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Blue Mountain Film Festival showcases the best in student documentaries

BOONE—University Documentary Film Services at Appalachian State University will host the 5th Annual Blue Mountain Student Documentary Film Festival April 23 on campus. The film festival runs from 6 to 8 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Parkway Ballroom. Admission is free.

Talk on cultural racism held April 14

BOONE—Dr. Alia Al-Saji will present the lecture “Cultural Racism: Muslim Veiling, Embodiment, and the Meaning of Culture” April 14 at Appalachian State University.

Soledad O’Brien to speak April 1 at Appalachian

BOONE—Award-winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor and producer Soledad O’Brien will speak April 1 at Appalachian State University.

Soccer players invited to participate in the People of the Planet Soccer Tournament

BOONE—The 8th Annual People of the Planet Soccer Tournament will be at Watauga High School turf fields Sunday, April 13. The tournament celebrates diversity at Appalachian State University and in the community. It is part of the university’s annual Diversity Celebration held on campus. Admission is free.

14th Annual Queer Film Series starts March 19

BOONE—The film “deepsouth,” which explores four individuals affected by HIV living in a region of the United States that is often ignored by politicians and the public, will be presented March 19 as the first of three films featured in the 14th Annual Queer Film Series presented at Appalachian State University.

Global Film Series opens March 17 with “Wadjda”

BOONE—A series of films from around the world will be shown beginning March 17 at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Events celebrate Black History Month

BOONE—In celebration of Black History Month, student organizations at Appalachian State University will host programs that challenge thoughts on racism, as well as uplift the black community. The public is invited to all events, which run Feb. 3-26.

Soledad O’Brien talk postponed

Tonight’s Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration lecture at Appalachian State University with Soledad O’Brien is being postponed until later this semester because of weather-related safety concerns for travel this afternoon and evening.

EVENT POSTPONED:Soledad O’Brien to speak Jan. 21 at Appalachian for MLK Commemoration

BOONE—Award-winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor and producer Soledad O’Brien will speak at the 30th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Jan. 21, 2014, at Appalachian State University.