Black Squirrel Radio traces its lineage to the 1930s and the Radio Workshop in the School of Speech. Over the years, it has evolved and changed call letters, but it continues to be a valuable source of music, news and entertainment for Kent State students. You may listen to short audio histories of each decade by clicking on the links below. Or, listen to the entire history by clicking "All Years." Files are in MP3 format.

All Years
Intro
1940s
1950s
1960s
1970s
1980s
1990s
2000s

1941 WKSR broadcast
Photo courtesy of The Chestnut Burr

This audio history was prepared by the Collaborative Online Producing class in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication: project manager and audio production, Meredith Jones; scriptwriting and narration, Taleiza Calloway, Seth Roy, Rachel Abbey, Gavin Jackson, Kate Bigam, Michael Chritton, Jennifer Farquhar and Audrey Wagstaff; adviser, graphic design and audio editing, Fred Endres.

A Co-Lab Production

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