• Carl Kasell of NPR

    NPR's Carl Kasell Dies At 84

    Most recently known for his role as judge and scorekeeper on the popular quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!  Carl Kasell got his first on-air job at age 16.  He went on to anchor NPR's newscasts and became one of the network's most recognized voices.

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    Ashtabula Transmission Off Air

    Updated 2018-04-18

    WYSU's Ashtabula radio service on 88.1 FM is currently off-the-air due to repairs on our transmission system.

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    In 2019, WYSU is Headed to Spain!

    The WYSU tour group will be headed to Spain and Portugal in the spring of 2019, and enrollment has now begun!

    If you'd like more information on this exciting itinerary, email Barbara Krauss at krauss@wysu.org or visit https://barbarakraussspain2.grouptoursite.com/ for more details!

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    Fund Drive a Success!

    In case you somehow missed it, our spring fundraising campaign was a huge success! We reached our monetary goal of $125,000 just before 6 p.m. on the Friday night of the drive, and our 1000th member on Saturday morning, one hour before the official end of the campaign.

     

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    Guym Cajoler Returns

    Rapper Guym Cajoler returns to WYSU to deliver another song for our Spring 2018 Pledge Drive!

    Guym hasn't visited WYSU for several pledge drives now, but we are so glad to welcome him back. Listen to his latest rap below!

    Don't let Guym down! Make a pledge of support today!

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    Shop, Click, and Support WYSU!

    Your online purchases can benefit WYSU, if you shop at Amazon via our WYSU website.

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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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  • Houston Police Department via Reuters

    911 Operator Who Reportedly Cut Thousands Of Calls Short Is Sentenced To 10 Days

    An unconscious woman; a robbery in progress; cars racing on the interstate: All of these incidents sparked people to call Houston's 911 system — and they were among thousands of calls that were reportedly cut short by an operator who prosecutors said simply hung up on the callers.

    That former operator is Crenshanda Williams, 44, who has now been punished with a 10-day jail sentence and 18 months of probation on two counts of interfering with an emergency telephone call.

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Composer's Datebook

  • According to Webster’s Dictionary, a concerto is “a piece for one or more soloists and orchestra with three contrasting movements.” And if you ask the average Classical Music Lover to describe a Violin Concerto, it’s likely he or she will think of the big 19th century Romantic concertos b

  • It was on today’s date in 1944 that the Jerome Robbins-Leonard Bernstein ballet “Fancy Free” was first danced by the Ballet Theater at the old Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. It was a big hit.

  • The British composer Gustav Holst lived and worked in a West London neighborhood called Hammersmith for many years—and in 1930, Holst gave that name to a work for wind band he wrote on commission from the BBC.