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The High Country Triple Crown Introduces “The Bonk – 2 Miles Downhill” and Registration for the Annual Running of The Knob

BOONE—The BlueCross and BlueShield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services (IHHS), within the College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University, announces a new component of the Triple Crown Series – “The Bonk.”

Appalachian’s Mountaineers play in zero-waste Kidd Brewer Stadium

BOONE—To help Appalachian State University meet its 90 percent waste diversion rate by 2022, Appalachian Athletics has partnered with the Physical Plant and Office of Sustainability to develop a zero waste stadium plan for the 2014 season.

2014-15 Forum Series focuses on “Justice for All”

BOONE—Leaders of the social justice, civil disobedience and civil rights movements will speak during the 2014-15 Forum Series at Appalachian State University.

Community Music School class registration begins Aug. 13

BOONE—Online registration for the fall semester classes offered through the Community Music School (CMS) at Appalachian State University will run Wednesday, Aug. 13, through Friday, Aug. 22. Late registration will continue for two days to Sunday, Aug. 24, with a $50 late registration fee.

University’s landscapers share talents with community to earn Master Gardener status

BOONE—Eleven members of Appalachian State University’s landscaping crew will soon be certified North Carolina Extension Master Gardeners through classes offered by the Watauga County N.C. Cooperative Extension Service in Boone.

Summer Symposium on Remembering the Holocaust held July 12-18 at Appalachian

BOONE—The 13th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on Remembering the Holocaust will be held July 12-18 at Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union. The event is named for symposium benefactors, Doris Rosen and the late Martin Rosen.

Appalachian Journal’s double issue highlights regional filmmaking, activism and literature

BOONE—Appalachian Journal has released a double issue (Vol. 41, No. 1-2) that includes reflections on Appalachian filmmaking and discussions of literature and Appalachian women’s literacy. It also contains new poems by Robert Morgan, John Thomas York, Gilbert Allen, Mark DeFoe, Emily Hancock, R.M. Kinder, David Holt, Hilda Downer and Rita Quillen. Current events and reviews of recent books and media complete the issue.

Plentiful water lulls consumers and utility managers regarding future water quantity issues

BOONE—Northwest North Carolina is the headwaters for eight major watersheds, supplying water to portions of five southern states. Despite droughts in Western North Carolina’s mountains in 2002 and 2007-08, the region’s water supply seemingly has been endless. That may be why so many water utility managers, elected officials, planners and even the public focus on the area’s supply-side management of water vs. demand-side management.

Memorial Day ceremony held at Appalachian

BOONE—Appalachian State University will host a Memorial Day ceremony and reception Monday, May 26, at 7:30 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial located adjacent to the Dougherty Administration Building.