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New university climate survey offers student input, prizes
New university climate survey offers student input, prizes
Jenna Guzman, News Editor • February 1, 2023

The university will launch its first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Climate Survey Thursday, according to an email sent out by Chief Diversity Officer Jamie Parson. In the email sent out Wednesday, Parson wrote the purpose of the survey is to “hear from every Mountaineer.” “App State’s DEI Climate Survey is a valuable tool that helps...

University adopts new five-year strategic plan
January 30, 2023

App State adopted a new five-year strategic plan, which will guide the university from now through 2027, according to Friday’s email from Chancellor...

Boone Town Council passes ordinance protecting LGBTQ+, natural hair
January 28, 2023

Boone Town Council unanimously passed an ordinance Wednesday protecting Boone’s residents from discrimination.  The ordinance aims to protect...

This week in history: New Chick-Fil-A, pizza vendor increase campus sales
January 26, 2023

Kaitlyn Potochnik curated this story by  Sherrie Huffman which The Appalachian published Jan. 27, 1998. Last semester, outside vendors Chick-Fil-A...

Applications open for App State Hickory campus
January 25, 2023

Applications for the App State Hickory campus are now open, according to an email from Chancellor Sheri Everts Jan. 20.   Written in the...

Mountaineers’ 3-game win streak snapped against Marshall

February 3, 2023

App State wrestling redshirt junior Will Formato took home the Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week last week.  After earning a 13-0 shutout against...

February 1, 2023

App State returned home for two conference wins, defeating Georgia State Jan. 26 and Arkansas State Saturday.  The matchup with the Panthers started...

January 30, 2023

After a career season in 2022, former App State pitcher Jeffrey Springs signed a four-year, $31 million contract extension with the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday.  “Honestly,...

January 27, 2023

No. 19 App State wrestling was back in Boone Tuesday, dominating the Duke Blue Devils 42-3. The Mountaineers came out blazing to start the night, taking...

Rastacoustic honors Bob Marley’s legacy

February 1, 2023

App State hosted William Isom II and Enkeshi El-Amin of Black in Appalachia Monday night in Plemmons Student Union to continue a series of events in connection...

February 1, 2023

  Thursday, Feb. 2 Old-Time Jams at the Jones House Grab a friend and hop on over to the Jones House from 7-10 p.m. to indulge in the vibrant...

January 31, 2023

This week, OASIS is holding a Valentine's fundraiser at 3rd Place in Downtown Boone. The event is scheduled to take place during the First Friday Art Crawl,...