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WXVU is very proud to announce that we were selected as the First-Place winner for Best Radio Station Imaging at this year’s National Student Production Awards, hosted by College Broadcasters Inc.  Class of 2023 member and former WXVU Station Manager Allison Bajada’s work for our imaging during Lights Out Villanova and Smooth Jazz Weekend was […]

WXVU’s on-air positioner is: “V Eighty-Nine-One, The Roar.” At any point, the WXVU call letters can be substituted and is more than acceptable to use, but V 89-1 The Roar is the moniker we typically use in all station branding and marketing, and as such, we’d like to keep the positioner consistent when mentioned during […]

Friday, August 18, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, WXVU will be covering Villanova’s Freshman Move-In Day, giving families news and announcements as it happens.  Our team of Chris Cokinos, MK Coolican, Nick Williams, Lexie Reidinger, Mandy Ledbetter, and Avery Stout will be anchoring coverage!  We’ll have sit-down interviews with: Kathy Byrnes, Vice President for […]

WXVU is absolutely delighted to be featured in the Spring 2023 edition of Villanova Magazine.  Author Megan Walsh-Boyle did a masterful job profiling the station’s recent accomplishments, our WXV&U Health Department, and the people who made it happen. Check out the article.

On the last Morning Roar of the 2022-2023 academic year, Chris, Allison, David & Dom broadcasted live from the Belle Air Terrace stage in the Connelly Center! The crew kicked around what they enjoy most about summertime in our Twitter poll question, and they each came up with one item they enjoyed most about the […]

The second to last Morning Roar of the academic year was a doozy, literally! Derek Anthony Wilson, a Villanova favorite from his performances at Villanova home men’s and women’s basketball games, was our special in-studio musical guest! Friday marked the day of the release of the new album from Derek’s band, Archpalatine, called Doozies to […]

Our WXV Needs U fundraising campaign, held the week of April 17th, was a huge success, as we raised $7,692 for WXVU!  The donations came from many station alumni, dating as far back as the WWVU days of radio at Villanova in the 1960s.  We had family and friends of DJs and staff members contribute, […]

It was a chamber of commerce type weather morning on the campus of Villanova University, and the Morning Roar crew took advantage, broadcasting outside at the Riley Ellipse (aka the Oreo), in honor of WXVU’s WXV Needs U fundraiser with a bonus hour! We saluted all donors who have contributed so far, and played incredible […]

Our WXV Needs U fundraising drive is running all this week through April 22.  Click here to keep radio thriving at Villanova!

The crew returned from their Easter breaks for another spirited episode of the Morning Roar!  In the first two segments of the program, David, Dom, and Chris discussed their satisfaction (or lack thereof) with the course registration process for the Fall 2023 semester.  Our poll question explored which fictional character you’d like to be for […]