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Nov 13, 2011

Inside the Belltower

No building evokes the feel of NC State like the Memorial Belltower. Since its completion in 1937, the 115-foot monument to alumni killed in World War I has been the university’s most recognizable symbol and likely the least-explored building on campus. Students, alumni and supporters know it well, but few have been inside the granite belfry. Lately, though, the club of Belltower insiders has grown, thanks to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Tom Stafford. 

Nov 7, 2011

Mannequin Men

PyroMan™ and his superfriends, creations of the NC State College of Textiles' Textile Protection and Comfort Center, test garments for resistance to flames, heat and hazardous materials. 

Oct 9, 2011

Howling Cow a State Fair hit

Howling Cow ice cream, produced at NC State, is one of the most sought-out foods on NC State Fair midway. But it's more than just a fair phenomenon. 

Sep 15, 2011

Students build landscape legacy

NC State landscape architecture students have left their mark on the university campus. 

Sep 14, 2011

Obama visits NC State

The NC State community gave President Obama an enthusiastic Wolfpack welcome at Reynolds Coliseum. Obama discussed his proposals for job creation. 

Sep 8, 2011

NC State honors military, first responders

A desire to honor those lost in combat inspired the construction of NC State’s Memorial Belltower in the 1920s. In that same spirit, the NC State community gathered at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Belltower to honor first responders and soldiers, especially those lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and the wars they sparked. 

Sep 7, 2011

Remembering 9/11

How people learn of good or bad news tends to be etched forever in the minds of each individual, and every generation has a touchstone tragic event that transcends most other memories. The assassination of President John Kennedy. The space shuttle Challenger explosion. The terrorist attacks of 9/11. Each of these events links the masses in answering the commonly asked question: "Where were you?" 

Aug 18, 2011

Living history

As a massive renovation begins at Talley Student Center, meet the longtime university leader for whom the building is named. 

Aug 14, 2011

On the front line

Resident advisors do it all: offer academic advice, build community on campus, mediate conflicts, build campus communities. Meet two NC State RAs. 

Aug 12, 2011

Welcome Back Wolfpack!

NC State is howling with excitement about the arrival of a new Wolfpack freshman class.