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50 Years and Counting: An Oral History of WGLS-FM Part 1 - Birth Of A Station
(Nov 06, 2015) Play Dowanload

A four part, 2-hour documentary series recounting the first 50 years of 89.7 WGLS-FM. In Part One, discover how WGLS started from humble beginnings as a student club in 1964, and overcame numerous technical and administrative challenges throughout the 1970s and 80s. Featuring vintage recordings and interviews from over two dozen alumni, advisors and managers who worked tirelessly to create a lasting legacy.

WGLS 50th Anniversary Documentary
(May 28, 2015) Play Dowanload

This documentary showcases the 50 years of history at Rowan Radio. Listen to former station members and associates from over the years who remember the birth of the station, its transformation through the years, and its continued growth. Learn how the station was a gateway for many into broadcasting and Rowan Radio's impact to those who turned on the mic.

Living with Autism: A Different Way of Life
(Jan 08, 2015) Play Dowanload

Produced by Jennifer O'Donnell, Mike Stoever, and Blake Doughty, Living with Autism: A Different Way of Life shows how this disability potentially affects millions of people around the world. Experts, authors, mothers, and siblings give their thoughts on this way of life that many families must face each and every day.

Have You Seen Molly?
(Jan 07, 2014) Play Dowanload

Have You Seen Molly? is 30-minute a documentary, produced by Jonathan Kohut, James Loftus, Crista Pillatieri, and Ari Schneider-Gans. The documentary is about the psychedelic drug (also known as MDMA or ecstasy); its rise in popularity from a usage standpoint; and how it became a staple at raves and concerts. Also, psychologists, users, and law enforcement discuss why the party drug is such a unique and destructive drug throughout the documentary.

Online Dating? There's an App For That
(Dec 30, 2013) Play Dowanload

"Online Dating? There's an App For That," is a documentary produced by WGLS-FM members Ellen Hardy and Alyssa Sansone, that gives an inside look into the world of online dating; the good, the bad and all the craziness in between. The program features interviews with online dating experts, representatives from dating sites including and, and college students that have experienced the burgeoning trend.

Narcotics: Undercover
(Jan 02, 2013) Play Dowanload

Narcotics: Undercover is a documentary about the growing problem of narcotics in two different areas and the effects they have. We compared the use of narcotics in the City of Camden, New Jersey and a town called Springfield to see the differences in location and use. The team conducted man on the street interviews to get an idea about the understanding of college students on the dangers of narcotics and the different locational crimes. Produced by Christian Abelaira, Diana Deren, Landon Jones.

Heroin High
(Dec 31, 2012) Play Dowanload

When you think of high school, you picture lockers slamming, papers ruffling and maybe even a little bit of learning. But beneath the surface lies the growing epidemic of students using and becoming addicted to dangerous drugs. Heroin High, a documentary produced by Joe Mineo, Allie Volpe and Rob Zettlemoyer, explores the ways adolescent drug use has affected high school life in South Jersey.

The Facts of Autism
(May 17, 2012) Play Dowanload

The Facts of Autism takes a deeper look at autism. We discuss the five different types of autism: Classical, Aspergers, Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, Rhetts, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder. We speak to professionals in the field, students with autism, and a mother raising an autistic child. Locally produced by Matt Nelson, Josiah Duffy and Arielle Reamer.

RU On Board: Examining the Rowan/Rutgers-Camden Potential Merger
(May 15, 2012) Play Dowanload

The documentary focuses on informing the public about the proposal to merge Rowan University and Rutgers-Camden in order to create an impressive, new comprehensive university - one of just two research institutions in the state and one that will include both a medical school and a law school. Locally produced by Rob Cunningham, Dan Morgan and Sam Gordon.

Smoking: Unfiltered
(Dec 22, 2011) Play Dowanload

The 30 minute documentary, Smoking: Unfiltered presents the facts about cigarette smoking. With an emphasis on college students, we dissect why people become heavily addicted to nicotine, what is the average age of a person begins to smoke and how state governments have stepped in to help educational institutions curb cigarette smoking on their campuses. Locally produced by Christina Maxwell and Phillip Blandino.

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