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Archive for March, 2003

Professors Encourage Students to First Get Facts, Then Form Opinions About War

wat.jpgBOONE–As a teacher, Jay Wentworth doesn’t care if students march for or against the war in Iraq.

Department of Theatre and Dance Presents “The Laramie Project”

larmie.jpgBOONE– The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance will present “The Laramie Project” April 9-14 in Valborg Theatre.

Trombone, Trumpet Duo Perform April 2

BOONE–Trombonist Harold McKinney and trumpeter Bill Jones will perform Wednesday, April 2, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University.

Youth Wind Ensemble Performs March 29

BOONE–The Appalachian Youth Wind Ensemble directed by Scott C. Tobias will present a free concert on Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s Spring Open House is April 12

BOONE–Wondering just how much stuff you can fit into a dorm room? Learn about academic and social life at a university and life in a residence hall during Spring Open House on Saturday, April 12, at Appalachian State University.

April Fool’s Recital Features Musical Pranks and Mischief

032503recital_dl.jpgBOONE–The Hayes School of Music and the Faculty Recital Series at Appalachian State University present a musical tour de farce during ‘

“Appalachian Perspective”: Glacier Expert Says Earth is Warming

BOONE–Renowned scientist Dr. Lonnie Thompson says on “Appalachian Perspective” that glaciers in the tropical mountains of South America and Africa are melting faster than ever in their history and should be considered “the canaries in a coal mine” regarding global warming.

Professor Uses Kitchen Chemistry to Teach Scientific Principles

032403chemistry_dl.jpgBy Jane Nicholson

BOONE–The breakfast table is Sandy Eagle’s chemistry lab.

“Nickel and Dimed” Selected for Summer Reading Program at Appalachian

032403nickelanddimed_dl.jpgBOONE–The book “Nickel and Dimed” by Barbara Ehrenreich has been selected for Appalachian State University’s 2003 summer reading program.