Category Archives: WOBC Original Content

Music, interviews, articles, and other productions by WOBC DJs and staff.

Community Radio Exco Final Projects

The Community Radio Exco created programs for hypothetical community radio stations as their final projects. These audio documentaries are definitely worth a listen.

Becca Nieto created Lexicon Box a program for a radio station which would concern literacy support and public domain story-sharing.

Lexicon Box

Anna Park created Relaxation Station a program for a radio station which would encourage meditation and relaxations techniques.

Relaxation Station

Arielle Lewis-Zavala created Gender and Sexuality Forum a program for a radio station which would discuss issues facing the LGBTQ community.

Gender and Sexuality Forum

Meli Wortman created a storytelling program en Espanol.

contando cuentos

Miles Pulsford created WHAT Radio a station which would give voice to elderly communities. His program features a true-life narrative from the Korean war.

WHAT Radio

Gathering Hope House Radio- December 13th

Pictured: Brandon, Michael, Darryl, Francesca, Brittany, Karyn, and Max.

The Gathering Hope House Radio Show is a program produced by members of the Gathering Hope House, a peer-managed mental health recovery center in Lorain, OH. Every Thursday evening, college students bring recording equipment to Gathering Hope House and take away stories, songs, jokes, testimonials, and poems about the road to recovery.

This week’s episode discusses the difficulty of being misunderstood when you are dealing with mental health issues, the reasons for pursuing a GED and coping with the holidays.

Click link below to listen:

Gathering Hope House Radio Show December 13th

produced by Caroline Lewis and Max Rivlin-Nadler

American Prison Systems- Episode December 6th


American Prison Systems is a talk show with Francesca Krihely about the state of American Prisons and the structures that cause cycles of recidivism, incarceration and crime. This program hopes to revive the resistance to the Prison Industrial Complex  on Oberlin Campus  and Community, as well as bring knowledge about local resources and nation-wide projects to listeners.

This episode features three of Francesca’s students from her Experimental College class about contemporary problems in the prison industrial complex. They discuss issues of recidivism, the death penalty, juvenile justice and local projects aimed at reducing incarceration.

Special thanks to Amber Walker, Kayla Brandt, Hadass Silver and Tazri Afrin for sharing their thoughts and knowledge on the show.

American Prison Systems Episode 12/6

Gathering Hope House Radio- December 6th Episode

Pictured: Brandon Ramos, artist and Gathering Hope House member

The Gathering Hope House Radio Show is a program produced by members of the Gathering Hope House, a peer-managed mental health recovery center in Lorain, OH. Every Thursday evening, college students bring recording equipment to Gathering Hope House and take away stories, songs, jokes, testimonials, and poems about the road to recovery.

This week’s episode focuses on Lorain County’s recent cuts to LCT service,  its repercussions on the disabled community, as well as poems, confessionals, and song.

Gathering Hope House Radio Show December 6th

produced by Caroline Lewis and Max Rivlin-Nadler

Gathering Hope House Radio Show

The Gathering Hope House Radio Show is a program produced by members of the Gathering Hope House, a peer-managed mental health recovery center in Lorain, OH. Every Thursday evening, college students bring recording equipment to Gathering Hope House and take away stories, songs, jokes, testimonials, and poems about the road to recovery.

Gathering Hope House Radio Show November 22nd

produced by Caroline Lewis and Max Rivlin-Nadler

Talk Oberlin

Talk Oberlin is a weekly call-in show in which guests and callers discuss the coverage of the week’s news.

Zainab Abul-Magd, Assistant Professor of History, Oberlin College
Evan Smith, CEO and editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune.

This week’s guests include:

Zainab Abul-Magd, Assistant Professor of History at Oberlin College, discussing the relationship between China and Africa.

Evan Smith, CEO and editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune, discussing the Texas media landscape and the future of local news coverage.

Talk Oberlin November 13th