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WPSC AM 590

Radio War Pits College Against High School For FM Frequency
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Article documenting the long lasting "war" between William Paterson University and Ramapo-Indian Hills High School over licensing for 88.7 FM. Article features a photo of Jerry Wiese, Cindy Wilcox, and Stacy Waldman in the main studio of WPSC.

WPSC Continues FM License Bid
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Rich Dikon, The Beacon
Continuing coverage of WPSCs battle to secure an FM license
Tuesday, November 17, 1981

WPSC AP Radio

WPSC Goes FM
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Nancy Garrity, The Beacon
Article from "The Beacon" covering the FCC's approval of WPSC-FM's construction permit.
Monday, December 01, 1986

College Radio Back On The Air
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Stephanie Stokes, The Bergen Record
Coverage in The Bergen Record of WPSC shutting down due to offensive comments made on the air.
Friday, February 26, 1988

WPSC Re-opened: SGA Imposes Sanctions
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Elaine Cannizzaro & Todd A. Dawson, The Beacon
Continuing coverage of the fallout to the closed circuit radio station after offensive content was aired.
Monday, February 29, 1988

LaserHits! 89 PSC

LaserHits 89 PSC
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Alumni Association Spotlight
From the William Paterson Alumni Spotlight Newsletter, a small article announcing WPSC-FM signed on the air in December of 1988.

WPSC-FM Sports Programming
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The North Jersey Herald
Small column from the North Jersey Herald detailing upcoming sports coverage on LaserHits 89 PSC

Tune In To FM
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The Beacon
Small blurb with photo from The Beacon documenting the sign on of 88.7 WPSC-FM.

After Eight Years, WPSC Goes FM
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Lisa S. Musawwir, The Beacon
Article from "The Beacon" announing that WPSC-FM is finally on the air at 88.7 FM.
Monday, December 12, 1988

College Station Goes Big Time
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The Bergen Record
Article from "The Bergen Record" covering 88.7 WPSC-FM finally signing on the air.
Monday, December 12, 1988

WPC Goes FM With New Radio Station
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The Bulletin (William Paterson College)
Article from the William Paterson College publication "The Bulletin" documenting WPSC-FM signing on the FM airwaves at 88.7.
Friday, February 03, 1989

WPSC: The Alternative To The Alternative
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East Coast Rocker
East Coast Rocker covers WPSC's transition to FM and the controversial decision to play Top 40 hits in a tightly controlled format on a college radio station.
Wednesday, March 08, 1989

Hey WPSC: Get The Led Out
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Mike Daly, East Coast Rocker
Editorial from East Coast Rocker regarding WPSC's controversial decision to play Top 40 music on FM after finally gaining the license.
Wednesday, April 26, 1989

William Paterson College FM Station On The Air
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Suburban Trends
Article from "Suburban Trends" newspaper insert when LaserHits! 89 PSC Signed on the air.
Friday, December 29, 1989

Riders Of The Airwaves Reunite
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The Bergen Record
Article from "The Bergen Record" covering the second anniversary festivities at 88.7 WPSC-FM, then known as LaserHits 89 PSC.
Wednesday, May 16, 1990

HitRadio 88.7 WPSC-FM

WPSC Gets New Format And Direction
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The Beacon
Letter to The Beacon editor by Kevin Serio, Operations Manager of WPSC-FM, announcing the new HitRadio format and appointment of John Kiernan as General Manager.
Monday, September 13, 1993

WPC Radio Show Goes National
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Robert Mohl, Today
Darren Dean and Bob Latta take their WPSC-FM radio show "The Fantastic Forum" to syndication.
Wednesday, September 29, 1993

Brave New Radio

WPSC Director On His Way To Doctorate
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Amanda Ferrante, Pioneer Times
Pioneer Times article covering General Manager Rob Quicke's pursuit of his Doctorate.
Wednesday, December 09, 2009

WP 88.7 Named Best Station In The Nation
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Saturday, April 01, 2017

Students, Faculty, And Staff Travel To Puerto Rico
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WP Magazine
Article from the Spring 2018 edtion of the WP Alumni Magazine covering the efforts of William Paterson University (and WPSC-FM) to help Puerto Rico's radio station WVQR recover from Hurricane Maria in September of 2017.
Sunday, April 01, 2018

WPSC-FM Wins National Marconi Award For
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WP Magazine
Article from the Fall 2018 edtion of the WP Alumni Magazine covering WPSC-FM's win of the coveted NAB Marconi award for "Best Noncommercial Station".
Monday, October 01, 2018

Brave New Radio Brings Valentine's Day To The Multipurpose Room With
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New! Olivia Biel, The Beacon
"The Beacon" coverage of Brave New Radio's annual Valentine's Day event on campus.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Brave New Radio Celebrates 30th Anniversary
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New! WP Magazine
Article from the Spring 2019 issue of the WP Alumni Magazine covering WPSC-FM's 30th anniversary event in December, 2018
Thursday, April 04, 2019