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Charlotte Nielson’s hands patiently rest while she and her husband volunteer to listen to strangers in the international hallway of Plemmons Student Union. Dave Nielson said “We like to volunteer because its a part of our personal mission.” Sept. 13, 2022.
Campus’s free, voluntary counseling service: The Listening Post
Caroline Stainback, Reporter • September 27, 2022

In the International Hallway of the Plemmons Student Union sits a table with a sign reading “The Listening Post.” The post, a free, voluntary counseling service, is available and located throughout App State’s campus for students and faculty to utilize.  Formed in 1979 to relieve emotional and psychological distress, the purpose of The Listening...

Student club petitions for menstrual, contraceptive product vending machines
September 27, 2022

Planned Parenthood Generation Action created a petition in 2021 to get a vending machine with reproductive health products, which is now only...

Latin Hispanic Alliance hosts annual Hispanic heritage festival
September 26, 2022

The Latin Hispanic Alliance hosted their annual Hispanic Heritage Month festival Friday featuring an array of games, food and activities for...

Visiting writer helps craft a new perspective
September 25, 2022

App State hosted author Savannah Sipple Thursday during the Visiting Writers Series to read excerpts from her poetry book “WWJD and Other Poems,”...

Junaluska community, common reading highlighted in celebration
September 23, 2022

The Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts highlighted this year’s Common Reading book with a Junaluska celebration Tuesday, centering on...

Former App State guard begins pro career overseas

September 27, 2022

The Mountaineers volleyball team returned to the hardwood last weekend opening conference play against James Madison. App State was swept in three straight...

September 23, 2022

App State football prepares for another tough Sun Belt battle, hosting James Madison Saturday in Kidd Brewer Stadium.  After squeaking past Troy with...

September 22, 2022

1. Boone is special  Boone welcomed ESPN’s College GameDay for the first time Saturday, drawing in national media attention and crowding Sanford...

September 21, 2022

Despite a late goal to cut its two goal deficit to one, App State field hockey fell 2-1 to Kent State in its Middle Atlantic Conference opener Sunday....

App at a glance: Sept. 28 – Oct. 2

September 27, 2022

The Wellness and Prevention Center and the Asian Student Association collaborated Monday to host the second annual Garba night for students, faculty and...

September 27, 2022

Every Wednesday night, one local fire-spinning performing arts troupe makes Ransom Pub their fiery theater. One by one, members of the Inspiral Fire...

September 27, 2022

Fall has arrived and there's no better place to experience it than Boone. The air begins to cool down, the leaves begin to fall and playlists full of tracks...