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The Appalachian has been the student-run news group of Appalachian State University since 1934. We have a weekly print publication featuring timeless news for the community and publish breaking news online daily. Students facilitate all parts of the publications, including writing, photography, designing, marketing, and client relations.

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SPECIAL ISSUES/SECTIONS ISSUES

Best of Boone

Inside the Huddle

Our Best of Boone issue describes the highest-rated local business, attractions, and on campus opportunities within the Boone community, as voted on by students in the Appalachian community.

September 7, 2017

Our annual football issue that highlights the upcoming season for our App State Mountaineers! This focus includes an analysis of players, upcoming games, and the overall SunBelt conference.

Orientation Issue May 10, 2018

Our Summer edition that is issued to all incoming students/parents at Appalachian.

Our non-partisan election issues that discusses political parties running for Local, State, and National offices (as applicable).

SECTIONS

In Tune

January 25, 2018

Think Pink Edition October 19, 2017

Our Arts and Entertainment edition that highlights local music and performing arts.

Our Breast Cancer Awareness special section to discuss issues with women’s health and Breast Cancer.

Menu Guide*

Black History Month

Our food guide to local eateries in the High Country. Highlights the best eats in Boone, as well as sustainable food sourcing and vegetarian/vegan options.

Our section to celebrate greatness and accomplishments within the African American community.

February 22, 2018

Diversity Issue March 29, 2018

Our issue to feature the beauty of all types of diversity in our local and global world.

Regular Issue

Special Issue

Special Section

May 3, 2018

Election Issue

November 2, 2017

PRODUCTION CALENDAR September 1 7 14 21 28

December

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November 1 2 9 16 30

February 1 8 15 22

February 1, 2018

ONLINE Earth Day

April 19, 2018

Our completely online issue to celebrate the beauty of our earth and discuss the importance of sustainability.

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May 1 3 10

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NEWSSTAND RATES

NEWSSTAND LOCATIONS

Have your business seen by students, faculty, and staff across campus by purchasing an ad on the front of one of our newstands!

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Bradley Workman Business Manager Jonathan Mauldin Graduate Assistant Olivia Wilkes Adviser

ASU Box 9165 828-262-2157 business@theappalachianonline.com

The Appalachian Media Kit 2017-2018  
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