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Spotlight on Radio X

Katarina Rothhorn June 4, 2021

NMU’s campus radio station, Radio X, is run by student and faculty volunteer DJs who can choose to broadcast music or simply talk during their hour-long time segment. DJs do not have to be majoring...

Photo courtesy of George Young

RETRO RADIO— (First row)Dan Kalinowski, (left) John Priest, Rick Finch, Bob Miller, (second row) Melvin Tounsel, Barb Donnely, Kim Maddox, (Third row) Richard Wolfolk, Judy Berner, Tom McCord, Dave Hoffsten, Jeff Saino, Paul Mumma, Phyllis Drake, Marilyn Grimm, (last row) Buzz Young, Mike Ault, Bruce Peek, Mike Curtis, Tim Ellis, Mary Greenway, Frank Klim, Renee Knott, Dave Korhonen, Ken Krom, Mike McCoy, Tom Neal, Kim Rancourt, Dan Rose, Mike Styke, Todd Swanboro, Morris Williams, Dr. Robert Maust, Dr. George Lott.Former students and advisors of radio X, known then as WBKX, in the 1970s pose for a group photo.

Musical memories: The history of Radio X

Rayna Sherbinow March 18, 2021

When George “Buzz” Young arrived at NMU midway through his college career, he was studying political science and sociology. He graduated in 1974 with a degree in broadcasting and a sociology minor....

Photo courtesy of the Radio X Facebook Page 
LIVE JAMS—Local musician John Davey performs during Live at the X, a segment where musicians come into the studio to perform on air.

Radio X hosts Underground music contest

Maggie Duly February 20, 2020

The cold leather seat chills your legs as you turn the radio dial to 91.5-FM as the WUPX Radio X student DJ sets the mood for your five minute drive to the grocery store. It’s hard to know what to expect,...

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