American radio station broadcasting a college radio format.


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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public research university in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Statue of Confederate soldier Silent Sam. The statue was toppled by a crowd in 2018, and the plinth (pedestal) was ordered removed by Chancellor Carol Folt in the same letter in which she resigned. As of October 2020 it is in storage.
Panoramic image of the main quad
Franklin Street forms the northern border of main campus and contains many popular restaurants and shops. In addition, it serves as a focal point for cultural events including Halloween festivities and major basketball victory rallies.
The Morehead Planetarium, designed by Eggers & Higgins, first opened in 1949.
A representation of the university seal, located in front of South Building and dedicated by the class of 1989.
Students walk past the Old Well, a symbol of UNC-Chapel Hill for years
The Morehead–Patterson Bell Tower was completed in 1931 and stands 172 feet tall.
South Building, administrative offices of the chancellor and College of Arts and Sciences
Students walking through campus between classes
The Davis Library
Louis Round Wilson Library opened in 1929 and serves as the special collections library.
The NCC is the largest collection of printed materials related to a single state.
Graham Memorial is adjacent to Franklin Street and houses the Office for Undergraduate Research and the Honors Study Abroad program.
Water tower featuring the official UNC athletics logo
Rameses at the 1957 Victory Bell football game
Celebration on Franklin Street after victory over Duke
The 2007 commencement ceremony in Kenan Memorial Stadium
The Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies of UNC were founded in 1795 and have debates each week in the New West building.
The Forest Theatre was first used for outdoor drama in 1916 to celebrate the tercentenary of Shakespeare's death.
Undergraduates on campus at UNC-Chapel Hill
At the end of each semester, students organize a flash mob dance party in the library.
Lenoir Hall
Old East Residence Hall, built in 1793
James K. Polk was President of the United States from 1845 to 1849.
Thomas Wolfe remains one of the most important writers in modern American literature, authoring works such as Look Homeward, Angel and Of Time and the River.
Andy Griffith was an active member of Chapel Hill's arts community while attending UNC, later starring in productions such as A Face in the Crowd and The Andy Griffith Show.
Michael Jordan (left) played basketball under Dean Smith (right) while attending the University of North Carolina. Jordan helped the Tar Heels win the 1982 NCAA Championship with a game-winning jump shot.

The student-run newspaper The Daily Tar Heel has won national awards for collegiate media, while the student radio station WXYC provided the world's first internet radio broadcast.

Internet radio

Digital audio service transmitted via the Internet.

An Internet radio studio
An early Kerbango Internet radio receiver

On November 7, 1994, WXYC (89.3 FM Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA) became the first traditional radio station to announce broadcasting on the Internet.

Rick Dees

American entertainer, radio personality, comedian, actor, and voice artist, best known for his internationally syndicated radio show The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown and for the 1976 satirical novelty song "Disco Duck".

Dees on March 7, 2009

He worked for various radio stations throughout the southeastern United States, including WCAR (now known as WXYC) in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, WSGN in Birmingham, Alabama, and WKIX in Raleigh, North Carolina.


A "collection of collections", and hosts a diverse range of publicly available information and open source content, including software, music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies.

ibiblio on Firefox 47
ibiblio on Firefox 47
UNC WM ibiblio event in 2008

In November 1994 it started the first internet radio stream by rebroadcasting WXYC, the UNC student-run radio station.

Peter Gammons

American sportswriter, media personality, and musician.

Gammons in 2010

He worked for the university's student-run newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel, and the student-run radio station, WXYC.

Stuart Scott

American sportscaster and anchor on ESPN, most notably on SportsCenter.

Scott in 2010
Scott at ESPN The Weekend, 2008
A UNC student featured on ESPN's broadcast of the Notre Dame-UNC basketball game on January 5, 2015, honoring Scott with his trademark "Boo Yah" saying.

He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and was part of the on-air talent at WXYC.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Town in Orange, Durham and Chatham counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina.

A mural at Amber Alley between Franklin and Rosemary streets
Chapel Hill fire truck, painted with the colors of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Sorrell building on Franklin Street has housed a movie theater (currently called the Varsity Theatre) since its construction in 1927.
UNC's wooded campus buffers the town center

WXYC: noncommercial student-run radio station (89.3FM) on the UNC campus. In 1994, it became the first radio station in the world to broadcast over the internet.

Peyton Reed

American television and film director.

Reed in June 2015

He was a DJ for WXYC, the UNC student radio station, while enrolled at the university.


Listener-supported public radio station, serving the Research Triangle area of North Carolina.

WUNC should not be confused with WXYC, which is UNC's student radio station.

Carrier current

Carrier current transmission, originally called wired wireless, employs guided low-power radio-frequency signals, which are transmitted along electrical conductors.

An undamped spring–mass system is an oscillatory system

WCAR at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — now WXYC