Publications & Media
The Wayne Stater provides the opportunity for interested students to attain hands-on experience with everything related to creating serial print mediaincluding reporting, editing, op/ed, features, column writing, photography, budget, advertising, graphic design, business management, etc.
The WSC Press
The WSC Press was created in 2004 as a means of increasing publication opportunities for Wayne State College students. Publications also focus on the work of Wayne State College alumni, and the work of important Nebraska writers.
View the WSC Press website at wscpress.com.
Initiated in 2001, the campus-wide Hot Papers competition stimulates and displays the best academic writing at Wayne State College. The competition is open to all college students, and the winning papers are published in a journal format.
Hot Papers 2008
Hot Papers 2007
Nebraska Territory is a review of books of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry, which have a connection to the Northern Plains (states that once wholly or in part comprised the old Nebraska Territory -- Nebraska, the Dakotas, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado). The review is published regularly and is distributed to the libraries of the region. The Territory attempts to review everything from chapbooks of poems released from small presses to novels published by national houses. Authors, editors and publishers may submit review copies to Nebraska Territory, School of Arts and Humanities, Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebraska, 68787.
/ 91.9 "The Cat"
KWSC-FM is as an on-air training ground for students, regularly winning college media awards. The station, known as “91.9 The Cat,” offers an alternative rock format, but also has specialty shows including Country, Oldies, Independent Music, and News/Sports/Talk programs. The station broadcasts a full schedule of Wayne State College home athletic events with student play-by-play announcers. KWSC is student managed and operated, with support from a faculty advisor, providing practical experience in working on the air, in audio production, planning of special events and promotions, and in leadership and personnel management. In order to be on the air, students must first complete a Radio Production course, offered in the fall each year, and be registered for a Radio Workshop class. KWSC is a fully equipped radio station, including contemporary digital audio editing workstations. KWSC is one of the oldest campus radio stations in Nebraska, serving the Wayne community since 1971.
KWSC-TV delivers live sports and newscasts to the campus and Wayne community, also serving as the educational access channel for the city of Wayne. As an extension of curricula in mass communication studies, much of its programming is developed by students through classes taught by WSC professors. The station is also student managed with the guidance of its faculty advisor, and provides the opportunity for students to acquire real world experience in television programming, production, and engineering. KWSC-TV maintains a fully equipped broadcast studio and digital editing capabilities, and has won numerous regional awards for news, sports, and entertainment programming.