NC State magazine

NC State magazine


Winter 2016

For decades, NC State students enjoyed across-the-street access to a place where they could bowl a few frames, grab a bite, and even earn a PE credit. But the Alley, formerly Western Lanes, closed in November. The lanes were scuffed and worn, but we loved it. Take a trip down memory lane in the winter issue of NC State magazine.

Other stories:

A gold pocket watch belong to Alexander Holladay, an NC State Barbie, and a row marker from Riddick Stadium. NCSU Libraries has an amazing collection of materials that document the history of NC State. There's even a replica of the Lone Ranger mask that football coach Monte Kiffin wore while riding a white horse at a pep rally in 1980. We asked the archivists to retrieve some of our favortites so we could tell their stories.

Haritha Malladi '12 MS, '15 PHD took a road trip to celebrate earning her doctorate. But it wasn't just any road trip. Malladi, who spent years studying new ways to mix asphalt, saw the sights but also marveled at something most travelers take for granted: The road beneath her feet.

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