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BREAKING: Everts names new vice chancellor of finance and operations

BREAKING: Everts names new vice chancellor of finance and operations

Jenna Guzman, Reporter May 24, 2022

Chancellor Sheri Everts named Dan Layzell vice chancellor of finance and operations, according to an email from Everts Tuesday. According to the email, Layzell’s role is effective Aug. 15. “He...

BREAKING: Everts appoints Chief Diversity Officer

BREAKING: Everts appoints Chief Diversity Officer

Jenna Guzman, Reporter May 17, 2022

Jamie Parson has been appointed as Chief Diversity Officer, according to an email from Chancellor Sheri Everts Tuesday. According to the email, the decision to appoint Parson came following a national...

App State’s QEP Steering Committee pushes to inform students on climate literacy and response leadership, a movement caused by students’ worry of the future in the current deteriorating climate. Pictured is Boone Fork Trail, on April 20, 2022.

App State picks new Quality Enhancement Plan for 2024-2029

Jenna Guzman, Reporter May 12, 2022

App State’s QEP Steering Committee has chosen a new Quality Enhancement Plan for initiation in Fall 2024 and will carry out through 2029. The selected topic for the QEP is “Climate Literacy and...

Attendees of the DEI Summit make their way through the presentations in the Solarium, April 28, 2022.

App State hosts first annual diversity, equity, inclusion summit

Andrew Rice, Reporter May 7, 2022

App State’s interim Chief Diversity Officer hosted the first annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit April 28.  The summit included a gathering of departments throughout the university explaining...

Best of Boone 2022: Best of App State Campus Life

Best of Boone 2022: Best of App State Campus Life

Best Residence Hall: Thunder Hill By Will Hofmann | Incoming Enterprise Editor Opened in 2020 and named after a popular overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Thunder Hill Residence Hall is home to 587...

The Council of the Boone Starbucks stand in victory stances holding up their aprons April 30, 2022.

Boone location becomes first fully unionized Starbucks in NC

Jenna Guzman, Reporter May 3, 2022

The Boone Starbucks, located on Pride Drive and Blowing Rock Road, became the first legally unionized Starbucks location across North Carolina and South Carolina Saturday. The Starbucks location held...

This day in history: App State faculty member sues university

This day in history: App State faculty member sues university

April 26, 2022

Jenna Guzman curated this story by Lucy Dowdy and Jenelle Autry which The Appalachian originally published April 27, 1989. A five year debate between an ASU faculty member and the university administration...

Sustainable development junior Faye Guarino and biology senior Justice Taylor put up signson Sanford Mall April 22, 2022, in memory of transgender people who have been killed in 2021.

App State students honor trans lives with performance, moment of silence

Andrew Rice, Reporter April 25, 2022

App State students gathered on Sanford Mall Friday for an annual rally in honor of transgender lives lost in the past year. “A lot of people here, especially, think if it's not directly affecting...

‘We would have been homeless’: residents reflect on Boone’s housing

‘We would have been homeless’: residents reflect on Boone’s housing

Megan Pettey, Reporter April 19, 2022

Angel Jackson’s bathroom flooded with sewage while she was giving birth to her first child over a year ago, one of the many problems she encountered while renting an apartment in Boone.  Jackson...

This day in history: University, community members clean up Boone

This day in history: University, community members clean up Boone

April 19, 2022

Jenna Guzman curated this story which The Appalachian originally published April 19, 1977. The city of Boone is now a little bit cleaner thanks to the co-operation of nearly a dozen groups and organizations...

Then to now: What’s happened the past four years

Then to now: What’s happened the past four years

Ethan Hunt, Reporter April 19, 2022

This is a timeline of news events that occurred between 2018 and 2022. Included in the timeline are both local and national events.  2018-  Bill Cosby was sentenced to between three and 10 years...

Shannon Campbell, dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, speaks with Dylan Timoney in Katherine Harper Hall Feb. 2, 2022.

Dean Campbell sits down for fireside chat, discusses leadership plans

Cameron Stuart, Associate News Editor April 14, 2022

Dean of Fine and Applied Arts Shannon Campbell discussed her role at the university, power structures in media, authenticity and inclusivity at a fireside chat Tuesday in Plemmons Student Union. The...

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