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Diverse Identities Finding Space on Campus
Oct 24, 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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3 ways to be a good roommate
Mar 7, 2018

No two roommates will ever be the same, and often in college the biggest hassle is dealing with roommates. I have found in my college experience that the best practice with roomates is to lead by example and treat your roomates the way you want to be treated.

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My journey of becoming a college dog mom
Mar 7, 2018

“Do you know how much dogs cost? How are you gonna pay for that? Do you know how much attention dogs need?“ These are just some of the many questions along with confused looks I got when I was adopting my dog.

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Avoiding pre-test stress
Mar 7, 2018

It is about that time of the year again; everyone is settled into their class schedules, the workload has begun to pick up and the first round of exams is right around the corner.

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Reaching my dream at App State
Mar 7, 2018

Ever since move-in day freshman year, I have been welcomed by Appalachian State with open arms. Aside from the beautiful views and adventurous atmosphere, the Appalachian faculty and staff has been more than helpful with every aspect of my educational career.

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History department at Appalachian
Mar 7, 2018

As a history education major at Appalachian State, I spend a lot of time in the history department located in Belk Hall. The department is full of extremely qualified and knowledgeable professors who instruct a variety of courses Appalachian offers.

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Working out on campus
Feb 22, 2018

Coming to college, it is really difficult to find a balance where you can maintain a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, Food Services offers many balanced meal options in all of the dining halls on campus.

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It's OK to not know
Feb 22, 2018

“What do you want to do after graduating?”: the daunting question college students are asked on a regular basis. We often are under the impression that we need to have it all together; however, it is okay to not know what your plans are going to be post graduation.

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The importance of attending Club Expo
Feb 22, 2018

College serves as a time where students are able to explore new passions; it is the time for students to expand their comfort zones and develop skills that will contribute to their success after graduation.

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Three apps every college student needs
Feb 22, 2018

College students need a lot of things; arguably, one of the most important items is our phones. I once read that the technology on our phones currently is so good that one modern phone would have been able to launch the first NASA rocket to the moon and back.

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The Humane Society
Feb 8, 2018

Adopt, don’t shop! The Watauga Humane Society is located on 312 Paws Way, Boone NC 28607.

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