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After talking to several people who all felt “burnt out,” Riley Cullen started a petition in fall 2020 to gauge if students would benefit from mental health days.
Student leaders push for mental health wellness days for peers
Xanayra Marin-Lopez, Multimedia Editor • March 4, 2021

UNC Chapel Hill held wellness days for students on Feb. 15 and 16, with more planned in March and April, something the university did not build into this semester’s schedule. App State’s SGA is pushing to change that.  A bill, originating from the sustainable development committee, would allow students to choose their own mental health days....

AppalCart provides Boone community with vaccination transportation
March 3, 2021

AppalCart is offering free transportation to and from COVID-19 vaccination appointments at the Watauga County Recreation Center.  Announced...

AMB Premier Adult Soccer League kicks off March 14, registration deadline March 3
March 2, 2021

The 11th season of Appalachian Mountain Brewery Premier Adult Soccer League, Boone’s biggest annual soccer league, is currently in the registration...

Boone Area Sports Commission helps bring in and support High Country sporting events
February 27, 2021

Boone is a tourist destination, many people come to the High Country for sporting events. The Boone Area Sports Commission helps with the process.  When...

New River land set aside for conservation and carbon neutral municipal service complex
February 26, 2021

The Town of Boone will conserve land along the New River to allow the natural environment to thrive and establish a future municipal services...

Gosnell shines on Senior Day as App State women’s basketball sweeps Georgia Southern

March 1, 2021

App State women’s soccer beat Davidson 1-0 at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex in Boone Thursday, securing the Mountaineers’ first win of the spring...

March 1, 2021

During junior infielder Luke Drumheller’s recruitment, the App State baseball team was not in the best place. The Mountaineers were coming off of an...

February 26, 2021

In her freshman year, senior pitcher Kenzie Longanecker arrived at an App State softball program that had won just 11 games the season before, including...

February 24, 2021

When App State softball head coach Shelly Horner arrived in Boone in 2017, she joined an organization that had gone 14-34 and 2-22 in conference play just...

Late to the Party: “Promising Young Woman” review

March 4, 2021

Before World War II, “The Great Gatsby” had fallen out of print. However, during WWII, the novel’s fate was forever changed by the Armed Services...

March 3, 2021

Julien Baker has returned with the release of her long-awaited third studio album.  The 25-year-old singer-songwriter released “Little Oblivions”...

March 1, 2021

In 1909, the United States held the first Women’s History to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the garment workers’ strike in New York City.  Since...