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V 89.1 The Roar Villanova University Radio

Meet our WXVU team for the 2022-23 academic year!

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WXVU Nominated for Best College/University Radio Station!

The nominees for the 2022-23 IBS (Intercollegiate Broadcast System) Media Awards have been announced, and WXVU is honored to be nominated for 5 awards!  WXVU was nominated for the following categories: Best College/University Radio Station Best News Interview (WXVU’s Chris Cokinos interviewing Kaleigh Brendle) Best Public Affairs Program (Ring the Alarm – Human Trafficking, hosted […]

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WXVU featured in Falvey Library’s The New Collegiate Sound

In conjugation with WXVU’s acquisition of the 89.1 FM frequency full-time in the Main Line, Villanova’s Falvey Library’s Distinctive Collections is excited to announce their latest digital exhibit, The New Collegiate Sound. Explore the history of radio on Villanova’s campus from the early days as a radio club in the 1920s to today as FCC-licensed […]

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WXV&U Health Promotion

WXV and U Health, the first nurse-led health and wellness department in college radio.  This initiative is in collaboration with the Office of Health Promotion, Villanova Nurses from the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing, and WXVU.   We are showcasing health-related programming with original material and links to existing health programming from our university community.We look forward to […]

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Morning Roar 12/2/22

On the 6th episode of the Morning Roar, the crew of Chris, David, Allison, and Dom imagined what would make up the perfect new holiday. In our Twitter poll question, we asked you which ornament should be placed atop the Christmas Tree?  Yes, a Villanova “V” was an option! Speaking of Christmas Trees, on Friday, […]

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WXVU Now Broadcasting with RDS

It’s been a semester of firsts at Villanova’s WXVU, including taking over the FM signal full-time at 89.1, serving Villanova and the Main Line all day, every day! Now, we’re broadcasting with RDS!  You’ll be able to see information on the current song and artist playing on WXVU, or the current WXVU show name, on […]

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Now, all day, every day, on 89.1 FM!

V 89.1 The Roar is now broadcasting all day, every day, on the 89.1 FM frequency, for the first time in Villanova’ history!  On October 19, we celebrated on campus with our ROAR-E-O celebration, commemorating our WXV&U Health promotions partnership with the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing.  


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7:00amMonday

It's a blend of hits and classics from the 70s up through today that we know is just "Wright" for Villanova and the Main Line!  Enjoy the Wright Mix of Music, weekdays from 7 Am to 7 PM, only on V 89.1, The Roar!

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Fun in the Locker Room

11:30amMonday

11:30amMonday

Sports radio show discussing all major sports and covering current events, headlines, heavy debates, rankings, predictions, betting advice, and more.

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1:00pmMonday

It's a blend of hits and classics from the 70s up through today that we know is just "Wright" for Villanova and the Main Line!  Enjoy the Wright Mix of Music, weekdays from 7 Am to 7 PM, only on V 89.1, The Roar!

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5:30pmMonday

Thoughts of Yesterday with AJ will transition from the 50s through the 80s discussing the music and the events of the world at the time of release.

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7:00pmMonday

Jacob Artz and Zac Tipton offer hard-hitting sports talk and opinion on our weekly Monday night editions of Sports Takes with Jake. In the fall semester, we focus on the Phillies, Twins and MLB, NFL, PSU football, college football, and Villanova basketball. In the spring semester, we discuss the NFL, college basketball with an emphasis on Villanova basketball, MLB, and college football.

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Greasin’ Poles

8:30pmMonday

8:30pmMonday

We discuss sports bets and "Locks" of the day/week in accordance with the Las Vegas Oddsmakers.

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Lights Out Villanova

10:00pmMonday

10:00pmMonday

Looking to chill out?  Need the perfect soundtrack for studying or just to relax?  Listen to Lights Out Villanova, every night from 7 PM to 7 AM, on V 89.1 The Roar.  It's the very best in Smooth Jazz, music you won't find anywhere else on Philadelphia radio.

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Lights Out Villanova

12:00amTuesday

12:00amTuesday

Looking to chill out?  Need the perfect soundtrack for studying or just to relax?  Listen to Lights Out Villanova, every night from 7 PM to 7 AM, on V 89.1 The Roar.  It's the very best in Smooth Jazz, music you won't find anywhere else on Philadelphia radio.

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7:00amTuesday

It's a blend of hits and classics from the 70s up through today that we know is just "Wright" for Villanova and the Main Line!  Enjoy the Wright Mix of Music, weekdays from 7 Am to 7 PM, only on V 89.1, The Roar!

