WHWS April Happenings

Our first event in April was the Arts Experience Gala, which wrapped up the two weeks of Arts Festival workshops. There were numerous performances, a movement choir, and a silent disco DJed by WHWS members Tyler Fuller, Jeremiah Piersante, Ethan Mattos, and Kayla Jones.

Virginia DeWees ’16 interviews Geneva second graders
during her Live in Scandling show.
Tyler Fuller ’18 and Jeremiah Piersante ’18 pose with Jeremiah Iheoma, Canadaigua fifth grader and author of My Super Life With Autism.

Students in Professor Derek Ford’s “Community Research” class came together with members of the Allegheny ARC to produce this underwater mural during the ArtsFest “Day in the Life” workshop. 
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Ethan Mattos ’17 and Kayla Jones ’17 sit with the
winning sculpture from the Gala.
Megan Mohney ’15 dances with members of the ARC.
Members of Prof. Cadence Whittier’s dance classes pair with Hillside Children Center students to get the crowd engaged in human sculptures.
Jeremiah Piersante ’18 announces the end of the silent disco.
The following Thursday was #HWSday, in which students, faculty, staff, and alum take to social media to post all about the Colleges. WHWS took to the Scandling Center to blast some tunes and handout gift certificates to the Pub and Cafe. WHWS DJs included Maddie MacDowell, Wyatt Pearson, Michael Jacobs, Grace Bugbee, Erica Randazzo, Kayla Jones, Kelly Kenlon, and Ethan Mattos. 
Station Manager Erica Randazzo ’15 and Promotions
Director Kayla Jones ’17 hand out prizes during their Live
in Scandling show.
Alex Feighan ’16 wins one of the gift certicates to the Cafe.

Nicole Harrington ’17 (That’s What She Said
Mondays @ 7) and Clare McCormick ’17
(Get There! Fridays @ 5) express their love for
#HWSday over the air.
Megan Ross ’17 (That’s What She Said  Mondays @ 7) reminisces
about #HWSdays past. (Check her twitter for the best #HWSday
tweets @MEG_usta)
Kelly Kenlon ’18, Ethan Mattos ’17, Kayla Jones ’17, and Erica Randazzo ’15 DJ the 1-2 block.
Maddie MacDowell ’18 and Wyatt Pearson ’17 take over Scandling for the 10-11 block.
Clare McCormick ’17 and Megan Ross ’17 hang with the
colleges founders William Smith and Bishop Hobart.
WHWS staff is super stoked about #HWSday.

Happy April!

HWS / IDEA Round Robin DEBATE Broadcast on WHWS TONIGHT!

Tonight at 7:00pm, WHWS will re-air the final round of the HWS / IDEA Round Robin Debate from the previous weekend. Tune in if you missed the debate the first time around!

The finalist debate teams were from:

  • University of Toronto
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Stanford University
  • Oxford University

Debate topics are not released to the teams until 15 minutes before the debate begins, and no electronic research is allowed once the topic is released.   The final debate’s topic was: This house believes that whenever individuals have a choice between spending their money on luxuries or donating it to ameliorating suffering, morality demands donating.

Tune in for an entertaining and intense debate!  Or, you can download audio of the debate from the WEOS Jukebox, too.

Broadcasting LIVE from the Quad BBQ & Battle of the Colleges!

Come see WHWS live on the air!

Come join WHWS live on the Hobart Quad for the annual Orientation B-B-Q!   Saturday August 28th from 5:30 – 6:30pm.   Rain location will be Saga Dining Hall in the Scandling Center.   We’ll be broadcasting live from the field and giving away music and swag!

And make sure you load up your plate so you’ll be ready for the BATTLE OF THE COLLEGES at the Bristol Field House (next to the new Boswell Football Field), also Saturday August 28th from 7:00 – 11:00pm where the men Hobart  take on the women of William Smith in a variety of silly events to see which College takes home the trophy!   Wear closed-toe sneakers with socks if possible, and be prepared to be humilated live on 105.7 as we broadcast from the event!  🙂

WHWS is Orientation Radio! Friday August 27th

If you’re a first-year student, tune into 105.7FM as you get off the Thruway for Orientation Radio, a news and information service for all incoming HWS students and their families!

Orientation Radio runs from 1am to 12 noon (exact times TBD) on Friday August 27th and provides info like:
  • Directions to campus
  • Where to park
  • Info about temporary one-way roads
  • Schedule of events
  • Weather forecasts
  • Updates about last-minute changes
  • …and much, much more!
Plus, join WHWS out on the Hobart Quad (you’ll be going there to check-in at the beginning of the day) as we spin the tunes and generally entertain everyone!

Moving Up Day & Liberty League Tournament (WS Lax)

Tune in to WHWS on Friday May 1st for a full day of exciting radio!

LACROSSE: First up, the William Smith Herons take on Hamilton College in round one of the Liberty League lacrosse tournament. Live coverage starts at 2:30pm.

MOVING UP DAY: Join us for the time-honored tradition as William Smith seniors prepare to graduate, and formally welcome juniors to the senior class. We will be airing the formal ceremonies and speeches beginning at 4:30pm from Bristol Gym. (if the Lacrosse game runs late, we will go to Moving Up Day immediately following the game)

Calling All HWS Students – Join WHWS Today!

Missed the meeting? Stop by WHWS at 113 Hamilton Street and sign-up ASAP!

WHWS is becoming the Hobart & William Smith student-run station effective this semester, and we need students to fill a variety of roles…including:

  • Music Director
  • Genre Coordinators
  • Promotions Director
  • Production Director
  • Community Calendar Coordinator(s)
  • Sportscasters
  • Newscasters
  • Live Event Engineers
  • …and, of course, on-air DJ’s! We’ve got over 50 hours every week to fill with live DJ’s, spinning the latest and greatest music!

For more information, contact Greg Cotterill or Aaron Read at (315)781-3456.

Live From Geneva – SimpleLife, The By-Products, El Ka Bong

Live from Geneva presents: a free-for-all extravaganza of local talent, live on the Hobart Quad in Geneva. And we do mean free…as in, no tickets, no will-call, students and community alike – just show up and rock out.

It’s in conjunction with the Involvement Expo on the Hobart & William Smith campus on Friday September 5th starting around 5:00pm.

Join us for SimpleLife, The By-Products and El Ka Bong…Live from Geneva.