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App State provides support to university community in wake of Kyle Rittenhouse, Ahmaud Arbery trial verdicts
App State provides support to university community in wake of Kyle Rittenhouse, Ahmaud Arbery trial verdicts
Emily Broyles, Editor-in-Chief • 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 Arbery.  Interim Chief Diversity Officer Jamie Parson sent an email to students Wednesday acknowledging that as holiday breaks and preparation for finals are underway, “our nation has again found itself...

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...

Cultural Advisory Board discusses upcoming events, new initiatives
November 12, 2021

The Boone Town Council Cultural Advisory Board met Monday to discuss upcoming community events like concerts, holiday events and improvements...

Mountaineers win one, drop two at Gulf Coast Showcase

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...

November 21, 2021

App State defeated the Troy Trojans 45-7 Saturday after dominating all three phases of the game. With the win, the Mountaineers clinched a spot in the...

November 20, 2021

App State women’s basketball challenged two in-state foes Sunday and Wednesday, beating North Carolina Central 80-66 and falling 89-44 against UNC-Chapel...

November 18, 2021

Thomas Hennigan is no stranger to Mountaineer sports fans. The 6-foot-1-inch, 210-pound super senior wide receiver from Greensboro, North Carolina, has...

On Record: “An Evening With Silk Sonic” review

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...

November 22, 2021

The smells of Thanksgiving foods waft from the windows of nearby houses as various pies, turkey, ham and collections of side dishes cover the tables in...