The Appalachian

UNC System reduces number of hours needed to graduate

Emily Broyles, News Editor

April 27, 2019

The UNC System reduced the number of required credit hours for all undergraduate programs from 128 to 120, which gives App State students an easier route to graduation. The change in credit hours will start Fall 2019. All u...

No Appalcart service on Rivers Street until after 5 p.m. April 28

Moss Brennan, Political Editor

April 27, 2019

AppalCart routes Pop 105 and Green will not provide services on Rivers Street until after 5 p.m. on April 28 due to the High Country Cycling Classic, according to a press release from AppalCart. Riders can access the Green...

RISE Fellows program aims to give leadership opportunities to underrepresented students in Reich College of Education

Jackie Park, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2019

The James Center for Student Success and Advising in Reich College of Education will add a new fellowship program in fall of 2019 for underrepresented students. Remarkable, Innovative Student Scholars is a program created by ...

Way of Council provides diverse cultural perspectives for students

Anna Dollar, News Reporter

April 26, 2019

Way of Council, an event held by the International Education and Development, is a monthly event for domestic and international students to come together to have an intimate conversation about what students have gone through in t...

App State professor returns from research in Antarctica

Olivia Bouzigard, News Reporter

April 25, 2019

Ellen Cowan, professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, boarded a scientific drill ship called the JOIDES Resolution to research the loss of ice sheets in Antarctica. Cowan applied for the Inter...