‘The little basement that rocks’
“I want to reach out to people who want to do it but are afraid because it is sort of public speaking,” Nguyen said. “I hesitated my entire first year and didn’t do it because I was scared and insecure with my speaking ability but when you start doing it there are a lot of people there to help you.”
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Trash House provides safe haven for creative students
Last Saturday displayed a pretty common Trash House weekend. The residence was hosting one of its myriad house shows, which featured local bands such as Sorority Boy and Sweet Tooth, and it served as a fundraiser for DREAMers on Grounds. Before the show, residents of the house shared their views about WXTJ and the radio subculture of the University.
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Tuning into ‘The Voice of Bucknell’
“There is a great deal of programming specifically geared toward students. There are things to learn through listening and we have a lot of great DJs that enjoy expressing their tastes in music to listeners,” Station Manager Haven Clark ’18 said.
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Even though KVRX is a student-run station with policies that make it difficult to give any one artist extreme exposure, Burky said an advantage is that DJs must rely on quality music to maintain an audience.
“The artists we’re trying to promote are artists that our DJs truly believe, with all their musical knowledge, are worth promoting and deserve a shot,” Burky said.
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10th Edition Published of Southeast Faculty Member’s Radio Textbook
“It is an honor to be selected by Focal Press to carry forward this pioneering text,” Mims said. “Our objective is to offer students a textbook that is as complete and comprehensive as possible to prepare them for their careers,” Mims said.
The introductory textbook, co-authored with Dr. John Allen Hendricks, chair of Stephen F. Austin State University’s Department of Mass Communication in Nacogdoches, Texas, prepares students for careers in AM/FM and satellite broadcasting, podcasting and Internet radio streaming. The textbook has approximately 150 course adoptions, and its target readership is sophomores and juniors.
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