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Maria Döring ends historic cycling career on high note with National Championship win
November 29, 2022

After growing up in Germany, Döring moved to the United States to pursue collegiate cycling

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Trial and error
November 23, 2022

Avery County courthouse serves as classroom for group of Lees-McRae Criminal Justice students getting hands-on experience with mock trial exercise

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In the Mountains: Cherokee culture has rich history and strong influence in Southern Appalachia
November 21, 2022

As the Native people of Western North Carolina, Cherokee communities are an integral part of Appalachian culture

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All in gourd fun
November 17, 2022

Communication Arts and Design students try their hand at the gourd craft tradition

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Veterans Day Ceremony at Lees-McRae offers support and recognition to United States veterans
November 15, 2022

The intimate event featured remarks from online student Jeffrey Thompson

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The Teton Gravity Research ski and snowboard film comes to Lees-McRae for fourth year as part of High Country Adventure Film and Speaker Series
November 14, 2022

This year’s film, “Magic Hour,” will be screened at Beech Mountain Resort

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