Last fall, WBOR station manager Mason Daugherty ’25 stumbled upon a number of old magazines—or more specifically, zines, a more counterculture, grassroots type of publication reserved for freer, more unfiltered media that might not be published elsewhere.
This evening, on the steps of Baxter House, indie rock band Vundabar will headline the WBOR Fall Concert alongside opener Gemma Laurence. Laurence’s performance is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m., followed by Vundabar at 8:45 p.m.
Bowdoin alumnus Dr. Bob Lochte ’72 recently made a donation of roughly $13,000 to WBOR, which the station will use to update its equipment and heighten its production value. Lochte himself was involved with WBOR during his time at Bowdoin, and his passion for radio has extended far past his graduation.
For the first time during his tenure at Bowdoin, President Rose joined WBOR on Tuesday night for an interview with hosts Mason Daugherty ’25, Luke Porter ’23 and Caleb Adams-Hull ’23. The tone of the interview was mostly playful, but a few serious subjects were also addressed.
This weekend, the Meddiebempsters are meeting in the WBOR record vault to record its first studio album in several years. This is the result of collaboration between Meddiebempster alumnus John Galushi ’20, the Meddiebempsters themselves and WBOR.
This week, Bowdoin’s student-run radio station, WBOR, broadcast more than 40 radio shows over the FM radio waves to the Brunswick community. With the start of the semester underway, the station’s presence on campus has been felt in force during the past two weeks.