Watauga’s rural landscape in the foreground, with Appalachian State’s new Beaver College of Health Sciences building, set to open later this year, rising in the distance… 113 more words
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Then a few years ago, I moved to Appalachia, one of the most stereotyped regions in the nation (if not the most stereotyped region in America) and was pleasantly surprised to discover that it’s not entirely filled with… 2,206 more words
Since July, Laura Parker, 30, and her three children, ages 10, 9 and 7, have been living at the Hospitality House, a homeless shelter in Boone. 909 more words
Health Services at Appalachian State University continues to encourage students to get the flu shot as influenza-associated deaths in North Carolina increase.
Appalachian has a total of 18,026 enrolled students as of fall 2014. 509 more words
Here is a link to my final project for Specialized Reporting on how the opioid crisis has affected people living in the High Country, as well as students at Appalachian State University.
A view of Appalachian Mountains taken from the Green Mountain Overlook (elevation 4134 ft.)
The Appalachian Mountains rise up majestically from the foothills, a seemingly endless stretch of land that rises and falls, rises and falls into the distance. 825 more words