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Student Media

Student Media exists to provide instruction, guidance, and support to students at Appalachian State University to produce a bi-weekly student newspaper, The Appalachian, the student literary arts magazine, The Peel and any other student-produced publications which students successfully petition the Division of Student Development to create.  In addition, the office is charged with oversight of the production of the annual ASU Telephone Directory.

For more information about Student Media at Appalachian State including advertising rates, student employment opportunities, and resources visit the Student Media Website

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The Appalachian 

The Appalachian, a student-run organization at Appalachian State University, strives to provide fair and accurate news for the campus community; to inform, entertain and create a forum for ideas; to provide an outlet for readers' opinions; to be a champion for student, faculty, staff and community interests; and to remain independent, exercise and ensure its First Amendment rights.  Click here to visit The Appalachian online.
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The PEEL Literature & Arts Review, is the on-campus student-run literary magazine. The Peel is committed to nurturing and celebrating our university's vibrant, active and creative community. We strongly believe that Appalachian students deserve an outlet to showcase their creative expression. The Peel releases an online edition at the end of the fall, while both an online and print edition are released at the end of spring semester. Click here to visit the online edition of the Peel. 


90.5 WASU The App is dedicated to bringing the best alternative rock music to the High Country that we can. Run by 15 student staff members and many volunteer DJ’s, WASU is an award-winning college radio station.  Click here to visit the WASU website and start listening.