The Appalachian

Jackie Park
Jackie Park is a senior journalism major from Charlotte, N.C.

Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @jackiempark

Jackie Park, Editor-in-Chief

Jan 15, 2021
University looking to distribute vaccines in the community (Story)
Jan 15, 2021
University community responds to riot on U.S. Capitol (Story/Media)
Dec 22, 2020
First COVID-19 vaccine in Watauga County to be given Wednesday (Story)
Dec 18, 2020
First COVID-19 vaccine doses expected to arrive at AppHealthCare next week (Story)
Dec 08, 2020
Gov. Roy Cooper announces modified stay-at-home order (Story)
Nov 06, 2020
An afternoon of disagreement: Conservative group and Black Lives Matter advocates clash on Sanford Mall (Story)
Nov 03, 2020
BREAKING: Gov. Roy Cooper wins reelection in North Carolina (Story)
Oct 19, 2020
App State announces virtual fall commencement (Story)
Oct 06, 2020
Virginia Foxx runs for eighth congressional term (Story)
Oct 05, 2020
Black ambassadors strike due to university response to COVID-19, Black at App State Collective (Story)
Oct 02, 2020
North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis tests positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
App State announces seven new clusters of COVID-19, 19 new cases associated with football team (Story)
Sep 30, 2020
Black Cat Burrito employee tests positive for COVID-19 (Media)
Sep 29, 2020
App State student dies of COVID-19 complications (Story)
Sep 26, 2020
Black in Boone organizes vigil for Breonna Taylor (Story)
Sep 25, 2020
Faculty Senate members flood inboxes of board of trustees, administration for lack of communication (Story)
Sep 04, 2020
“Sheri, wake up” (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
Faculty senate passes no confidence resolution in Chancellor Sheri Everts’ leadership (Story)
Jul 06, 2020
Black students, alumni write letter of demands to university (Story)
Jun 03, 2020
OPINION: What the march down King Street meant to me (Media)
May 22, 2020
First day of classes Aug. 17, final exams online in new fall 2020 calendar (Media)
May 21, 2020
Universities are making decisions about fall 2020. Here’s what we know. (Story/Media)
May 19, 2020
Two additional App State connections test positive for COVID-19, Watauga County total positive cases now 11 (Story)
May 06, 2020
AppHealthCare confirms ninth COVID-19 case in Watauga County (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
Gov. Roy Cooper says North Carolina could move into phase one of COVID-19 reopening next week (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
Gov. Roy Cooper extends stay-at-home order, announces phased reopening of state (Story)
Apr 08, 2020
Third Ashe County resident, App State student tests positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
App State announces details on prorated dining, housing refunds (Story)
Apr 03, 2020
First Ashe County resident tests positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
SGA candidate profiles: Devin Mullins and Karolyn Martin (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
AppHealthCare confirms additional cases of COVID-19 in Watauga County (Story)
Mar 30, 2020
SGA candidate profiles: Michael Davis and Cameron Hunter (Story)
Mar 27, 2020
Governor Roy Cooper announces statewide ‘stay at home’ order (Story)
Mar 25, 2020
COVID-19 pushes tassel turns virtual for class of 2020 (Story)
Mar 25, 2020
Visitors not allowed at Watauga Medical Center, Cannon Memorial Hospital to prevent spread of COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
North Carolina courts limit operations, won’t try evictions or foreclosures for time being due to COVID-19 concerns (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
Operation changes to Boone businesses (Story)
Mar 16, 2020
Information Technology Services releases guidelines for teleworking during COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 16, 2020
24 SGA senators release statement on App State’s response to COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 15, 2020
Local governments in Watauga County declare states of emergency (Story)
Mar 14, 2020
Governor Roy Cooper announces closure of schools amid COVID-19 pandemic (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
From the Classroom to the Stage (Story)
Mar 03, 2020
Results of Watauga County primary election (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
2020 North Carolina Primary Coverage (Story)
Feb 24, 2020
Watauga County Republican Ballot: Bios and Key Issues for the Candidates (Story)
Feb 19, 2020
Earth Fare’s future closure leaves employees without community, benefits (Story)
Feb 01, 2020
#ApptoIowa makes primaries public for App State students (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
Many students up in smoke after legal age to purchase tobacco increases (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
Board of Elections certifies Watauga County 2019 elections (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Sexual assault reported to have occurred Nov. 1 (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
North Carolina environmental quality secretary visits App State (Story)
Oct 27, 2019
App State will no longer host Black and Gold Convocation (Story)
Oct 25, 2019
University, SGA say Athletics not taking over Quinn (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Lecturer sheds light on algorithms of oppression built into search engines (Media)
Sep 27, 2019
