Four students spent the summer listening to storms on Jupiter. Now, they’re seeing how they can implement their project at a local elementary school.
How it all started: Debunking KCPR myths
When KCPR founder Alan Holmes decided he wanted to start a radio station, he searched all over campus with fellow student Jim Stueck for empty rooms to give it a home base. Their efforts fell short — no department would let them conduct a radio station in their storage rooms. After searching all over and […]
Alexa, Play KCPR: New technology coming to the station
Find out a song’s lyrics, trivia and album art from your smartphone with KCPR’s newest technology. Learn more in this Q&A with KCPR’s Broadcast Engineering Specialist.
KCPR turns 50 this weekend and you’re invited to celebrate
Here’s everything you need to know about KCPR’s 50th Birthday Party, a weekend-long celebration.
A Cal Poly journalism alumnus who found success in the music industry returned to campus on Monday, Oct. 17 to give students advice on making the most of their time here. “Flohr’d” is how RCA Records felt about Bruce Flohr, a former KCPR DJ and journalism alumnus, when they offered him a paid position while […]
Ira Glass shatters illusions of radio storytelling
“The first thing that you have to understand is that it’s radio. That not seeing has a power in and of itself.”
From ‘This American Life’ to San Luis Obispo: Ira Glass to speak at PAC
Renowned radio personality Ira Glass will speak at the Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center (PAC) on April 12.
The Audio Files: Why college radio matters
Before the Internet, YouTube and iTunes, college radio provided a way for new bands to get exposure to audiences who craved new, alternative music.
KCPR features California-wide bands at WOW showcase
Campus radio station KCPR featured three different types of indie rock bands at WOW showcase this year, including Pleasantly, sea knight and Second Cousins.
KCPR goes '6 Beers Deep' with entertainment talk show
Two Cal Poly students are ‘6 Beers Deep’ with their KCPR entertainment talk show. Meet Kolby Hatch and Ben Pawlik.
KCPR intoduces quirky talk radio program
Switching up its regular programming, a team of KCPR producers is scavenging San Luis Obispo County for funny, interesting and sometimes downright random stories from the general public.