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FUNdrive Goal Update!

Hello CKXU space cadets!

We’ve officially reached $9070.30 in our FUNdrive as of 4:04pm on March 19, 2018. We would like to personally thank every single one of you who have pledged your support for your local campus-community radio station! We truly couldn’t do what we do without the support from all our awesome volunteers, supporters, programmers and listeners, so for that we thank you! Keep checking back on our website, Facebook and our on-air programming for further updates as we move towards our goal!

To pledge to CKXU’s “Cosmic Frequencies” call 403-329-5189 Ext. 1 to talk to our Phone Pals now, or visit to check out all the sweet sweet swag for FUNdrive 2018!


BAKERS NEEDED FOR THE GALACTIC CUPCAKE QUEST! WHEN: March 18, 2018 WHERE: The Boys & Girls Club of Lethbridge TIME: 12pm to 4pm Looking to get involved with FUNdrive 2018? Not sure if our phone shifts or event opportunities are for you? Are you or any of your friends baking inclined? Look no further! Become…Continue Reading

CKXU’s “Cosmic Frequencies”

What is FUNdrive? FUNdrive is CKXU’s annual week-long fundraising campaign! What are Contributions​​ and Pledges? ​Contributions help with many aspects of operating a campus-community radio station. Being as we are not funded by selling ads we need to make up some operational and capital expenses through alternative methods. this is where you, our listeners come…Continue Reading

CKXU Presents: The Launch Parties

Come on down to the SAAG on March 16, 2018 from 6pm to 9pm to hear some sweet sweet space-themed tunes, get a long look at our 2018 FUNdrive swag, listen to some sweet space tunes, and try out our tastiest CKXU FUNdrive 2018 brew, the Extraterrestri-Ale! Participate in our cosmic raffle draw, featuring OVER…Continue Reading

Galactic Cupcake Quest

CKXU Presents: The Galactic Cupcake Quest Blast on down to the Boys & Girls Club of Lethbridge on March 18, 2018 from 12pm to 4pm to get a taste of our space-tastic cupcakes, all created and baked by members of the Lethbridge community! This is also a family friendly event, so pack your little ones…Continue Reading

CKXU Presents: The Landing

CKXU Presents: The Landing Party Jump in your spaceships and come on down to the good ol’ space canteen for The Landing Party; a wild and hopping CKXU-ing trip around the sun to celebrate our 2018 FUNdrive! We want to celebrate another great year with the people who make our little radio station possible: our…Continue Reading

CKXU Loves You 2018

CKXU Loves You Announcing the official CKXU Loves You lineup for 2018! This year, the CKXU Loves You party will be held on February 9, 2018 at The Owl Acoustic Lounge from 8pm to close. All funds raised will go towards the 2018 FUNdrive initiative. The donations for FUNdrive 2018 will go towards a complete…Continue Reading

CKXU Local Release Mail-Out

CKXU is inviting you to take part in another edition of our local releases mail-out. Recently release an album? Are you about to cut an ep? Have friends who have? Then check this out and forward it on to anyone you think might be interested or have them get in touch with me. Note that our next mail-out will…Continue Reading

CKXU Merch at the U of L Bookstore

CKXU 88.3FM Merch is NOW AVAILABLE at the University of Lethbridge Bookstore! Along with some sweet FUNdrive “Fund the Frequency” swag (hot sauce, t-shirts, Love & Records compilations), the University of Lethbridge Bookstore is also carrying our iconic black and white CKXU t-shirt, making it easier than ever before to get your hands on these…Continue Reading

CKXU Gets Approved for FM Signal Increase!

  CKXU Gets Approved for FM Signal Increase! (2017/12/19) Aaron Trozzo here, CKXU’s Station Manager / Executive Director. Here’s a PSA! (That’s a fancy media people acronym for a “Public Service Announcement”.)   We here at CKXU HQs have been getting some questions about the status of our signal increase project! First off, we’d like…Continue Reading