WSOU collects water to assist newark residents

WSOU collects water to assist newark residents

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — While problems with Newark’s residential water filters were recently addressed, pregnant women and children younger than 6 years are still being advised to avoid drinking city water, even if it has been filtered, and to use bottled water instead. The city, home to 285,000 residents, has only two distribution centers for […]

SHU students attend nation’s largest radio convention

SHU students attend nation’s largest radio convention

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Nine staff members from WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio station of Seton Hall University, recently attended the National Association of Broadcasters Radio Show in Dallas, Texas. WSOU station manager Wilnir Louis was one of only two college students selected to speak as a panelist during the three-day convention. A record […]

SHU student presents at Cambridge college radio conference

SHU student presents at Cambridge college radio conference

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University senior and WSOU 89.5 FM news director Robert Towey co-led a hands-on workshop at the Alternatives 2019 International Student Radio Conference, hosted at the University of Cambridge in England, from Aug. 14 to 16. Towey, who was personally invited by the conference to participate as an instructor, was […]

WSOU show to air special episode with Forrest Pritchett

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — In honor of Black History Month, WSOU-FM’s “Thank God For Monday” program will air a special hour-long interview on Saturday, Feb. 16, with the Rev. Forrest Pritchett, an esteemed activist and mentor who currently serves as the director of Seton Hall University’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Program. Pritchett — […]

Noted area traffic reporter inspires WSOU student broadcasters

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Christina Stoffo, a familiar voice to hundreds of thousands of radio listeners in New York and New Jersey, led a workshop Jan. 22 for 21 students at WSOU 89.5 FM, Seton Hall University’s radio station. Stoffo, a Seton Hall graduate and former staff member of WSOU, worked with students on how […]

WSOU donates more than 900 pounds of food to local food bank

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio station at Seton Hall University, collected more than 900 pounds of food for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey through WSOU’s yearly food drive. The amount sets a new record for food collected by the station. Weighing in at 908 pounds, the donations far surpassed […]

ESPN’s Bob Ley returns to Seton Hall to teach master class

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — ESPN’s Bob Ley taught  a master class Nov. 12 at Seton Hall University for 30 students. The class, “Sports Journalism and Its Challenges,” was by invitation only and included 18 students from the “introduction to sports media” class taught by professional-in-residence B.J. Schecter, as well as four students each chosen from […]

WSOU news director honored with 2 national journalism awards

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU-FM news director Bob Towey was honored in October with two awards from the College Media Association. As part of the organization’s Pinnacle Awards, Towey was awarded first place in the “Best Radio Newscast” category and second place in the “Best Radio Special Event Coverage” category. WSOU is operated by Seton […]

WSOU’s fall concert series set to rock New York City

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Move over “rocktober.” WSOU 89.5 FM’s “Rotten Apple Fest” concert series will keep New York City headbanging from September through December. The concert series will feature established and rising heavy metal and hard rock bands, including Clutch, GWAR, Beartooth, Blessthefall, August Burns Red and more. The 11 concerts in the series […]

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