• The 44th Cleveland International Film Festival - See Beyond

    The 44th Cleveland International Film Festival

    WYSU is excited to again be a media partner for the 44th Cleveland International Film Festival!

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    The Canton Symphony Orchestra announces its 2019-2020 season

    Support for WYSU is provided by The Canton Symphony Orchestra.

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    YSU Board of Trustees Meeting

    The YSU Board of Trustees Institutional Engagement Committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 4 at 12:30pm, in the President’s Suite of the Kilcawley Center; and the General Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 5 at 10:00am, in the Trustees Meeting Room in Tod Hall on the YSU campus.

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    New Transmitter

    Over the last few days, we've been hard at work installing and testing a brand new transmitter for 88.5FM. This new transmitter officially started its career at WYSU on January 21 around 3pm after it was determined to be functioning within specification and to our satisfaction.

  • WYSU is Proud to be a Media Partner with Mahoning Matters

    Support for WYSU is provided by Mahoning Matters.

  • Paige & Byrnes Insurance

    Support for WYSU is provided by Paige & Byrnes Insurance

    Support for WYSU is provided by Paige & Byrnes Insurance – a family owned, full service, insurance agency serving the Mahoning Valley since 1921 with offices in Warren and Poland.

  • MAD About the Arts 2020

    Save The Date! | Mad About the Arts | Celebrating 25 Years

    Save the date! WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum of Art invite you to join us in celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Mad About the Arts this Fall. This year's event will be held on Friday, September 25th, 2020 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

  • Barbara A. Krauss Memorial Scholarship

    We are pleased to announce that the Barbara A. Krauss Memorial Scholarship has been established and fully endowed, thanks to the generous support of WYSU contributing members during our spring 2019 fundraising efforts. The scholarship will be offered annually to a successful student in the YSU Dana School of Music recording and engineering program.

    Contributions can be made to:

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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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  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Plans could be advancing soon for the long-vacant Gallagher Building downtown. Brian Angelilli of YO. Properties 23 LLC is seeking approval from Youngstown’s design review committee to perform renovations and add an exit stairwell, elevator shaft and sunroom for a proposed retail...
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Composer's Datebook

  • Maurice Ravel’s orchestral suite "Le Tombeau de Couperin" was premiered in Paris this day in 1920.

  • On this date in 1814, Ludwig van Beethoven conducted the premiere performance of his Symphony No. 8 in F Major. As the scherzo movement of his new symphony, Beethoven recycled a tune he originally used as a musical salute to Johann Nepomuk Maelzel, the inventor of the metronome.

  • Two interesting symphonies had their premieres on today's date just eight years apart. Oddly enough, they were composed nearly ninety years apart.

Doing Good

  • Gina talked with Sr. Norma Raupple about how she helps run an English as a second language program at no charge.
  • Gina talked with Steve Phillips about the free tax return program at YSU.
  • Gina talked with Rev. Lew Mcklin about MLK activities in the region.
  • Gina talked with Rev. Rose Carter, ACTION member who discussed healthy eating.
  • Gina talked with Barb Hierro of the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary.
  • Gina talked with Jan Strasfeld, Executive Director of the Youngstown Foundation