October 2, 2023 | October 2, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On October 2nd of that year, the Student Government Association of Edinboro State College shut down the student-run newspaper The Spectator for not having an academic advisory board, a code of ethics, and other compliance issues.
This Day in History is presented by the Emmy-nominated history series Chronicles. The new season begins Thursday October 26 on WQLN PBS and on our TV app - Passport.