The Appalachian

Schaefer Center, Turchin Center work to move canceled events online

Camryn Collier, A&C Reporter

April 10, 2020

As COVID-19 causes cancelations and closures across the High Country, App State’s visual and performing arts centers plan to continue serving the Boone community by transitioning online and looking to the future, director of arts...

Fashion of Boone: Appalachian Apparel Association’s “The Collective”

Meredith Nanney, Reporter

March 4, 2020

The Appalachian Apparel Association plans to publish “The Collective,” a student run fashion magazine, this spring.  Niels Sampson, vice president of the Appalachian Apparel Association and editor-in-chief of “The C...

Boone’s newest bridal boutique fosters inclusivity, sustainability

Meredith Nanney, Reporter

March 3, 2020

Before opening its doors, Boone’s newest boutique showcased its bridalwear, along with its goals to encourage sustainability and inclusion in the fashion community.  Lauren Gioscio is the owner and head stylist of Juniper James Br...

17th annual Dance Marathon exceeds fundraising goals, helps 3 nonprofits

Harley Nefe, Reporter

February 28, 2020

With over 320 participants, 27 teams and over 1,260 donations, the 17th annual Dance Marathon raised over $48,800, surpassing its $45,000 goal.  Dance Marathon is a 15-hour dance party run by Appalachian & the Community Together, ...

Turchin Center program provides learning opportunity for student art educators

Ethan Murphy, Reporter

February 28, 2020

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts puts paint brushes and paper in the hands of children. On the first Friday of each month at 3:00 p.m., the center invites children to explore their creativity through its workshop Blazing Ea...

Dan Chelcun, JD Nickel, and Justin Rosario are Loosey, a student band who performed this past weekend at the Greenhouse in Boone. The venue doubles as the band's house, and is an upcoming home venue in the area.

The Green House

February 7, 2020

Momentum hosts fall dance showcase, prepares for spring performance

Marlen Cardenas, Reporter

February 5, 2020

The 2020 Momentum fall dance showcase included eight energetic group dances to artists including BANKS and Twenty One Pilots, and two performances from NouN Improv. The showcase went from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2 in the varsity gym. The...

Student musical artists collaborate and contribute to local hip-hop community

Ethan Murphy, Reporter

January 16, 2020

An App State student began producing his own hip-hop beats shortly after high school. Now, he produces original music alongside other members of Boone’s hip-hop community. “I’ve been thinking very hard about this lately. I’ve been...

Student musical artists collaborate and contribute to local hip-hop community

January 15, 2020

An App State student began producing his own hip-hop beats shortly after high school. Now, he produces original music alongside other members of Boone’s hip-hop community. “I’ve been thinking very hard about this lately. I’ve been...