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College of Fine and Applied Arts under interim leadership

College of Fine and Applied Arts under interim leadership

Tommy Mozier, Opinion Editor

August 20, 2019

Less than six months after she was named communication department chair, Janice Pope is taking on her next leadership role. Pope was promoted to interim dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts in August after former dean Phyllis Kloda stepped down. “I really believe in collaboration and commun...

University Housing, ROTC, and parents work together on move-in day

University Housing, ROTC, and parents work together on move-in day

Jackie Park, Cameron Stuart, Silas Albright, Emily Broyles, and Tommy Mozier

August 17, 2019

Parents Letting Go Move-in day can be hectic for college students across the country, but this year, despite construction across campus, many felt App State's move in day went smoothly. “There were a lot of volunteers, friendly people to direct us,” Dan Davidson, freshman journalism major, sai...

Move-in day photo gallery

Move-in day photo gallery

Brendan Hoekstra, Photo Editor

August 16, 2019

Move-in day brings new faces to campus

Move-in day brings new faces to campus

Anna Dollar, News Reporter

August 16, 2019

Most students living on campus for the 2019-20 school year moved in on Friday, all bringing individuality, their belongings and their own reason for being here. Some of the students are like Zach Mueller, a first year from Greensboro. Mueller’s graduating class was  about 100 students, 17 of whom are ...

West Campus parking deck adds 477 new spots

West Campus parking deck adds 477 new spots

Emily Broyles, Associate News Editor

August 15, 2019

As a ribbon was cut to open the new West Campus parking deck on Wednesday, cars unpacking residents still searched for parking in the traffic-prone Stadium Lot area. University higher-ups hope the new and improved facility will ease parking problems on campus and in the community. The West Campus p...

College of Fine and Applied Arts dean steps down

College of Fine and Applied Arts dean steps down

Moss Brennan and Jackie Park

August 1, 2019

Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts Phyllis Kloda has stepped down and will return to the faculty in the Art Department, effective Aug. 1.  Kloda became dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts in July 2016. The interim dean for the College of Fine and Applied Arts will be named in the coming ...

Board of trustees approves resolution seeking alcohol sales permit for athletic facilities

Board of trustees approves resolution seeking alcohol sales permit for athletic facilities

Moss Brennan, Editor in Chief

July 25, 2019

App State’s Board of Trustees has approved a resolution allowing the university to seek permits to sell alcohol at athletics facilities, according to a release from the school.  The motion approves the university “to seek issuance of any permits required by the North Carolina Alcohol Beverag...

Campus Dining hopes to maintain facilities, employment and coffee at Crossroads and Wired Scholar

Jackie Park, News Editor

July 22, 2019

Students may see new artwork and shiny new coffee machines in Crossroads and Wired Scholar this fall thanks to Campus Dining. Campus Dining took over the two shops July 1. Stephanie Lee, communications specialist for Campus Dining, said students can expect most things about the shops to remain t...

Watauga County received 10 million opioid pills during 6 year period

Watauga County received 10 million opioid pills during 6 year period

Nora Smith, Reporter

July 19, 2019

This story is developing and will be updated. More than 10 million opioid pills flooded Watauga County between 2006 and 2012, according to Drug Enforcement Administration data obtained by the Washington Post. The Post's analysis estimated that an average of 31.5 pills per person entered Watauga ...

Professor sets record 27,657 feet above sea level

Professor sets record 27,657 feet above sea level

Moss Brennan, Editor in Chief

July 3, 2019

When humans reach certain altitudes, oxygen intake reduces, brain function declines, hearts beat faster and the odds of frostbite increase. For App State geography and planning professor Baker Perry, standing at 27,650 feet was magical. “You realize you're literally at the top of the world looking ...

Crossroads and Wired Scholar will operate under Campus Dining this fall

Crossroads and Wired Scholar will operate under Campus Dining this fall

Moss Brennan, Editor in Chief

June 27, 2019

App State students’ campus pick-me-up will have a new face this fall. Crossroads and Wired Scholar will now operate under App State Campus Dining, formerly Food Services, starting July 1.  The coffee shops were previously run by Danny Mauney, who owns Red Onion, The TApp Room and Red Moon Hospit...

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