Top 20 12.3.10

Friday, December 3rd, 2010 by Tim Teeling

The Naked and Famous take the number one spot yet again on WLOY’s Top 20 Countdown. Cee Lo Green is still hanging on along with Kings of Leon, Matt & Kim, and The Gaslight Anthem. A notable new addition this week at number two is 30 Seconds to Mars featuring Kanye West with Hurricane 2.0. Tune in next week to see a special edition of the Top 20 for the end of the semester! Nolan and Tim are sure to have something up their sleeves!


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Karyn Oliver At Singer-Songwriter Coffeehouse on Thursday!

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

Finals are creeping up on all students here at Loyola, but WLOY is here to help you de-stress during such a tumultuous time! Tomorrow, Thursday December 2, WLOY will be hosting yet another Singer-Songwriter Coffeehouse at 9pm in the Reading Room! This Coffeehouse is featuring a prominent singer-songwriter in the Baltimore area Karyn Oliver, who is also a WLOY DJ as host of The Mobtown Couch which airs every Thursday from 11AM – noon! So, gather your friends and come by the Coffeehouse to relax a bit before such a stressful time, all while listening to some great music.

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Join WLOY in the Mayor’s Christmas Parade!

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

This year WLOY was invited to be in the 38th Annual Mayor’s Christmas Parade this Sunday December 5! What better way to get in the holiday spirit than to join the WLOY van in its Yuletide journey. The parade departs from Baltimore Polytechnic High School parking lot (where Loyola buses meet you to go to the Ridley Athletic Complex) at 2pm. From there, the parade will follow Falls Road south to 36th Street in Hampden (The Avenue), turn East on 36th Street and North on Chestnut Ave, ending at 37th and Chestnut. WLOY is very excited to represent Loyola in this year’s parade, and we’re proud to say that we will be the only non-commercial media operation involved in one of Baltimore’s great traditions!

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35 Years of Loyola Radio!

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 by The Professor

We’re celebrating 35 years of radio at Loyola this Saturday! It’s the exact day in 1975 when WVLC (The Voice of Loyola College) first signed on to broadcast in the cafeteria. It evolved into WLCR and ran until the mid 1990s before being wiped out in the renovation of the Student Center. In 2002 we restarted WLOY and in March of 2003 we went 24/7/365 and haven’t looked back. Now we are, along with lots of station alumni from the 70’s and 80’s. Listen in from 1-7pm on Saturday to check out all the DJs as they get back on the air again! We’ve got their original jingle and even their original vinyl!

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WLOY Late Night Concert Thursday 11/18

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

Thursday November 18 WLOY is hosting another Late Night Concert in McGuire from 9 until midnight. We’re bringing to you some Loyola and Baltimore-based acts. An eclectic group of Loyola sophomores, The Palace At 4 AM, will open the event, followed by Baltimore-based band The Flying Eyes.

Remember that at our events you can enter in our raffle to win tickets for concerts at Ramshead Live! I challenge you all to find someone who doesn’t like music. Seriously. Do people like that even exist? Didn’t think so.

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Singer/Songwriter Workshop This Thursday 11/11

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

This Thursday 11/11 (oooh – make a wish!) WLOY is hosting yet another Singer/Songwriter Workshop! This time we are co-sponsoring the event with Spectrum, Loyola’s Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender and Allied Awareness and Support group. There will be coffee, there will be cookies and there will be special performances. Don’t forget to bring your own instruments and signature writing with you to get some tips and tricks. This event will be in the Reading Room from 9 – 11 so make sure to stop by!

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Movie Night: Almost Famous

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

It’s time for your weekly escape from those dusty dorm rooms. This Thursday 11/04 WLOY is hosting another movie night in the Reading Room from 9 – 11! This week we’re showing Almost Famous, a 2000 film directed by Cameron Crowe and starring Patrick Fugit, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Billy Crudup and Kate Hudson. One of the most iconic films for our generation, Almost Famous follows the story of aspiring journalist William Miller (Fugit) who, at the young age of just 15, follows the up-and-coming band Stillwater on their tour.

A movie featuring rock-n-roll, love and drugs, it’s one that you will not want to miss. Come to the Reading Room on Thursday! Bring your friends, eat the popcorn (and other snacks) provided, sit back, relax and enjoy Almost Famous.

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Halloween Carnival 10/31

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

Want to volunteer before heading off to a night of mayhem? This Sunday on Halloween WLOY will be at CCSJ’s Halloween Carnival in McGuire Hall from 1 – 4!

This event gives the residents of Gallagher Services, a center for developmentally disabled adults, an opportunity to celebrate Halloween, as well as to experience being on a college campus. Volunteers will be able to organize a variety of activities and pair up with our guests from Gallagher Services helping them participate in the crafts tables, face painting stations and other games!

Of course, WLOY will be doing what WLOY does best – playing great music. So grab your friends, don’t forget to dress up and head on over to McGuire Hall this Sunday from 1 – 4!

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Both Feet In: Back on My Feet

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 by The Professor

LIVE SHOW! October 27, 2010 at noon

Guests Jackie Truncellito, the Director of the Back on My Feet Baltimore organization (and former women’s Track & Field coach at Loyola), and John, a participant in the program who is currently staying at the Helping Up Mission shelter. They talk about running and how it has impacted their lives.
Back on My Feet
is a nonprofit organization that “promotes the self-sufficiency of homeless populations by engaging them in running as a means to build confidence, strength and self-esteem.” The 2nd Annual Back on My Feet Baltimore Bash is Nov. 18th!

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Coffeehouse 10/28 Co-Sponsored with ALAS

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

Thursday 10/28 WLOY presents another Coffeehouse, though, this time, we’re changing things up. WLOY is co-sponsoring this event with ALAS, the Association of Latin American Students, as part of Latin Week. The emphasis this week is on the coffee – we’ll be getting coffee from Zeke’s with flavors from all different Latin American countries in order to have a coffee tasting. Once the caffeine settles into our bloodstream, we’ll be hearing from Gerson Martinez of SpokenWord. Also, open mic is encouraged from those talented people in the audience.

This event is shaping up to be an energetic one, so make sure to stop by the Reading Room 9 -11 on Thursday!

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