WZIP-FM

WZIP-FM Akron's #1 for Nonstop Hits The most listened-to student-run radio station in the country! Broadcasting to Northeast Ohio from the campus of The University of Akron on 88.1-FM and on the web at wzip.fm.

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Our first live event in more than a year, WZIP is back!Congratulations to all the runners in today’s Akron Marathon 8K &...
06/26/2021

Our first live event in more than a year, WZIP is back!

Congratulations to all the runners in today’s Akron Marathon 8K & 1 mile races! 🏅 #runAkron

Timeline Photos
06/19/2021

Timeline Photos

“On June 19, 1865, at Galveston, Texas, Major General Gordon Granger declared that the Civil War had ended and that all the enslaved Africans were free ... The significance of Juneteenth must not end with making the day a holiday or observing it with the usual pomp and pageantry.” —Dr. Sheldon B. Wrice

Read more: http://ow.ly/CcCP30rLiT3

They don’t call it terrestrial radio for nothing.Happy #EarthDay from Z88! 🌎
04/22/2021

They don’t call it terrestrial radio for nothing.

Happy #EarthDay from Z88! 🌎

They don’t call it terrestrial radio for nothing.

Happy #EarthDay from Z88! 🌎

We’re just minutes away from our big week with ZPN!Tune in NOW to be in time for today’s “Radio Riddle” clue reveal and ...
04/05/2021

We’re just minutes away from our big week with ZPN!

Tune in NOW to be in time for today’s “Radio Riddle” clue reveal and on-air mini event: “guess that song!”

You can also watch today’s mini event unfold LIVE on Instagram!

We’re just minutes away from our big week with ZPN!

Tune in NOW to be in time for today’s “Radio Riddle” clue reveal and on-air mini event: “guess that song!”

You can also watch today’s mini event unfold LIVE on Instagram!

We can’t wait to go “on air” next week with The Zips Programming Network! We’ve got lots of fun activities in store, inc...
04/03/2021

We can’t wait to go “on air” next week with The Zips Programming Network! We’ve got lots of fun activities in store, including an interactive scavenger hunt, prize giveaways and mini events featuring your favorite Z88 personalities with ZPN guests beginning Monday at 10:00 a.m.

You won’t want to miss this!

We can’t wait to go “on air” next week with The Zips Programming Network! We’ve got lots of fun activities in store, including an interactive scavenger hunt, prize giveaways and mini events featuring your favorite Z88 personalities with ZPN guests beginning Monday at 10:00 a.m.

You won’t want to miss this!

Be sure to listen for these new hits, including the latest from Justin Bieber in this week’s #NewMusicAlert 🚨
03/29/2021

Be sure to listen for these new hits, including the latest from Justin Bieber in this week’s #NewMusicAlert 🚨

Be sure to listen for these new hits, including the latest from Justin Bieber in this week’s #NewMusicAlert 🚨

This week on #ZipsUnlimited: Residence Life & Housing - University of Akron Director Dr. Melinda Grove joins the show to...
03/27/2021

This week on #ZipsUnlimited: Residence Life & Housing - University of Akron Director Dr. Melinda Grove joins the show to talk about an upcoming reduction in campus housing costs for students, as well as benefits of living on campus.

In addition, listeners will learn how to recognize and address microaggression from Tami Hannon, director of UA’s Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action office.

This week on #ZipsUnlimited: Residence Life & Housing - University of Akron Director Dr. Melinda Grove joins the show to talk about an upcoming reduction in campus housing costs for students, as well as benefits of living on campus.

In addition, listeners will learn how to recognize and address microaggression from Tami Hannon, director of UA’s Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action office.

Check out these new songs hitting the airwaves this week on your favorite nonstop station! 📻
03/23/2021

Check out these new songs hitting the airwaves this week on your favorite nonstop station! 📻

Check out these new songs hitting the airwaves this week on your favorite nonstop station! 📻

This week on #ZipsUnlimited: Executive Vice President & Provost Dr. John Wiencek talks about plans to avoid a tuition in...
03/20/2021

This week on #ZipsUnlimited: Executive Vice President & Provost Dr. John Wiencek talks about plans to avoid a tuition increase and reduce the cost of student housing on campus.

Also, Will Cole, Assistant Vice President for principal gifts explains a new endowed scholarship through the generosity of Charles Schwab.

Hear from this week’s guests today at noon, only on Z88.

This week on #ZipsUnlimited: Executive Vice President & Provost Dr. John Wiencek talks about plans to avoid a tuition increase and reduce the cost of student housing on campus.

Also, Will Cole, Assistant Vice President for principal gifts explains a new endowed scholarship through the generosity of Charles Schwab.

