WKNC, DJ named among 'best' by 'Indy'

N.C. State's student radio station took dual honors in The Independent Weekly 's annual "Best of the Triangle" reader survey.

WKNC 88.1 was voted best radio station, earning a top slot for the fourth straight year. Sam McGuire, on the air as Bigfatsac, was a finalist for best radio DJ.

Technician receives Silver Crown; Agromeck staffers receive national recognition

N.C. State's daily student newspaper, the Technician, received a Silver Crown, the second highest national award, from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the CSPA convention March 17. "This award indicates that your publication ranks among the best in student journalism," said Edmund Sullivan, executive director of CSPA.

Agromeck yearbook nominated for Pacemaker; included in 'Yearbook Yearbook'

Agromeck 2007 coverThe North Carolina State University yearbook staff has been recognized by Taylor Publishing with an Award of Excellence honoring its yearbook design and coverage. The NCSU yearbook, the Agromeck, is featured in the 2007 Yearbook Yearbook.

WKNC to hold benefit concert Feb. 2

WKNC 88.1 will hold its fourth annual Double Barrel Benefit Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3 at King's Barcade in Raleigh.

Friday night will include performances by Megafaun, The Old Ceremony, The Prayers and Tears of Arthur Digby Sellers and The Mountain Goats. Saturday features music by Future Islands, Tiger Bear Wolf, Annuals and The Nein.

Tickets are available now through wknc.org or kingsbarcade.com. Tickets are $6 in advance or $8 at the door for each night, and all proceeds benefit WKNC. Doors for each show open at 9 p.m.


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