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UPDATE: Weather Forces Changes to Appalachian State University’s Friday Homecoming Schedule

Published Friday, October 10, 2014 at 3:37 pm

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By Madison Fisler Lewis

Update: The schedule of homecoming events for Friday, Oct. 10, has been changed due to the weather forecast. The Lip Sync finals and pep rally will be moved to their rain location inside the Holmes Convocation… Continue reading

The 2014 Spring Visiting Writers Series at ASU Kicks Off with Poet, Editor and Publisher Gina Myers on March 20

Published Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 1:48 pm
The annual Spring Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series will kick off on Thursday, March 20 at 7 p.m. with Gina Myers: poet, editor and publisher. Gina Myers will present at 7:30 p.m. at the Table Rock Room located in the Plemmons Student Union at Appalachian State University. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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Appalachian State University’s 11th Annual ACT Dance Marathon Kicks off Saturday, Feb. 22 at 10 a.m.

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 3:27 pm
Get ready to dance your fund-raising APPS off! On Saturday, Feb. 22, Appalachian State University's Appalachian and the Community Together (ACT) will host Dance Marathon 2014! Dance Marathon is an annual event that raises funds for worthy organizations. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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The Sun Belt Conference Adds Appalachian State University Men’s Soccer for 2014 Athletic Season

Published Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 9:36 am
Appalachian State Univesrity men's soccer, which was originally slated to remain in the Southern Conference as an associate member, will instead participate with 17 other Appalachian State sports in the Sun Belt Conference beginning in 2014. The Sun Belt announced on Tuesday that it is reintroducing men's soccer as a league-sponsored sport after a 19-year hiatus.Read more...
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Appalachian State University Professor’s Book Details History of Cybercrime and Provides Case Studies

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 11:25 am
Cybercrime, criminal activity conducted over a computer network or the Internet, has grown in frequency and sophistication since the 1950s when a group of college students began breaching computers to steal information. While their original intent seemingly was benign, a range of theft using computer technology soon followed. Read more...
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ASU’s Michael R. Patricelli Craft Enrichment Program Offers Affordable Craft Instruction This Spring

Published Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 12:32 pm
For many High Country residents, the Michael R. Patricelli Craft Enrichment Program offered each year at Appalachian State University is a welcome outlet for creativity and a great way to learn a new craft or hobby. This year, classes will be offered in glass fusing and slumping, digital photography, weaving, welding and metalworking, stained glass, lampwork and beadmaking, jewelry, wood bowl-turning, fiber spinning, sewing, painting, basket making and pottery. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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Appalachian Roller Girls v Apocolypstix of Atlanta Roller Girls May 4, 2013 at the Holmes Center in Boone

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 9:16 am
April 24, 2013. Have you ever been to a roller derby game? Actually, the games are called bouts and if you haven't you are missing out on a very entertaining and intense sport! The atmosphere is fun and family friendly and kids 12 and under receive free addmission. You can always find a facepainter, poster station and activities during the half time show for the kids. Read more...
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News From Appalachian: Take the Graduation Pledge for Social and Environmental Responsibility

Published Friday, April 19, 2013 at 5:23 pm
April 19, 2013. Students are encouraged to take the Appalachian State University Graduation Pledge to commit to social and environmental responsibility in any future job or career. Since 2010, approximately 363 Appalachian students have taken the pledge which asks students to make certain promises. Read more...
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Appalachian Rollergirls to Host ‘Be Your Own Superhero’ Dance Party Fundraiser Saturday, March 23

Published Friday, March 22, 2013 at 2:17 pm
March 20, 2013. The Appalachian Rollergirls, the local women's roller derby team, is hosting a "Be Your Own Superhero" dance party fundraiser on March 23. The event will be raising money for the Appalachian Rollergirls to rent a van to transport the team to compete against the Vette City Vixens in Kentucky at the Vette City Rollerderby being held on April 6 in Bowling Green, Ky. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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LGBT Center at Appalachian State Presents a Reading of ‘8’ on March 26 in the Parkway Ballroom

Published Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 12:26 pm
March 20, 2013. The LGBT Center at Appalachian State University will present a reading of Dustin Lance Black’s new play “8” on Tuesday, March 26. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Parkway Ballroom. Admission is free. Read more...
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Fourth Annual Black Saturday 5k Race is Back at ASU

Published Monday, October 29, 2012 at 2:17 pm
Oct. 29, 2012. The Appalachian State University's Recreation Management program is hosting its fourth annual Black Saturday 5k on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 from 8 a.m. to raise money for its academic scholarship fund. The race starts and ends at the Holmes Convocation Center, leading participants through the heart of Appalachian State's beautiful campus. Read more…
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New Shop on Howard Street Yosefa AntiquiTEA May Be Just Your Cup of Tea; Opened for Business Oct. 5

