By: Elena Vegso
Tomorrow is a game day, against South Alabama, and App State will be collecting canned food and non perishables for the Hunger and Health Coalition at the game. According to The Watauga Democrat, collection will begin at 9 a.m. and will be located near the East Gate of Kidd Brewer Stadium. The Hunger and Health Coalition will also be accepting monetary donations to fight food insecurity in the high country. As the holiday season approaches, consider donating to give back to your community.
In state news, the North Carolina Chinese Light Festival returns for its sixth year at Koka Booth amphitheatre in Cary, North Carolina. The event runs for seven weeks from November 19th to January 9th. Every year there are new displays of beautiful larger than life lanterns as well as circus style chinese acrobatic performances. According to ABC 11, the event coordinator describes the event as a celebration of China’s traditional cultural heritage.
In world news, today is the last day of the 26th United Nations COP Climate Summit in Glasgow Scotland. According to The Watauga Democrat, three university leaders attended the conference to represent App State: Chief Sustainability Officer Lee Ball, chair of the Department of Economics, Dave McEvoy, and the associate dean for global and civic engagement in the Walker College of Business, Martin Meznar.
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