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WRSU presents Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” LIVE in front of a studio audience!

Continuing a WRSU tradition, our Atomic Radio Theater group will perform its version of the classic Charles Dickens story “A Christmas Carol” Saturday, December 16th at 9 pm.  The performance will take place in front of a live studio audience in Rooms 411 ab&c on the 4th Floor of the College Avenue Student Center.  Parking and admission are free and there will be free WRSU giveaways while supplies last.  Come celebrate the season with WRSU’s “A Christmas Carol,” broadcast live on 88.7 FM, and around the world at wrsu.org!

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Regina Spektor Interview

Thank you to everyone who tuned-in for the ticket giveaway!
Check out our interview with Regina Spektor!
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WRSU presents “From The Archives” as we near 70 years “On the Banks”

RU-USF Game ProgramWith WRSU approaching its 70th birthday on April 26th, 2018, we’ll be bringing you some great programs from our archives.  Some required us to dig deep (and boy, do we mean dig) while others were right at our fingertips.  Either way, they’re sure to be a great listen!

Every other Monday during the Fall and Spring semesters, join us Monday night at 8 for a look back at some classic broadcasts.  We’ve got one more broadcast this semester, with a visit from the Ghost of Christmas Past:  our version of “A Christmas Carol” from 2010.

We’ll be back in the Spring with more, but for now, enjoy past episodes of “From The Archives” from the Fall of 2017:

September 11 – The Dalai Lama visits Rutgers

September 25 – Overnight Sensations Pilot (1983), Matt Pinfield with The Smithereens (1988), Debut of Flexible Vinyl with Jeff Wertz (1992)

October 9 – Rutgers Football Defeats #7 South Florida (October 18, 2007)

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October 23 – Frank Burns Show before 1980 Rutgers Football finale; RU at Alabama, with Interviews with Bear Bryant, Joe Namath, and RU and Alabama fans in Tuscaloosa (October 24, 1981)

November 6 – Selection ’76 (November 2, 1976)

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November 20 – Rutgers football defeats Syracuse 24-21 in OT (November 13, 1999)

 


WRSU to rebroadcast Joe Biden’s remarks at “It’s On Us” rally Friday afternoon

More than 2,000 Rutgers students packed into the College Avenue Gym Thursday afternoon to see former Vice President Joe Biden address RU at an “It’s On Us” rally, a nationwide push to end sexual assault on college campuses.  BidenFor those who weren’t lucky enough to get a ticket or get into “The Barn” on the standby line, WRSU will broadcast the Vice President’s remarks in their entirety Friday afternoon.  Immediately following the News at Noon with Lauren Raposa, join News Director Lauren Forsman and Assistant News Director Ryan Berger as they present Biden’s remarks to Rutgers.


WRSU at The Meadows Festival 2017

 

Check out our interviews from The Meadows Music & Arts festival, held September 15-17, 2017 at Citi Field in Queens, NY!

Dante Intindola with Public Access TV

Dante Intindola with The Arkells

Keith Haas with St. Paul & The Broken Bones

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Come see WRSU at “Rock New Brunswick” in Boyd Park on Sunday, Sept. 10!

WRSU will be broadcasting live from Boyd Park from in New Brunswick from 4-5 pm this Sunday afternoon, September 10th, as more than a half-dozen bands perform on stage as part of the New Brunswick Arts concert series.  Join Frank Bridges, the host of our local music show “Overnight Sensations,” as he features local artists and interviews some of those playing the Boyd Park stage.  We’ll have WRSU giveaways, and there will be food trucks and much more at this free event, which is open to the public.  Rock New Brunswick runs from noon to 6 pm.  See the flyer below for more details!

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WRSU Meadows Tickets Giveaway

WRSU is giving away pairs of 1-Day General Admission passes to The Meadows Music & Arts Festival being held 9/15-9/17 at Citi Field in Queens, NY. Rutgers students can enter to win using their Scarletmail accounts with the link attached. Winners will be announced Friday, September 8. Don’t miss this opportunity to see JAY-ZFutureFoster The PeopleRed Hot Chili Peppers and many more!

ENTRY FORM FOR RUTGERS STUDENTS : https://goo.gl/forms/0NZxzW5YO27U9gci1JColeMain-WrenneCrowd2


WRSU at Governors Ball 2017

WRSU’s Music Department had the awesome opportunity to conduct interviews with artists performing at the Governors Ball Music Festival held on Randall’s Island in New York City from June 2-4. Check out Dante Intindola and Keith Haas’ interviews with Lo Moon, Michael Blume, and Welles!

 

Michael Blume and Welles:

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WRSU Alum Matt Pinfield talks to WRSU!

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Check out our recent interview with WRSU alum and current KFOG & SiriusXM DJ Matt Pinfield to hear about his recent book, moving to the west coast, and WRSU roots.


Rutgers University’s 251st Commencement

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Rutgers University celebrated its graduates at the school’s 251st commencement on Sunday, May 14, 2017.  The keynote speaker was Steven Van Zandt of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and The Sopranos.  Coverage was hosted by Dom Savino, Ryan Berger, and Lauren Forsman.  Pre-commencement coverage included a memory montage from WRSU seniors, as well as an interview with author, WRSU Alum, and Professor Mark Beal, discussing his new book, “101 Lessons They Never Taught You In College.”  Plus, interviews with Jason Gaines and Yauris Hernandez, “future scholars” from New Brunswick who were among the more than eleven thousand graduates upon whom degrees were conferred at High Point Solutions Stadium.

Hear WRSU’s entire coverage below: