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Beyond the airwaves: The past and present of college radio

On Oct. 14, 1920, a group of Union students used some makeshift equipment housed in a shed behind the electrical engineering lab to broadcast 27 minutes of music.

From that broadcast, widely considered the first scheduled radio broadcast in the country, grew WRUC, a non-commercial student-run operation that features everything from jazz to sports to music and news.

USA Today College recently did a feature on the state of college radio stations and mentioned WRUC.