Hillcat Basketball is back on RSU Radio

Hillcat basketball is back, and you can hear the games right here on RSU Radio! The season officially begins October 30th, with the men’s team taking on Central Baptist at the Claremore Expo Center. The women play at the University of Tulsa on Halloween night. Both games begin at 7:00P. Homecoming is set for November 10th with the women and men taking on Northwestern Oklahoma State at 2 and 4, respectively. Hillcat basketball games can be heard on this website by clicking the “Listen Live” button. A full schedule of games is available…continue reading →

“Paints the town Blue” Homecoming 2012

RSU will be “painting the town blue” November 6th – 10th as students, staff, administration and the community take part in this year’s Homecoming festivities. Monday’s events include the “Safe Sex Mobile” at various locations around campus from 9a to 12N. Tuesday’s events include the “Paint it Red Shirt and Car Decorating” beginning at 2pm at the Centennial Center Rotunda. RSU Radio will be there promoting the event. Wednesday’s events include a “Party on the Patio” with food and drinks beginning at 11a. Thursday’s events include all three campuses; Claremore, Bartlesville and Pryor…continue reading →

Will Rogers Days

Will Rogers 133th birthday includes 4 days of activities beginning November 1st in Claremore. Oklahoma’s favorite son as well as a prolific writer, movie star and cowboy will be honored with a parade, a number of events at the Will Rogers museum and a birthday party at his birthplace in Oologah. The first two days will focus on children, with a day at the museum, old fashioned games and a Cherokee storyteller. Friday’s events will be held at the Will Rogers Ranch in Oologah including a birthday cake and a musical production. That…continue reading →

Local Band: The Bourgeois

The Bourgeois, one of Tulsa’s rising local bands, have been tabbed to open up for a band frequently played here on RSU Radio, The Violet Lights. Just a couple months after playing Cain’s, Free Tulsa, and being asked to do a taping for This Land Press, The Bourgeois will appear at The Downtown Lounge this week. Not being Americana or, according to the band, “the new Tulsa sound,” The Bourgeois consider themselves to be outsiders of the Tulsa music scene. More of a loud, aggressive rock sound, they fit well with The Violet…continue reading →

Gary “Turbo” Webb wins National Award in New York City

Gary “Turbo” Webb received top honors when he was named best “Specialty Music Director of the Year” while attending this year’s College Music Journal (CMJ) Music Marathon over fall break in New York City. Webb competed against other announcers from stations in Montreal, Quebec; Linesville, PA and South Orange, NJ. The CMJ Music Marathon is the world’s most important platform for the discovery of new music. Every fall, CMJ invades New York City with over 1,300 artist performances, filling more than 80 of the city’s greatest venues, nightclubs and theaters. Attendees have access…continue reading →

Garrett’s 2012 CMJ Review

What's up everyone, Garrett checking in after our week in The Big Apple. It has been a crazy, fun and even educational week here at the 2012 CMJ Music Marathon. I'm excited to be back and put to use some of the things I took from all the panels. From social media to predicting music trends, RSU Radio is going to have some exciting times ahead of it. Then of course there were the College Radio Awards, the station as a whole was nominated for 3 awards for the first time in our…continue reading →

Garrett & Turbo’s CMJ Blog 1

Hey everyone! Garrett here taking some time to do a quick day one and two in New York recap. They say New York is the city that never sleeps and these first couple of days have for sure lived up to that. We landed in New York on Monday, technically a day before the CMJ Music Marathon began, but Monday night one of the promotion companies we work with, The Syndicate, hosted a kickoff party called Conflict of Interest. Turns out, Turbo and I were on the VIP list! We got to meet…continue reading →

Enter the Asylum…If You Dare

October is a month full of frightful fun, and if you’re really ready for a scare you can enter The Asylum, a haunted attraction in Nowata. The Asylum has a dark history that revolves around a 1940s sanitarium. Many details surrounding a horrific fire within the sanitarium have been left unknown…until now. Visitors are taken through a vacant branch of what used to be Eastern State Hospital. The mental institution operated before regulations on patient treatment were enforced. While The Asylum has a demented past, but the haunted attraction is really geared towards…continue reading →

Honoring Art at Momentum Tulsa

Young artists 30 and under get the opportunity to present their work to Tulsans at Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still. Held at Living Arts in downtown Tulsa, Momentum features a variety of art forms in 2D and 3D. Installations, live performances, and film are just some of the types of artwork people can expect to see. This year’s event includes the new Momentum Spotlight, which features three up-and-coming artists for a special exhibit. Samantha Dillehay, Amanda Sawyer, and Libby Williams, are being recognized for their talents in creating art with everyday items, drawing,…continue reading →

Fine Arts Film: Brooklynn Brothers Beat the Best

Next up in the RSU Fine Arts Film Series is Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best, a quirky, dark comedy about a recently dumped twenty-something from New York who is on the verge of giving up his goal of becoming a musician. Convinced by a friend to go on an impromptu cross-country tour with their signature toy instrumets, the duo’s musical journey takes them on a string of hilarious bizarre shows and disastrous encounters. The showing is free and open to the public, this Wednesday, October 10, at 7 p.m. in the Will Rogers…continue reading →