• 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.

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    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

  • Daniela Chavarriaga holds her daughter Emma as Dr. Jose Rosa-Olivares administers a measles vaccination at Miami Children's Hospital.

    When essayist Eula Biss was pregnant with her son, she decided she wanted to do just a bit of research into vaccination. "I thought I would do a small amount of research to answer some questions that had come up for me," she tells NPR's Audie Cornish. "And the questions just got bigger the more I learned and the more I read."

  • U.S. Charges Pakistani Man Of Conspiracy Over His Spyware App

    In what it is calling the first criminal case of its kind, the Justice Department said it had charged a Pakistani man of conspiracy over the sale and advertising of a smart phone app that could monitor calls, texts, videos, location and other communication of an unsuspecting user. Hammad Akbar, 31...
  • Washington Post: White House Intruder Made It To Doorway Of Green Room

    The man who jumped the White House fence carrying a knife made it past the front doors, overpowered a guard, and then ran across the East Room before being tackled at the doorway to the Green Room, The Washington Post is reporting.

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The Business Journal

  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Private services were held for James A. Traficant Jr., the former congressman and Mahoning County sheriff who died Saturday from injuries sustained in an accident last Tuesday at his daughter’s farm in Greenford. According to the obituary, posted at the...
     
  • Author:  Dan O'Brien YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Eastern Gateway Community College plans to establish a new machining and welding training center in the Mahoning Valley, helped along by a $2.5 million direct federal grant and an additional $1...
     
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel will be the keynote speaker at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Good Morning, Boardman breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 10, at the Boardman Park Lariccia Family Community Center, 375 Boardman-Poland...
     

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.