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Duquesne plans to celebrate the history of radio

Duquesne plans to celebrate the history of radio

Josiah Martin | Staff Writer The story of radio began here in Pittsburgh with the first commercial radio broadcast in the country from Pittsburgh’s own KDKA in 1920. As the nation approaches the 100th anniversary of this milestone, Duquesne University is playing a role in the celebration. The university announced that the Pennsylvania Department of […]

DSR’s inaugural music fest has people wanting more

DSR’s inaugural music fest has people wanting more

By: Sam Fatula | A&E Editor Whoever coined the phrase “video killed the radio star” clearly overlooked the power of WDSR, Duquesne’s student-run radio station. Last Friday, the streaming platform hosted the inaugural DSR Fest at the Smiling Moose in South Side, hopefully providing a tradition that will showcase unknown, local musicians to an undergraduate […]

Radio station gets new look

  By Brandon Addeo | For the Duquesne Duke Duquesne’s student radio station is set to undergo a major reformation following difficulties in recent years. The station, WDSR, will expand its programming to include much more content, most of which is student produced, project co-advisor Don Maue said. “We’re broadening the types of coverage the […]