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Diverse Identities Finding Space on Campus
Apr 8, 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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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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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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