The Appalachian

From the Classroom to the Stage

Jackie Park, News Editor

March 4, 2020

At this point in his life, Chris Shreve has been a Virginia Tech football star known for his quick feet, a public health professor at App State, a father and a husband. Now, he is embarking on a new chapter in his life: rap. ...

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

Harley Nefe, Managing Editor

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, ...

For Your Reading List

Ansley Puckett, Reporter

February 13, 2020

For those who are always looking for their next great read, the App State library offers access to a number of New York Times bestsellers that people can't seem to put down. All for the price of $0. Here are some suggestions f...

The Green House

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...

Raleigh-based band brings alternative sounds to Legends

Ethan Murphy, Reporter

February 5, 2020

A mannequin with a microphone, space-filling guitar loops and room-rocking bass lines set the stage for the show at Legends Jan. 30. Originally from Raleigh, the band Blue Frequency played two sets consisting of all original son...

Dance Marathon aims to raise over $40,000 for local nonprofits

Abi Pepin, Reporter

February 5, 2020

When people hear about a dance marathon, they often think about a huge dance party. While that may be the case, the App State Dance Marathon committees plan months in advance to raise money for local nonprofit organizations....

Lavender House rings in Halloween with Spooky Soiree

Elaina Woodlief, Reporter

October 31, 2019

Spooky snacks, house hauntings and chilling tunes brought the Halloween spirit to the Valle Crucis Lavender House’s Spooky Soiree.  On Oct. 25, the Lavender House transformed from historic to haunted, full of spider webs and ot...

The Appalachian Theatre spooks Boone with first film screening

Meredith Nanney, Reporter

October 30, 2019

The Appalachian Theatre of the High Country put a spell on Boone on Oct. 25-26 with screenings of the Halloween film “Hocus Pocus.” This was the first film the theater has shown since reopening this month. Moviegoers o...

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