Vanderbilt’s student-run radio station WRVU 91.1 FM is in danger of permanently going off the air. The VSC, the board that claims ownership of WRVU has recently reached an agreement with WPLN, Nashville NPR affiliate, to sell the station’s broadcasting license. This sale would mean the loss of Nashville’s only major college radio station. Explore this site to learn more to get WRVU on the air!
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Monthly Archives: April 2011
WRVU TAKES A ‘MINUTE OF SILENCE’ TO MOURN THE LOSS OF KTRU Vanderbilt University’s student run campus radio station WRVU joined college radio stations across the country in a ‘minute of silence’ at noon on Thursday April 28th to mourn … Continue reading
WRVU Continues to Attract Media Attention The plight of WRVU continues to attract local and national press. College Music Journal (CMJ) has been following the plight of WRVU closely. They have submitted a follow-up to an article written back in … Continue reading
WMUC: College Radio Fights the Good Fight In this digital age, it is easy to take the simplistic view that terrestrial radio is an antiquated vestige of our recent past. A small upside to the recent struggles of college radio … Continue reading
READ WHAT FANS OF WRVU ARE SAYING! Below is a small sampling of the letters that students, community members, and alumni have sent on behalf of WRVU. These are letters that have been directed to the Vanderbilt Chancellor and to … Continue reading
FACEBOOK VP SUPPORTS WRVU! Below is a letter sent by Jeff Rothschild, VP of Technology at Facebook, a Vanderbilt alumnus, and former WRVU DJ, indicating his strong disapproval of the on-air license sale of WRVU as proposed by the Vanderbilt … Continue reading
Listen to This Message from Chuck D of Public Enemy!: An unexpected upside to this SaveWRVU campaign – a movement of many (students, alumni, community members, artists, etc) to prevent an ill-conceived proposal to sell WRVU’s on-air license - is … Continue reading
PICTURES FROM BEN AND JERRY’S FREE SCOOP DAY Students, community members, and djs all treated their taste buds to ice cream and to show support for keeping WRVU on the air this past Tuesday April 12th. Below are some pictures … Continue reading
BEN AND JERRY’S FREE SCOOP DAY Tuesday April 12th is Free Cone Day @ Ben & Jerry’s Vanderbilt location (416-A 21st Avenue South). And this year’s charity is the WRVU Friends & Family Association, an organization dedicated to keeping 91.1 … Continue reading