• TEDxYoungstown organizer Lori Shandor and speaker at Tedx 2014

    TEDX Youngstown Announces 2015 Speaker Lineup

    Fifteen speakers have been chosen from 50 applicants to speak on the topic of "Breaking Boundaries" in January at Youngstown State University.

  • YSU Conference on Jewish Music and Identity in October

    YSU’s Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies and the Dana School of Music is co-sponsoring a Conference on Jewish Music and Jewish Identity on the YSU campus, from Sunday, October 19 to Tuesday, October 21.

  • Pledge drive thermometer graphic.

    An amazing end to the WYSU Fund Drive!

    $140,247! That was the total at the END of the Fund Drive on Friday at 4 p.m.   Thank you to all of our members who have donated during this financially challenging time, as well as to the new members who have joined to support us! You helped us exceed our goal by $8,000.

  • Scenic view of Alaska.

    WYSU is Taking You to Alaska!

    The next WYSU station-sponsored Go Ahead Tour takes you to ALASKA for a cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean Celebrity Solstice! Our departure date is July 15, 2015.

  • Submit Your Event on the Community Calendar

    WYSU provides a Community Calendar page as a public service. You can now enter your event directly on our website. Everyone is welcome to submit events to the calendar, though not everyone's submission will be published or announced on air.

  • Gina Marinelli (right) with Guy Burney.

    Doing Good Continues to Line Up Guests on WYSU

    WYSU's local interview segment Doing Good is produced weekly and hosted by former television journalist Gina Marinelli.

  • Public Radio International to Provide Programming for WYSU

    For WYSU’s night owls, a slight change happened on July 1, 2014, when the station switched to Classical 24 from Public Radio International overnight. Listeners now benefit from eleven hosts who carefully craft each broadcast.

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National Public Radio

  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, speaks to a group of supporters at a rally in support of Kentucky democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, in June of 2014.

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, says newly released recordings of conversations between Federal Reserve officials show that the same kind of cozy relationships that led to the 2008 financial crisis still dominate Wall Street.

    In an interview with Morning Edition, Warren says the recordings provide definite proof of that relationship.

  • Transcript: Sen. Warren's Full NPR Interview On Financial Regulation

    NPR's Steve Inskeep interviewed Sen. Warren about the audio tapes made by Carmen Segarra, a Federal Reserve Bank of New York investigator who was examining Goldman Sachs. A full transcript of the interview follows: STEVE INSKEEP: You described what you learned from this report as disturbing. What's...
  • Secret Talks And Back Channels Pervaded U.S. Relationship With Cuba

    For five decades, the official U.S. policy on Cuba was one of silence. But, the real U.S. relationship with Havana involved secret negotiations that started with President Kennedy in 1963, even after his embargo against the island nation, say the authors of the new book Back Channel to Cuba. Co-...

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  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Programs to promote the purchase and use of local foods received nearly $300,000 in federal funds this week. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded Farmers Market Promotion grants to the Lake-to-River Food Cooperative in Youngstown for $...
     
  • HUBBARD, Ohio -- NanoLogix Inc. announced that its sandwiched-membrane BNP rapid testing technology for tuberculosis is cited in the World Health Organization’s report, 2014 Tuberculosis Diagnostics Technology and Market Landscape. This is the second year that NanoLogix...
     
  • KENT, Ohio – Kent State University will break ground Friday on its new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design. The building will serve as the new home of Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, bringing all of the programs of the college...
     

What You Need to Know

  • Opera Western Reserve Plans Festival Events for Don Giovanni

    Save the date for great events by Opera Western Reserve this fall! The Friends of Opera Western Reserve are presenting a Don Juan Festival in conjunction with the performance of  Mozart's opera Don Giovanni.  A special production of Don Juan in Hell by George Bernard Shaw will be recorded live October 10 and 11, at the McDonough Museum of Art on the YSU campus. Elsa Higby, Matthew Mazuroski and David Vosburgh star, along with WYSU’s "Looking Out" host Dr. George McCloud.

  • Fund Supports New Marching Pride Instruments

    The YSU Marching Pride is hoping a new fund will mean new instruments for the band.  Practicing and performing outdoors has taken its toll on YSU marching band instruments --- some of them are more than 8 years old and in need of replacement.  A new fund has been established to pay for maintaining band equipment -- starting with the drums.  Updating and replacing the percussion equipment will greatly enhance the experience of attending Penguin Football games -- as listening to the band and its cadences is something that fans have come to expect as part of the season!

  • Farm to You Every Tuesday in Maag Library

    This fall participants in Grow Youngstown's program "Farm to You" can pick up fresh produce in the lobby of Maag Library. The pick-up will happen every Tuesday from now until November 25, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. YSU employees can join the program any time this fall. There is a fee, which will be prorated depending on when you join. Organizers of the program say the program is a convenient way for everyone on campus to have fresh seasonal vegetables while supporting local farmers.