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Eastern Connecticut State University's
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Willimantic, CT

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My Top 10 Albums as Music Director

Hey Guys, Jimmy Here.

My time at WECS is coming to an end! Last year around this time, I did my Top Albums of 2015 (So Far), and although I could have repeated that idea, I figured there are a lot of those on the internet, so I decided to do something a bit more personal.

This is a list of the top albums that went across my desk as Music Director, and why they were so important. Although most are some of my favorite to listen to, all of them have an empirical story behind them as well.

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WECS visits Austin… Again!

For the past few years, the WECS Radio Club has packed their things for South by Southwest (SXSW), in Austin, Texas. SXSW is one of the world’s largest music festivals and the premiere event for Independent Music.  The Club has been 3 times over the past 5 years, and unfortunately, did not attend this year.

To make up for this, our Music Director, Jimmy, went down to see Austin a few weeks ago, and although it was “off-season” SXSW, that didn’t change the liveliness of the music scene.

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WECS Summer Update

Hi Everyone,

The Office has been quite without students around to talk to, but our radio is still making as much noise as ever.

A lot has happened this past year that we would like to tell you about, and also our plans for the future. Our Operations Manager and Music Director, Jimmy, will be leaving soon, and in will come new students to keep the station running and making it even better!

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Coming to Windham- Keep it Kleen Escape Adventures!

Hey Guys,

Last week at Third Thursday I got a business card from a new start up in Windham- an escape room! I immediately thought of how this could boost the town up a bit, and since Willistock 2016 already came and went, I decided I would use the website to promote this one!

I contacted Alissa Sanberg, the owner of Keep it Kleen Escape Adventures and asked her a few questions! It sounds like this will be the perfect activity for Willimantic Residents, alumni revisiting the town while waiting for dinner at Willibrew, or nervous college freshman looking to find that perfect ice breaker activity with their new hall mates!

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Eastern Commencement Honors CT Broadcast Legend Jerry Franklin

Jerry Franklin has served as CEO and president of CPBN for more than 30 years. Through CPTV, the state’s only public television broadcasting network, and WNPR, Connecticut’s leading National Public Radio affiliate, CPBN serves Connecticut as well as areas of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York — reaching an estimated 450,000 television viewers and 276,000 radio listeners each week.

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