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Ballet Western reserve presents "A Youngstown Nutcracker" on Dec. 6

WYSU is proud to be a media sponsor of BWR's "A Youngstown Nutcracker"  -- the holiday classic we know and love, updated and expanded thanks to the vision of Stas Kmiec, BWR’s Artistic Director. Kmiec directed and choreographed the full length ballet incorporating traditional music with new arrangements.

WYSU AIRS SPECIAL PROGRAMMING ON THANKSGIVING DAY

If you are staying in Northeast Ohio or Western PA on Thanksgiving Day, remember to tune in to 88.5 WYSU for our special programming! 

Changes to Morning Program Schedule!

You have probably noticed, there have been some changes to the Morning Edition schedule that affect when you will hear some of your favorite local inserts, such as regional news headlines, the "Writer's Almanac," and Gina Marinelli's "Doing Good."

NPR recently revamped their program schedule, forcing some local changes on our end. 

Start holiday shopping here, and support WYSU!

It is time to start shopping for the holidays, if you haven’t already! Do it on Amazon, through the WYSU website and your purchase supports a great cause – WYSU!  

It is easy. Use the search widget to search Amazon without leaving our site, or simply click on any Amazon.com link you see on the WYSU website. Participation in this program does not cost you anything extra and will be applied to all of your purchases through Amazon.com -- not just music -- so long as your search begins on our site.

Remembering Car Talk's Tom Magliozzi

Tom Magliozzi, one of the hosts of Car Talk, passed away Monday, November 3, due to complications of Alzheimer's Disease.

This weekend, Car Talk will air a tribute version of the show in which Ray will share the news with listeners and remember some of Tom's most spectacular moments. There is also a remembrance at CarTalk.com.

After this weekend, the show will be titled The Best of Car Talk.

Listen to some of our favorite Tom moments:

WYSU Ashtabula frequency has changed to 88.1 MHz

As of November 12, 2014, WYSU has relocated transmissions in Ashtabula, Ohio, to 88.1 MHz, to be known as W201DP.  

Tickets on sale now for TEDxYoungstown 2015

If you want to hear the speakers lined up for  TEDxYoungstown 2015,  the time to buy tickets is now!  Tickets are on sale for the event which will be held January 23, 2015 at Youngstown State University.  They can be purchased online through www.TEDxYoungstown.com. 

Board of Trustees Meeting

The YSU Board of Trustees general meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 24th at 3:00pm, in Trustees Meeting Room in Tod Hall on the YSU campus. The YSU Board of Trustees is WYSU-FM's supervisory board and WYSU business could be addressed at this meeting. The meeting is open to the public.

President Tressel on WYSU's "Looking Out" Friday, Sept. 19th

WYSU's "Looking Out" has kicked off the Fall Schedule of new programming with some great guests -- including YSU President Jim Tressel.  "Looking Out" host Dr. George McCloud talks with Tressel on a variety of topics of concern to the University. The segment will air this Friday, September 19, at 7:30 p.m. on 88.5 WYSU.  "Looking Out" is a forum where community leaders discuss issues that affect all of us -- from global concerns to issues here in our community. You can find "Looking Out" archived here.

An Evening with Maurice LoMonaco September 21

Maurice LoMonaco, a classically influenced Sicilian singer/songwriter, will perform a concert Sunday, September 21, at the DeYor Performing Arts Center in downtown Youngstown. The concert is sponsored by the Italian Scholarship League and will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Ford Family Recital Hall. 

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