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#WLOYdoesEvergreen

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 by Rachel

#WLOYdoesEvergreenCome hang out with your favorite radio DJs all day Sunday, Feburary 22nd at The Evergreen Cafe to do good and to eat good. The Evergreen Cafe will be donating 10% off all proceeds from Sunday to WLOY Loyola Radio, so help us help you!

You like brunch? Need a study break? Perhaps wanting a jolt of energy? Your sweet tooth telling you to satisfy it? The Evergreen Cafe has got what you need. So stop by and support WLOY!

In addition to all this goodness, WLOY will be holding a hashtag competition, instagram/tweet your meal or your friends at the Evergreen Cafe using the hashtag #WLOYdoesEvergreen and you could win tickets to a show at Soundstage plus a feature on the WLOY Instagram and website! Get those creative gears turning and start working up your apetite!



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WLOY CoffeeHouse Series Presents: Ellen Cherry

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 by Rachel

10904405_10152680837204087_8957197370905538828_o Be sure to join us Tonight in the Reading Room from 8-10PM as local musician Ellen Cherry graces our ears with her sweet melodies… For FREE. That’s right. FREE, LIVE, MUSIC! (Sorry for shouting, I’m just really excited). Bring your friends, bring your homework and bring your WLOY mugs for an evening of good music and strong coffee. You won’t want to miss it!

 



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Crucial Cuts – BEST MUSIC SHOW on RadioFlag

Friday, February 13th, 2015 by The Professor

Crucial Cuts WinsThursdays 12-2PM and Saturdays 4-6PM

How good is Crucial Cuts and it’s host Earl Crown? Well, just ask the listeners on RadioFlag all over the world. They nominated, flagged and supported his show right into the winners circle!

WLOY is VERY pleased to present the Fall 2014 Best Music Show as voted on RadioFlag: CRUCIAL CUTS WITH EARL CROWN. This might go to his head, but what the heck, he earned it with his fantastic mix of music, showing up for work with broken ribs, timing his smoke breaks perfectly, and bringing in some cool interviews.

Congratulations to Earl Crown for winning! Tune in for the live show on Thursdays Noon-2pm and the repeats on Saturdays 4-6pm. You can download the RadioFlag app to listen to the stream wherever you go and interact with our award winning DJs!



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WLOY Gets Some Great Press

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 by The Professor

We never complain when we get noticed.

RadioWorld Magazine The leading radio industry magazine RadioWorld contains an article on the National Student Electronic Media Convention which includes WLOY and our programs for children! Read the whole article online.

Radio Survivor Website Earlier this year we also hosted the creator of Radio Survivor (a hugely popular website exploring college and independent radio) and she wrote a wonderful article about her visit and our programming efforts. Check it out!



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MUGS, S’MORES, AND WLOY

Monday, December 8th, 2014 by Alex Fili

WLOY has new stuff and we are super excited about it. WE. HAVE. MUGS. This is just in time for the holiday season as well as the freezing cold hell that is known as winter. To go along with your mug where your warm beverage can reside, we also have more WLOY crewneck sweatshirts for your gifting or personal needs. We have a VERY limited run of kids sized WLOY sweatshirts for your smaller relatives :)

DSC_0430 These will all be available on December 10th, the last day of classes, in front of Boulder. On top of all these awesome things, we will have S’mores!!! Who doesn’t love mugs, sweatshirts, and S’MORES??? Get your holiday gift shopping done and then reward yourself with a treat! We can’t wait to see your shining faces! Finish your Christmas shopping list with WLOY shirts, sweatshirts, mugs and more.

When: Wednesday, December 10th @ 11:00am-2:00pm

Where: in front of Boulder

Why: Guys, I already told you there will be S’mores.

If you don’t know how S’mores work (you’re killin’ me, Smalls), check out this video it should help.



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The Mayor’s Christmas Parade!

