• The Fifth Floor bar

    WYSU likes a good party...

    ...especially when it is thrown for our supporting membership!  On Tuesday June 7, WYSU is hosting a membership party on from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fifth Floor Restaurant, 201 West Federal, Youngstown.

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    YSU Board of Trustees Meeting

    The YSU Board of Trustees Institutional Engagement Committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 1, at 3:00pm in the Trustees Meeting Room in Tod Hall on the YSU campus.

  • Sicily

    WYSU is Headed to Sicily!

    WYSU's next travel destination is Sicily and you're invited!

  • Amazon gift with money

    Shop Amazon All Year and Support WYSU

    Everybody wins when you shop at Amazon via wysu.org.Visit Amazon through the WYSU website, make a purchase, and a portion of that purchase will benefit the station -- with no additional cost to you.  Simply start at wysu.org and click on support. That's where you will find the Amazon link.

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    WYSU-FM Open Meeting Policy

    The Youngstown State University's Board of Trustees is WYSU-FM's supervisory board. The Board's general meetings and Institutional Engagement Committee Meetings address WYSU business. These meetings are open to the public.

    The WYSU Advisory Board meetings are also open to the public.

  • The WYSU Smartphone App

    After several months of development and beta testing, WYSU is excited to announce the WYSU smartphone app is available for Apple IOS and Android.

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    The City of Thornton is one of many growing suburbs of Denver, Colo. On a day without much traffic, it's only a 20-minute commute into the state capitol, and its new homes with big yards make it an attractive bedroom community. Nearly 130,000 people live there, and the population is expected to keep booming.

  • A Conversation About The Future Of Water

    As part of the Going There series, Michel Martin traveled to Fort Collins, Colo. to host a live storytelling event about owning water and dealing with a future where water may be scarce. The conversation tackled the water issues in the Western United States while also highlighting the water crisis...
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    President Obama's decision to lift the arms embargo against Vietnam was about much more than selling weapons. It was about sending a message to China. Not only may Vietnam begin buying American ships and surveillance equipment, it could also begin hosting regular visits by U.S. military units,...

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The Business Journal

  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will sell surplus items June 6-7 at its former West Branch library and hold a fundraising event there next month. The West Branch closed April 30 to make way for construction of the new Michael Kusalaba Branch on that same...
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Legislation approved by the Ohio General Assembly will provide $500,000 for Youngstown State University’s Young Entrepreneurs Program. The YSU program, in collaboration with the Youngstown and Warren City Schools, teaches middle and high school students about entrepreneurship....
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the second year in a row, Beatitude House will partner with Over the Edge to send fundraisers down the side of the First National Bank Building in downtown Youngstown. To rappel off the building, participants must raise at least $1,000. The fundraiser culminates with a two-...

What You Need to Know

  • Support WYSU -- be an underwriter!

    Underwriting is the tax-deductible financial support of public radio by businesses, associations, and nonprofit organizations. This financial support is acknowledged on the air with announcements -- or spots --  which are 15 seconds in length and customized to the specific business or organization.

  • Local Interviews On WYSU

    Don't miss the new interview segment airing Wednesdays on 88.5 WYSU, and hosted by YSU English Department faculty member Tim Francisco.  Tim’s interviews air during the popular Morning Edition. He and his guests take a unique and penetrating look at a wide variety of local subjects, including educational, community and social issues.  Tim also features creative work by local thinkers, leaders and researchers, and he plans to include government and political issues that have broad community application. The segment airs each Wednesday at 5:45 and 7:45 a.m.


    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.