• Costa Rica

    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.

  • The "Y" -- YSU logo

    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.

  • WYSU group dining at La Contessa Giovanna's Casa Bianca, Sicily

    From Barbara Krauss -- A Favorite Recipe from the Sicily Tour

    On one sunny day of our tour, the WYSU travelers were invited to share an afternoon meal on a huge rustic estate called Casa Bianca, located in a fertile and picturesque part of Sicily. Casa Bianca is owned and run by a Sicilian contessa. The Contessa graciously prepared a fabulous feast for us, showcasing many delectable items grown on her own land. The meal was magnificent!

  • Cleveland Orchestra on the Blossom Music Center stage

    WYSU heads to Blossom Music Festival in July

    WYSU is now taking reservations for the annual Bus Trip to Blossom Music Festival -- this year on Saturday, July 22, when The Cleveland Orchestra performs “Dvorak’s New World” featuring Symphony No. 9.

  • Garden Party tables and gazebo in Mill Creek Park

    Party in the Garden on July 28

    WYSU is proud to be a media partner once again for the Summer Garden Party on Friday, July 28, at 6 p.m. in Mill Creek Park's famous gardens!

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National Public Radio

  • Efforts Increase To Bring Health And Other Benefits To Independent Workers

    The list of perks Dan Teran's company offers sounds pretty dreamy. Anyone working 120 hours a month gets employer-sponsored medical, dental and vision insurance. His company, Managed by Q, also offers a matching 401(k) retirement program, paid time off, a stock option program for...
  • Could The Best Memory System Be One That Forgets?

    Intuitively, we tend to think of forgetting as failure, as something gone wrong in our ability to remember. Now, Canadian neuroscientists with the University of Toronto are challenging that notion. In a paper published Wednesday in the journal Neuron, they review the current...

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The Business Journal

  • GREENVILLE, Pa. – Thiel College is accepting applications for the Marion G. Resch Science Scholarship program, open to students in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. Five $6,000 Resch scholarships are available to home-schooled students and recent high school graduates who will be...
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A study by J.D Power ranks the Chevrolet Cruze as one of the top compact cars in the country. In its annual Initial Quality Study, the Lordstown-built Cruze was ranked No. 2 among its peers, behind the Kia Forte. The study examines the number of problems new-car buyers and...
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Writer's Almanac

  • Habitats by Marylen Grigas

    You can take Vermont,
    the edge of the woods in tears
    even with spring’s sky-blue gown

    as you prowl through those trees
    bird whistle on a lanyard and compass
    tucked in your camouflage pants.

Composer's Datebook

  • Carol Barnett's "Praise"

    In 2008, the National Convention of the American Guild of Organists was held in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, and for the occasion a "Minnesota Organ Book" was commissioned.