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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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Boone town
Apr 3, 2018

When many people think of Appalachian State University, they think of the mountainous regions and the green landscapes. In addition, most people envision Appalachian State University nestled between the mountains.

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Sorority life at Appalachian
Apr 3, 2018

Sorority life on Appalachian State’s campus is very different than on any other college campus.  Appalachian State has 10 active chapters, and, in the near future, we hope to see this number continue to increase.

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The coffee craving
Mar 12, 2018

If you have not already developed a craving for coffee by the time you arrive at Appalachian State, it is likely you will very soon. The fast-paced lifestyle of college encourages indulging yourself with caffeine because you are constantly on the move.

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Places to eat: Macado’s
Mar 12, 2018

Macado’s is a great and affordable restaurant offering a wide range of food including: sandwiches, wings, and other entrees.

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Climb on
Mar 12, 2018

During my time at Appalachian State, I have adopted several hobbies and interests in areas I could have never foreseen before coming to school here. One of my new hobbies tends to come with a terrifying yet exhilarating sensation: rock climbing.

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Networking in college
Mar 12, 2018

Tips on making connections and building an awesome social circle

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5 tips for finals week
Mar 12, 2018

The week all college students dread is finally upon us: finals week! Finals week is the week where all your classes have ended, and you have to learn a whole semester worth of material in 2-3 days before you have to regurgitate it back onto paper in test form.

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How to fight cold and flu season
Mar 12, 2018

Being a college student can be a very stressful time, especially around midterms and finals. With stress, you can become run down and have no time for self care. In turn, this can lead to getting sick and missing class.

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My top 5 favorite things about Boone
Mar 12, 2018

There are countless things about the town of Boone that makes it so great. Like other college towns, Boone is home to many chains and other businesses that appeal to college students. However, Boone has many local businesses unique to the region which give it character and appeal to tourists....

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Best study spots in Boone
Mar 12, 2018

Boone is a great place to live, but we all know during finals season can be tough. One thing that always help me get out of my exam funk is studying in a spot I enjoy being in. Here are some of my favorite study spots both on-campus and around town.

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