Campus crime beyond the surface: a look at App State’s Clery Log (Story)
Sep 27, 2019
Going green on game day: App State’s Physical Plant and keeping campus clean (Story)
Sep 06, 2019
WRC scholarship recipient brings “Hogwarts” to Boone (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Rape reported at Gardner Hall, police say no ongoing threat to campus (Story)
Aug 23, 2019
Virginia Foxx responds to Planned Parenthood pulling out of Title X funding (Story)
Aug 22, 2019
Voter ID seminars educate Watauga County voters (Story)
Aug 17, 2019
University Housing, ROTC and parents work together on move-in day (Story)
Aug 01, 2019
College of Fine and Applied Arts dean steps down (Story)
Jul 22, 2019
Campus Dining hopes to maintain facilities, employment and coffee at Crossroads and Wired Scholar (Story)
Jul 19, 2019
Watauga County received 10 million opioid pills during 6 year period (Media)
Apr 26, 2019
RISE Fellows program aims to give leadership opportunities to underrepresented students in Reich College of Education (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
App State’s Title IX office wants to provide support and resources to students (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
Faculty salary report shows decline in faculty salaries relative to institutional peers, cost of living (Story)
Mar 29, 2019
Women’s tennis keeps things in perspective, starts 4-0 in Sun Belt (Story)
Mar 26, 2019
University and RISE move forward on West Campus residence hall construction (Story)
Mar 23, 2019
Motivational speaker brings “sorority girls can change the world” message to App State (Story)
Mar 20, 2019
James Center interim director brings new student affairs perspectives (Story)
Mar 12, 2019
The Cottages of Boone experiences “unexpected overuse of water and sewage” (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
Despite uncertainty, Legends is here to stay for foreseeable future (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
Flu cases are down compared to last year at App State (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
University leaders reviewing report for new Conservatory for Biodiversity Education and Research (Story)
Feb 17, 2019
TEAMS provides math and science teachers to “high need” schools (Story)
Feb 15, 2019
Construction starts on West Campus, Duck Pond Field closed off (Story)
Feb 15, 2019
The team behind your favorite team (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
Voter fraud a priority for newly appointed Board of Elections member Stella Anderson (Story)
Feb 09, 2019
Stacy Eggers: Lawyer, Boone native and Board of Visitors member (Story)
Feb 02, 2019
Gov. Cooper appoints App State professor to NC Board of Elections (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
James Center director set to retire at the end of January (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
New director for Public School Partnership branches out (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
New five-member Board of Elections to be implemented after Jan. 31 (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
John Adams named university budget director (Story/Media)
Nov 21, 2018
New Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina aims to be there for community (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
AEPi and Hillel host former KKK member during “Two Days Against Hate” (Story)
Oct 25, 2018
Follow up: How App State has addressed diversity demands (Story)
Oct 17, 2018
Len Hagaman runs for fourth term, aims to decrease substance abuse in Watauga County (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
App State Politics Club hosts debate for NC House candidates (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
Founders Plaza commemorates Dougherty family (Story)
Aug 30, 2018
Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences begins move-in (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
Tiny House provides new LIFE for adults with autism (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
Founders Plaza to replace current App State welcome sign (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
The Women’s Center creates community and offers resources to students (Story)
Mar 23, 2018
Scott Hornoff shares wrongful conviction story (Story)
Mar 23, 2018
Milbourne/Kelly wins 2018 SGA Election (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
App State provides resources for those with eating disorders (Story)
Feb 10, 2018
App State and Watauga High School stay current on active shooter situations (Story)
Jan 25, 2018
Grammy Nominees include App State Alumni (Story)
Dec 10, 2017
Unrest in Ethiopia inspires App State student to return home and give back (Story)
Nov 08, 2017
Young Invincibles hopes to provide a new future for upcoming generation (Story)
Nov 03, 2017
Student Government Association hosts municipal election forum (Story)
Nov 02, 2017
Ray of Ray’s Weather Center forms political platform (Story)
Oct 13, 2017
Ray of Ray’s Weather announces candidacy for N.C. House (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
North Carolina’s opioid epidemic, and responses by DHHS (Story)
Oct 04, 2017
Randall Kenan visits Appalachian as part of Visiting Writers Series (Story)
Oct 04, 2017
Fall colors ahead for Boone area (Story)
Sep 20, 2017
Jeff Jackson addresses Blowing Rock crowd on bipartisanship (Story)
Sep 15, 2017
FIRE upgrades Appalachian to “green-light” status (Story)