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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.

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.

Study Habits Entering 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.

Change brings opportunities
Nov 9, 2017

Change. One word that dives deep and evokes our innermost thoughts and emotions. The idea of change and adjustment can be overwhelming and often consumes us with worry, insecurity and doubt. Before coming to college, I was terrified of change; I had adapted to a life in Charlotte, N.C.

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Advertising club is fresh
Nov 9, 2017

Appalachian State has many clubs that cater to all kinds of people and interests, especially particular majors. As a communication-advertising major with a minor in sales, I became a member of the advertising club my first semester.

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My summer internship
Oct 26, 2017

This summer I had the absolute privilege of interning for the YMCA of Greater Charlotte. As a marketing major, I never really knew what my career would entail. Through my summer internship I realized that the field of marketing is one that I am meant to be in.

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From El Salvador to App State
Oct 26, 2017

El Salvador? Yes, you may have never heard of the country where I was born and raised. We are the smallest country in Latin America. Only 7 million people are lucky to have been born there. El Salvador is located right below Mexico and right next to Costa Rica.

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Top 5 reasons you should go to App
Oct 26, 2017

1.       Location, location, location!

2.       The many opportunities for campus involvement

3.       Small classroom sizes and passionate professors

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Top 4 places to hike on the Parkway
Oct 26, 2017

My favorite thing that Boone has to offer us is the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. A short 15-minute drive down 421 or 321 will take you along the mesmerizing two lane roads full of views, adventures and some of the best hikes you could find on the East Coast.

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Sunrise Grill
Oct 25, 2017

I am a big breakfast person, I love everything about it: the warm, fluffy pancakes, the crunchy, salty hash browns, the sizzle of the bacon. All of it just makes my heart sing with happiness. There is just something so special about breakfast compared to all other meals.

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How Greek life changed my life
Oct 25, 2017

Coming to college, I was unsure of what I wanted to study, what I wanted out of my college experience, and how I would make the most of my time at Appalachian.

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Students, parents and families affected by recent events
Oct 24, 2017

Those affected by recent severe weather are in the Appalachian Community's thoughts. We realize that these events may affect the application process for those impacted, potentially causing a delay in transcripts, application fees and application submission.

 

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Why I prefer living on campus
Oct 23, 2017

Appalachian State provides an awesome opportunity for students living on campus. I transferred in as a junior and lived on campus for my last two years of college. I’m glad I made that decision because it forced me to be more engaged with on-campus activities and to meet more people.

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