Thousands of people from across the state pour into Raleigh each year for a chance to view some of the most impressive agriculture, taste new and bizarre food combinations, and stand in line to buy a scoop of Howlin’ Cowl ice cream specifically hand-crafted for the North Carolina State Fair. This week’s photo of the week celebrates the NC State students who not only attend the fair, but also play larger roles by volunteering their on behalf of various student organizations. To learn more about how NC State is involved in the execution of the North Carolina State Fair, pre-order your Agromeck here.
Latinx Heritage Month began in full swing Sept. 15 and has shown students the culture and liveliness of Latinx people. To honor that liveliness, this photo illustration was chosen by photo editor Kaydee Gawlik for Agromeck’s photo of the week. “This is kind of a common shot that can very easily be overdone or overused, but it knows what it is. It knows it’s a photo illustration,” said Gawlik. “This particular photo recognizes the many facets and colors that can be found in the history and culture of Latinx Heritage Month and its respective community. When used sparingly, a photo illustration leaves little room for misinterpretation.” To learn more about the…
While Raleigh was left mostly unscathed by Hurricane Florence’s appearance over the weekend, certain parts of the Triangle, such as the Raleigh Rose Garden, was not so fortunate. We decided to feature the outcome of Hurricane Florence as this week’s photo of the week to show how natural disasters can affect the community. “This photo really puts into perspective the scale of hurricane destruction,” said photo editor Kaydee Gawlik. If you or another student you know is struggling as a result of the hurricane, visit the Pack Essentials website for a list of available resources. Click here.
New and returning students admire the skills of performers, such as Annie Cunningham of Rolesville High School, at Packapalooza last Saturday. This week’s photo of the week is an homage to the many performances set up for the day-long event. Packapalooza, the University’s annual street fair, welcomes students and the community to NC State’s campus with food, performances, giveaways and a final performance by Parmalee at the Belltower. To hear more about this year’s event, make sure to grab your copy of the Agromeck here.
After the commotion and chaos of move-in weekend, new and returning students are finally settled into their on campus living spaces. This week’s photo of the week is a throwback to move-in weekend as students’ lives have changed so quickly over the course of a week. This photo, taken by photo editor Kaydee Gawlik, features university employees unloading the tram that helps students and families parking in Reynold’s Coliseum move their luggages to their new homes. To learn more about what happens throughout the year and purchase an agromeck, click here.
This week’s Photo of the Week features a high school student taking part in the Swine Education Unit of VetCAMP, a five-day long summer camp hosted by the Veterinary Professions Advising Center. VetCAMP allows high school students the opportunity to gain experience in veterinary medicine.
The NC State Crafts Center offers students and community members an opportunity to develop new skills in practically any crafty area of their choosing. The mission of the Crafts Center is “to provide hands-on, immersive, life-long learning skills to NC State students, faculty and staff, affiliates, alumni and the general public to support research, enhance critical thinking through creativity, and strengthen personal and professional development.” NC State students can begin registering for the Fall beginning July 9 here. Learn more about the Crafts Center in the upcoming edition of the Agromeck. Purchase your copy here.
This week’s photo of the week features sophomore Dillon Cooper throwing a ball to first base in the Raleigh Regional against Auburn Sunday, June 3 at Doak Field. This game ended resulted in a 15-7 loss and ended our run in the College World Series. To learn more about the results of the baseball season, visit NC State Athletics here.
This week’s photo of week features a character participating in Cosplay Chess at Animazement. Animazement is Raleigh’s annual Japanese animation and culture convention. In cosplay chess, cosplayers are assigned to be a chess piece during an improv game of chess, and are moved around by chessmasters. Photo editor Kaydee Gawlik selected this photo from Animazement because it shows the crossing over of fans and communities, and how individuals in those communities choose to interpret or represent the things that they enjoy.
When our leadership staff traveled to Bald Head Island for our leadership retreat given to us by Balfour, our adviser Martha Collins strongly encouraged Photo Editor Kaydee Gawlik to start experimenting with video for our social media and our website. Gawlik did just that, and created this short clip displaying what really goes on behind the scenes with the Agromeck staff: hard work and a little bit of chaos.