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Podcast #142 – Touring WHPK’s Bell Tower & YouTube’s ‘Pirate Radio’

Kanye West and Common had an epic freestyle rap battle on WHPK. That’s just one reason why the University of Chicago’s station is interesting and historic. Jennifer Waits takes us on a virtual tour of the studios, located in an actual working bell tower. Jennifer, Eric and Paul also discuss how college radio has played […]

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Vinyl records in library at college radio station WHPK. Photo: J. Waits

Radio Station Visit #143: College Radio Station WHPK at University of Chicago

I’ve been wanting to see University of Chicago’s college radio station WHPK for quite some time and even had a thwarted trip a few years back when a scheduled tour was canceled due to illness. So, it was with great anticipation that I stopped by on Friday, December 1st for my long-awaited visit. Particularly in […]

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