Free Speech week recap

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

APP 1800: Take Back the Night with The Red Flag Campaign, OASIS, and the ASU Women’s Shelter


Join 90.5 WASU’s News Director, Maggie Harper, and Braxton Thompson, of The Red Flag Campaign to talk about the upcoming Take Back the Night event.

Take Back the Night will be held on Appalachian State’s Sanford Mall on April 26th, 2018.

The event will begin at 6PM and end at 9:30PM. The event page can be found here. 

Take Back the Night is just one event of many by The Red Flag Campaign during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.


The Red Flag Campaign

Hashtag: #RFCempoweryosef

App 1800: Appalachian State Playcrafters Present “New Play Festival 2018”

Join 90.5 WASU FM News Director, Maggie Harper, and guests Kenny Petroski and Kat Butte, as they discuss the upcoming New Play Festival. 

The New Play Festival is hosted by Playcrafters and will be held in the I. G. Greer Studio Theatre on Feb. 15, 16, and 17 at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for the general public and will be sold at the door a half-hour prior to each performance.

Visit the New Play Festival event page for more information.

Listen to the App 1800 every Monday @ 9am, only on 90.5 WASU FM!

App 1800 Monday November 20th, 2017: Upcoming High Country Turkey Trot

Join 90.5 WASU News Director, Maggie Harper, and Hospitality House Director of Development, Todd Carter, as they discuss the High Country’s largest turkey trot race.

For more details on how to register and participate, visit the event’s webpage here.

Listen to the App 1800 on Mondays @ 9am, only on 90.5. WASU FM!

App 1800 November 6th, 2017: Roger Richards Visits Appalachian State Campus

Join 90.5 WASU News Director, Maggie Harper, and Associate Professor of Journalism, Dr. Lynette Holman to discuss filmmaker, Roger Richards’ upcoming visit to Appalachian State University’s campus.

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App 1800 Oct. 23, 2017: Spooky Duke 5k and 10k Walk/Run

Join 90.5 WASU News Director, Maggie Harper, and intern of Parent-toParent, Ashley Abernathy, as they discuss the annual high country Spooky Duke 5k and 10k race. To learn more about Spooky Duke, visit the event’s Facebook page here.



App 1800 Oct. 9th, 2017: Western Youth Network

Join 90.5 WASU News Director, Maggie Harper, and guests Michael Giuliano and local 5th grader, Lance, to discuss their involvement with Western Youth Network.

You can learn more about the mentorship program on their website.

APP 1800: Monday, September 4th, 2017 – White Supremacy Banner Hung on Appalachian State Campus

Join News Director Maggie Harper, SGA President Anderson Clayton, and Erin Brathwaite, SGA Director of Social Sustainability, to learn more about an incident where a white supremacy group hung a recruitment banner on App State’s Skywalk the night before classes started.