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Flood Watch

A Flood Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for Watauga County effective 1 pm Friday, December 14 until 6 pm Saturday, December 15. This includes Appalachian State University. Excessive rainfall combined with the current snow cover may lead to areas of flooding, especially along creeks and streams. Have multiple ways to receive watch/warning information. Have a plan to move away from rising water. Continue to monitor the National Weather Service or local media for the latest weather forecast.

Posted at 6:17pm on December 13, 2018 via Blackboard Connect.

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Themed Nights at Local Restaurants
Sep 24, 2018

Being a college student on a budget can be hard. Luckily, local Boone restaurants and bars make it easy to save money while enjoying amazing food and brews with friends! Local eateries have made it a point to set aside one day a week for discounted prices on all of the town’s best:

CrossFit in the Boone Community
Sep 11, 2018

The Boone community has a lot to offer in terms of fitness; however, a new trending fitness phenomenon has taken over in areas of the High Country. This phenomenon is a functional fitness program called CrossFit.

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Road Tripping for Football Games
Sep 11, 2018

We are back on track for senior year! As much as I love Appalachian State University (ASU), everything must come to an end at some point. One way I show my love and support for this university is by supporting our football team. In previous years, we have won bowl games and conferences.

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Study Habits to Know in College
Sep 10, 2018

One of the hardest adjustments new students have to make when coming to college is learning how to deal with the workload that comes along with being a college student.

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The Day I Moved into College from a Senior's Perspective
Sep 10, 2018

Here I am: a senior in college and I am facing graduation in a month, yet I remember move-in day like it was yesterday.  I know that even though it was four years ago, it seems impossible that these years went by so fast.

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