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Taking a walk on the safe side: Harmony Lanes and AppHealthCare push for more sidewalks in Boone

Emily Broyles, Associate News Editor | October 14, 2019

As sidewalks are only in a few areas throughout Boone, bikers and pedestrians sometimes feel unsafe when walking on regular roads. Through walk audits and advocacy, Harmony Lanes and AppHealthCare are ensuring safe and sustainable transportation in Boone. Walk audits usually consist of small groups of people who document areas for growth and improvement on certain routes. “Safe, comfortable, inclusive...

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Creative project pushes for more disability resources at App State

Hayley Canal, Staffer | October 12, 2019

As an undergraduate student, Rebecca Long met with university officials to propose establishing a disability cultural center on campus. From those meetings, Long said they recall lacking evidence of community interest in their proposal. But, the rejection of their initial community-building idea wasn’t an end — it became the inspiration behind Long’s new project, Able-achian. Able-achian is...

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Sustainable development students gain direction for the future from lunch and learn series
Women’s Center and UNICEF club march for sexual and domestic violence awareness
Lecturer sheds light on algorithms of oppression built into search engines
App State food pantry mentioned in New York Times
Walker College of Business takes over HOW Space, transitions to Walker WORKspace

Walker College of Business takes over HOW Space, transitions to Walker WORKspace

October 6, 2019

Mountaineer Battalion celebrates 50 years of scholarship, athleticism and leadership

Mountaineer Battalion celebrates 50 years of scholarship, athleticism and leadership

October 5, 2019

SRC is temporary home for Watauga County pool users

SRC is temporary home for Watauga County pool users

October 4, 2019

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El Tacorriendo brings Mexican traditions to the High Country
Brock Long, former FEMA adminisrator and App State alum, visits App State
Boone experiences warm start to fall season
App State provides resources to those impacted by food insecurity
Boone Climate Strike Photo Gallery

Boone Climate Strike Photo Gallery

September 26, 2019

Homecoming Blood Drive collects over 1,000 pints of blood

Homecoming Blood Drive collects over 1,000 pints of blood

September 26, 2019

“My Autism Journey: Various Perspectives” educates Boone community on autism

“My Autism Journey: Various Perspectives” educates Boone community on autism

September 25, 2019

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