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WRSU’S Bri Born Interviews Beach Bully

On January 26th, 2018, the experimental post-punk band, Beach Bully, from New Brunswick, New Jersey, sat down for an interview for WRSU. The band stopped into Demarest Hall at Rutgers to discuss their history, recent shows, and plans for 2018. You can check out the interview below:
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WRSU’s Bri Born Interviews The Stolen

The alternative rock band, The Stolen, from Old Bridge, New Jersey, sat down for an interview with WRSU in a local eatery. The band was playing their hometown show that night and the venue was packed with dedicated fans, friends, and family. During the interview, we discussed the band’s tour antics, plans for their 2018 tour, and more. You can check out the interview below:
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WRSU’s Bri Born Interviews The Happy Fits

On November 25, 2017, the indie rock band, The Happy Fits, from Pittstown, New Jersey, sat down for an interview for WRSU. The band was playing the EP release show as support for the band Shoobies. We discussed the band’s history, musical inspirations, and plans for 2018. You can check out the interview below:
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WRSU’s Bri Born Interviews Shoobies

On November 25, 2017, the alternative rock band, Shoobies, from New Jersey, sat down for an interview for WRSU right before they hit the stage. The band was playing the show in support of their new EP, Cherry. During the interview, we discussed the band’s musical inspirations and plans for 2018. You can check out the interview below:

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WRSU presents “A Christmas Carol”

Continuing a WRSU tradition, our Atomic Radio Theater group performed its version of the classic Charles Dickens story “A Christmas Carol” Saturday, December 16th, in front of a live studio audience.  Listen to the entire broadcast here:

 


WRSU alum Carla Marie visits from Portland!

Back home for the holidays, iHeart Radio Portland (Power 93.3) morning show host and WRSU alum (’10) Carla Marie returned to her roots the Thursday before Christmas.  The host of Carla Marie & Anthony on KPWK got her start at WRSU and debuted in commercial radio at Z-100 in New York with Elvis Duran.  She paid a visit to the College Avenue Campus to see one of her favorite professors, and – of course – stopped by where it all began for her:  the studios of WRSU!  See her Facebook post below!Carla Marie


WRSU Sports alum Erica Herskowitz recalls working with WFAN’s retiring Mike Francesa

As Resized952016090295125753WFAN talk show host Mike Francesa signs off for his final time Friday evening, WRSU alum Erica Herskowitz (’98) is featured in an nj.com article talking about her time working with him and Chris Russo, who made up New York’s popular “Mike and the Mad Dog” combo.  Erica talks about getting her “big break” thanks to Mike — he played her WRSU call of Geoff Billet’s buzzer-beater against Villanova in the Big East Tournament in 1998 — and much much more, in an article you can read here.


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.