The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Leon Levine Health Sciences building took place Friday, ushering in a new chapter for the Beaver College of Health Sciences. The 203,000-square-foot building is the largest academic building on App State’s campus. It features lecture halls to house the 2,330 students attending classes there this semester, as well as fully
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On Thursday night the Student Government Association Rules Committee voted insufficient on the director of marketing cabinet appointee Christian Adams, junior advertising major. Greg Steckbeck, sophomore management major and ranking senator on the rules committee, said this was the first time in four years that a cabinet appointee was not ruled sufficient in the rules committee.
Florence ripped through Boone Saturday afternoon through Monday morning leaving behind wet roads and overflowing rivers. Boone received a total of 6.07 inches of rain as of 2 p.m. Monday according to NOAA. App State police and App State’s emergency management team were on call 24/7 to deal with problems that arose for students, faculty
Vaping products should be treated as an over-the-counter drug, which would group them with products like nicotine gums, lozenges and patches. App State regulation and North Carolina law consider e-cigarettes tobacco products because they contain nicotine. “Zero nicotine” products still contain nicotine, according to tests run by Dr. Ilona Jaspers, a toxicologist at the UNC
From an interim director to new halftime shows featuring music from Queen and “West Side Story,” this year is looking different for the Marching Mountaineers as they head into their first performance of the season. Since the departure of Kevin Richardson, App State’s former marching band director, the university has been searching for a new
App State canceled all classes and academic obligations through Tuesday. “Confidence is growing for the Boone area to experience significant potential impact from Hurricane Florence, and the safety of students, faculty and staff traveling to campus is paramount,” according to a post published by App State Alert on Friday at 10:15 p.m. The Quinn Center will
The App State vs. Southern Miss football game will not be played as scheduled Saturday. The home opener for the Mountaineers was scheduled for 3:30 p.m., but will not be played in Boone due to growing concerns surrounding Hurricane Florence. App State Athletics announced the decision Wednesday afternoon. In the official release, App State Athletics
This story will be updated as more information comes in. Sept. 12, 11:28 p.m. Hurricane Florence is now a Category 2 storm, according to the National Hurricane Center. The center still predicts flash flooding and significant river flooding in the southern and central Appalachians for the rest of the week into the beginning of next
In February, 25 students and faculty members associated with United Students Against Sweatshops walked a letter to Chancellor Sheri Everts’ office. Now, a living-wage clothing brand, Alta Gracia, is now available in the University Bookstore after collaboration between USAS and the Office of Sustainability. Alta Gracia is a clothing brand formed in the Dominican Republic
Last night in an email addressed to students, faculty and staff, a message was sent from university administration about the confirmed diagnosis of a case of meningococcemia, a bloodstream infection that can also cause meningitis. The infected student lives off campus and is already receiving treatment, according to the email sent by Dr. Taylor Rushing,