New “Stray Cats” Campaign

Rogers State University has launched a new initiative to reconnect with alumni who have lost touch with their alma mater. The "Stray Cat Campaign" will utilize the RSU website,RSU Radio website, social media, direct mail and the ever-growing RSU alumni network to locate and welcome back lost alumni. The "Stray Cat Campaign" will seek out lost alumni of RSU and its predecessor institutions – Claremore Junior College, Rogers State College and Rogers University – dating back to 1972. Alumni can visit the "Stray Cat Campaign" website – www.rsu.edu/straycats – to view lists of…continue reading →

A Night of Comedy Comes to RSU

Thursday night will be full of laughs as Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority presents A Night of Comedy at the Will Rogers Auditorium at 7:07. The night will feature four local comedians from Tulsa’s Loony Bin Comedy Club, as well as various regional vnues. Bronson Vaughn, Steven Baucom, Randall Lopez, and Steven King will take the stage for fifteen minutes each. “Every comedian dreams of doing shows at colleges, and this is making four people’s dreams come true in one very funny night,” Bronson Vaughn says jokingly. Tickets are $3 per person or $5…continue reading →

Eat & Be Merry at “Eat Street” in Tulsa

Foodies in the Tulsa area can rejoice as the first-ever Eat Street Food Truck Festival arrives in downtown Tulsa on Saturday from 11 to 10. Over fifteen food trucks will park at the Blue Dome District and serve cuisine from around the world. Hosted by The Dog House and Arnie’s Bar, this food festival will feature food from areas within the country like New York, as well as foreign delights from places like Vietnam and Mexico. Food connoisseurs who are feeling competitive can enter a hot dog eating contest that will benefit Iron…continue reading →

RSU to Host Business, Technology and Sport Management Industry Day

Rogers State University will host the second annual Business, Technology and Sport Management Industry Day on Wednesday, November 14th on the Claremore campus. The day’s events include a career, internship and graduate school fair from 9 to 11am in Herrington Hall. Beginning at 12 noon, the RSU Innovation Center will host the annual Global Entrepreneur Week luncheon and Networking dessert. The first 75 students can attend for free and to RSVP, email Brandon Irby at brandonirby@rsu.edu by the 6th. Dr. William Paiva of Seven Rose Funds will speak on “Execution – the Discipline…continue reading →

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 →