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    Symphony Closes Season with Freedom Concert March 25

    Paying tribute to immigrants from the British Isles and homage to the Underground Railroad, the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra presents Nkeiru Okove’s opera Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom for this final classics concert of the season.  The performance also includes Copland’s Fanfare to the Common Man and Handel’s Concerto Grosso No.

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    Threat to CPB Funding in the News Again

    It's interesting, and somewhat ironic, that 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Public Broadcasting Act and the creation of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. In his remarks at the time, President Lyndon B. Johnson said, "It announces to the world that our nation wants more than just material wealth; our nation wants more than a 'chicken in every pot.' We in America have an appetite for excellence, too. While we work every day to produce new goods and to create new wealth, we want most of all to enrich man's spirit. That is the purpose of this act."

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    Go to Costa Rica with WYSU

    WYSU is headed to Costa Rica and you're invited! Visit breathtaking tropical landscapes and exciting urban cityscapes with the very best of company on this 9-day tour directed by a professional guide from our partners, GoAhead Tours.

  • Valentine hearts encouraging vehicle donation to support WYSU.

    Donate the old car that is close to your heart!

    Your car has been good to you, so why not let it be good to someone else? By donating it through the Car Talk Vehicle Donation Program you will help the station pay for the programs you love!

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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.

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