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Archive for September, 2004

Guitar Concert Features Douglas James

BOONE—The Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music invites music lovers to a special guitar concert with Douglas James Monday, Sept 27, at 8 p.m., in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall.

Films on Gay/Lesbian/Transgender Issues Shown on Campus

BOONE–The Fifth Annual Queer Film Series at Appalachian State University begins Monday, Sept. 27, with “Business of Fancydancing,” based on Sherman Alexie’s poetry of the same name.

Novelist Robert Inman

092104inman_dl.jpgPlaywright and novelist Robert Inman chats with Suzanne Mullis, an Appalachian State University junior majoring in creative writing.

Rising Health Care Costs Are Everyone’s Responsibility, Says Health Insurance CEO

By Jane Nicholson

092104ceoO_dl.jpgBOONE–If you’re fed up with the rising costs of health care, first look at what you’re doing to contribute to the problem.

Appalachian State University Foundation Raises $9.3 Million

BOONE—Appalachian State University Foundation had a record year in terms of gifts made to the university during the 2003-04 fiscal year.

Modern Use of Draft Horses in Logging and Restorative Forestry Demonstrated

092004forestry_dl.jpgBOONE–A restorative forestry lecture and demonstration will be held Friday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Springhouse Farm in Valle Crucis.

Region’s Residents Can Harness Wind Power on their Property

092004wind_dl.jpgBOONE–New wind energy maps for Western North Carolina show that all 24 western counties have good wind resources for producing electricity, according to the N.C. Small Wind Initiative (NCSWI), a new public service program sponsored by Appalachian State University’s Department of Technology, U.S. Department of Energy and the NC State Energy Office.

Steely Pan Steel Band Performs Oct. 8

BOONE–The Steely Pan Steel Band at Appalachian State University plays the music of Trinidad and Tobago on Friday, Oct. 8, at 8 p.m. in Farthing Auditorium. Admission is $8 for the general public and $5 for students.

Fall Break Adventure Program Held Oct. 21-22 at Camp Broadstone

BOONE–Appalachian State University’s Camp Broadstone is celebrating 30 years of adventure programming in Watauga County.