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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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Apparel Design and Merchandising
Sep 10, 2018

I have always had a love for fashion and a mind for creativity. When it came to picking my major, it was simple: find something I enjoy doing and turning it into my dream major and one day my dream career.

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Gyms of Appalachian
Sep 10, 2018

The first thing that on my checklist after coming to Appalachian State University  was finding a gym I could make my gym home. When I found out that Appalachian had more than one gym,  I was definitely excited!

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Freshman Move-In Day!
Sep 10, 2018

August 17, 2015 was the day I looked forward to for a whole year; I sat in my high school classroom dreaming about what my college dorm room would be like. I can remember constantly texting my college roommate to get ideas of colors, furniture and decorations to bring to make our room the best...

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Deciding Your Major
Sep 10, 2018

Deciding a major can be extremely overwhelming before coming to college. Your acceptance letters arrives, and the next thing you know, you are trying to map out the next four years of your life.

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App State Library
Sep 10, 2018

The library at Appalachian State University is an increible building for studying, designing, creating projects, recording audio and video, renting books and learning about the history of the university. For me, it is the best place to study on campus.

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Alternate Service Experiences at Appalachian
Sep 10, 2018

Appalachian State University puts an emphasis on the importance of students getting involved in their community and making a difference in the place that we live. Students at Appalachian learn about the Boone community through their involvement on campus and even during classes.

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Why Boone weather is something to be excited about
Apr 3, 2018

When I tell people I am a student at Appalachian State, one of the first things they usually say is, “How can you stand the cold weather?” Appalachian State is often associated with cold weather because of our location in the mountains.

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My freshman roommate experience
Apr 3, 2018

Coming to college was scary for multiple reasons: a new town, new friends and a roommate. Coming to college not knowing anyone was scary enough, but imaging living in a room with someone new terrified me.

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Study abroad opportunities
Apr 3, 2018

As many of you may know, Appalachian State offers a wide variety of opportunities to study abroad. Everyone should have the option to broaden their horizons and perspectives and be able to travel when they are young.

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How I met my roommate
Apr 3, 2018

So, you have received your acceptance letter for Appalachian State, now what? You have begun to think of the countless things you need to accomplish from now until you arrive for Welcome Weekend. I’m sure one of your top concerns is going to be who your roommate is going to be.

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