It's time to start tuning in and fighting back against the corporate takeover of radio.
It's time to support creative programming and truly independent content and music you can't find anywhere
It's time to start giving back to the stations that help break the bands you love.
Come on! Give it the old college try! It's time we all come together.
“The aim of College Radio Day is to get people to tune in to their local college radio stations, support this programming and remind college administrators just how important their radio stations are.” – The Record (New Jersey)
“College Radio Day: An SOS for student-run stations…a unifying college-radio event” – The Washington Post
“[An] event that encourages participating stations to tout their role in training students and helping unknown bands find an audience.” – USA Today
“A new, non-Hallmark holiday to honor students' "unique and fearless programming" on the left of the dial.” – SPIN
“A nationwide movement…illuminating the cultural significance of student-run radio” – TIME
“A day reminding listeners that even as commercial radio often sounds more and more corporate, college radio is still out there” – NY Daily News
“College Radio Has Its Day…College Radio Day boosts support” – New Jersey Monthly
“The idea of College Radio Day seems to have caught on” – RadioWorld
“Today people across North America are celebrating College Radio Day—a brand-new holiday founded by two enthusiasts of college radio” – Gawker
Northeast community and independent college radio stations
In celebration of College Radio Day, October 2 , 2012, for the next seven days, NEFolk has turned on a reminder for each and every college radio program in its Calendar. Tune in, listen and appreciate some fine non-commercial / non-corporate student-producd and hosted radio programming. Please take moment to review the entries. If additions or edits are needed, please email NEFolkfirstname.lastname@example.org