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App State has been hosting pop-up testing events each Saturday in September in the Rivers Street Parking Deck. Testing will continue through October with additional testing now on Wednesdays.

App State announces four new COVID-19 clusters, four new cases associated with football

Jake Markland , Reporter October 8, 2020

App State announced four new COVID-19 clusters and four new positive cases connected to the football team in an email Thursday morning. This announcement comes one week after the university announced seven...

App State has been hosting pop-up testing events each Saturday in September in the Rivers Street Parking Deck. Testing will continue through October with additional testing now on Wednesdays.

App State announces seven new clusters of COVID-19, 19 new cases associated with football team

Jackie Park, Reporter October 1, 2020

App State announced seven new COVID-19 clusters and 19 new cases associated with the App State football team in a campus-wide email Thursday. This is the largest announcement of clusters yet.  The...

App State is hosting pop-up testing events Monday, Wednesday and Saturday in Rivers Street Parking Deck from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

App State announces five new active cases, six COVID-19 clusters

Emily Broyles, Reporter October 17, 2020

App State announced six new COVID-19 clusters with five active cases in an email Saturday night. The announcement comes roughly a week after the university announced four new clusters.  The clusters...

Two new COVID-19 clusters reported, Watauga County passes 1,000 total cases

Two new COVID-19 clusters reported, Watauga County passes 1,000 total cases

Moss Brennan, Reporter September 26, 2020

App State announced two COVID-19 clusters Saturday in a sorority and residence hall. This is the second weekend in a row App State has announced clusters. Nine people associated with the Alpha Delta...

The App State offensive line prepares for a snap in the Mountaineers 35-20 win over Charlotte Sept. 12. Chancellor Sheri Everts announced three active COVID-19 cases associated with the football team on Thursday.

App State chancellor announces three active COVID-19 cases within football program

Emily Broyles, Reporter September 25, 2020

There are three new active COVID-19 cases associated with the football team, causing multiple student athletes and staff to miss Saturday’s game against Campbell University.  In Friday’s board...

The view of Thunder Hill Hall from its patio.

University announces COVID-19 cluster in residence hall

Mickey Hutchings, Reporter September 17, 2020

A cluster of seven COVID-19 cases among students living in Thunder Hill Residence Hall was identified by App State, according to an email sent to students Thursday afternoon. A cluster is defined as...

App State announced a 10-person cluster within the wrestling team on Tuesday night. Its App States second sports team to have a cluster announced after football had one on Aug. 18.

App State announces COVID-19 cluster within wrestling program

Silas Albright, Reporter September 1, 2020

App State announced that 10 members of the wrestling team have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 11 days according to an email Tuesday night. According to the release, eight wrestlers are in...

App State football returns to practice in pods

App State football returns to practice in pods

Silas Albright , Reporter August 21, 2020

Three days since announcing an 11-person cluster of active COVID-19 cases and putting a hold on practices, App State football returned to practice on Friday in pods, based on the results of testing that...

11 people involved with App State football have active COVID-19 cases, the university and AppHealthCare announced Tuesday night.

UPDATE: 5 active COVID-19 cases among individuals involved with App State football

Silas Albright, Reporter August 18, 2020

On Tuesday, App State and AppHealthCare announced that there were 11 active COVID-19 cases associated with the football team. AppHealthCare confirmed that seven were athletes and four were staff members.  Six...

Study reveals no ‘clustering’ within Appalachian athletes

Chelsey Fisher October 2, 2012

UNC-system college athletics have been under scrutiny following the UNC-Chapel Hill clustering controversy.Last year, it was discovered some UNC-Chapel Hill athletes were placed in classes without attendance...

Then to now: What’s happened the past four years

Then to now: What’s happened the past four years

Ethan Hunt, Reporter April 19, 2022

This is a timeline of news events that occurred between 2018 and 2022. Included in the timeline are both local and national events.  2018-  Bill Cosby was sentenced to between three and 10 years...

Chancellor Sheri Everts addressing faculty at a special faculty senate meeting called to discuss the stagnation of salaries in February 2018.

Chancellor announces changes to housing contracts, COVID-19 testing at apartment complexes

Xanayra Marin-Lopez, Reporter October 12, 2020

Chancellor Sheri Everts’ email sent last Thursday to the App State community detailed several changes to  the university’s COVID-19 response. Among these are news for those living on and off-campus,...

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