The Appalachian

Gianna Holiday
Gianna (she/her) is a senior journalism major with a minor in political science. This is her third year working with The Appalachian. She has also interned with High Country Press and Radio America. In her free time, she enjoys to read, go to the gym, and be outdoors. After college, she hopes to live in Washington D.C. as an investigative reporter.

Gianna Holiday, Associate News Editor

Oct 22, 2020
North Carolina to remain in Phase 3 as state sees highest peak in COVID-19 cases (Story)
Oct 16, 2020
Students in Thunder Hill residence hall experience maintenance troubles in new dorm (Story)
Oct 13, 2020
Faculty Senate discusses concerns over holidays, spring semester with COVID-19 (Story)
Oct 09, 2020
Tourists in their own town: App State students quarantine in Super 8 hotel (Story)
Oct 05, 2020
Black ambassadors strike due to university response to COVID-19, Black at App State Collective (Story)
Oct 04, 2020
Rivers Street testing site runs out of COVID-19 tests (Story)
Sep 30, 2020
Black Cat Burrito employee tests positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Sep 25, 2020
SGA establishes Task Force with Town of Boone, students get local government experience (Story)
Sep 21, 2020
Faculty and students create phone application, campaign for COVID-19 behavioral accountability (Story)
Sep 05, 2020
Watauga County Schools continue providing meals amid remote learning (Story)
Sep 01, 2020
Gov. Roy Cooper introduces “Phase 2.5,” effective Friday (Story)
Aug 22, 2020
Town hall adopts ‘Mountaineer Committee’ resolution, exposes students to local government (Story)
Aug 21, 2020
Students concerned for Boone social scene, potential COVID-19 risk (Story)
Aug 06, 2020
Gov. Roy Cooper extends Phase Two restrictions until September (Story)
Jul 16, 2020
Boone Town Council votes in favor of student representation in local government (Story)
May 18, 2020
Gov. Cooper says North Carolina could enter Phase Two of COVID-19 reopening Friday (Story)
May 14, 2020
North Carolina senator steps down as intelligence committee chairman amid stock investigation (Story)
May 04, 2020
Gov. Cooper signs bipartisan bill for nearly $1.6 billion in relief (Story)
Apr 28, 2020
1,500 pounds of pet food donated to Watauga Humane Society to offset changes because of COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 24, 2020
Gov. Roy Cooper: schools closed for remainder of year (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
CARES Act leaves App State students in middle ground (Story)
Apr 04, 2020
Courts ordered closed until June 1 due to COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 03, 2020
Faculty salaries put on hold while UNC System focuses on COVID-19 response (Story)
Mar 25, 2020
Boy Scouts of America award Venturing Leadership Award to App State student (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
‘Hardest f—— thing I’ve ever done:’ Food industry in Boone takes hit during pandemic (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
Town of Boone limits operations during COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
App State produces highest number of Fulbright Scholars for fourth time in 10 years (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
Faculty discuss impact of state budget on salaries with local representatives (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
Raises for faculty unlikely without state budget (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
New Faculty Senate committee looks to future of online classes, ensures quality (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Planned Parenthood Generation Action hopes to bring vending machine with condoms, menstrual products to Plemmons Student Union (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
“Let’s Talk” breaks down barriers to counseling (Story)
Dec 07, 2019
App State and Wilkes Community College partner up to create new Career and Technical Education concentration (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
Old Watauga High School property will be home to track and field, softball, tennis (Story)
Nov 10, 2019
National Science Foundation awards biology professor over $600,000 for sea sponge research (Story)
Nov 01, 2019
Local high school seniors GEAR UP for App State admissions program (Story)
Sep 24, 2019
Second Amendment panel discusses gun rights, safety (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
University Forum Committee celebrates women’s suffrage through film and speaker series (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
App State celebrates 120 years of education at Founders Day (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
Traditional Chief Albert Naquin raises climate change awareness (Story)
Feb 24, 2018
Office of Sustainability pushes for more composting (Story)