type away next to newly installed charger ports. Soft hip-hop and jazz music plays quietly over the PA system. The lights are tuned to a hazy...

October 20, 2020

Inside the basement of Ram’s Rack Thrift Store on King Street, a small team of students utilize the space for something uncommon. Members of App...