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KWCW Show of the Week: “Radio Wrongthink”

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

Diversity of thought is the focus of "Radio Wrongthink," sophomore Emma Philbrook's contribution to KWCW talk radio. Controversial topics and challenging ideas are plentiful in this unconventional show, during which Philbrook presents the opposite point of view to whatever the popular opinion is on...

KWCW gears up for a new year of content and outreach

KWCW gears up for a new year of content and outreach

Catherine Fisher, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

Looking up at the KWCW banner on the mezzanine floor of Reid Campus Center, one might wonder how the DJs even reach this seemingly inaccessible station. In reality, it’s quite easy to reach the KWCW offices; one just has to enter the elevator and press “M.” A big emphasis for KWCW this year is...

KWCW Show of the Week: The Minority Report

KWCW Show of the Week: The Minority Report

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

For senior politics majors Gladys Gitau and Shireen Nori, the fact that they would be graduating a mere semester after beginning "The Minority Report" was not an issue in deciding to start the show. "We had been talking about doing a radio show for the past three years, and it never worked out," Nori...

KWCW Show of the Week: Dance with the Devil

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

He may delight in suffering and despair, but even Satan, Lord of Darkness, can sometimes feel weighed down by the pressure of his job. When that happens, the Father of Lies says there is no better relaxation than grooving to his favorite dance beats on the radio. "There just aren't that many great...

KWCW Show of the Week: Anthems and Airwaves

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015

Kira Deshler's music show offers enough interesting trivia and variety to appeal for all audiences.

KWCW Show of the Week

Megan Hearst

October 28, 2015

“Aquamira” does not adhere to a specific genre, but plays upon the tastes of its hosts.

KWCW Show of the Week: Let the Maggots Feast

Eric Anderson, A&E Writer

October 7, 2015

Perfect for "anyone that likes to boogie... anyone that likes the funk, [and] anyone that likes to turnip the beat, to use a vegetable pun."

KWCW Show of the Week

Megan Hearst, Staff Writer

September 24, 2015

It’s been just a few days since the Pio Hour’s last broadcast, and already sophomores Andrew Schwartz and Anna Middleton are gearing up for next week’s bimonthly release. As the show’s editors, reporters, broadcasters and research team, there’s a lot of work to do before 10 a.m. Monday...

Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners

Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners

caitlinhardee

May 9, 2012

Ensconced behind the soundboard in the cozy KWCW studio, it's easy for a college DJ to imagine that nobody is actually listening. Few Whitties own radio sets, and while friends and family might be persuaded to tune into the webstream on occasion, the studio phones rarely light up. For good reason––KWCW's largest listener constituency doesn't ...

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