WSOU conducts dynamic food drive for the holidays

WSOU conducts dynamic food drive for the holidays

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — As the holiday season approaches, WSOU 89.5 FM has announced its latest goodwill project with the launch of a GoFundMe campaign to subsidize its annual holiday food drive. Dedicated to supporting the needs of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, WSOU’s food drive is a time-honored tradition at Seton Hall University. […]

WSOU is honored twice at the 2020 National Student Production Awards

WSOU is honored twice at the 2020 National Student Production Awards

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio at Seton Hall University, won two awards in the College Broadcasters Inc.’s National Student Production Awards. The winners were announced during CBI’s annual National Student Electronic Media Convention, which was held virtually this year due to the pandemic. The WSOU Sports Department earned first place […]

WSOU kicks off ‘SkatesGiving’

WSOU kicks off ‘SkatesGiving’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — To celebrate the connection between skateboard culture and the punk and metal music scenes, WSOU announces “SkatesGiving.” Throughout the month of November, listeners will have the chance to win limited edition collectable skateboard decks. These decks are inspired by some of the bands WSOU plays, including Sepultura, Bad Brains, M.O.D., Obituary, […]

WSOU-FM clothing drive sets new record for clothes collected

WSOU-FM clothing drive sets new record for clothes collected

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio station at Seton Hall University, set a new record for donations to its annual clothing drive for the Our Lady of the Sioux Church on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. The station collected enough clothing to fill 25 large boxes with clothes, […]

WSOU announces month-long Halloween Vinyl-Fest

WSOU announces month-long Halloween Vinyl-Fest

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — To celebrate the Halloween season, WSOU 89.5 FM is launching Halloween Vinyl-Fest 2020. The month-long promotion offers listeners the chance to call in and win vinyl albums from bands such as Mastodon, Thrice, Motorhead, Killswitch Engage and Trivium, among others. The festival also includes album exclusives, including recordings by Of Mice […]

WSOU garners 6 Garden State Journalists Association awards

WSOU garners 6 Garden State Journalists Association awards

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University students earned six awards for their on-air work at WSOU-FM from the Garden State Journalists Association’s 73rd annual Memorial Journalism Awards competition. For the first time in the station’s history, WSOU swept two awards categories: Radio General News and Radio Sports. The Garden State Journalists Association’s yearly contest […]

WSOU staff members lend a hand to Community FoodBank of NJ

WSOU staff members lend a hand to Community FoodBank of NJ

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — While other students were heading off for spring break, students from Seton Hall University’s WSOU 89.5 FM took time on Feb. 28 to volunteer at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. The team of station staff members sorted and packed food for distribution to food pantries, soup kitchens and families throughout […]

Legendary ESPN broadcaster helps call basketball game on WSOU

Legendary ESPN broadcaster helps call basketball game on WSOU

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Bob Ley, whose career at ESPN spanned 40 years, stepped out of retirement to provide play-by-play coverage on WSOU 89.5 FM of the Feb. 23 Seton Hall vs. St. John’s men’s basketball game.  The broadcast marked the first time that Ley returned to the air where his career started, reprising his […]

WSOU collects record amount for annual food drive

WSOU collects record amount for annual food drive

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio station at Seton Hall University, broke its previous record by collecting more than 1,200 pounds of food for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey during WSOU’s annual food drive. Against a goal of 895 pounds of food, the students gathered donations totaling 1,202 pounds, surpassing […]

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