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Best of Boone 2022: Best of Food

Best of Boone 2022: Best of Food

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....

The Bookstop: school, skirts and young love

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...

Playlist of the week: Peace Out, Boone

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...

Xanayra’s Corner: Graduation fashion from head to toe

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...

Mountaineer must-do activities before graduation

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...

Bluegrass musician Doc Watson performs in Boone Sept. 17, 2000. Photo by Paul Sherar

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...

Leaving on a high note: Boone bands on graduation

Leaving on a high note: Boone bands on graduation

Jaclyn Bartlett, Reporter April 13, 2022

As May nears, students prepare to leave college life behind. These Boone bands, however, plan to pursue their musical passions after leaving the university. Senior digital marketing major Brendan Grove...

Xanayra’s Corner: 3 business casual fashion tips for upcoming graduates

Xanayra’s Corner: 3 business casual fashion tips for upcoming graduates

Xanayra Marin-Lopez, Reporter April 13, 2022

Looking past graduation and onto job interviews, your new internship’s dress code and any future professional setting, you don’t have to compensate your style for your career. If you’re going for...

Noah Rabe watches a segment for Cant Think Straight being filmed Feb. 21, 2022. Rabe is in charge of audio and video control for the show.

From class to co-hosts: Students create queer-oriented show

Torri Marshall, Reporter April 12, 2022

When two App State students were assigned to be co-hosts for an in-class activity, a spark was lit. Now, the pair work on a TV show together as co-hosts, creating the first queer-oriented show on AppTV.  Senior...

Playlist of the week: 90s grunge

Playlist of the week: ’90s grunge

Torri Marshall, Reporter April 11, 2022

The 1990s: A pivotal time where music went from cassette tapes and vinyl records to burned CDs and MP3 players. The music blasting through a Discman or through radio speakers sounded a lot like the rock...

Kayla Miller, left; Kathleen Kennerly; and Lyndsay Snider, right, rehearse for “Heathers: The Musical” in Legends March 27, 2022.

‘Greetings and salutations:’ Appalachian Musical Theatre Club hosts “Heathers: The Musical”

Asher Davidson, Reporter April 5, 2022

The Appalachian Musical Theatre Club sold out all three performances of their raunchy and dark comedy production of “Heathers: The Musical” at Legends over the weekend.  The AMTC originally planned...

Playlist of the week: jazz appreciation

Playlist of the week: jazz appreciation

Aubrey Smith, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2022

Blaring trumpets, a pulsing bass and swinging piano chords can only mean one thing — jazz. The genre has a rich history and dating back to roughly the 1890s, and even some aspects of jazz tracing to...

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