The Appalachian

Move-in weekend increases revenue for local businesses

Anne Buie

August 20, 2012

Boone business owners saw an increase in revenue during the university's move-in weekend.Walmart's manager Tracy Stilwell has been a manager for 13 years. Stilwell said his business does consistently better because of college ...

Interpersonal Violence Task Force created

June 10, 2012

The implementation of an Interpersonal Violence Task Force was announced at Friday's Board of Trustees meeting.The task force will focus on examining the efficiency of the university's harassment prevention programs. The announcement f...

Criminal charges against former athletes will not be pressed

May 18, 2012

Two former Appalachian State University football players will not have criminal charges pressed against them."The District Attorney's Office has finished its review of the allegations involving the above-named individuals and ha...

University releases athletes’ names

May 3, 2012

After months of hearings, three former football players, another student were found responsible and identitfied by the university The university has chosen to release the names of four students recently found responsible for variou...

The year in news

The year in news

May 3, 2012

S-STEM program reapplies for NSF funding after cuts

May 3, 2012

Appalachian State University's Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) program is reapplying for funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) its funding was cut in December 2011. NSF wi...

Seniors to be first graduates from Academy of Science

May 3, 2012

This spring, 23 Undergraduate Academy of Science scholars will be the first from the program to graduate from Appalachian State University. The academy is a program that provides enrolled students with faculty and peer mentoring in...

REI addresses sustainability, mountaintop removal at spring forum

May 3, 2012

Appalachian State University's Renewable Energy Initiative (REI) held its spring forum with Larry Gibson, an anti-mountaintop removal activist, in the Summit Trail Solarium April 26. During the forum, REI members and Gibson ad...

Athletes Accused

March 1, 2012

Athletes AccusedControversy grows as administration reverses suspension for two football players found responsible by a university conduct board Two student athletes found responsible for several sexual misconduct violations saw their suspensions ove...

News – March 30, 2011

March 30, 2011

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