Hear from this week’s guests today at noon, only on Z88.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Z88! 🍀🌈Keep listening today to hear some lucky greetings in between our songs! 📻
03/17/2021

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Z88! 🍀🌈

Keep listening today to hear some lucky greetings in between our songs! 📻

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Z88! 🍀🌈

Keep listening today to hear some lucky greetings in between our songs! 📻

Daylight savings is coming! Don’t forget to set your clocks forward 🕑We’d hate for you to be an hour late for anything i...
03/14/2021

Daylight savings is coming! Don’t forget to set your clocks forward 🕑

We’d hate for you to be an hour late for anything important tomorrow (like our weekend programming) 📻

Daylight savings is coming! Don’t forget to set your clocks forward 🕑

We’d hate for you to be an hour late for anything important tomorrow (like our weekend programming) 📻

Season 7 of Class Cancelled premieres with a highlight of your favorite college radio station! Check out the episode to ...
03/09/2021
WZIP - Class Cancelled | Season 7, Episode 1

Season 7 of Class Cancelled premieres with a highlight of your favorite college radio station! Check out the episode to learn about what makes WZIP so great and meet some of our talent!

Thanks to our friends at ZTV Akron for producing this episode and sharing our story!

In this episode of Class Cancelled, we explore WZIP, The University of Akron's commercial-free radio station.

Season 7 of Class Cancelled premieres with a highlight of your favorite college radio station! Check out the episode to ...
03/09/2021
WZIP - Class Cancelled | Season 7, Episode 1

Season 7 of Class Cancelled premieres with a highlight of your favorite college radio station! Check out the episode to learn about what makes WZIP so great and meet our talent!

Thanks to our friends at ZTV Akron for producing this episode and sharing our story!

In this episode of Class Cancelled, we explore WZIP, The University of Akron's commercial-free radio station.

Z88 wishes you a happy International Women's Day!
03/08/2021

Z88 wishes you a happy International Women's Day!

Z88 wishes you a happy International Women's Day!

Check out these new songs hitting the airwaves this week on Z88 🔊
03/08/2021

Check out these new songs hitting the airwaves this week on Z88 🔊

Check out these new songs hitting the airwaves this week on Z88 🔊

The Alternative Takeover starts in less than an hour! Don't forget to tune in every Sunday at 8 p.m. for all your favori...
03/08/2021

The Alternative Takeover starts in less than an hour! Don't forget to tune in every Sunday at 8 p.m. for all your favorite rock music hits🎸🎵

The Alternative Takeover starts in less than an hour! Don't forget to tune in every Sunday at 8 p.m. for all your favorite rock music hits🎸🎵

Today on Zips Unlimited: Dr. Rhiannon Kallis, Asst. Professor of Communication, talks about her research involving Tinde...
03/06/2021

Today on Zips Unlimited: Dr. Rhiannon Kallis, Asst. Professor of Communication, talks about her research involving Tinder, and graduate Lou Santini of The University of Akron School of Communication talks about his career as an entertainer and his recent move back to Akron.

Catch this week’s show at noon, only on Z88!

Today on Zips Unlimited: Dr. Rhiannon Kallis, Asst. Professor of Communication, talks about her research involving Tinder, and graduate Lou Santini of The University of Akron School of Communication talks about his career as an entertainer and his recent move back to Akron.

Catch this week’s show at noon, only on Z88!

02/27/2021

Today on Zips Unlimited: Alumna Lisa Urban, a member of the Tampa Bay Super Bowl Host Committee talks about her role in one of the world’s biggest events and how her education at The University of Akron led her there.

Also, Christy Bolingbroke, Executive & Artistic Director at the National Center for Choreography, discusses two recent grants and how the center is helping to create more inclusiveness across the country.

Be sure to hear from this week’s guests today at noon, only on Z88.

02/26/2021
Inside WZIP

Our own Rachel Evans, who is interning at 330ToGo this semester, is here to show you around the studios of WZIP.

We want to be #1 in your heart AND on your presets. Happy Valentine's Day from Z88! 💘
02/15/2021

We want to be #1 in your heart AND on your presets. Happy Valentine's Day from Z88! 💘

We want to be #1 in your heart AND on your presets. Happy Valentine's Day from Z88! 💘

02/13/2021

Today on Zips Unlimited: Cathy Faye, Margaret Clark Morgan Executive Director, Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, describes the Psychology Film Club and previews an upcoming club discussion on the firm Get Out as part of Black History Month.

Also, Media Studies student Ja’Mya Kyle talks about her involvement with the Super Bowl in Tampa, thanks to an alumna of The University of Akron.

Listen to this week's guests today at noon, only on Z88.

Photos from Class Cancelled's post
02/11/2021

Photos from Class Cancelled's post

02/06/2021

Want to see some behind the scenes footage of the the festivities leading up to the Super Bowl?

Keep watching our story, where WZIP’s Ja’Mya Kyle is reporting from Tampa!

02/06/2021

Today on Zips Unlimited: The University of Akron College of Business Administration Dean Dr. Susan Hanlon explains how some of the college’s assets lead to a recent boost in a national ranking.

Next, UAkron Department of Psychology Professor & Chair Dr. Paul Levy talks about why so many UA students are making Intro to Psychology just the beginning of undergraduate and graduate degrees in Psychology.

Hear from this week’s guests today at noon on 88.1 WZIP.

Be sure to support our friends at ZTV Akron and watch their upcoming shows!WZIP & ZTV make a great team.
02/05/2021

Be sure to support our friends at ZTV Akron and watch their upcoming shows!

