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Annual People of the Planet Soccer Tournament held April 12

BOONE—The 9th Annual People of the Planet Soccer Tournament will be held Sunday, April 12, at the Watauga High School turf fields. The event is a collaboration between Appalachian State University and Watauga High School to celebrate the community’s cultural diversity. The tournament also is part of the annual Diversity Celebration held at Appalachian. Admission is free.

‘Guyland’ author Michael Kimmel lectures at Appalachian April 14

BOONE—Dr. Michael Kimmel will present the lecture “Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men” Tuesday, April 14, at Appalachian State University.

Coffee with a Cop held April 2

BOONE—University Police at Appalachian State University invite students, faculty and staff to meet officers and discuss community issues, build relationships and drink a free cup of coffee during Coffee with a Cop April 2. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Roess Dining Hall.

Economics scholar Deirdre N. McCloskey to speak at Appalachian’s world history and economics conference

BOONE—Dr. Deirdre N. McCloskey will be the keynote speaker at the Appalachian Spring – Tenth Annual Conference in World History and Economics held April 10-11 at Appalachian State University.

Campus emergency siren test conducted April 1

BOONE—Appalachian State University will test its campus-wide siren warning system Wednesday, April 1, at 11:55 a.m. Tests are normally conducted on the first Wednesday of the month. The tone used for the monthly tests is not the same tone used for an actual emergency.

Clarinetist Kevin Streich performs in March 24 recital

BOONE—Kevin Streich, a member of the music faculty at UNC Pembroke, will present a guest recital on the clarinet March 24 at Appalachian State University.

Steely Pan Steel Band performs March 22

BOONE—The Steely Pan Steel Band takes over the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts for a concert Sunday, March 22, at 2 p.m. at Appalachian State University.

Civil rights activist Mary Frances Berry speaks March 23 at Appalachian

BOONE—Dr. Mary Frances Berry will present “Whatever Happened to the Civil Rights Movement?” Monday, March 23, as part of the 2014-15 Forum Series at Appalachian State University. The series theme is “The Civil Rights Act After 50 Years: Is There Justice for All Now?”

Celebration of the humanities held April 10 at Appalachian

BOONE—The College of Arts and Sciences Humanities Council at Appalachian State University will host a “Celebration of the Humanities at Appalachian State: Past, Present, and Future” April 10.