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alt-J: Musicians or Storytellers?

Friday, October 10th, 2014 by Lauren Puleo

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Release Date: 9/22/14
Rating: 9/10

alt-J’s second studio album is more than just a collection of songs. It is a holistic work of art, which has lately become something of a rarity in popular music. This album not only succeeds musically, but also as a piece of poetry, and a true example of innovation in today’s music scene.
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Shindig Fest 2014

Friday, October 10th, 2014 by Lauren Puleo

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Shindig Fest was, well, quite the shindig. Seriously, I’m talking circle pits and bass so loud it could knock over a toddler. Hosted in Carroll Park, Baltimore, this music festival drew out thousands of hard rock fans to see a solid line-up, including Jane’s Addiction, Rise Against, and Gogol Bordello.
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Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner (Actually Tickets)

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 by Courtney K

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Claire Shaw and Chemaine Sharpe were our lucky winners yesterday! Claire Shaw was lucky enough to snag two tickets for the Ziggy Marley at Baltimore Soundstage this Monday! She caught As Told By Gingers at the right time. This wonderful show by our staff members Leandra and Kelly plays every Wednesday from 2:00-3:00pm and yesterday they were giving away tickets! Tuning in is only one way to win big time. Chemaine Sharpe attended last week’s Coffeehouse with Blind Man Leading. She had luck on her side with winning the raffle for ticket to “I Love Lucy” at the Hippodrome.

You, too, could win big at WLOY! Just listen in and attend some really cool events!



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Open Mic Night with a Performance by Peter Whitaker

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 by Courtney K

1956678_10152721951234029_2624942938851301423_oWLOY is hosting another OPEN MIC NIGHT featuring Loyola’s own, Peter Whitaker. Bring your guitars, harmonicas, ukuleles, your voices, and whatever else your talents involve! We want to hear YOU! Even if you want to keep your talents a secret, you can still come out, hang out with friends, and enjoy some good old live music. We have some Ziggy Marley tickets to raffle off as well as “I Love Lucy” tickets at The Hippodrome!

Come out and win some hearts with your talents or win some tickets with your luck! (Or both)

When: October 9th from 9:00-11:00pm

Where: 3rd Floor Reading Room

Why: Because free tickets and free music!



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Tourism Tuesdays: Evergreen Museum & Library

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 by Alex Fili

Evergreen_Museum__Library_Baltimore-300x225What: Evergreen Museum & Library

Where4545 North Charles Street

The Evergreen Museum is just located right next to Loyola! It has a beautiful garden attached with an equally beautiful building. This building was owned by Baltimore’s Garrett family who ruled the railroads back in the day. So, you can guess how beautiful this house is on the inside! You are welcome to tour this beautiful home or just enjoy the grounds. (Fun Fact: Netflix’s House of Cards was filmed there.)

Find out more from their website!



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O’s and Royals Sweep to Meet in ALCS

Monday, October 6th, 2014 by Justin Thomas

Managers_10514The two ALDS series were decided in clean sweeps, with the Baltimore Orioles topping the Detroit Tigers, and the Kansas City Royals shocking the Los Angeles Angels.

The sweeps were incredibly impressive on both sides, considering that the O’s beat the last 3 AL Cy Young winners in their 3 games, and the Royals were able to hold off the best offensive team in all of baseball.

Baltimore advances with home-field advantage for the ALCS as the AL East Champions, and Kansas City fights their way through Oakland and Los Angeles to advance as the AL Wild Card team.

Even though the O’s were the higher seed in their series, both the O’s and the Royals were the underdogs in their respective ALDS matchup.

Looking ahead to the ALCS between Baltimore and Kansas City, a couple of things stand out: (more…)



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INTRODUCTION OF THE WEEKLY HASHTAG

Monday, October 6th, 2014 by Alex Fili

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HELLO, INSTAGRAM USERS AND FOLLOWERS!

We are starting our weekly hashtags this week! This means if your picture with our personalized hashtag is awesome you’ll be featured on our instagram! (It’s @WLOY_radio, in case you forgot.)

This week: #wloyautumn! Get some pretty fall pictures while the leaves are changing! You soon could be insta famous. Get posting!

 

 



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Museum Mondays: National Museum of Dentistry

Monday, October 6th, 2014 by Alex Fili

NationalDentistryMuseumWhat: National Museum of Dentistry

Where31 South Greene Street

The National Museum of Dentistry is definitely something to sink your teeth in to. (See what I did there?) You can catch a glimpse of George Washington’s teeth as well as Queen Victoria’s personal dental instruments! The museum also includes a section to help educate kids on dental hygiene! Come view dental hygiene from past to present at this interesting and fun museum.

Find out more information from their website!

 



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DJs of the Month: Matt & Nick

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 by Alex Fili

hiThese two DJs are always rockin’ out on their show, It’s a Hard Rock Life. Their Wednesday show from 3:00-4:00pm is so rockin’ that they have just won DJs of the Month! They embody everything WLOY, which is being cool, fun, and having a great taste in music. These two cool cats also just went the extra nine yards and added an extra show called It’s a Harder Rock Life that features even more Hard Rock jams that airs every Saturday 12:00-1:00am. Matt and Ian even were at WLOY over the Summer to make more listeners happy year round. If you haven’t heard them yet, you have two chances… every week… LISTEN TO THEM!

Good Job, Matt and Nick!



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Happy College Radio Day 2014!

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 by The Professor

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It’s the day that we all celebrate college radio (even more than usual) with special shows, memories from alumni, shoutouts and more. Tune in all day for special shows, ticket giveaways and much more! Win a pair of tickets to I Love Lucy at the Hippodrome by listening in today!

Let us know what you think about college radio with the #CollegeRadioDay tag on Instagram and Twitter.



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