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App State’s QEP Steering Committee pushes to inform students on climate literacy and response leadership, a movement caused by students’ worry of the future in the current deteriorating climate. Pictured is Boone Fork Trail, on April 20, 2022.
App State picks new Quality Enhancement Plan for 2024-2029
Jenna Guzman, Reporter • May 12, 2022

App State’s QEP Steering Committee has chosen a new Quality Enhancement Plan for initiation in Fall 2024 and will carry out through 2029. The selected topic for the QEP is “Climate Literacy and Response-Ability: Cultivating Resilient and Just Communities,” Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Heather Norris wrote in an email  Tuesday. According...

App State hosts first annual diversity, equity, inclusion summit
May 7, 2022

App State’s interim Chief Diversity Officer hosted the first annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit April 28.  The summit included...

Best of Boone 2022: Best of App State Campus Life
May 4, 2022

Best Residence Hall: Thunder Hill By Will Hofmann | Incoming Enterprise Editor Opened in 2020 and named after a popular overlook on the Blue...

This day in history: App State faculty member sues university
April 26, 2022

Jenna Guzman curated this story by Lucy Dowdy and Jenelle Autry which The Appalachian originally published April 27, 1989. A five year debate...

App State students honor trans lives with performance, moment of silence
April 25, 2022

App State students gathered on Sanford Mall Friday for an annual rally in honor of transgender lives lost in the past year. “A lot of people...

Six Mountaineers sign with NFL teams post-draft

May 1, 2022

Former App State linebacker D’Marco Jackson was selected Saturday by the New Orleans Saints in the fifth round of the NFL Draft with the 161st pick....

April 26, 2022

A two-star recruit out of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and former App State linebacker arrived on campus in 2017 as a redshirt freshman. The year prior...

April 19, 2022

App State track traveled down south to Auburn University for the War Eagle Invitational April 15-16. While the team did not record a podium finish, it...

April 18, 2022

With 13 starters leaving, App State football went on the recruiting trail in the transfer portal April 10-11, bringing in veteran talent on both sides...

Best of Boone 2022: Best of Food

April 26, 2022

Extremely touching and heartfelt, “Every Word You Never Said” by North Carolina author Jordon Greene takes you back to life in high school, where kids...

April 25, 2022

Whenever someone asks me what’s so special about App State, I always give a knowing smile, a small shrug, and say “it’s just something special, isn’t...

April 18, 2022

Congratulations. If you’re reading this, that means you’ll be walking across the stage soon. Four or so years of all-nighters, Sunday scaries and awkward...