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EOT111 Best of 2012 12/11/12

This show took some time to showcase our best segments of the 2012 calendar year!

Grant Buckner spent his spring break in Chicago, working with residents in some of Chicago’s poorest neighborhoods. Here is his report from the March 19th episode.

Liberty in North Korea is an advocacy group that travels the country on behalf of the oppressed people of North Korea. Here is Deondre’s story from March 27th.

The North Carolina State Rocketry team competed in a National competition to get a rocket one mile into the air. Some listeners might remember Nick Savage. Here is the conversation he had with the team from the April 10th episode.

In that period just after the peak of Summer, right before the hush of Fall creeps over campus, you can always count on the farmer’s market opening up for the first time. The first time you see it open, you know the school year has begun. Here’s Gene Zhirnov from August 28th.

Last August, the world lost a great pioneer in Neil Armstrong. Here from the August 28th episode, is Andrew Eichen’s reflection.

Last August, N.C. State tried to break a North Carolina record by donating one thousand, two hundred, and fifty pints of blood in honor of North Carolina state’s one hundred and twenty fifth anniversary. Although the university ultimately fell short of its goal, Jake decided to record the experience of giving blood for the first time.

Listen to episode 111.

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EOT98 Packapalooza 8/21/12

It’s official, summer is over. Back to school. But before we hang up our swim trunks up for the year, let’s take one last look at the Wolfpack’s Summer 2012.

Packapalooza! Probably N.C. State’s biggest party of the year, meant to kick off the school year with a bang! This year was absolutely no exception.

Andrew went out recently in search of how N.C. State students feel about having a Chik-Fil A restaurant right on our campus. Good? Bad? You decide.

Last Friday was N.C. State’s largest blood drive, and Jake, who had never given blood before, decided it was something worth trying.

Caitlin Cauley is a representative of the Wake County Board of Elections, here to dispel some common misconceptions and to enlighten us on our right to vote.

Listen to episode 98.