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Archive for January, 2008

Appalachian presents series on capital punishment and wrongful conviction

BOONE—A series of discussions, films and a theatre presentation about the death penalty will be held in February at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s Office of Printing and Publications receives PICA awards

thumbnail_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University’s Office of Printing and Publications has received three awards from the Printing Industries of the Carolinas (PICA).

Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series hosts spring lineup

fryegaillard_t.jpgBOONE—Southern writers fill out the spring schedule for the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University.

Readings begin at 7:30 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Table Rock Room. Admission is free.

Pianist Reynerson performs Feb. 12

Reynerson_t.jpgBOONE—Pianist Rodney Reynerson performs Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

JAZZfest begins Feb. 7 at Appalachian

tajmahaltrio_t_1.jpgBOONE—JAZZfest 2008 runs Feb. 7-23 at Appalachian State University and features performances by The Taj Mahal Trio, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Todd Wright Quartet and musicians from the Monterey Jazz Festival. For more information about the festival, call (828) 262-3032 or visit www.jazzfest.appstate.edu.

Smoking cessation classes begin Feb. 5

The first of a series of smoking cessation classes for faculty, staff and students at Appalachian State University will be offered on campus beginning Feb. 5. Learn more at www.wellness.appstate.edu.

Smokers can quit now with help available at www.quitnownc.org or by calling (800) QUIT-NOW (784-8669).

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Documentary filmmaker Tom Hansell discusses his work Feb. 6

BOONE—Appalshop media artist Tom Hansell will present the artist talk “Slow Voltage:

Connecting Electricity, Appalachia, and You” Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. in Room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons at Appalachian State University.

Flu arrives at Appalachian

thermometer_t.jpgBOONE—Health professionals at Appalachian State University have seen an increase in flu and flu-like symptoms among students in recent days and want to pass along this advice: wash your hands often, cover your mouth when you cough and see a doctor if you experience symptoms associated with the flu.

Community Music School recital held Feb. 3

BOONE—Students in Appalachian State University’s Community Music School will present a recital Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall. Admission is free.