Radio Free Penn State

A long-running 10+ year public affairs talk program, Radio Free Penn State was a strident and unusually frank voice within the Penn State community that engaged students, alumni, faculty, trustees, administration, and community members in the spirit of bettering the university community. It was a distinct contribution to the local public affairs environment, and was …

WDFM

Rodger Curnow, Class of 1969, kindly provided the following audio that features some of the earliest saved audio from the early years of student radio in the Nittany Valley: WDFM: 1967/68 Audio, promos, breakers, etc.Download John Chiodo provided the following audio from a digitized cassette of his WDFM rock show from Valentine’s Day, 1980: “It was …

What was the ‘LION riot’ and why should I care?

Download file During the Fall 2001 semester at Penn State, a relationship that The LION 90.7fm had sought with the College of Communications turned rocky after representatives from the college their own curricular-focused news studio into the extracurricular student station’s sound board without proper communication or permission. This led to an incident known locally as “The …