Archives: Jon Waters

Jon Waters on the OSU Marching Band

In fewer than three weeks, everything has changed for once-celebrated OSU marching band director Jon Waters. He was once lauded for leading the band to national fame, but was fired late last month for not addressing the group’s sexualized culture. This hour we’ll hear Waters’ thoughts on why he was dismissed, what he’s learned and what’s ahead.

Tech Tuesday: Kitchen Gadgets, Marching Band Tech, PS4

Ohio State’s football team is having an impressive season, but so is its marching band. Videos of its elaborate half-time shows have gone viral, and this hour we’ll learn how they’re using technology to boost creativity. We’ll also get the lowdown on the best kitchen gadgets to get you through the holidays, and the latest in gadgetry.

The Business of College Spirit

OSU sports would be pretty somber without the Best Damn Band in the Land, but funding for college sports “auxiliaries” is not always easy to come by, despite the big money generated by teams. This hour, we’ll examine who pays for Ohio State’s marching band and cheerleading squad, and how they manage to keep Brutus Buckeye in fighting form.