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Lancaster Ave. Oasis

10:00amTuesday

10:00amTuesday

The very best in Smooth Jazz.

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Fragrant Summer

11:30amTuesday

11:30amTuesday

Funk, Jazz, Soul and all the above.[...]

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Scoop N’ Score

1:00pmTuesday

1:00pmTuesday

On the "Scoop N' Score" radio show, Clayton, Matt, & Jason will deliver and discuss their most outspoken takes across the world of sports. With unique topics, segments, and discussions from 3 die-hard sports fans, there's something new every week.

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2:30pmTuesday

It's a blend of hits and classics from the 70s up through today that we know is just "Wright" for Villanova and the Main Line!  Enjoy the Wright Mix of Music, weekdays from 7 Am to 7 PM, only on V 89.1, The Roar!

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Boots & Daisy Dukes

7:00pmTuesday

7:00pmTuesday

Country radio show that plays country music and talks about country news, upcoming concerts, and news about country performers!

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SeanTalk

8:30pmTuesday

8:30pmTuesday

Talk show/Podcast, with me, Sean Volpi. Interviewing a new guest every week or just chatting it up about anything and everything (that is appropriate, of course).

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Lights Out Villanova

10:00pmTuesday

10:00pmTuesday

Looking to chill out?  Need the perfect soundtrack for studying or just to relax?  Listen to Lights Out Villanova, every night from 7 PM to 7 AM, on V 89.1 The Roar.  It's the very best in Smooth Jazz, music you won't find anywhere else on Philadelphia radio.

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Lights Out Villanova

12:00amWednesday

12:00amWednesday

Looking to chill out?  Need the perfect soundtrack for studying or just to relax?  Listen to Lights Out Villanova, every night from 7 PM to 7 AM, on V 89.1 The Roar.  It's the very best in Smooth Jazz, music you won't find anywhere else on Philadelphia radio.

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7:00amWednesday

It's a blend of hits and classics from the 70s up through today that we know is just "Wright" for Villanova and the Main Line!  Enjoy the Wright Mix of Music, weekdays from 7 Am to 7 PM, only on V 89.1, The Roar!

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Radio Survivor

9:00amWednesday

9:00amWednesday

Radio Survivor has been covering and supporting great radio–from college and community broadcasters to internet radio and podcasts–since 2009.  Hosted [...]

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10:00amWednesday

It's a blend of hits and classics from the 70s up through today that we know is just "Wright" for Villanova and the Main Line!  Enjoy the Wright Mix of Music, weekdays from 7 Am to 7 PM, only on V 89.1, The Roar!

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Infinite Frequencies

2:30pmWednesday

2:30pmWednesday

Music programming focusing on an eclectic mix of all things independent. A particular interest is on new, local Philly music but also new music from around the world. Genre is listed as other, it will be new music from indie rock, dream pop, electronic, and experimental.

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4:00pmWednesday

It's a blend of hits and classics from the 70s up through today that we know is just "Wright" for Villanova and the Main Line!  Enjoy the Wright Mix of Music, weekdays from 7 Am to 7 PM, only on V 89.1, The Roar!

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Hip-Hop Haven

5:30pmWednesday

5:30pmWednesday

90's hip-hop, rap, r&b, and a little bit of soul with conversation segments in between.

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Perfect Stranger

7:00pmWednesday

7:00pmWednesday

An interview based show, bringing in a new 'perfect stranger' each week discussing various topics and ideas that impact our day to day lives.

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Stop Drop and Bop

8:30pmWednesday

8:30pmWednesday

Feel good music that makes you want to stop drop and bop!

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Twilight Tunes

10:00pmWednesday

10:00pmWednesday

A late night listening from any genre centralized around being chill, nighttime tunes.

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7:00amThursday

It's a blend of hits and classics from the 70s up through today that we know is just "Wright" for Villanova and the Main Line!  Enjoy the Wright Mix of Music, weekdays from 7 Am to 7 PM, only on V 89.1, The Roar!

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Planet Philadelphia

9:00amThursday

9:00amThursday

Planet Philadelphia is a radio show about our shared environment aired 4:00-5:00 PM EST the first and third Friday a month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia and/or  at gtownradio.com. Also on Villanova University’s radio station, WXVU, Thursday mornings at 9:00 a.m. at 89.1FM. ​

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10:00amThursday

It's a blend of hits and classics from the 70s up through today that we know is just "Wright" for Villanova and the Main Line!  Enjoy the Wright Mix of Music, weekdays from 7 Am to 7 PM, only on V 89.1, The Roar!

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1:00pmThursday

Combines new and old RnB with nice flow and occasional drops of other genres.

