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Our Mission

WCRS-LP FM is a non-commercial, listener-supported community radio station serving Central Ohioans, providing quality programming to:
•Promote personal and civic responsibility, informed action and thoughtful living;
•Challenge cultural and intellectual assumptions;
•Celebrate local cultures;
•Air alternative points of view and facilitate understanding through dialogue;
•To provide media training and to foster community empowerment and participation.
•To provide representation for under-served and under-represented constituencies
and viewpoints, and to provide news and information not commonly found elsewhere
on the airwaves.

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WCRS - Somali Program by Luuliyo Media


92:04 minutes (84.3 MB)

WCRS - test of ripping stream


8:19 minutes (7.62 MB)

This is a test of rip radio.

WCRS - Yesterday's Top Secrets, January 2, 2009


60:04 minutes (54.99 MB)

Various - Yesterday's Top Secrets Thursday 01/01/2009


57:59 minutes (53.09 MB)

WCRS Launches Internet Streaming

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Cranksters Episode 2 Columbus Bum Schuffle


57:58 minutes (53.08 MB)

Cranksters #2 Columbus Bum Schuffle Alley Cat

Zach and guests talk about the December 2007 Columbus Bum Schuffle Alleycat race of December 2007. Guests include Adam Maynard, Ryan Heflin, Reda Ashour, and Erin Pratt. News with Austin Kocher. 

Hosted and Produced by Zach Henkel at WCRS Studio in Columbus

Cranksters - Episode #1 - Cargo Cycling


58:53 minutes (53.91 MB)

The first Cranksters episode from November 29th, 2007. Zach and guests Levi Klau, Adam Maynard, and Bill Carnes discuss cargo cycling. Bike of the Week Award winner Levi Kla.

Hosted and Produced by Zach Henkel at WCRS Studios Columbus. 

Marvin the Robot - Columbus Holiday Special


30:47 minutes (70.46 MB)

This is the exclusive mixture of radio and music performed by the local band Marvin the Robot for WCRS-LP.

Conscious Voices #23 - Hosted by Michael Paul, Cynthia and Sophia Rosi


55:04 minutes (100.85 MB)

Cynthia shares musings with poet and educator Brian Michael Murphy.

Cynthia and daughter, Sophia, learn about the history and problems with Olentangy River projects from Dr. William Mitch, director, Olentangy Wetlands Research Park.

Conscious Voices #22- Hosted by Cynthia Rosi and Michael Paul


54:41 minutes (50.08 MB)

Recordings of a public presentation in Columbus of Iraq Veterans Against the War.

Michael Paul checks out the green building scene in Columbus.  He speaks with representatives of the Columbus Housing Partnership, which has created affordable housing and helped over 20,000 people find housing since 1987.  CHP is currently working on a Green House project.

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