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75 Years of WESU

Following hot on the heels of ‘s fantastic crash course in WESU, here’s another plug for you to get involved. From WESU’s very own prez, Mary Barrett ’14:

2014 marks the 75th anniversary of WESU, Wesleyan’s very own community radio station. It has been an exciting journey, from humble beginnings in 1939 in the basement of Clark, to the giddy heights of on top of Red & Black. To celebrate they have “a metric boatload” of events and special programming, so stay tuned.

One of the special programs will be an hourly, weekly show called “75 Years Of…”.  Each month “75 Years Of…” will have a singular theme, and we’ll air 75 songs relevant to that theme throughout the month.  Rather than air just their own selections, they want YOU, listeners and friends, to contribute to the playlist by helping them pick the songs. The playlist for January (75 Years of Socially Conscious Music) is done, but WESU is now taking suggestions for February – 75 Years of Lyrics Beyond the English Language, and March – 75 Years of Female Artists, in honor of Women’s History Month.

So please, give WESU your best suggestions and then tune in the final playlists. And check back for more chances to submit suggestions in the months to come.

For more information on 75th Anniversary stuff, check here.
[If you feel like giving WESU a birthday present, click here.]