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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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Monday through Thursday in Boone
Oct 4, 2017

Before I came to App State, I really had no idea about the surrounding Boone area. However, for the past four years, I have been discovering new places to go and things to do. This little mountain town has so much more to offer than I ever thought possible.

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Finding my place at Appalachian
Sep 18, 2017

I ended my freshman year at Appalachian State University feeling a little out of place. Sure, I had made great friends, but I was feeling like a small fish in a gigantic pond who could not find its way. Other than intramurals, I hadn’t gotten involved in anything.

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The first things I noticed at Appalachian
Sep 18, 2017

I was born in Peekskill, New York and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. I have a pretty good mix between northern and southern culture. It becomes most obvious when I make a trip to New York to visit family. The way of life ‘up north’ is different, to simply put it.

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How App's "cool" weather makes it the best school
Sep 18, 2017

Upon coming to Appalachian, I was worried that the winter weather would be a huge adjustment to make, among other things.

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Learning in New York City
Sep 18, 2017

My name is Kehyonah Graves, and I am a criminal justice major. I have a concentration in international studies with a minor in philosophy here at Appalachian State University.

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L.E.A.D.ing by example
Nov 7, 2016

 

The Appalachian family
Nov 7, 2016