Published Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 1:42 pm
Oct. 25, 2012. With its color splashed walls, peaceful, meditative atmosphere, and eclectic decor, Yosefa AntiquiTEA tea shop on Howard Street adds a little bit of culture to this college town. Read more…
BY MADISON FISLER
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Recital Honors the Late H. Max Smith

Published Friday, September 28, 2012 at 12:40 pm
Sept. 28, 2012. A faculty recital honoring the late H. Max Smith will be held Oct. 16 at Appalachian State University. Smith was an organist and retired faculty member from the Hayes School of Music. Read more...
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‘A Little Magic in the Air’ as ASU, Red Cross Set New Blood Collection State Record at Homecoming Blood Drive

Published Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 10:40 am
Sept. 27, 2012. Update: The sixth annual Appalachian State University Homecoming Blood Drive happened yesterday. The American Red Cross and ASU set new records at the blood drive, collecting 1,315 pints of blood. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Physical Education Program for Home-Schooled Children Offered at Appalachian for 2012-13 Academic Year

Published Friday, September 14, 2012 at 11:10 am
Sept. 14, 2012. The Physical Education Program at Appalachian State University is offering its Home School Physical Education Program for the 2012-13 academic year. Classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 1:50 p.m. at Varsity Gym on campus. Read more...
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Five-time Grammy-winning Musician Victor Wooten (Béla Fleck and the Flecktones) at Legends at App State

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 1:18 pm
Sept. 5, 2012. Five-time Grammy-winning musician Victor Wooten will bring his captivating band to Legends at Appalachian State University on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12. The show is 18 and up. Wooten comments, “There’s something for everyone – music and messages for every age." Read more...
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Appalachian’s Catherine J. Smith Gallery Presents Events with Art Index CEO Joy Glidden Sept. 12

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 12:23 pm
Sept. 5, 2012. Catherine J. Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University will present a series of events with Joy Glidden, CEO of Art Index Inc., on Wednesday, Sept. 12. Glidden’s visit to campus will include a film screening of the PBS series “Art Index TV,” followed by a question and answer session and public lecture with the arts entrepreneur. Read more...
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Applications Now Accepted for Alpha Gamma Scholarship

Published Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 3:16 pm
Aug. 30, 2012. The Alpha Gamma Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International will award two scholarships to students majoring in teacher education. One scholarship will be awarded to a student at Appalachian State University and one will be awarded to a student at Lees-McRae College. Read more...
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BIG Sale Raises $21,690.62 for Local Organizations

Published Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 2:06 pm
Aug. 21, 2012. The 12th annual BIG Sale at Appalachian State University diverted 72 tons of material from the landfill and raised $21,690.62 for local organizations through the sale of used goods Saturday, Aug. 18. The proceeds of Saturday’s sale will benefit two local organizations: The Children’s Playhouse and a partnership between Hospitality House and NC AIRE that provides energy efficiency mini-grants. Read more...
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Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series Begins Sept. 6 with Novella Carpenter, Author of ‘Farm City’

Published Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 1:45 pm
Aug. 21, 2012. A look at urban farming opens the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University for fall 2012. Novella Carpenter, author of “Farm City,” will speak on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Blue Ridge Ballroom. Carpenter’s book chronicles her efforts to live off the land on the fringes of an urban ghetto in Oakland, Calif. Read more...
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Mountaineers Kick Off 2012 Football Season With Annual Fan Fest Tomorrow, Featuring Band NeedToBreathe

Published Friday, August 17, 2012 at 2:05 pm

By Greg Hince

Photo courtesy of ASU Athletics

Aug. 17, 2012. Appalachian State will hold its annual football Fan Fest tomorrow, Saturday Aug. 18 at Kidd Brewer Stadium. The event, sponsored by Carolina West Wireless, will feature southern rock… Continue reading

Performance From Southern Rock Band NeedToBreathe Headlines Annual ASU Football Fan Fest August 18

Published Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 12:24 pm

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July 18, 2012. Appalachian State University athletics announced on Tuesday that Southern rock band NeedToBreathe will headline Appalachian football’s annual Fan Fest, presented by Carolina West Wireless on Saturday, Aug. 18 at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

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Beloved Appalachian Professor Passes Away After Long Battle With Cancer; Service To Be Held Saturday June 9

Published Friday, June 1, 2012 at 10:54 pm
May 30, 2012. Monica Pombo, faculty member in the Communication Department at Appalachian State University, passed away Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. Read more...
BY GREG HINCE
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