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.

Suspect Taken into Custody After Stabbing in Deep Gap

Story by: Jillian Skyes

 

A stabbing took place in the Deep Gap area on Saturday night and a suspect has since been taken into custody. According to the Wautaga County Sheriff’s Office, the stabbing victim escaped and received medical care as well as sought law assistance.

 

Three Members of Migos’ Entourage Arrested in Boone

Story by: Maggie Harper

 

Three men in connection with the musical group “Migos” have been arrested following Thursday night’s concert. Boone Police noticed the smell of marijuana after the Migos performed at Holmes Convocation Center on Appalachian State University’s campus. The Migos’ tour bus was stopped on NC Highway 105 and according to the High Country Press, 420 grams of marijuana, 26 ounces of codeine, and xanax were seized from the tour bus. Three men of the Migos’ entourage have been charged with drug related offenses. It may be a long time before another rapper agrees to play a concert in Boone, NC.