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 by Alex Fili

1221bal-xmasst001THE BEST WAY TO SPREAD CHRISTMAS IS SINGING LOUD FOR ALL TO HEAR! Another way to get in the spirit is coming to the Mayor’s Christmas Parade in Hampden on December 7th. WLOY will be there spreading cheer and handing out some wonderful kids sweatshirts! That’s right KIDS SWEATSHIRTS! We are prepared to keep merry and warm on Sunday! Come out and see our van in special Christmas attire. I can’t tell you what the WLOY van will look like on December 7th because that will ruin the Christmas magic. You will just have to come and be surprised! It will be like an early Christmas present from us, WLOY!

MERRY CHRISTMAS, YOU FILTHY ANIMALS!

When: Sunday, December 7th @ 1:00pm

Where: Hampden

Why: CHRISTMAS SPIRIT!

 



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FINAL Late Night Event: 3PM and GWB.com

Monday, December 1st, 2014 by Alex Fili

THIS SEMESTER IS SLOWLY COMING TO A CLOSE. This means we only have one Late Night event left! WLOY is having two local artists that will make McGuire the place to be this Thursday! 3PM, founded in the summer of 2012, is inspired by Blink-182, Green Day, and Yellowcard. That combo will make any true pop-punk fan be excited for this show. 3PM even have experience with the famous Warped Tour. Wanna get more excited? GWB.com is a Loyola based band that features our VERY OWN STAFF MEMBER, Brandon. This college band is a up and coming hip-hop band will keep you dancing all night. Come out this Thursday and get your groove on!

When: Thursday, December 4th

Where: McGuire Hall

Why: Because it’s our last Late Night and you deserve to dance.

 



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#wloythanksgiving Winner and Next Week’s Hashtag

Monday, December 1st, 2014 by Alex Fili

FinalstretchThe winner of #wloythanksgiving is Philip Dayao! Philip and his co-DJ brother were lucky enough to not only spend Thanksgiving together, but also able to go Black Friday shopping. They stopped in a Lulu Lemon to try on some sweet workout leggings. It maybe a new fashion trend for the guys! Go check out the picture on our Instagram, WLOY_radio!

NEXT WEEK’S HASHTAG IS:

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#wloyfinalstretch

There are only a few day separating you from finals, which means there is only a few day separating you from Christmas break. Sadly, finals are before that sweet freedom you want. WLOY wants to know how you celebrate, I mean, study for the end of the semester.  Remember, it’s only a few more days, but we want to see a few more instas!  Get posting!!!



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This Week’s Coffeehouse: Angela Sheik

Monday, November 17th, 2014 by Alex Fili

Angela Sheik will be appearing at Thursday night’s Coffeehouse! She’s worth a listen (and maybe more than just one). Angela is gifted in instruments such as the autoharp, theremin, and the flute. She has worked with a producer that has help fuel her creative talents and also is a fellow electronic fusion artist. You can imagine how interesting and exciting it is to watch her preform. Her debut EP, “Songs from the Red Box,” won multiple awards such as the grand prize for BOSS Loop Station 2011 U.S. National Finals, winner of the Philadelphia Songwriter Project Competition and twice voted Female Artist of the Year at 93.7 WSTW Hometown Heroes! She’s even opened for bands like Neon Trees. WLOY is happy to have her for our late night event!

Where: Reading Room

When: Thursday, November 20

Why: Innovative and creative music for free??? Yes, please.



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#wloydorms Winner and Next Week’s Two Week Long Hashtag

Monday, November 17th, 2014 by Alex Fili

tgiving#wloydorms winner is : Sam Chemali! Her room was perfectly decorated! Way to go, Sam! To check out her picture, go to our Instagram, WLOY_radio.

NEXT WEEK’S HASHTAG IS:

#wloythanksgiving

This is a special hashtag. We are going to keep it this contest going for TWO WEEKS. Tell us what you’re thankful for. Thankful for your bed, friends, family, dog, running shoes, etc? Then use #wloythanksgiving to show us what you’re giving thanks for this holiday. You can even show us what delicious meal you have cooked up for the day. (Even the infamous Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich is welcome in this hashtag contest.) We can wait to see what you’re thankful for! (Hopefully, you’re thankful for WLOY, too!) Get hashtagging #wloythanksgiving!



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