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Archive for March, 2004

“Dead Man Walking” Author Speaks April 19 at Appalachian

032404prejean_dl.jpgBOONE–Death-penalty opponent and moratorium supporter Sister Helen Prejean will share her views regarding a moratorium on the death penalty in her talk “Dead Man Walking – The Journey Continues.”

Chamber Music Performed March 31

BOONE–Appalachian State University’s Mariam Cannon Hayes School of Music highlights chamber music for strings as part of the Honors Recital Series Wednesday, March 31, at 6 p.m.

Gerontology Program Attracts Three International Physicians

032304gerontology_dl.jpgBy Elisabeth Korb

BOONE–Three international physicians are participating in the graduate gerontology program at Appalachian State University.

Guitar Fest Held April 1-4 at Appalachian

BOONE–The Ninth Annual Appalachian GuitarFest and Competition will be held April 1-4 at Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music.

Workshops Focus On Eating Disorders, Body Image and Alcohol Consumption

BOONE–The Body Workshops, a week of events addressing issues surrounding food, body and soul, will be held March 29-April 1 at Appalachian State University.

An Evening of Chaotic, Comedic One Acts Presented March 31-April 3

BOONE–Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present “TOTAL PANDEMONIUM!,” a night of one-act plays featuring “The Actor’s Nightmare” by Christopher Durang and “The Real Inspector Hound” by Tom Stoppard, March 31-April 3 in I.G. Greer Studio Theatre.

Double Bassist Performs March 31 at Appalachian

BOONE–With a resume that includes occupations as musician, writer, blackjack dealer and roulette croupier, a recital by double bassist and composer P. Kellach Waddle is sure to be interesting.

Increased Productivity Fuels WNC Region’s Economic Growth

BOONE–Increased productivity, not job growth, continues to fuel Western North Carolina’s economy, according to Todd Cherry, an economist at Appalachian State University and an author of the Western North Carolina Economic Index and Report.

Child Welfare Scholars Prepare to Help N.C. Families

031904childwelfare2_dl.jpgBOONE–In North Carolina, recruiting and retaining professionals who work in child protective services is a major concern.