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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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Finishing the Semester
Nov 28, 2018

The worst time of the year for college students is always the end of the semester. Your workload is through the roof, finals are right around the corner and stress levels are high. It is important to manage all of this stress in a positive way.

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Registering For Classes
Nov 26, 2018

Registering for classes can be very tricky. The registrar’s office will post the courses in early fall and spring for that upcoming registration period. The more credits you have, the earlier you register. There are time slots allotted per hours that you have completed.

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Appalachian State University is Home
Nov 26, 2018

Choosing the college your going to attend school for the next four years of your life is difficult. You have to think about where you will fit in, location, price, people and the alma mater you will represent forever.

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Utilizing Social Media in Boone
Nov 12, 2018

In the technologically advanced society we live in today with easy access to digital sources of communication, social media is becoming increasingly useful. This is especially the case for the town of Boone, North Carolina!

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Expanding Your Circle
Nov 12, 2018

When I was graduating high school and moving to college in 2015, I was in full crisis mode. Everything about my life was changing so quickly. Leaving my family, pets and hometown was difficult, however, nothing compared to parting from the close friendships I had made during my childhood.

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Top 3 Best Fall Activities in Boone
Nov 6, 2018

There are many different things I love about Boone, but the one thing I love the most is fall in boone. Many people say that fall in boone brings the most perfect weather and, I definitely agree with that.

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Why Appalachian Students Should Hike as Much as Possible
Nov 6, 2018

Appalachian State University is arguably one of the most gorgeous regions of North Carolina. It is nestled within the Blue Ridge Mountains and the surrounding areas are absolutely stunning.

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Clubs. School. Balance.
Nov 5, 2018

When you enter college you have the opportunity to reach a whole new realm of clubs or extracurricular activities. My first year, I found it was hard to learn how to balance it all. I began to treat school like an 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. job, working hard throughout the day to get it all done.

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Best Places to Workout on Campus
Nov 5, 2018

Working out when you come to college is essential to your health as a student. Many students come to college and assume they won’t have the time to workout, or that it will be inconvenient to their schedule.

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Family Weekend
Oct 25, 2018

Family Weekend is one of the most exciting events that occur every fall semester. It is a time when fall weather has begun and football season has taken off! As a college student, I do not get to see my family and friends back home very often.

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