Senior Lily Wallace takes position after former vice president steps down.
As vinyl sales largely move online, local events like these provide vendors and their customers a chance to engage in person with the format.
WMUA and the Thoreau Residential Service Desk both received the flyer Sunday afternoon. A similar incident occurred Thursday, which was deemed an “information security incident” that stemmed from off campus.
Three acts from the Brooklyn arts collective bring a charming set list to the Amherst Unitarian Universalist Society.
Donors who contributed money as part of WMUA’s November fund drive will be offered refunds as a result of a compromise between Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy and community members upset by the station’s limited polka programming.
Typically Never sits down with WMUA General Manager Andrew DesRochers to talk about 2015 and the year ahead.
The report, conducted by a four-person review team, issued several recommendations to the station, including how to “implement a policy concerning community members.”
The campus radio station is moving forward with a series of structural changes it announced in December that it says will foster a more student-driven environment, despite criticism from some long-time community members.
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Non-student community members are calling for an investigation into the Chancellor’s office due to an “absence of moral leadership.”
An external evaluation was requested by student leadership at the station, per a recommendation from the interim adviser, amidst a ‘process of change’ and concerns over student leadership.
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy responded to a petition presented to him earlier this month asking for his help with the radio station.
Community members say students’ intent to move to an entirely student-run organization has disregarded station mission and realities of running a radio station.
To the editor, I am writing on the subject of the recent shockingly unexpected shutting down of Max Shea’s new music radio program “Martian Gardens” on the WMUA. As an American composer of contemporary music who has been living in France for some years, I am shocked and dismayed that Mr. Shea’s new music program has been driven off the air for reasons that seem to have nothing to do with the musical interest of this program or with the quality of Shea’s work. In effect, Mr. Shea is one of the few persons in the U.S. who follows closely such important new music…
In a station-wide email, WMUA manager Andrew DesRochers wrote former host Max Shea violated the station’s anti-harassment and discrimination policy and is no longer allowed on the premises.
Amy Goodman, Mike Burke make an appearance at UMass to celebrate Frances Crowe’s birthday.
WMUA’s John O’Neil recounts the Mission Still Unaccomplished event held in the Cape Cod Lounge on Nov. 14, 2013.
WMUA presented its alternative spring concert event “Paper Mirrors” last Thursday in Bowker Auditorium.
On Nov. 29, WMUA 91.1 FM presented “Hip Hop in Renaissance” at the Campus Center, a live event celebrating hip-hop culture.