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2:30pmThursday

It's a blend of hits and classics from the 70s up through today that we know is just "Wright" for Villanova and the Main Line!  Enjoy the Wright Mix of Music, weekdays from 7 Am to 7 PM, only on V 89.1, The Roar!

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The Alt Rock Shock

4:00pmThursday

4:00pmThursday

On my show I like to highlight new artists in the alt rock scene as well as play some of the older bands I listened to growing up.  From time to time my friends come on and we chat about things on air and just overall have a good time.

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Route 30 Rock

5:30pmThursday

5:30pmThursday

Classic Rock hits from the 70's, 80's, and 90's with some news, sports, and pop culture talk in between.

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GingerJams

7:00pmThursday

7:00pmThursday

Collection of some of my favorite music. I plan on incorporating some weekly themes that could vary by genre, artist, decade, etc. as well! (not sure if radio 200 or other is a better category)

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Eclectica

8:30pmThursday

8:30pmThursday

Eclectic is defined as deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources; a perfect word to describe this show. Eclectica brings together music from all genres, all eras, and all moods into themed sets that are curated to showcase new music as well as call back to cult classics of the past. Be it 90's breakbeat electronic, soulful ballads, soundtrack highlights, or new and fresh indie, Elvis, Gorillaz, Deftones, Kurt Vile, Aretha, Depth Charge etc., there is always something unexpected lined up. If you like all genres and want to hear something new, or hear old songs arranged in a new way, Eclectica is the show for you! Sets are carefully designed throughout the week to bring you 85 minutes of a specific vibe and atmosphere, sometimes obscurity, sometimes familiarity. The theme is announced and the set is posted every week on my instagram @katherinefarmer_ ! Hope you check it out! College radio rocks!

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The Desert

10:00pmThursday

10:00pmThursday

We would love to play new music that we have found that people may not know of. The show will be for students looking to broaden their musical horizons!

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Lights Out Villanova

12:00amFriday

12:00amFriday

Looking to chill out?  Need the perfect soundtrack for studying or just to relax?  Listen to Lights Out Villanova, every night from 7 PM to 7 AM, on V 89.1 The Roar.  It's the very best in Smooth Jazz, music you won't find anywhere else on Philadelphia radio.

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Morning Roar

8:00amFriday

8:00amFriday

The first morning show in the history of WXVU! WXVU is proud to debut The Morning Roar, our brand new weekly morning show! Every Friday at 8 AM, for one full hour, we’ll discuss the latest happenings at Villanova, and bring you news, sports, in-depth interviews, and all kinds of cool features. That’s the Morning Roar, this and every Friday at 8 AM, only on Villanova’s V 89-1, The Roar! Catch the Morning Roar on YouTube Live here: https://www.youtube.com/user/WXVURadio/featured

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9:00amFriday

It's a blend of hits and classics from the 70s up through today that we know is just "Wright" for Villanova and the Main Line!  Enjoy the Wright Mix of Music, weekdays from 7 Am to 7 PM, only on V 89.1, The Roar!

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Please Tune In!

2:30pmFriday

2:30pmFriday

A humorous discussion of current events and pop culture with musical interludes :)​

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The O-Zone

4:00pmFriday

4:00pmFriday

New finds and classic cuts from alternative artists!

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Fun Fresh and Film

5:30pmFriday

5:30pmFriday

My co-host from my show last year (for the benefit of the radio) is going abroad which is so SAD so im out here on my own! I was planning on doing more of a music based show, with fun music, fresh/new music, and music from films (or songs I think should be in films)! I will do a little talking about life at villanova and whats been going on, and breaking down why I love the songs I will be playing.

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Lights Out Villanova

7:00pmFriday

7:00pmFriday

Looking to chill out?  Need the perfect soundtrack for studying or just to relax?  Listen to Lights Out Villanova, every night from 7 PM to 7 AM, on V 89.1 The Roar.  It's the very best in Smooth Jazz, music you won't find anywhere else on Philadelphia radio.

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Sports Fanatic

8:30pmFriday

8:30pmFriday

Sports talk show about College and Professional sports. Right now, it will mainly cover football and a little bit of baseball. Trying to interview a few athletes along the way. Give updates about what is happening in the sports world.

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Lights Out Villanova

10:00pmFriday

10:00pmFriday

Looking to chill out?  Need the perfect soundtrack for studying or just to relax?  Listen to Lights Out Villanova, every night from 7 PM to 7 AM, on V 89.1 The Roar.  It's the very best in Smooth Jazz, music you won't find anywhere else on Philadelphia radio.

