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Information about the WAVE scanner system for students with meal plans

This semester, Campus Dining is introducing a new WAVE scanner system that students can use to easily access All You Care To Eat dining locations.The ...

New Meal Plans

App State switching to a swipe-based meal plan policy for 2022-23 academic year

Starting in the fall semester, App State will transition to a swipe-based meal plan policy for certain campus dining locations....

Cascades Cafe reopens after almost yearlong staff shortage

Cascades Cafe reopens after almost yearlong staff shortage

Cascades Cafe in Plemmons Student Union reopened Monday after being closed since the beginning of the academic year....

As part of Appalachian State University’s Skip the Bag program, a customer deposits a wooden nickel received for choosing to forgo a plastic bag on a purchase from The Market at the University Bookstore. At the end of each semester, Campus Services tallies the wooden nickels that are dropped into canisters for university organizations, such as this one for App State’s Student Veterans Association, and converts them to monetary contributions that are then made to the organizations. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Skip the Bag — take a wooden nickel and shop sustainably at App State

BOONE, N.C. — Mountaineers kept nearly 68,000 plastic bags out of local landfill last semester thanks to Skip the Bag, a student-initiated sustainab...