Thyrsus is embracing the experimental aspect of their identity and using it to create theatre through different mediums and to view theatre through a different lens.
Despite challenges the COVID-19 pandemic poses, the University’s radio station intends to carry on. KWUR’s programming will feature remote broadcasts and the potential for live-streamed events this fall.
KWUR, Washington University’s independent radio station, kicked off its annual Hustle Week fundraising event this past Monday, featuring events including a DJ showcase, performances by local bands and an all-night broadcast.
The writing’s no longer on the wall in the KWUR studio. KWUR’s recent move from its beloved space in the Women’s Building to the Harvey Media Center in the Danforth University Center has ended an age-old tradition of writing on the studio walls, among other changes.
KWUR doesn’t have a great reputation at Washington University. To many, its DJs come across as self-serving, and it is often thought of as an insular community. At Wash. U., where a third of the student body involves itself in the Greek system, this isn’t a great façade to project, and it is the cause of some of the group’s financial woes.
Situated in the basement of the Women’s Building, the KWUR studio is one of the most frequently visited, yet least known sites on the Washington University campus. Every day, dozens of students file into the space to broadcast their own shows to the campus community via web and 90.3 FM.
Holy mother of God. By that, I mean to say that the new iPod Nano is a ridiculous piece of equipment.
Next semester, KWUR will feature three radio theater serials written, performed, edited, produced and scored by Washington University students in an ambitious throwback to popular 1940s radio programs.
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