As the official yearbook publication of Radford University, the Beehive has an extensive history with Radford University. As its oldest publication, it has been around to serve students for over 85 years now. The Beehive was first published in 1914 as The Radnor and gained a new name, The Beehive, in 1925 after the University’s school seal.
Exit 109, formerly known as the Gaelic, is Radford University’s official student-run literary arts magazine, one of the seven publications of Highlander Student Media. The magazine exists to publish and feature creative work by RU students and to foster an appreciation of literature and art by bringing that work into the community. All current Radford University students, faculty, staff, and alumni are welcome to submit their original prose, poetry, essays, artwork, and photography to Exit 109 by email. We also host poetry readings, art-ins, open editing sessions, and more. Check out our magazines here!
Whim is Radford University’s official online magazine. As journalists, our job is to present stories thoroughly and accurately. Through our four sections of Arts & Entertainment, Life, Opinion, and Science, Tech & Health, we pride ourselves in providing our readers with creative pieces of artwork, in-depth features, refreshing entertainment stories, cutting-edge technology pieces and a variety of opinions. Since 1997 we have entertained, educated and informed not just the Radford University community, but also the world.
Whim serves two purposes: to provide information and entertainment to Radford University and our global readers daily and to provide our staff with a working knowledge of a professional, interactive website.
Radford On Camera (ROC-TV) is Radford University’s student-run video production organization. ROC-TV generates multiple videos in a variety of formats for a post on video hosting sites and/or Social Media. We are over twenty-one years old now and look to continue thriving for the next twenty-one years while serving the campus community.
We work to craft our videos to push our audience aesthetically and to keep them up to date with the newest information about the campus. We have worked with the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences, the Radford City Police Department, the Radford University Police Department, Sinkland Farms, RU’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club, and many more!
Radio Free Radford is a student-run internet radio station at Radford University. In 2016, moved studios during the summer of 2016 and took its full-time live broadcast status then. New programming and innovative technology drives this student organization, tune in to RFR for your music, your way.
The Tartan is our most prominent advertising medium. It was created in 1921 and is the official student-run newspaper. The Tartan has a circulation of 4,000 and distribution to more than 30 critical points on and off campus. This medium is free-of-charge and reaches more than 10,000 students, faculty, and staff at Radford, as well as the surrounding communities. It is published on an 11” x 21” broadsheet format with four sections: News, Sports, Culture (entertainment and arts), and the Tea (commentary and editorial), as well as a classified section. Ask your Sales Rep for information regarding special editions of The Tartan.
Whim is Radford University’s Internet Magazine. It is the award-winning weekly student-run online magazine. Whim provides entertainment and an alternative news source for Radford University students, alumni, faculty, and parents. Whim publishes every Friday of each academic week. Each issue is packed with original articles, graphics and even cartoons produced by talented students. The unique thing about Whim is that it is FREE to access and can be viewed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, making it an effective way to reach more than 10,000 students at RU as well as the world.