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 […]

WSOU to celebrate 70th anniversary with alumni reunion dinner

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU 89.5 FM, Seton Hall University’s legendary student-run radio station, will celebrate 70 years of continuous operation on Saturday, April 14. Festivities include a gathering of more than 200 station alumni for dinner and the induction of three new members into the WSOU Hall of Fame: broadcaster Frank Garrity ’82, Bishop […]

Judas Priest introduces new album track-by-track on WSOU

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner helped launch the band’s latest album with a track-by-track introduction of all the songs on WSOU 89.5 FM the day the album was released. On Friday, March 9, and continuing until each song in the album had been played, Faulkner introduced his band’s new album, “Firepower,” […]

WSOU inducted into Rock Radio Hall of Fame

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio station at Seton Hall University, received a surprise at the annual Kilpop Radio Convention and Rock Radio Awards in Las Vegas. The station was inducted into the Rock Radio Hall of Fame during the Rock Radio Awards Ceremony the evening of Feb. 23. Established in […]