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Lights Out Villanova

12:00amSaturday

12:00amSaturday

Looking to chill out?  Need the perfect soundtrack for studying or just to relax?  Listen to Lights Out Villanova, every night from 7 PM to 7 AM, on V 89.1 The Roar.  It's the very best in Smooth Jazz, music you won't find anywhere else on Philadelphia radio.

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8:00amSaturday

The Smooth Jazz Top 20 Countdown with Allen Kepler takes you through the most popular songs in smooth jazz. Counting down from #20 to #1 Allen makes sure you're caught up on the latest smooth jazz news as you hear the format's newest material. ​ Each week’s show will feature a new entry onto the smooth jazz scene that is destined to become an audience favorite. And we even give you the chance to "score" the song for us. Just come back to the home page of this site and click on "Feedback Track" to register your vote.  

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Cool Jazz Weekly

10:00amSaturday

10:00amSaturday

Your weekly dose on everything fresh in the world of cool and contemporary jazz, with just a dash of the retro.  Hosted by Mike Regensburger from Kutztown University Radio.

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InfoHub Radio Hour

1:00pmSaturday

1:00pmSaturday

Info Hub Radio Hour is a weekly radio show with information and stories of and for the residents of Germantown. We host interviews with neighborhood and citywide leaders, advocates, activists, journalists, and artists to discuss solutions and ideas relating to issues that are relevant to our community. We also host Germantown Voices, an audio series of local stories by residents sharing family and neighborhood memories, getting by during the Covid-19 pandemic, and more.

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Cooking in the Studio

5:30pmSaturday

5:30pmSaturday

Cooking in the Studio is a cooking show on the radio! Follow @cits.wxvu on Instagram for each week’s recipe and tune in to learn how to cook each dish and listen to music from the country it is from.

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Lights Out Villanova

7:00pmSaturday

7:00pmSaturday

Looking to chill out?  Need the perfect soundtrack for studying or just to relax?  Listen to Lights Out Villanova, every night from 7 PM to 7 AM, on V 89.1 The Roar.  It's the very best in Smooth Jazz, music you won't find anywhere else on Philadelphia radio.

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Lights Out Villanova

12:00amSunday

12:00amSunday

Looking to chill out?  Need the perfect soundtrack for studying or just to relax?  Listen to Lights Out Villanova, every night from 7 PM to 7 AM, on V 89.1 The Roar.  It's the very best in Smooth Jazz, music you won't find anywhere else on Philadelphia radio.

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Cool Jazz Weekly

10:00amSunday

10:00amSunday

Your weekly dose on everything fresh in the world of cool and contemporary jazz, with just a dash of the retro.  Hosted by Mike Regensburger from Kutztown University Radio.

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Tune Town

11:30amSunday

11:30amSunday

60's, 70's and 80's (Oldies). Everything from ABBA to Electric Light Orchestra to Rod Stewart to the Rolling Stones to Billy Joel, etc. I love older music and I really want to share that with other people who are looking to discover new music or find a space to appreciate it.

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Take a Wild Guess

1:00pmSunday

1:00pmSunday

Sports broadcasting for the non sports fan! I will host a show where I will watch and commentate on the Villanova Wildcats basketball season. The twist is that I know next to nothing about basketball, and so I, along with any listeners who want to get more involved with our school's most popular sport but don't know where to start, will learn about basketball from guest cohosts as the season goes on.

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Switch It Up

2:30pmSunday

2:30pmSunday

Just talking about gaming mostly Nintendo Switch games, but also Xbox, and PS games as well.

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The House

5:30pmSunday

5:30pmSunday

Featuring artists like Clairo, Lana del rey and Phoebe Bridges. Rising alternative artists and artists I am interested in. I have a passion for music and I want share that with the Villanova Community.

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Craemerican Dream

7:00pmSunday

7:00pmSunday

Music/talk show centered around weekly topics with a play on phrases like "Craemerican Dream" (Craemerica the Beautiful, Bank of Craemerica, Craemerican Idol) with songs and conversations more or less related to the theme.

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Easy Wonderful

8:30pmSunday

8:30pmSunday

Sunday scaries? Wanna make your Sunday just a little bit easier and a lot more wonderful? If you’re an indie experimentalist and want to hear more than those classic hits, this is the show for you. Let it be indie cult classics or songs with under 1000 streams, this is noise you won’t want to miss. Hosted by Tana Benitez (@tanabenitez on all socials).

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Sonic Bliss

10:00pmSunday

10:00pmSunday

Sonic Bliss is designed to help you unwind with a mix of Trip Hop, Dream Pop, [...]

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