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 […]

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 […]

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