The N.C. Press Association recently tapped Carolina Journal for three awards — including first-place honors for election/political reporting and editorials. Rick Henderson discusses the honors during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Becki Gray analyzes the field of candidates for 2018 N.C. legislative elections. Heritage Foundation research fellow (and John Locke Foundation alumnus) Daren Bakst spells out problems with the federal farm bill.

Jenna Robinson of the Martin Center for Academic Renewal explores the 30-year anniversary of the Bennett hypothesis involving the link between federal student aid and rising college tuition. Speaking of higher education, you’ll hear UNC President Margaret Spellings explain the university system’s recent rebranding campaign.