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October 30, 2007

Battle of the bands



It's time to rock out loud! Battle of the Bands at North Hagerstown High School will be from 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.

The North High junior class is sponsoring and hosting the event. Funds raised at the event go to the NHHS Class of 2009 to help with field trips, prom and other class programs.

The Battle of the Bands will be at North High, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave, Hagerstown. Admission is $5.




Poet speaks at Hood



FREDERICK, Md. - How individuals can use their voices and skills to promote social justice will be the topic of a lecture by poet, critic and human rights activist, Marjorie Agosn at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Hood College.

Agosn will deliver a lecture entitled "To Mend the World: A Poet's Response to Social Injustices" in Hood's Marx Center.

This lecture is offered as part of Hood's 2007-08 Humanities Colloquium Series, which focuses this year on human rights. The final event of the series will be held Monday, Nov. 5, and will feature a lecture about terrorism and political framing in the Peruvian prison system.

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