25 years on the FM dial

By Ryan Pike

Twenty-five years ago, the world was a much different place. There was no internet, the Calgary Flames were Stanley Cup contenders and CJSW was a radio club that only broadcast to campus listeners. But history was made January 22, 1985, when CJSW officially joined FM radio’s ranks and expanded to the entire city. This weekend,… Continue reading 25 years on the FM dial

CJSW moving, for real this time

By Jeremy Zhao

After many announcements made over the past two decades, CJSW is finally moving and beginning a new chapter in its history. The campus/community radio station will be broadcasting from the third floor of the MacEwan Student Centre starting Friday. Station manager Chad Saunders has been extremely busy the past few weeks trying to get everything… Continue reading CJSW moving, for real this time

CJSW faces changing tides

By Jordyn Marcellus

Water flooded into the campus radio station CJSW offices and their on-air booth Dec. 17. Station manager Chad Saunders, no stranger to the flooding of CJSW’s offices, immediately began an effort to shore up the booth from the rising tide. “Water poured into six different places,” explained Saunders. “It came in two spots around the… Continue reading CJSW faces changing tides

CJSW takes another baby step towards new crib

By Jordyn Marcellus

It’s only a small step forward, but it’s still a step in the right direction. University of Calgary campus radio station CJSW was given the green light from vice-provost students Ann Tierney and the university to go to tender, meaning their new space may be built within the decade. Station manager Chad Saunders explained what… Continue reading CJSW takes another baby step towards new crib

CJSW one step closer to new space

By Katy Anderson

After years of negotiations, pitfalls and hopeful Gauntlet headlines, it looks like the Students’ Union and CJSW are finally close to reaching an agreement to move the campus radio station into a new space. A proposal for CJSW and the SU to split a $300,000 outstanding construction fee was brought before the Students’ Legislative Council… Continue reading CJSW one step closer to new space

More trials and tribulations for CJSW’s relocation

By Chris Beauchamp

Despite the current cramped and poorly ventilated CJSW office space being one of the driving issues during the 1995 Students’ Union referendum decision to expand MacEwan Student Center, it appears CJSW will have to continue waiting for their new space. The major issue slowing the project revolves around the inability of the SU to sign… Continue reading More trials and tribulations for CJSW’s relocation

CJSW so close

By Natalie Sit

From 40 to 10 to one point of contention, the operating agreement between CJSW and the Students’ Union is almost complete. Both agreed to a 10-year agreement however CJSW included a clause which stated the student radio station would like to negotiate for a 25-year agreement. According to SU Vice-President Operations and Finance Gavin Preston,… Continue reading CJSW so close

CJSW seeks graduate levy

By Ben Hoffman

CJSW has asked the Graduate Students’ Association for financial help to continue operation amidst plans to relocate. The station has brought a referendum question before the GSA to ask graduate students whether they would accept a levy of $4 per student per year. The levy would go towards the station’s operating budget. “We’ve never had… Continue reading CJSW seeks graduate levy