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Diverse Identities Finding Space on Campus
Oct 24, 2019

If you are a person who holds a marginalized identity on a campus that has traditionally been predominantly white, it can sometimes take time to find your place when first arriving here.

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How the Office of Disability Resources Can Work For You
Apr 8, 2019

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 4 American adults are currently living with a disability, so it makes sense that Appalachian State University would have an entire office dedicated...

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Helpful Tips for Freshman Year
Apr 8, 2019

I am a freshman here at Appalachian State University and I am going to share a few things with you that have helped me academically this year. I went to a small high school in North Carolina and we never really had much homework so I was a little worried coming to college on what to expect.

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Eating Vegetarian at Appalachian
Mar 25, 2019

Eating vegetarian or vegan is becoming more and more popular. Whether you are eating a plant-based diet for health, environmental, or ethical reasons, I can guarantee there are tons of delicious food options on Appalachian State University’s campus.

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Studying in College
Mar 25, 2019

Studying in college is just like studying in high school, but you might have a heavier course load here. Good studying habits go a long way, especially in your college career because everyone wants to make good grades. So what should you do to study? What techniques help the most?

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Lodging in Boone
Mar 25, 2019

Lodging in Boone, North Carolina, is always a concern for parents when they are planning on visiting for Parents Weekend, Move-In weekend, or a family trip, because Boone is such a small community and many fear the limitation of locations to lodge.

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Is there a Residential Learning Community for ME?
Mar 25, 2019

College can be a tough place to balance work and home life, but something that can really help is having a community of like-minded individuals living and learning with you.

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Fun Things To Do in Boone on the Weekend
Mar 25, 2019

I tend to be super busy during the week, so when the weekend rolls around, I love to explore Boone and what all it has to offer. I have lived in Boone since August 2018, so I have had my fair share of weekends here.

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Date Ideas in Boone
Dec 4, 2018

Boone, North Carolina, is a great place to go on fun outings with your significant other. There are tons of opportunities for dates in and around Boone, and utilizing the outdoors/mountains adds a lot of fun.

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Nail Your Job Interviews
Dec 3, 2018

I have had my share of good and bad interviews throughout my college career. For any job you want, whether it’s on campus, off campus, during the summer or postgraduate, college teaches you a lot about interviewers, even if you do not think so.

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Going to Class at Appalachian
Nov 28, 2018

When I was a first year student at Appalachian State University, the most common thing my parents told me to do was go to class. They repeatedly told me that if I didn’t go to all of my classes, my grades would suffer and I would have no idea what was going on.

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Winter Break in Boone
Nov 28, 2018

The end of the fall semester is by far the most stressful time of the year. With exams, homework and project deadlines getting closer, you will definitely find yourself in the library a large majority of the time.

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Appalachian Panhellenic Hall
Nov 28, 2018

Joining sorority life at Appalachian State University was one of the best decisions I have ever made during my time here as a student.

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