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WSOU Pirate Radio

WSOU, Seton Hall's Pirate Radio

WSOU, 89.5FM is Seton Hall award-winning student run radio station. The College of Communication and the Arts is honored to house this award-winning station.

WSOU, which began broadcasting in 1948, is the student-run, award-winning radio station of Seton Hall University. Since 1986, WSOU has programmed a hard rock format and the station has developed a national reputation as an industry leader in breaking new bands. WSOU gave the first area airtime, and in some cases the first-ever airplay, to bands such as Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against the Machine, Korn, My Chemical Romance and Five Finger Death Punch, among many others. WSOU is also the broadcast home for Seton Hall athletics and airs religious, public affairs and ethnic programming. Broadcasting from Seton Hall’s South Orange campus, the station’s signal reaches all five boroughs of New York City and much of northern and central of New Jersey. In addition to broadcasting on 89.5 FM, WSOU streams online at and on

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