High School Radio Day set for April 22
Wednesday, April 22 marks the 4th annual High School Radio Day. Inspired by College Radio Day, the event is a celebration of high school radio. So far, 69 stations have signed up to participate in the day (see a list here). On the High School Radio Day website, stations can register for the event, get information about a few high school school radio discussion groups, as well as learn about a new high school radio app.
Albright College’s WXAC Radio Celebrates 50 Years On Air
Albright College’s student-run radio station, WXAC 91.3 FM, will mark its 50th anniversary on Saturday, April 18, with a birthday bash bringing together former and current station members.
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WFIT celebrates major milestone: 40 years in radio
Forty years ago from the basement of a dorm room at Roberts Hall at Florida Tech, a radio station was born. Then WFIT-FM (91.5), the student-run station focused on campus happenings, informing and entertaining. And, of course, music bellowed out over the airwaves. In those formative years, the radio play was a mix of the Psychedelic Furs, Cyndi Lauper, the Bangles, and Jimmy Buffet.
Read more from Florida Today.
WKNC creates award-winning music visualizer
A group of WKNC students placed second in NC State Libraries’ inaugural Code+Art Student Visualization Contest. Sponsored by Christie Digital systems, the competition called for students to create large-scale, data-driven “generative artwork” for display on the twenty-foot wide Art Wall and iPearl Immersion Theater at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on Centennial Campus.
Weber State celebrates KWCR’s 50th anniversary
“KWCR has been broadcasting in FM for 50 years. That is pretty impressive, considering it’s run by students. So we thought that was monumental and something to be proud of,” said KWCR general manager Juan “JP” Orquiz.
Read more from The Signpost.