I LOVE college radio and have been a DJ at four different stations over the years (and I also went through DJ training at a 5th station). In addition to that, in the past two years I’ve visited 20 radio stations all over the country . When doing my tours, I’m often struck by the artifacts that I see in every single station. These are often the things that make college radio feel like college radio, from the dirty carpets to the musty record library to the posters and stickers plastered on every square inch of wall and cabinet space So, with that, here’s my list of the top five things that every college radio station MUST have: Hanging Records at WVFI 1. Record Art: My favorite example is the 7″ vinyl-decorated hallway…
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