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KTRU Supporters Make Another Appeal to the FCC to Save College Radio at Rice University

KTRU Supporters Make Another Appeal to the FCC to Save College Radio at Rice University

With the FCC’s 30-day comment window now closed, the decision on whether or not to grant University of Houston its request to purchase Rice University’s student radio station KTRU is in the hands of the FCC. The group Friends of KTRU submitted an extensive “Petition to Deny” to the FCC on December 7, outlining all […]

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Letter Writing Campaign to Protest Sale of KTRU Begins while New Details about Secret Dealings Emerge

Letter Writing Campaign to Protest Sale of KTRU Begins while New Details about Secret Dealings Emerge

As we reported earlier this month, paperwork has been submitted to the FCC in reference to the sale of Rice University radio station KTRU to University of Houston. Fans of the student radio station have expressed concern and outrage ever since rumors of the sale first came to light and have mounted an impressive effort […]

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Friends of KTRU Hire Law Firm to Protest Sale of Rice University's College Radio Station

Friends of KTRU Hire Law Firm to Protest Sale of Rice University’s College Radio Station

It was announced today that Rice University has finalized its sale of student radio station KTRU to the University of Houston. University of Houston plans to use the FM frequency in order to expand its public radio offerings beyond its current station KUHF (Houston Public Radio). The hope to create a sister station, KUHC, which […]

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KTRU Alumni Continue to Fight for Their Station

KTRU Alumni Continue to Fight for Their Station

It’s been about 3 weeks since word came out that Rice University was planning to sell of the transmitter and broadcast license for its college radio station KTRU. Ever since that time there’s been an active campaign by KTRU staff members, Rice alumni, fans of the radio station, and students to convince both Rice University […]

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