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New smiley cards help with isolation and loneliness in dining hall

Cameron Stuart, News Reporter | February 22, 2019

The Student Government Association has added some extra smiles to Roess Dining Hall. The Smiley Card Act, posed by Andrew Strahan, a former SGA Senator for the College of Arts and Sciences, was passed in the fall and came into effect in January. “It’s a pretty simple initiative,” Strahan said. “It’s just pictures of smiley emojis. And if you’re sitting by yourself, or you’re sitting...

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370 employees face payroll problems with Fidelity Bank

February 21, 2019

Faculty Senate senators questioned the vice chancellor for business affairs as to why there have been payroll problems for 370 employees who use Fidelity Bank at the Faculty Senate meeting Feb. 11. Dale Wheeler, inorganic chemistry professor, explained at the meeting that retirement money taken out of his and his wife’s paychecks was never deposited into his retirement fund. “The Nov. 30 paycheck...

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University leaders reviewing report for new Conservatory for Biodiversity Education and Research
“No expectation of privacy:” New draft policy alarm faculty senators, create working group
Kaleidoscope Snow Day Program offers childcare during snow days
TEAMS provides math and science teachers to “high need” schools
Construction starts on West Campus, Duck Pond Field closed off

Construction starts on West Campus, Duck Pond Field closed off

February 15, 2019

Financial difficulties rise as salaries fall for faculty

Financial difficulties rise as salaries fall for faculty

February 14, 2019

App State Police rely on neighboring counties for bomb threats

App State Police rely on neighboring counties for bomb threats

February 7, 2019

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New hotel in downtown Boone offers jobs and internships to App State students
App State alumnus Brock Long resigns as FEMA administrator
Voter fraud a priority for newly appointed Board of Elections member Stella Anderson
Stacy Eggers: Lawyer, Boone native and Board of Visitors member
Local grocery store stays in business for students despite losing money

Local grocery store stays in business for students despite losing money

February 8, 2019

ASC Center helps local schools talk about mental health

ASC Center helps local schools talk about mental health

February 6, 2019

Gov. Cooper appoints App State professor to NC Board of Elections

Gov. Cooper appoints App State professor to NC Board of Elections

February 2, 2019

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