Happy New Year from everyone at our station! We hope you set some great goals for this upcoming year (we won’t call them resolutions because then it may jinx you completing them). We are looking forward to what the Spring semester brings. Stay tuned because it will be an exciting time to keep up with WASU!!
As covered by the Charlotte Observer and Fox 8,
Appalachian State beat Middle Tennessee State in the New Orleans Bowl on the 15th. The final score was 45-13. Wide receiver Malik Williams threw two touchdown passes off of trick plays in the game among other fantastic plays by other teammates. It was an exciting game and after becoming Sun Belt Conference Champions back on the 1st of December, another amazing win has Mountaineer spirits soaring!
Want a career in broadcasting, apply to the Kellar Radio Talent Institute today. A maximum of 25 students are accepted from Appalachian State University and other schools around the state. This is the way to get your career started. Its a ten day Institute this summer on the App State campus with all sessions taught by over 40 broadcast professionals currently working successfully in the industry. Former students are now working for Beasley Media Group, iHeart, Entercom, CNN, Charlotte Hornets Play by Play and other companies, many here in the state others in Dallas, New Orleans, Charleston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, NY, Nashville and around the country. Go to the website and click on the Kellar Radio Talent Institute at App State on the map. https://
Last week was free speech week at Appalachian State University and WASU had the opportunity to air Tuesday night’s Panel Discussion “Freedom of Speech–Just watch what you say.” Moderated by Radio host and law professor Stuart Harris, the event features panelist members Dr. Michael Behrent, J. Spenser Darden, Jared Mark, Paul Meggett, Toussaint Romain and Gaby Romero.
Story by: Kelsey Cooper
Click the link to hear about what was said on the panel last night regarding freedom of speech!
What does the 1st amendment mean?
What should students do if a professor says something you find objectionable?
AND MUCH MORE!
The New York Public Library hires professional animators to create interactive graphics of classic novels.
Story by: Lizzy Micys
An odd naturally formed iceberg was seen in Antarctica and it’s got social media blowing up.
Story by: Ashley Dorton