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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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Best hiking spots
Oct 23, 2017

Being in Boone has been the amazing because every weekend I get to go on a new adventure! I have always loved hiking, and would frequently visit many places around Charlotte  such as Stone Mountain.

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Peak season in Boone
Oct 23, 2017

Peak season: when Boone steals the spotlight and takes everyone’s breath away.

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Service learning experience in Nicaragua
Oct 17, 2017

I had the opportunity to be a participant of a service learning experience with the ACT office (Appalachian & the Community Together) this past spring break.

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Football season at App
Oct 17, 2017

Ah, fall. The air is crisp, the temperatures have dropped, and all things pumpkin flavored are being devoured. And with the start of cooler weather comes a Mountaineer fan favorite: football season.

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7 things you need for a Boone winter
Oct 17, 2017

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me how I survived the winters in Boone, I would be one wealthy girl.

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Hug a senior
Oct 17, 2017

Being a senior is an extremely weird and semi overwhelming time. On one hand, you’re really excited to be graduating and getting out into the real world, but also at the same time completely terrified to not be a student anymore.

Creating a LinkedIn profile
Oct 17, 2017

LinkedIn is an incredible resource that every college student should be utilizing while enrolled in university and after graduation.

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My (amazing) experience as a transfer student
Oct 13, 2017

During the summer of 2016, I had just received an associate's degree from my community college where I created many friendships. I then was thrown into a world of uncertainty with no familiar faces when I transferred.

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A further look into Boone restaurants
Oct 13, 2017

I’m going to get real with you about one of the most important things you need to know about Boone and what it has to offer: the food.  A meal can create an entire set of memories, whether you’re out with friends, your family or a significant other.

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Visiting the Blue Ridge Parkway
Oct 13, 2017

Boone is certainly one of North Carolina’s gems. It’s small town feel attracts visitors throughout every season, and it is easy to see why they keep coming back. Boone is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Parkway, which is a part of the Appalachian mountains.

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