When you arrive at the mountain, it can be overwhelming knowing all that is going on in the Boone area. With a bustling campus paired with a thriving downtown, there’s no shortage of events and things to do. Luckily, these twelve social media accounts made it easy to follow and follow the bustling atmosphere of the High Country.
App State (Instagram and Twitter: @appstate)
App State’s official social media is full of scenic photos of the university and the Boone area. Great content, memorable campus photos, and views from the mountains make for a pleasant surprise on your timeline.
App State Campus Activities (Instagram: @appstatecampusactivities)
From poster sales or concerts in Sanford to film screenings at the Schaefer Center, there’s always a wide variety of events dotted around App State. Campus Activities will keep you up to date with all the mountain action, as well as all the new and fun events the university has to offer.
University housing (Instagram: @appstatehousing)
If you live on campus, keeping an eye out for university accommodation is a must. Their Instagram will keep you up to date with all the latest, whether it’s inspection notices, move-in and move-out information, event notices or housing advice. Most halls of residence also have their own Instagram, which can provide important updates and information regarding your own halls of residence.
App State Athletics (Instagram and Twitter: @appstatesports)
App State Athletics social networks cover the many mountain sports. On their Instagram, you’ll find crisp photos of smiling athletes working hard in their element. On the App State Athletics Twitter, you’ll stay up to date with sports schedules, interviews and ticket sales.
The Sports App (Twitter: @TheAppSports)
The Sports app provides extensive coverage of all things athletics in the 828. Student-run and presented from Appalachia, their Twitter will keep you up to date with the latest from football to wrestling to basketball.
App State Police (Twitter: @appstatepolice) and Boone Police (Twitter: @boonepolice)
When you live on or near a college campus, it’s important to be aware of any emergency situations that may arise. From emergencies to traffic accidents and road closures, stay up to date with Campus Police and Boone Police Twitters.
App State Wellness and Prevention Services (Instagram: @appstate_wellness)
It can be easy to forget to prioritize yourself in college. Overwhelmed by deadlines and assignments, we can often neglect our mental and physical health. App State Wellness & Prevention Services’ Instagram features entertaining TikToks focused on student wellness, event updates, and educational posts.
Explore Boone (Instagram and Twitter: @exploreboone)
Explore Boone maintains a long list of the best places in town. Whether you need to find your next spot for a meal, your future destination for an adventure, or are just in the mood to bask in stunning high-quality footage of unique mountain views, Explore Boone has what you need. ‘you need. covered.
APPS (Instagram: @asu_apps)
If there’s an event on campus that all the students are talking about, chances are APPS is behind it. From concerts to film screenings to seasonal campus events, there’s always something happening for students, and the student-run organization entertains climbers year-round. They bring great artists to Boone every year and are responsible for bringing artists such as Doja Cat, John Mayer and Outkast to entertain Legends students.
Downtown Boone (Instagram: @downtownboonenc)
Downtown Boone has something for everyone. Whether it’s a hemp collective, a donut shop, a record store, there’s so much in store for your time spent in the small town of Boone. With small business spotlights and posts showcasing the best of Boone, Downtown Boone’s Instagram will leave you dying to head to King Street.
OASIS, Inc. (Instagram: @oasishighcountry)
Providing crisis lines, educational resources and support, OASIS works to end sexual and domestic violence in neighboring Watauga and Avery counties. The nonprofit maintains an up-to-date Instagram, highlighting its support resources and a link to its website, where its Watauga, Avery and Spanish crisis lines can be accessed.
Black to Boone (Instagram: @blackinboone)
Supporting the citizens of the High Country, Black In Boone’s social activities reflect their purpose: “the action, education and manifestation of a world in which blacks and browns (sic) can prosper in the High Country” . The black-led advocacy group posts notices of meetings and events and educational resources, and in addition to their Instagram, they have a newsletter you can subscribe to.