Student Blog

Philanthropy in Appalachian Sororities
Oct 3, 2018

When I first moved in at Appalachian State University, I knew I wanted to join Greek Life. I did not know many people at Appalachian and that’s why I went through recruitment. Once I was in recruitment, I learned about all the volunteer opportunities that came with being in a sorority.

Preparing for College
Oct 3, 2018

When I first received my acceptance letter from Appalachian State University I was overwhelmed with so many emotions. I was happy, excited and felt accomplished, but I also felt anxious and very nervous. I have always been a homebody.

Living On or Off Campus
Oct 3, 2018

College is not only the place where you get a higher education to better yourself and have better future, it is where you start making big life decisions by yourself. One of those major decisions will be have to be taken after your freshman year.

Getting involved within your College
Oct 3, 2018

Although there are hundreds of clubs throughout Appalachian State University’s campus that you can join to occupy your time, sometimes it’s hard to find things related to your major that you want to be involved in.

Winter Sports in Boone
Oct 3, 2018

Boone is a wonderful place year-round, but I especially enjoy the late fall and winter months when the cold weather rolls in. While some people dislike the cold and wish to stay inside, I highly recommend getting outside and participating in winter sports such as skiing or snowboarding.

Perks of Being A Student During Football Season
Oct 3, 2018

Football season in the High Country is the highlight of the fall season! The local community continuously supports and backs the Mountaineers. Most individuals participate in tailgating before the Appalachian State University football games.

Professional Career Development
Oct 3, 2018

When most students come to college, choosing the ideal major is daunting. Unlike other campuses, Appalachian State University has plenty to offer when it comes to professional and personal growth.

Homecoming at Appalachian State University
Oct 3, 2018

Homecoming 2018 is fast approaching and you can literally feel the excitement as you walk around campus! Homecoming is a weekend filled with friends, family and returning students; all coming together to celebrate Appalachian State University.

Why You Should Join the Fly Fishing Club
Oct 3, 2018

Appalachian State University has over 400 clubs for students to join. This can be quite intimidating at first, especially when you are at club expo. When I was a first-year student, the first club I joined was the fly fishing club.

Fall in Boone
Sep 27, 2018

Boone is one of the most beautiful places on earth in the fall season! This predominant outdoor community loves to engage in all things fall when the season hits in the High Country.

Picking Out a Great Roommate
Sep 27, 2018

As a first-year student, finding a roommate can often be a stressful process. Everyone wants to live with somebody they will get along with, and many people room with students they already know. Selecting a roommate you are compatible with is important.

Budgeting in College
Sep 27, 2018

Coming to college is a big change in anyone's life; you have to live on your own, cook for yourself and learn how to budget your money.

Favorite Places to Eat
Sep 27, 2018

If anyone knows me, they know how much I love to try new foods and check out local restaurants. As a sentimental senior, I have started to think about all the local spots I am going to miss once I graduate in December.