“Full Metal Jacket” Actor R. Lee Ermey Dies at 74

Story by: Sabine Rekeibe

 

Actor R. Lee Ermey has died at the age of 74. Ermey was a Golden-Globe nominated actor and is most famous for his role as a tough drill sergeant in Full Metal Jacket. According to Ermey’s manager, the actor died of pneumonia complications.

 

Bear Necessities PAWDcast 4-13-18

Gray (@GraySalterSports) and Mackie (@MackieGallagher) talk about all of the moves the Grizzlies have made during their bye week and preview tomorrow night’s game against the Carolina Energy in Charlotte, NC.¬† You can find everything High Country Grizzlies on the Bear Necessities PAWDcast which is available every Friday on WASUradio.com! Please enjoy!

Take That 4 Data “NBA Playoff Preview” 4-13-18

Its playoff time in the NBA! Listen here for the answers to the most burning questions going into the post-season! James Harden vs LeBron James for the MVP; can the Cavs make it back to the Finals? How about the Rockets? They took the regular season crown, but can they unseat the Warriors in the playoffs? All that and more on this weeks podcast! Listen here!

The Appalachian Nerd Network Presents “Nerdcon”

Story by: Lizzy Miycus

 

Plunkett & Fiddlestone¬†will host an event called “Nerdcon 2018″on Appalachian State University’s campus. Nerdcon 2018 will be on April 28, 2018 and is an all-day event that begins at 10am and ends at 9pm. Nerdcon 2018 will take place inside the Plemmons Student Union on the ASU campus.

Facebook Creator Testifies to Misuse of User Privacy

Story by: Lizzy Miycus

Mark Zuckerberg is under fire after testifying to Facebook’s misuse of user’s information and privacy. Lawmakers grilled a nervous Zuckerberg for hours as thousands of Americans watched online via Facebook and other streaming platforms.

Rick and Morty Trivia Night in Boone

Story by: Lizzy Miycus

 

Local bar Galileo’s will host a Rick and Morty themed trivia game night this Thursday, April 12 at 7:30pm. There will be multiple rounds of Rick and Morty trivia and a special prize for the winner. Galileo’s is located at 1087 W King St in Boone.

Four Toledo Teens Plead Guilty to Murder

Story by: Jillian Skyes

 

Four teens in Toledo, Ohio have plead guilty to killing a man by dropping a sandbag from a highway overpass. These teens will face four year suspended sentences, thirty hours of community service, and have all been placed on probation.