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Super senior wide receiver Corey Sutton celebrates with the crowd after running for his one touchdown of the game.

Best of Boone 2022: Best for Alumni

Best Thing to Do in Boone as an Alum: Football Games By Nadine Jallal If there’s one thing App State students are known for, it’s our dedication and commitment on game days. According to alumni,...

Farewell column: A letter to the staff of color

Farewell column: A letter to the staff of color

Xanayra Marin-Lopez, Reporter April 14, 2022

I entered The Appalachian newsroom in 2019 as an eager and overachieving freshman who made my then boyfriend come with me and act like he was interested because I was nervous. I’m now leaving with too...

Farewell column: Potatoes, fires and goodbyes

Farewell column: Potatoes, fires and goodbyes

Ansley Puckett, Reporter April 14, 2022

Saying goodbye to something you’ve loved for three years is really weird, and I’m not sure who I would be without The Appalachian.  From covering a fire in my own dorm using my phone to having...

Farewell column: Good things come to an end

Farewell column: Good things come to an end

Mia Mendez, Reporter April 14, 2022

When it comes to trying to summarize my time here at The Appalachian and my time in Boone as a whole, a few words come to mind. The first of which is community. Everywhere I’ve turned, I’ve been lucky...

Farewell column: Cue I’ve Had the Time of My Life

Farewell column: Cue ‘I’ve Had the Time of My Life’

Meg Powell, Director of Marketing and Public Relations April 14, 2022

Somehow I ended up in Plemmons 217 spring semester of my first year at App State. I genuinely could not tell you how I came to be leaning against the wall, not knowing a soul, simply taking in the beautiful...

Farewell column: Bringing the world closer

Farewell column: Bringing the world closer

Max Correa, Photojournalist April 14, 2022

Max Correa is of the Jewish faith and does not spell out his deity’s name out of respect.  My time with The Appalachian, although short-lived, taught me many lessons. Two of them stand out to me...

Farewell column: Get in loser, we’re graduating

Farewell column: Get in loser, we’re graduating

Lily Kincaid, Associate A&C Editor April 14, 2022

I never know what to say when it comes to stuff like this, but I figured I’d try. I transferred to App State in summer 2020, so as you can probably guess, it wasn’t easy for me to make friends up...

Farewell column: And yet

Farewell column: And yet

Kara Haselton, Photojournalist April 14, 2022

There’s no doubt that my time at App State didn’t turn out the way I thought it would. I think all current seniors feel that way. I came wide-eyed and ready to do all the things, have all the experiences,...

Farewell column: Thank you for the memories

Farewell column: Thank you for the memories

Jessica Kimes, Business Manager April 14, 2022

It used to be a goal of mine to write at least one thing for the paper. Well, here it is. I’ve designed a handful of ads in the paper and see my name in it every month, but there’s something special...

Farewell column: Thanks for everything

Farewell column: Thanks for everything

Efrain Arias-Medina Jr. April 14, 2022

The summer before my first year I transferred to App State, I had already become the graphics editor. Not even knowing what the campus looked like or where Boone was at the time, I became a part of an...

Farewell column: This is my hardest goodbye

Farewell column: This is my hardest goodbye

Emily Broyles, Reporter April 14, 2022

This is the last article I’ll ever write for The Appalachian. And this is my hardest goodbye. I’ve joked all year to my friends about my farewell, how I would expose truths that reside in Room...

Letter to the Editor: First Generation at App State

Letter to the Editor: First Generation at App State

Cody Bond April 14, 2022

Dear Editor, My name is Cody Bond, and I am a first generation college student. The past five years at App have been nothing short of amazing, and I am thankful for the opportunities  I have had and...

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