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Best of Boone 2022: Best of Food

Camryn Collier, Ansley Puckett, Lily Kincaid, Gabrielle Troutman, Denise Casalez, Maggie Watts, Savannah Brewer, Aubrey Smith, Jaclyn Bartlett, Torri Marshall, Erin Isley, Meredith Smith, Rachel Rodgers, Brionna Dallara, Briley Turpin, Jacqueline Behringer, and Asher Davidson | May 5, 2022

Best Sandwich: Our Daily Bread By: Camryn Collier The first bite of a sandwich after a long day is one of the best things in the world. It’s comforting and reminds us of the joy in simplicity. In 1984, the owners of Our Daily Bread recognized this and opened up the comfortable, wooden yellow-hued shop at 627 W King St. The mission of Our Daily Bread is highlighting simplicity by staying...

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The Bookstop: school, skirts and young love

Ansley Puckett, Reporter | April 26, 2022

Extremely touching and heartfelt, “Every Word You Never Said” by North Carolina author Jordon Greene takes you back to life in high school, where kids were cruel, adults didn't understand and living your truth could be difficult. Set in North Carolina, “Every Word You Never Said” is Greene’s 11th book and follows the lives of two boys as they navigate high school life, family and love. Nonverbal...

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Playlist of the week: Peace Out, Boone

Camryn Collier, Reporter | April 25, 2022

Whenever someone asks me what’s so special about App State, I always give a knowing smile, a small shrug, and say “it’s just something special, isn’t it?” In reality, I think the magic of App State is pretty obvious; it’s the connections with the people and the place. The people you meet here are, for the most part, temporary beings in your life. Roommates will come and go. Romantic connections...

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Xanayra’s Corner: Graduation fashion from head to toe

Xanayra Marin-Lopez, Reporter | April 18, 2022

Congratulations. If you’re reading this, that means you’ll be walking across the stage soon. Four or so years of all-nighters, Sunday scaries and awkward group projects have led up to the moment where you’ll make the Holmes Convocation Center your runway.  Here’s everything you need to look your best while grabbing your diploma. From styling your cap to what goes under your gown, we’ve...

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Mountaineer must-do activities before graduation

Lily Kincaid and Aubrey Smith | April 18, 2022

Trying new things is all a part of the college experience. Before you wrap up your time at App State or move out of your apartment in Boone for the summer, take a look at our collection of experiences every Mountaineer should check off their list before the year ends, crowdsourced from App State students.  Spray paint in the expression tunnels If you’re feeling particularly artsy one day,...

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Newborns to ‘Neers: App State’s campus 22 years ago

Max Correa, Photojournalist | April 14, 2022

Over the past four years, the student body has seen significant change on campus. General elections, national tragedies and plenty of construction have taken place since the class of 2022 first stepped on Sanford Mall. Though, how much has changed since most seniors were born? Between 1999 and 2001,  students watched similar changes take place. The new buildings and changes the seniors of yesteryear...

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