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The Humane Society

Adopt, don’t shop! The Watauga Humane Society is located on 312 Paws Way, Boone NC 28607.If you aren’t particularly looking to adopt a pet at the ...

Budgeting in college

As a finance major, one of my top priorities is to be good at managing my money. For some of us, college is the first time we are  living by ours...

Developing the professional collegiate mindset

It has finally hit me, just like it’s going to hit you. This summer, I’ll either be employed and beginning an exciting new chapter of my life, or ...

Staying active at Appalachian

Let me start by saying, staying active is NOT an issue on Appalachian State University’s campus.  With the hills from building to building and ...

Should you get a pet in college?

Being in college gives you a lot of independence that many college students seize as soon as they can. They stay out all night, eat what they want, an...

Tips for living with roommates

Going from living at home to living in a new town with new people can be challenging and difficult at any stage in life. However, upon entering colleg...

What is an RA – and what’s it like living in a dorm?

What is an RA – and what’s it like living in a dorm?

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