Student Media


Radford University's student media groups comprise some of the most creative students on campus. Their collective mission: to educate, inform, entertain and inspire, while learning about the process involved in the publication or broadcast of the media.


Radford University's student media organizations include:  

  • The Beehive
    Named after Radford University's previous school seal, The Beehive is published each year. The Beehive is the product of a team of hard-working photographers, editors, writers and designers and captures year after year of Radford University memories.
    Contact The Beehive

  • Exit 109
    Radford's literary and arts magazine, Exit 109, features the talents of student artists, writers and photographers. Exit 109 is published each spring and is distributed free on campus. Exit 109 holds premiere parties for every new issue and also hosts poetry readings several times per year, which showcase student-created works of poetry, literature and sometimes music.
    Contact Exit 109

    The Student Media Advertising Group, or SMADS, provides advertising sales and advertising design services for all the student media and helps manage the business side of these revenue-generating organizations.
    Contact SMADS

  • ROC TV
    ROC TV ("Radford on Camera"), broadcast on Radford University's Reslife channel and on YouTube, features student comedy, news and commentary, and other programming. ROC is entirely written, produced, performed, taped, edited and aired by Radford students.
    Contact ROC TV

  • The Tartan
    Radford's weekly student-run newspaper, The Tartan, features news and information about Radford University and the surrounding area and is distributed both on campus and around town. Founded in 1921 as The Grapurchat, The Tartan is Radford's oldest student publication. New contributors are always welcome.
    Contact The Tartan

  • Whim
    Radford's weekly online magazine, Whim, features articles and graphics related to life both on campus and off, including technology, entertainment, cartoons, sports and editorials - from the practical to the outrageous. Whim also offers an online forum for student feedback.
    Contact Whim

  • Radio Free Radford
    Radio Free Radford is Radford University’s official internet radio station. We are student-run, student-staffed, and student programmed. We offer a wide variety of music and student-produced programming for your listening enjoyment. Anyone can be a DJ for RFR! No experience necessary! We’ll teach you everything you need to know.
    Contact Radio Free Radford