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  • Supporting Community Radio

    Posted by Rob on March 22nd, 2018

    CKUW is open to receive your donations all year long, listener support keeps us ad-free and independent. Independent, community broadcasting has never been more important, if you haven’t donated this year please do so today!

    You can donate securely online any time, or contact our office to find out how to make your contribution. 204-786-9782 / [email protected]

    Many great Fundrive incentives are still available including the CKUW Friends Card and Fundrive apparel.

    Thanks again to every donor who contributed to Fundrive 2018, we are encouraged by your support!

  • 2018 UWSA General Election Coverage

    Posted by Victoria on March 5th, 2018

    Tune in to People of Interest on Tuesday and Wednesday (8-9AM) to hear live interviews with some of the candidates from this year’s UWSA General Election. Schedule is tentatively as follows:


    Executives (Morgan Brightnose, Brenden Gali, Zee Morales, Jade Defehr)
    Jerico Nieves (Arts)
    Nick Warsza & Mia Ryder-Marks (Community Liaison)


    Megan Linton (Board of Regents)
    Daniel Denton (Science)
    Tessa Bortoluzzi (Science)
    Ugonna Chigbo & Mesi Kahsay (Community Liaison)
    Jude Yallowega & Quentin Mayhew (LGBT*)

    Students can review full election information here.

  • Beyond the live drive!

    Posted by Rob on February 20th, 2018

    Our live on-air fundraising drive has ended and we are far short of our goal. If you forgot to donate or are still considering it, please make an online donation today through Without your support we will have to make some very difficult decisions with our upcoming budget. We want to continue the programming you love but we can’t do it for free, please be a part of helping us make relevant, independent community radio.

    If you did make a pledge or want to donate in person, our pledge desk at the UW Bookstore is open until early March. Bookstore hours are:

    • Feb 20-21 – 8:30am – 5pm
    • Feb 22 – 8:30am – 12:30pm
    • Feb 23 – CLOSED
    • Feb 26 – March 9 – Monday-Friday 8:30am – 5pm

    At this time we also want to acknowledge all the community business partners who donated goods or services to help us attract your donations:

    • Ali Saeed
    • Booster Juice
    • Diversity Catering
    • Elements
    • Garbonzo’s Pizza
    • Garry Street Coffee
    • Have a Nice Day
    • Jonnies Sticky Buns
    • Organic Planet
    • Pizza Pizza
    • Qdoba
    • The Yellow Dog
    • UW Bookstore


  • Fundrive home stretch!

    Posted by Rob on February 16th, 2018

    We are in the final hours of our annual Fundrive. Your donations enable us to bring you creative, uncompromising, alternative radio! Our on-air campaign ends at 7pm tonight and we need every listener to help us reach our goal of $65,000.

    Every donation helps, we love hearing the phone ring (204-774-6877) but you can also pledge online safe & secure at Please don’t wait, we need to hear from you now!

    Join us The Goodwill Social Club tonight as we wrap up Fundrive 2018.

  • Put the ‘yoU’ in CKUW!!

    Posted by Rob on February 14th, 2018

    Listeners: We are falling short of our Fundrive goal this year and we need your help. If you have already donated, thank you so much. If you haven’t yet made a contribution please do so now, call 204-774-6877 or donate securely online at

    We work hard to bring you uncompromising, ad-free radio but without your donation our budget will be under tremendous strain. We know you want us to maintain our radio and we will do a lot with your dollars, so make a contribution today.

    If you have donated and want yo get your T-shirt or other incentives, come to our Pledge Desk at the UW bookstore. The Pledge Desk is open 8:30am-5pm Feb 15-16 and again next week Tuesday to Thursday. We will be open until mid March and you can pledge in person.