WZIP & ZTV make a great team.

Today is the LAST DAY you can apply to join WZIP!Open to current UA students of any majorhttp://ow.ly/JWfu50DokmZ
02/01/2021

Today is the LAST DAY you can apply to join WZIP!

Open to current UA students of any major

http://ow.ly/JWfu50DokmZ

01/30/2021

This week on Zips Unlimited: Akron Zips Esports Director Nate Meeker talks about the addition of a new varsity game, as well as how the pandemic has impacted the program overall.

Also, Associate Professor Dr. Amber Ferris of The University of Akron School of Communication discusses how “filter bubbles” and “echo chambers” in social media could be creating greater polarization.

Hear from this week’s guests today at noon on WZIP.

New year, new antenna! Our tower’s got some new bling 📡
01/28/2021

New year, new antenna! Our tower’s got some new bling 📡

01/27/2021

There’s still time to be part of an Emmy awarding-winning program, or heard by 100,000 people in Northeast Ohio.

We’ve extended our application deadline to join WZIP and ZTV Akron to February 1!

APPLY HERE: http://ow.ly/2wCy30rusCz

Chilly in the studio today... 🥶
01/25/2021

Chilly in the studio today... 🥶

01/23/2021
330ToGo

330ToGo

We are LIVE with Jeff and Rachel as they share their The University of Akron WZIP-FM journey with us and how they will be contributing to the 330 To Go Network.

ZTV Akron
01/21/2021

ZTV Akron

Applications for ZTV and WZIP-FM are open now! Are you passionate about making media, telling a story, and entertaining a crowd? ZTV and WZIP-FM is your main hub for on-hand production experience at The University of Akron.

ALL students and ALL majors can join ZTV: https://akron.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cuXD5LV7fQtm3t3

Looking for something new in 2021? Applications are now open to join WZIP and ZTV Akron!Whether it’s for your future pro...
01/20/2021

Looking for something new in 2021? Applications are now open to join WZIP and ZTV Akron!

Whether it’s for your future profession or just for fun, the skills you learn and the friends you make will define your college career.

All majors are welcome! Membership is open to current students at The University of Akron. Follow the link below to begin your application!

http://ow.ly/ROLt50DdSur

Two of our members will be interning at 330ToGo this semester. Good luck Rachel and Jeff!
01/15/2021

Two of our members will be interning at 330ToGo this semester. Good luck Rachel and Jeff!

Please join us in W͟E͟L͟C͟O͟M͟I͟N͟G͟ the @330togo

@uakron INTERNS

R͟A͟C͟H͟E͟L͟ & J͟E͟F͟F͟!͟!͟

We are T͟H͟R͟I͟L͟L͟E͟D͟ to have them join our team!

You will see them contributing to our regular content in addition to doing some back office work that we know will make a better experience for you, o͟u͟r͟ v͟i͟e͟w͟e͟r͟s͟!

We already think these guys are amazing and we are sure you’ll think so too!

Welcome, Rachel & Jeff!
👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

Be sure to watch for upcoming interviews to get to know them more!

#newinterns #herewegrowagain #universityofakron #wzip #sports #reviews #hopandbean #newinterns #happytohaveyou #330togo #universityofakron #production #admin #contentcreation

Happy new year! 🎉What are you looking forward to in 2021?
01/01/2021

Happy new year! 🎉

What are you looking forward to in 2021?

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Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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No matter what craziness is going on in the world I take comfort having polka Saturdays on WZIP. Thanks for being a mainstay of my sanity!!
Is this how we make sweeps?
Can you play more R&B please
Greetings, I am Lawrence Rodman Faulk II and i wrote all 4 songs mentioned in discussion on social media by FAULKINVESTMENTS (Independent) for my cousin Carmella (Lisa Elzy) and my sister Maria Faulk and family friend Christiana Bohorquez to sing. Below are the titles and links for each song. 1. Dancing is how i will praise you by Carmella featuring Lawrence Faulk II https://m.soundcloud.com/lawrence-faulk/dancing-is-how-i-will-praise 2. #LOVE by Carmella featuring Lawrence Faulk II https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bcr12YbA8qU 3. NOSTALGIA by Maria Faulk featuring Christiana Bohorquez https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QZCIuA4J6BY 4. Christmas with Carmella by Carmella https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5c1pyAQ3UAY I hope this email finds you well and that this email is placed in the right hands. Best regards, Lawrence Rodman Faulk II You can email me or call me anytime with response to this email. 3303292067. I am based out of Akron, Ohio 🏀 home of LeBron James the basketball player in the controversial United States of America! Merry Christmas and a Happy 2020 new year to you!
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We need to put archived episodes of Zips Unlimited on here.
Check out "1st Annual Flawed Beautifully Pageantry All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner " on Eventbrite! Date: Sat, Sep 14, 5:00 PM Location: Linden Road Presbyterian Church
I like the alternative take over thanks for playing some modern rock.
Please don't ever play country music again. There's enough stations around that play that. And definitely not enough in our area that play true hip-hop.
#FREEDownload #ENJOY
This song on right now is so annoying