February 23, 1989
WSAP Coming Soon!
Just a little note to let everyone know what Is
going on with the radio station.
WSAP went off the air last spring due to equip
ment failures. In fact, we struggled throughout the
last academic year with an old soundboard which
had burned out when it was struck by lightning.
There was no money availible to buy the neces
sary equipment, so we used toothpaste for the
wires and tried to make do.
Dan Tanner has been instrumental in getting us
back on the air. For the second time, he has
completely rewired the studio for our return to
91.1 FM. Now, we are waiting for the phone
company to hook us up. This may take a while,
but we are ready to go when they do so.
WSAP has a fresh crop of DJ's to spin tunes
and bend you ears with your favorite type of
music. We will have shows like "College Media
Journal" Top 40 countdown on Monday evenings
with Jay Bumgarner, a Sunday evening jazz
show with Jason Rich, morning talk shows, and
general music mixes. There will definitly be
something for everyone.
We still need DJ's for Friday nights and on the
weekends. There are no prerequisites for being a
DJ, people can come in together to do a show, or
alone and play music. If you are interested in
becoming one of us, contact Jo Frost at ext. 472
or Chad Esposito at ext. 496. When WSAP does
go back on the air we will be on from 6 p.m. to 2
a.m. every night. We would love to have you
come out and try it.
Last week, we had WSAP night at the Gather
ing Place and v/e gave away records, tapes,
CD's, and posters to lucky winners. We will be
giving away records regularly once we get back
on the air. People can call in to get Bruce Spring
steen, Run DMC, the Cynics, and many others
during our give-aways.
There will be notices around campus when
your radio station, WSAP FM 91.1 returns to the
airways. All you have to do to receive us in the
privacy of your own room is hook up your stereo
to your cable outlet (you'll also be able to pick up
a lot more stations this way).
We will be on the air soon. Don't forget to listen
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You may not know it, but Tri-Beta has been
conducting major scientific research in Morgan
Jones for the past few months. The research is
headed by Tri-Beta Charter Member Brian Her
bert. The project deals with the brown adipose or
fatty tissues of mammals. This tissue is thought
to be an aid in warming the body of typical and
hibernating animals during cold conditions by
speeding up the body's metabolism. To measure
the increase in metabolism caused by the brown
adipose tissue, Herbert with help from several
Tri-Beta members, monitored the oxygen intake
of test subjects under simulated warm and cool
conditions. The results of this preliminary experi
ment should be completed by early March, lead
ing to further research on why this phenomena
occurs. After tabulating the results, Herbert
hopes to submit a paper on this experiment for
publication in BIOS, the Tri-Beta Journal and
other biological journals. Publication of this re
search could benefit St. Andrews by encouraging
further support of alumni for the science depart-
Since its chartering in May of '87, the Tao-Rho
chapter of Tri-Beta has tried to promote further
undergraduate research in the various sciences.
Current Tri-Beta Members are not only involved
in the study of the brown adipose tissue of mam
mals, but also in the ecology of the St. Andrews
community. Long-range studies are being con
ducted on the lake and surrounding wildlife pou-
lations. Tri-Beta hopes that experiments like
these will be continued over the years by current
and future members.
Did You Know?
...The distance between the wrist and
elbow is equal to the distance from the
toe to the heel!
...Images formed on the back of your
retina are upside down!
...Turkeys have been known to drown
themselves in rain storms!