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The Appalachian

The Student News Site of Appalachian State University

The Appalachian

The Student News Site of Appalachian State University

The Appalachian

Board of Trustees rescinds evening parking permits

Madalyn Edwards, Associate News Editor | June 30, 2024

The App State Board of Trustees voted unanimously to rescind the evening parking permit and its regulation to campus during their June 18 meeting. Students will no longer be required to obtain the $120 evening parking permit to park on campus from 5-7 p.m. on weekdays. The new regulations go into effect on the first day of classes for the upcoming fall semester. Interim Chancellor Heather Norris...

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Town of Boone implements new downtown parking regulations

Madalyn Edwards, Associate News Editor | June 18, 2024

The Town of Boone will implement several changes concerning downtown parking regulations, according to a recent press release. Among these changes include revisions to employee parking, the reinstatement of resident parking permits, changes to construction parking permits and price increases for certain parking lots. These changes will go into effect July 1. Employers in the Downtown Boone Municipal...

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Majority vote strikes DEI funding, policies

Mia Seligman, Enterprise Editor | May 24, 2024

The UNC System Board of Governors’ Committee on University Governance voted 22 to 2 to repeal a policy related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on Thursday. The repeal will take place immediately and will require all UNC chancellors to comply by Sept. 1. The new policy will include changes to language of diversity and inclusion used in academic settings and is expected to eliminate or reduce...

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PHOTO GALLERY: The class of 2024 celebrates new beginnings

Evan Bates, Photojournalist | May 15, 2024

  From 9 a.m. on Friday to 7 p.m. on May 10 and 11, more than 4,100 students walked across the stage in the Holmes Convocation Center to receive their diplomas, and put a bow on the 2023-24 academic year for App State.  Partly cloudy skies and cool breezes complimented the sea of black caps and gowns channeling into Rivers Street as each commencement ended By midday, Boone was an eclectic mix...

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‘Not a conflict, not a war’: Students, community members hold Palestine solidarity gathering

Sam Deibler, Senior Reporter | May 10, 2024

Students, faculty and community members held a Palestine solidarity gathering on campus from noon to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, promoting solidarity with recent pro-Palestine student protests and condemning Israel’s military action in Gaza and the West Bank. During the gathering, attendees marched across campus, held two die-ins and listened to speakers during teach-ins and open-mic sessions. The...

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Water damage occurs in Wey Hall

Madalyn Edwards, Associate News Editor | May 8, 2024

Following the heavy rain and localized flooding Monday night, Wey Hall received water damage in multiple locations, causing ceiling tiles and debris to fall from the ceiling. The building is undergoing renovations to the second and third floors, and art students have recently voiced their concerns regarding safety during the construction process. Zachary Fowler, a junior studio art major, said...

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