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Oct 8, 2013

Bond Would Fund Street Improvements

The transportation bond on Tuesday's ballot would add two additional roundabouts on the half-mile stretch of NC State's northern boundary. 

Aug 8, 2012

Countdown to Packapalooza

Excitement is building as people across campus prepare for Packapalooza, an all-day festival on Hillsborough Street honoring NC State's 125th anniversary. Be sure to mark your calendars for Saturday, Aug. 18. 

Jul 25, 2012

Packapalooza Packs a Punch

Head out to Hillsborough Street on Aug. 18 for Packapalooza, a street fair celebrating NC State's 125th anniversary. 

Sep 27, 2011

Hillsborough Street Project a Winner

The community partnership behind the Hillsborough Street revitalization project will take home a top award next week from the North Carolina chapter of the American Planning Association. 

Aug 23, 2011

Hotel on Hillsborough Street Planned

NC State has selected a local real estate development team to develop a mixed-use project that includes an upscale hotel on university-owned land across from the Belltower. 

Nov 8, 2010

Hangin’ Around with Zach Galifianakis

From his early days of doing standup to the international spotlight in which he now resides, Zach Galifianakis has always done things his way. So when we had the opportunity to chat with him about his time on campus - including advice for current NC State students - we jumped at the chance. 

Sep 23, 2010

Memory Lane

Saturday's Live it Up! festivities celebrated improvements to Hillsborough Street, an overhaul that has made it easier than ever for students, faculty and staff to become more active in the local community. In honor of the big event, we pored through photos of yesteryear - look back with us to learn more about the history of one of the area's most important thoroughfares. 

Sep 23, 2010

Memory Lane

Take a walk down memory lane - literally - and enjoy the history of the new, improved Hillsborough Street. 

Sep 13, 2010

Live It Up

More than a decade of brainstorming, planning and construction will come to a close Sept. 25 as NC State helps celebrate the dedication of an improved Hillsborough Street corridor that frames the north border of our campus. Activities will begin at 12 p.m., with a marathon run of entertainment options - on four stages - suitable for visitors of all ages. 

Jul 21, 2010

Circle Game

The grand social experiment that is the Hillsborough Street roundabout is open for business. The rules of the road are about as straightforward as the traffic circle itself. But don't panic. We provide a link to a brochure with a helpful map. 

Aug 31, 2009

Roundabout Route

This fall, orange barrels, construction barriers and heavy equipment are delaying traffic on historic Hillsborough Street from the base of the Belltower to the D.H. Hill Library. When the dust settles on the $9.2 million city of Raleigh project in September 2010, project designers hope that traffic on Hillsborough will still be slower – although more free flowing – and safer for pedestrians and drivers alike, following the installation of two new roundabouts. 

Aug 27, 2009

Roundabout Route

This fall, orange barrels, construction barriers and heavy equipment are delaying traffic on historic Hillsborough Street from the base of the Belltower to the D.H. Hill Library.