In response to the decidedly unimpressive letter to the editor (or see Feb 28 post below) posted by student members of the VSC, a great college radio blog, Keeping the Public in Public Radio makes a good show of highlighting the epic foolishness that is passing as reasoned thought on the behalf of the VSC Board. Definitely a fun read:
According to this post on, the fate of student radio station WVRU may be in the hands of student board members who are drinking the Kool-Aid of a 'student media endowment' as propounded by the station slayer, Chris Carroll. This would be used to prop up print journalism at Vandy, at the expense of student-run radio. Heedless of any reasoned argument advanced heretofore, these cub reporters seem dazzled by some brave new world of journalism despite the fact, [...], that more than 25% of journalists have lost their jobs in the past decade. Radio, on the other hand, is as popular as ever, according to industry studies.
[...]There seems to be a dogged determination to evade or ignore what has been presented in rebuttal to the overbroad assertions of those wielding the cudgel. [...]
See Keeping the Public In Public Radio for Complete Article...

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We want to keep WRVU 91.1 FM on the radio.
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