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  • Heavy Police Presence At Ferry Demonstrations Bring Seoul To A Halt

    A weekend of planned vigils and marches to mark the one-year anniversary of the deadly Sewol ferry sinking in South Korea has turned into tense clashes between demonstrators and police.
  • In New Orleans, Young Lives Adrift

    On weekend afternoons, Craig Adams Jr. plays for tourists on the streets of the French Quarter. He gigs with different bands, bringing whatever's needed: trumpet, trombone, saxophone — he plays six or seven instruments in all. There's a white plastic bucket on the sidewalk so people can drop in...

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  • COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate in March was 5.1%, unchanged from the February report, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. The unemployment last month was down from the 6.0% reported in March 2014. The national unemployment rate in March, at 5.5%, was...

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  • Take Your Child to Work at YSU April 9

    On Thursday, April 9,  the faculty and staff at Youngstown State University are invited to bring their children to work!  The event is an educational day on campus, providing families a unique opportunity to heighten a child’s future aspirations in the workplace.  It also provides an opportunity to explore higher education first hand.  The theme this year is "Pete Loves the Circus!"  Activities include fun contests, food coupons, free giveaways, museum tours, planetarium shows, Maag Library activities, and Rec Center events.
  • New Weekend Programming on WYSU

    If you are a fan of 88.5 WYSU weekend programs, you will notice two new additions to the schedule on Saturday.   NPR's “Radiolab”  now airs at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, and “Bullseye with Jesse Thorn” at 2:00 p.m.  "Fresh Air Weekend” has a new time slot and can now be heard at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.


    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. We specialize in fine and performing art events, large community events, and YSU events.