The Appalachian

On Record: “An Evening With Silk Sonic” review

Aubrey Smith, A&C Editor | November 24, 2021

Ever since their first single together dropped in March, the world has quite literally been leaving the door open for the collaboration album between Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak.  The tune, sweet and seductive, swept us off of our feet with the dazzling vocals and throwback R&B feel. “Leave The Door Open” topped charts and set expectations high. Lucky for us, Mars and Paak’s reinstatement...

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Global Perspectives panel highlights international students at App State

Rachel Rodgers and Kai Owen | November 23, 2021

Some App State students may know what it’s like to miss a home that’s only miles away. Even fewer students can recount firsthand experiences of what it’s like to attend a college that’s oceans away from home.  Five international students joined together Nov. 15 to present International Appalachian’s Global Perspectives panel, where international students teach students and the community...

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National Pan-Hellenic Council hosts annual Yard Show

Aubrey Smith, A&C Editor | November 22, 2021

App State’s National Pan-Hellenic Council hosted their annual NPHC yard show Oct. 29 as homecoming week came to a close. During the show, chapters took turns stepping and strolling as cheers erupted from the audience, and fellow sororities and fraternities shouted chants of support.

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Playlist of the week: Happy Thanksgiving

Maggie Watts, Reporter | November 22, 2021

The smells of Thanksgiving foods waft from the windows of nearby houses as various pies, turkey, ham and collections of side dishes cover the tables in Mountaineer homes. Loved ones travel from near and far to be with each other for this special day. While kitchens fill with warm embraces and the chatter of relatives catching up, living rooms fill with the sounds of football on television or perhaps...

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“Dune” Review: A modern classic or just another Star Wars?

Ella Adams, Opinion Editor | November 21, 2021

A desert planet thousands of years into the future. A mysterious, mind-altering spice. Space witches and human computers. Great houses fighting for political power in a great intergalactic empire. The world of “Dune” is ... a lot. The novel, written by Frank Herbert in 1965, is hailed as a sci-fi masterpiece. So how does the new film adaptation depict this captivating and extraordinary universe? A...

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App State announces future Hickory campus

Ethan Hunt, Associate News Editor | November 21, 2021

App State students will soon be able to attend in-person classes outside of Boone. Chancellor Sheri Everts announced App State’s future campus in Hickory Friday. The university purchased the former Corning Optical Communications Building, located at 800 17th St. NW, as well as 15.7 acres directly adjacent to the building. The building and surrounding land is the newest addition to App State’s...

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