January 12th, 2011 by Amanda Nolan
While the world was still reveling in the new year, Haiti, the poorest country in the Western hemisphere, was struck by a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that happened west of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, and the surrounding areas on January 12, 2010. At least 52 aftershocks were recorded within the following weeks, leaving approximately three million people affected by the disaster and over 230,000 fatalities. The earthquake also caused major damage to the structure of Haiti – many significant landmarks and buildings were destroyed, including the Presidential Palace, the National Assembly building, the Port-au-Prince cathedral and the main jail. Read the rest of this entry »
January 11th, 2011 by Tim Teeling
We need your help! MTVU is taking votes for their annual Woodie Awards and we need you to vote for WLOY! Loyola has a history of being nominated for Woodie’s if you look at Oh the Story! back in 2009 when they were a finalist for best campus band. The voting is being hosted by RateMyProfessor. Please go to their site and vote for WLOY Loyola Radio. Read the rest of this entry »
January 11th, 2011 by The Professor
Interviewed by DJ T-Rav (Travis Seminara ’10).
January 11th, 2011 by The Professor
Interviewed by Rich Rodrigues ’10.
December 24th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan
Can you believe that 2010 is already coming to a close? We’ve had a great year at WLOY and we were so glad to share it with all of you! From everyone here at WLOY, we’d like to wish you a very Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!
December 23rd, 2010 by The Professor
It’s Christmas so you know it’s time for the annual Ultimate Christmas Show on WLOY! Join Nick Centanni for 3 hours on Christmas Eve and another 3 hours on Christmas Day. That’s 6 unique hours featuring the best Christmas music ever made! Nick will have Christmas jokes, facts, and minimal music repeats. And you never know who will be randomly stopping by to say hi to wish you a Merry Christmas! As usual the show is unscripted and unrehearsed so you never know what to expect next. So while you decorate, wrap gifts, drink eggnog, or just hang out by the fire make it a date and don’t be late to tune in on Christmas Eve and for a second special on Christmas Day! All right here to keep you company on WLOY!
Leitha J also prepared a couple of jazzy hours of Christmas music for your listening pleasure so tune in early Christmas Eve and Christmas Day!
Christmas Eve: Leitha J’s Christmas Special 8am-10am, Nick’s Ultimate Christmas Eve Special 10am-1pm (repeating 6pm-9pm)
Christmas Day: Leitha J’s Christmas Special 8am-10am, Nick’s Ultimate Christmas Day Special 10am-1pm (repeating 6pm-9pm)
December 22nd, 2010 by The Professor
Come down to Lohr’s Family Restaurant this Saturday on Dec. 25th for a special free holiday meal from 11am-2pm. Once homeless, David Jones Sr. is now the proud owner of Lohr’s restaurant and gives back to the Frederick community every year by serving a free holiday lunch on Christmas Day. Listen to his story and how he went from homeless to business owner on WLOY’s Both Feet In LIVE show, on Wed, Dec. 29th at 12:30pm. Callers welcome on 410-617-5346.
Lohr’s restaurant specializes in old-fashioned comfort food in a cozy, friendly environment, also with dessert to relish. 911 E. Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21701. T: (301) 663-6511.
December 18th, 2010 by Anthony Santiago
This week’s 7 Minutes Sports slam is for Loyola soccer fans. In this week’s segment, I sat down with the Head Coach of the team, the one and only, Mark Mettrick.
In this exclusive interview, Mark Mettrick and I talked about many aspects of Loyola’s soccer program – from where it was in the past to where it is right now. We also spoke about his career and the incredible story that he has to tell.
You can only get this segment right here at WLOY.ORG. Listen and download after the jump! Read the rest of this entry »
December 16th, 2010 by Anthony Santiago
For the Loyola Greyhounds, Cormier, one of the key players to Patsos’ Scheme, would not be considered a threat if it wasn’t for the great asset that he has in his teammate Jamaal Barney. In his senior year, Guard Jamal Barney has become the LeBron James of the Loyola Greyhounds and takes command. Elected Captain for the team, the squad looks to him to play well and to carry the team with his partner in crime Dylon Cormier. In his two seasons with the Greyhounds, Barney has led the team in scoring with 18.1 and 12.6 points per game respectively. This year, MAAC Coaches chose Barney for the All-MAAC Second Team. This year, against Drexel and UMBC, Barney showed great maturation in his game. He learned to play it slow – but not too slow. He has become more patient and he has learned not to force his shots; rather, he creates open shots and open lanes. Read the rest of this entry »
December 15th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan
Every great song comes from a great album and here WLOY presents the top 10 albums of 2010. This list was gathered by staff members and DJs alike with special attention to what captured the music industry this past year. There have been debuts from alternative newbies Local Natives as well as highly anticipated follow-up albums from such acts like folk-turned-electronica artist Sufjan Stevens and indie kings and queens Arcade Fire. Check out our list after the jump to see if YOUR favorite album made the cut! Read the rest of this entry »