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Walk the Moon frontman Nicholas Petricca donned a multicolored button-down for the night's closing set.

Review: Day two of Midpoint Music Festival

Jude Noel, Social Media Editor September 25, 2017

“Seven years ago, a young guy walked into my office on a Friday afternoon with a CD called I Want! I Want! and two tickets to the studio release at the Mockbee,” said WNKU’s station manager Aaron...

WVXU-HD2 will play the AAA (adult album alternative) music format in response to the sale of WNKU.

WVXU-HD2 aims to fill the gap left by WNKU

Cole Grecco, News Editor February 16, 2017

Cincinnati Public Radio announced today that 91.7 WVXU-HD2 will play the AAA (adult album alternative) music format, “In an effort to fill the gap the loss of WNKU leaves behind.” Richard Eiswerth,...

Student: ‘I can’t imagine not having it anymore’

Students stunned by sale of beloved radio station WNKU
Hannah Hagedorn, Assistant News Editor February 15, 2017

Mitchell Sellars said he was disappointed to see Northern Kentucky University part with something so unique. “Not many other universities have their own radio station, and now we won’t either,”...

Steve Felix of WNKU speaks to the Board of Regents.

Board of Regents votes to sell WNKU

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2017

Faced with shrinking state funding and a potential seven-figure subsidy to WNKU, the NKU Board of Regents voted Tuesday to negotiate the sale of the radio station. The station received an offer from Bible...

WNKU’s Catfish Ball honors past rock stars with a tribute concert

WNKU’s Catfish Ball honors past rock stars with a tribute concert

Michael Stegner , Reporter October 26, 2016

The musical minds at WNKU have gathered eleven of their favorite local artists for a Halloween party at the Southgate House Revival unlike any other concert. The event, called The Catfish Ball, is...

Huntington hard rockers Ona put on an incredible performance for their fans at the WNKU stage at MidPoint Music Festival this year.

GALLERY: WNKU showcases commitment to local music at MidPoint

Michael Stegner , Contributor September 27, 2016

Just slightly removed from the MidPoint Music Festival’s main stage, a smaller performance space was set up in the adjacent parking lot. The stage belonged to WNKU, a local radio station with a focus...

WNKU's general manager, Sean O'Mealy.

‘Save WNKU’ petition fights station’s potential sale

Mackenzie Manley, Abby Anstead , News Editor, Editor-in-Chief September 3, 2016

  She thinks WNKU has been taken for granted, and now that the local radio station’s future is uncertain -- she’s fighting to save it.   Along with her staff, Courtney Phenicie, editor-in-chief...

WVXU-HD2 will play the AAA (adult album alternative) music format in response to the sale of WNKU.

NKU to explore sale of WNKU

Matt Sexton, Political Editor April 6, 2016

Proposed cuts to Northern Kentucky University’s state funding has caused the university to examine whether to continue subsidizing WNKU.NKU President Geoffrey Mearns announced Tuesday in an email that...

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