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Lockers at college radio station KUCI. Photo: J. Waits

College Radio Watch: Metal Donut, College Radio Drive-In, Saving College Radio Artifacts, and More News

I’m in the midst of my fall travels, having just returned from a trip to Arkansas for the Grassroots Radio Conference (GRC). Along the way, I squeezed in several college radio station visits, including trips to KXUA-FM at University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, KUOZ-LP at University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, and Hendrix College’s class […]

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Radio announcer sign at college radio station KEPC. Photo: J. Waits

College Radio Watch: College Radio Goes to School, College Radio Grant and More News

On this week’s Radio Survivor podcast, I delved into a couple of FM college radio stations, KBPK at Fullerton College and KEPC at Pikes Peak Community College, that are extensions of academic departments. Additionally, I wrote up another radio station tour (WCAS Radio, which is my 114th!) that also fits into that category, as WCAS […]

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WCAS Radio flyer at the MSU Denver college radio station. Photo: J. Waits

Radio Station Visit #114 – WCAS at Metropolitan State University of Denver

Back in July, I had the good fortune of seeing two radio stations at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. I’ve previously written about my trip to visit the student-run Met Radio and now I turn my attention to WCAS Radio. Run by the Communication Arts and Sciences Department, online-only WCAS (the CAS stands for […]

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Steve Keene painting at KEXP

College Radio Watch: Station Tours Non-Stop, WETN for Sale?, Steve Keene’s WTJU Paintings and More College Radio News

I’ve got college radio station tours on my mind, as I’m in the midst of planning several visits as well as am attempting to catch up on my back log of tour write-ups (I’ve got two more in the queue). This week I posted two tours, including visits to Fullerton College radio station KBPK and […]

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KEPC sign at the college radio station. Photo: J. Waits

Radio Station Visit #113 – KEPC at Pikes Peak Community College

On July 13, after visiting college radio station The SOCC at Colorado College, I headed to nearby Pikes Peak Community College (also in Colorado Springs) to see KEPC 89.7 FM. Similar to my most recent tour of KBPK, the station is a student-operated learning lab for the school’s Radio and Television program. Station Manager Sharon […]

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Entrance to college radio station KBPK. Photo: J. Waits

Radio Station Visit #112 – Fullerton College Radio Station KBPK

During my quick jaunt to Orange County this summer, I also stopped by college radio station KBPK-FM at Fullerton College in Fullerton, California. Although the station’s 90.1 FM class D license is held by the Buena Park School District, it is operated by Fullerton College, serving as a training facility for students in the Communications […]

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Metal LPs at college radio station KUCI. Photo: J. Waits

College Radio Watch: Marconi Award for WSOU, Bronco Radio’s Music Fest, Touring KUCI and More News

At last night’s NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner and Show, Seton Hall University’s college radio station WSOU was named the 2016 Non-Commercial Station of the Year. The metal-oriented college radio station was up against public radio station KPCW-FM (Park City, UT), high school radio station WSDP-FM at Salem High School (Canton, MI) and fellow college […]

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Radio Station Visit #111 – KUCI at University of California, Irvine

Although I had visited college radio station KUCI 88.9FM at University of California, Irvine (UCI) several times already for University of California Radio Network (UCRN) conferences, it wasn’t until this summer that I did an in-depth tour with KUCI General Manager Kevin Stockdale. Since my daughter’s summer break had just begun, we decided to do […]

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