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WXDU News, 5/15/2016

Join us from 6-8 pm tonight for WXDU News. The Endless Frontier will discuss science news, including the debate over international regulations on human embryo research. Then, we will play a science and technology update from Deutsche Welle, covering topics ranging from cats and illness to open WiFi in Germany. Finally, we'll hear from With Good Reason Radio, covering a variety of topics relating to the American military in advance of Memorial Day. The show will focus the history of repatriation of soldiers killed in war, novel ways of coping with PTSD, and Arlington National Cemetery.


WXDU News, 6-8 pm Sunday 4/17

Tonight, the WXDU News block will feature science news, including updates on regulation of GMOs. In a new episode of The Life Inside, an audio documentary series, students ranging from freshmen to seniors reflect on their experiences at Duke and discuss topics ranging from gothic architecture to cafeteria-style diners as the school year comes to a close. From 7-8 pm, we will have an update on Duke sports.


WXDU News and Community Programming, Sunday 3/13/16 6-8 pm

WXDU's news block kicks off at 6 pm with The Cary Chinese School's student radio program, featuring students discussing culture that interests them, including the book and movie of The Giver, sports news and history, video games such as Minecraft, and Chinese greetings.

At 7 pm, as part of Women's Histoyr Month, we will air a PRX piece by Richard Paul called Rocket Girls and Astro-nettes, which covers the roles of women working for NASA in the 1960s and 70s.


Top Releases of 2015 - Individual DJ Lists

Brett D.

Colleen: Captain of None

PC Worship: Basement Hysteria

Alessandro Cortini: Risveglio

Drew McDowell: Collapse

John Luther Adams: The Wind in High Places

Lack: Perhorrences

Six Organs of Admittance: Hexadic I + II

Julia Holter: Have You in My Wilderness

Evan Caminiti: Meridian

Yonatan Gat: Director

Jerusalem in My Heart: If He Dies, If If If

Sannhet: Revisionist

Jessica Pratt: On Your Own Love Again

Liturgy: The Ark Work

Zs: Xe

Viet Cong: Viet Cong

The Holydrug Couple: Moonlust


Michael D., WXDU Americana Director

Top 15 Albums of 2015 (in alphabetical order):

Alabama Shakes - Sound & Color (ATO)

Anna & Elizabeth - Anna & Elizabeth (Free Dirt)

Daniel Bachman - River (Three Lobed)

Built to Spill - Untethered Moon (WB)

Phil Cook - Southland Mission (Thirty Tigers)


Best of 2014 - Individual DJ lists

Happy new year, everyone!