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Bus drivers in conversation at the College Street traffic circle. Despite maintaining regular routes and times, AppalCart has seen significantly fewer passengers due to the increasing number of students transitioning to online learning.
Positive COVID-19 case rides AppalCart during infectious period, AppHealthCare encourages testing
Emily Broyles, News Editor • November 20, 2020

A person who tested positive for COVID-19 rode the Pop-105 route on the AppalCart during their infectious period, according to a press release from AppHealthCare.  Based on the investigation, the individual wore a face covering and practiced physical distancing on the route.  “These actions lessen the risk of exposure to others but out of...

Jane Goodall discusses climate change, activism with App State students in special presentation
November 20, 2020

Jane Goodall, who has spent the last 60 years researching and advocating for primates, spoke to App State students this week via Zoom. One...

University makes progress on Black At App State demands, chancellor engaged in diversity recruitment and retention
November 20, 2020

Five months into the Black at App State Collective’s 36-month demand implementation deadline, the collective alongside university administration...

PHOTO GALLERY: AppalCart faces a pandemic
November 17, 2020

As App State’s campus shifted toward online learning, many off-campus students found themselves attending class on their computers rather than...

Board of elections certifies Watauga County votes
November 15, 2020

One day after the mail-in ballot acceptance deadline, Watauga County’s Board of Elections members certified the election results for Boone,...

App State men’s basketball newcomers prepare to navigate upcoming season

November 20, 2020

Basketball season is edging closer and closer for the App State Mountaineers and while students and fans will have to watch games from home, family members...

November 20, 2020

With just one winning season in the past seven years, App State women’s basketball is entering 2020 with high hopes of turning the program around.  “During...

November 20, 2020

Throughout an unusual offseason defined by uncertainty, App State men’s basketball has spent the past few months preparing themselves for anything. As...

November 17, 2020

This season, App State women’s basketball welcomes four players to the team. Three of these newcomers are true freshmen, consisting of guards Bailey...

Playlist of the week: Cinematic favorites

November 23, 2020

This fall, the Office of Sustainability partnered with a national North Carolina-based nonprofit to stream the film series “Revisioning Recovery” via...

November 22, 2020

When restaurants closed in March due to COVID-19 restrictions, two App State professors created a virtual space for people to connect through food.  Cookvid-19...

November 20, 2020

The distance from Boone to Savannah, Georgia has not stopped two innovative fashion students and their up-and-coming clothing brand.  App State student...