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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“The problems today are not the evil actions of the bad people, but the appalling silence and inaction of the good people. ” —Martin Luther King, Jr. VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY: APPALLING INACTION Vanderbilt University recently sent out the Fall 2012 edition … Continue reading
GIVE TO WRVU F&F THIS HOLIDAY SEASON Remember: Nashville Public Radio (WPLN) has a CONTRACT to purchase 91.1 FM but the SALE HAS NOT HAPPENED YET and there is nothing that prevents Vanderbilt University, VSC, or WPLN from walking away … Continue reading
WRVU FRIENDS AND FAMILY CONTINUE LEGAL BATTLE If you have been following the events around WRVU over the past year or so, you know that the Chris Carroll-led Vanderbilt Student Communications (VSC) is in the midst of a bald attempt … Continue reading
PETITION FILED TO HALT SALE OF WRVU LICENSE. Nashville, TN – July 5, 2012 – Attorneys Michael Couzens and Alan Korn, acting on behalf of WRVU Friends & Family, have filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to … Continue reading
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! Today, June 7th, 2012 marks ONE YEAR since Vanderbilt University’s beloved radio station WRVU 91.1 FM Nashville was abruptly silenced by Nashville Public Radio. 58 years of student broadcasting came to a sudden halt 2:45 PM CST when … Continue reading
VSC: VULTURE CULTURE As you are aware, shameless vultures, aka the Chris Carroll led VSC, are in agreement with WPLN, Nashville Public Radio, with the primary purpose of wringing cash assets from the formally student-run and student-operated organization, WRVU. Why? … Continue reading
The proposed sale by the VSC of the WRVU broadcast license to WPLN is just plain wrong from the point of view of any reasonable ethical or moral standard. To the detriment of the student body they are supposed to … Continue reading
VIVA WRVU!: Remember, 91.1 FM frequency sale HAS NOT HAPPENED YET and it is still possible to SAVE WRVU! The wheels of injustice caused by a Carroll-led VSC are beginning to grind and reverse. Pressure is mounting on several fronts. … Continue reading
TROLL-IN-CHIEF CARROLL LORDS OVER ‘NEW’ WRVU CENSORSHIP BY PRIOR RESTRAINT As noted earlier, Carroll and the Vanderbilt Student Communications (VSC) – wholly deprived of representatives of WRVU – continues to have an overbearing role over what is now, in name … Continue reading
TOADS AT PLAY We at SaveWRVU received notice of the following entry placed on the WFCL Wikipedia page: ‘From 1971 to June 7, 2011, the 91.1 FM frequency was occupied by Vanderbilt University’s WRVU, a college radio station. The University’s … Continue reading
VICE CHANCELLOR RESPONDS TO WRVU FRIENDS AND FAMILY: Below is a letter written by Vice Chancellor Williams of Vanderbilt University. As one might expect, numerous requests have been made, dating back to September of last year, to Vanderbilt’s Chancellor office … Continue reading
“The problems today are not the the evil actions of the bad people, but the appalling silence and inaction of the good people. ” —Martin Luther King, Jr. The Three Primary Decision Makers Most Responsible for the Fate of WRVU: … Continue reading
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY FRIEND OF WRVU!!! As you all have likely heard by now, WRVU has many reasons to celebrate! First of all, it appears that the sale of WRVU to Nashville Public Radio has a LONG way to go … Continue reading
Supporters of WRVU, Despite the strange sounds emanating from 91.1 FM . . .WRVU-FM is NOT DEAD YET!!! Vanderbilt Student Communications (VSC) has entered a lease-purchase agreement with WPLN 90.5 FM Nashville, a National Public Radio affiliate. In May of … Continue reading
Well, it ain’t Truthin’… One of the main purposes of this website is to simply archive all of the information surrounding the proposed Vanderbilt Student Communications (VSC) sale of WRVU so everyone can have access to the facts. What makes … Continue reading
END GAME OR JUST THE PREQUEL? Now that the shock has hit the system, it is important at this stage to note: even though WRVU is no longer on the air, this sale agreement is far from a done deal … Continue reading
What Now ?!? We here at SaveWRVU continue to be surprised and saddened, as you are, of the news of the VSC decisions – the poaching of WRVU for $3.35M in chump-change against the well-articulated protests of fans, students, alumni, … Continue reading
FROM WRVU FRIENDS AND FAMILY: “We regret to learn of the news from VSC and WPLN release today. We have been working very hard to establish a dialog with VSC to help them understand what a valuable and important resource … Continue reading
In typical mealy-mouthed and now trademark cowardly fashion that we have come to expect, Mark Wollaeger, chair of the VSC, the organization ostensibly charged with protecting WRVU, has issued the following steaming pile: Hello WRVU staff — this was held … Continue reading