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Photo of the Week | Welcome Week Edition

  We have a very special Photo of the Week today, chosen from among all the awesome photos our photography staff took at Wolfpack Welcome Week events. Wolfpack Welcome Week is one of our favorite NC State traditions, with an entire week filled with fun activities to welcome students back to campus. This photo, taken… Read more »

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Photo of the Week | July 17-21

  This week’s Photo of the Week comes courtesy of co-Photo Editor Kai Anthony McNeil. In preparation for our spread highlighting the destruction of the historic homes on Maiden Lane, he snapped this amazing shot in the backyard of one of Maiden’s fraternity houses. Kai had this to say about why the composition of this… Read more »

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Photo of the Week | July 3-7

  This week’s Photo of the Week was taken by photographer Sam Feldstein at the Special Olympics Summer Games at Witherspoon Student Center. Photo Editor Kai McNeil had this to say about the photo: ” The power stance of the competitor displayed in the composition of the photo really allows viewers to understand the feat… Read more »

Announcing the 2018 Agromeck Editor in Chief

  Agromeck’s staff is excited to announce our new editor-in-chief for the 2017-2018 edition of NC State’s oldest and most award-winning student publication: Anna Long, a sophomore majoring in communications – public relations, will assume full responsibility for the role in May. Anna was co-editor of her high school yearbook and joined the Agromeck staff… Read more »

Spread of the Deadline | State Fair

  Editor in Chief Amanda Pearlswig said: The second spread of the State Fair package uses a variety of design elements to create a dynamic spread. What makes this spread interesting are the style of photos taken; they show two very different perspectives of the fair. In addition, it also highlights three NC State student… Read more »

Photo of the Week | Jan. 23-27

Photo Editor Bryan Murphy said: “In this photo that senior staff photographer Kaydee Gawlik captured at the Women’s March on Raleigh this week, we can see that the protester has her back to us.  As photojournalists we almost always strive to have the subject’s face in the photo. It helps establish a connection with the… Read more »

Photo of the Week | Election Edition

  This week is a very special Election Day edition of Photo of the Week! Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held a rally Monday night in Reynolds Coliseum, while Republican candidate and real estate developer Donald Trump held a rally in Dorton Arena. Staff photographer Adam Schmidt captured this great… Read more »

Spread of the Deadline | Wolfpack Olympians

Deadline 3 covered all the campus events, national and world news, and amazingly cool people we could fit into 56 pages! Spanning the months of August and September, some of our favorite spreads included our Wolfpack Welcome Week package – that’s multiple spreads covering the same topic – as well as Hopscotch Music Festival, Shack-a-thon,… Read more »

Photo of the Week | DEADLINE EDITION

This week’s Photo of the Week is a special deadline edition. Agromeck Photo Editor Bryan Murphy chose this photo, by staff photographer KayDee Gawlik, out of all the shots included in the spreads submitted this deadline – that’s over 50 pages of event coverage, interviews, student profiles, news reporting, and more! Here’s what Bryan had… Read more »

Photo of the Week | Oct. 3-7

Photo Editor Bryan Murphy said: This photo of First Lady Michelle Obama stands out for two reasons. First, in terms of composition, it is a very symmetrical photo which directs the focus of the photo to the First Lady. And second, the photographer captured a bit of her personality showing through. Capturing expressions and emotions… Read more »

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  • Photo of the Week | Sept. 12-16

    Photo Editor Bryan Murphy said: “Photo correspondent Elizabeth Byers did a great job capturing a moment in this photo.  She demonstrated the classic rule of thirds by capturing three faces in the photo. Elizabeth also filled the frame with the dog and children.  By filling the frame, she is directing the viewer right to the… Read more »

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    Photo of the Week | September 4-9

    Agromeck Photo Editor Bryan Murphy said: “For the NC State football team’s home opener against William and Mary, half of the action took place before the game in the parking lot while students and fans tailgate.  A handful of tailgaters go all out with huge grills, big tents for dancing, and huge speakers to get… Read more »

  • Photo of the Week | August 1-5

    Agromeck Photo Editor Bryan Murphy said: “Academic Adviser for Exploratory Studies Mindy Sopher, is the subject of the Agromeck’s July profile.  For this year’s edition we have decided to use studio lit portraits as the style for all of our profiles.  Using this style allows for complete control over the lighting but also requires the… Read more »

  • Photo of the Week | July 24-30

    Photo Editor Bryan Murphy said: While everyone loves a great action shot at a sporting event, they can be a bit repetitive after a while. A lot of times the more compelling photos are found away from the action and help tell the story in a way everyone can relate to. In this photo,  Frank… Read more »

  • On Assignment | Brian Iezzi

    Today, on the steps of Thompson Hall, writer Eliza Eisenhardt interviewed senior textile/materials science engineering major Brian Iezzi for Agromeck 2017’s March Profile. Brian started a bike share program on the Honors Quad here on campus, and is one of the founding members of NC State Stewards, an organization that has started many sustainability initiatives… Read more »

  • Photo of the Week | April 10-17

    Co-Photo Editors KayDee Gawlik and Bryan Murphy said: Capturing the excitement in Anthony’s face is the main strength of this photo, and focusing on that wonder. Nick was able to shoot the picture at eye level of the subject, allowing the viewer to see through the subject’s point of view. Framing the picture through use… Read more »

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    On Assignment | Joseph McRae

    “I’m not in stores yet, but after this maybe I will be!” -Joseph McRae     Today, on a sunny courtyard on Centennial Campus, Photo Editor Kai McNeil took Joseph McRae’s portrait for Agromeck’s upcoming issue, where he will be featured as our September Profile. McRae, a senior in electrical engineering, showed his latest androgynous apparel… Read more »

  • Photo of the Week | Dec. 1-5

    This portrait of Sophie was taken by the Agromeck Photo Editor, Kai F. McNeil. “After listening in on interview between her and Eliza, and meeting her myself I tried to craft a portrait that would match her soft features, creative and captivating spirit. I used a reflector and natural light to eliminate some of the… Read more »

  • Photo of the Week | April 6-10

    Agromeck Co-Photo Editor, Chris Rupert said: This week’s photo of the week was taken by staff photographer John Joyner. To start off, John did a great job framing this photo. He placed the subject, who is facing right, in the left side of the frame. This gives the subject plenty of room and makes it seem… Read more »

  • Photo of the Week | March 30-April 3

    Agromeck Co-Photo Editor, Chris Rupert said: This week’s photo of the week was taken by Technician photo editor Caide Wooten. This photo shows a side of N.C. State normally unseen to most students. Caide did an outstanding job framing this photo. He broke the traditional rule of thirds by placing the subject in the center of… Read more »