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.

Five new members of honorary society to be inducted

Five students will be inducted into the N.C. State chapter of the Society for Collegiate Journalists Feb. 2. The Society, which is the nation's oldest honorary society for collegiate mass communications, according to the Society's handbook, "admits as members only those persons who exemplify the dignity, personal freedom, and initiative that we believe are the hallmarks of excellence in collegiate communications."

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