Meet The Team

 

Manager
Graeme | Manager
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Hi, my name is Graeme and I am a Junior IPE major from Portland, Oregon. I’ve been involved with KUPS since my freshman year and am looking forward to my first year as General Manager. I love Hip-Hop and am always up for a good talk or debate about anything related to the genre!

Office Hours:
Mon 1-2 Tues/Wed 4-5 Thurs 10-11
Advisor
Lawrence | Operations Advisor
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Oversees the station. Keeps us in check. 


Station Staff

Griffin | Programming Director
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SOAN major from Portland, Oregon with a passion for trill beats and good vibes. Hit me up regarding all things on the air!

Office Hours:
Mon 1-3 Wed 12-2
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Justin | Assistant Programming Director
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Hello, I’m Justin Loye double majoring in History and Chinese. I’m from San Diego and boy do I love music. I listen to music from day break to midnight so if you want to talk about alternative rock or reggae hmu. I’ve had a KUPS show every since first semester freshman year! I like surfing, volleyball and hash browns.

Office Hours:
Wed 2-3 Thurs 1-2 Fri 10-11
Ben | Production Director
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Hi, I’m Ben.
I’m a fourth year geology major and music minor. My music tastes include hip hop, jazz, rock, and envy. I enjoy over analyzing music and making sure no one has fun. I can also fix things that break.

Office Hours:
Mon 12-2 Wed 12-2
Isabelle | Assistant Production Director
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Heya. I’m a sophomore chemistry major from Minnesota. This is my first year working with KUPS. I’ve always loved music and the radio, but my interests are more inline with the technical aspect. If something is broken or not working, I can most likely fix it (at least for the moment).

Office Hours:
Tues/Thurs 2-4
Owen | Business Director
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Hello! I’m Owen and I am a senior from the beautiful city of Portland, OR majoring in music with a minor in business. This is my first year working for KUPS. In my spare time I enjoy cooking, steaming whole milk, and singing simultaneously with with other people. If you want to give us money I’m your boy!

Office Hours:
Mon 2-3 Wed 12-1 Fri 1-2
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Liv | Social Media and Promotions Director
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Hi there! I’m Liv and I’m a sophomore majoring in Anthropology/Sociology and Sculpture here at the Puge. When I’m not in the booth you can find me watching the X-Files, listening to the Talking Heads, or drinking too much earl grey tea. Feel free to talk to me around campus, whether it’s to ask a question or just say hello.

Office Hours:
Mon/Wed 3-5
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Harper | Communications Engineer
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Hello I’m Harper, I’m a sophomore majoring in Computer Science. I enjoy strange songs and strange instruments. I run the KUPS webpage by feeding it the proper data each night. Cheers

Office Hours:
Tues 11-12 Thurs 9-10, 12-1, 4-5
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Hannah | Street Team Head
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Hannah is a Senior and has been a KUPS DJ since her freshman year. She is a Communication Studies major with a focus in media criticism and is planning on starting a cult in the WA wilderness when she graduates. Hannah is super excited to lead our street team this semester! She is a fan of punk, industrial, new wave, no wave, and cold wave.

Office Hours:
Fri 11-12

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Sloan | Events Coordinator
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Hi! My name is Sloan and I’m a senior from Los Angeles, CA studying English and African American Studies. I love Ina Garten, spending time with my mom, goat cheese, and taking naps. When I’m not at the station, I’m working at the Tacoma Art Museum or watching Broad City.

Office Hours:
Mon 9-10 Tues 10-11 Wed/Fri 3-4
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Levi | Events Coordinator
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My name is Levi. I am a junior and study psychology and neuroscience. I’ve had a few electronic shows and one international funk show. I like frolicking in the forest and dancing. Domestic turkeys scare me.

Office Hours:
Tues/Thurs 1-2 Wed 1-3


Music Directors

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Nia | Hip-Hop Music Director
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Hey guys, I am a senior majoring in Business in the Business Leadership Program. I’m from Los Angeles so naturally I love LA hip-hop and rap, but I am also obsessed with East coast femme rappers. You can find me scouring SoundCloud for new artists and new sounds in front of the sub on the regular.

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Chloe | Alternative Music Director
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Hey, I’m Chloe the alternative music director! I’m a senior majoring in International Relations. This is my second year on core staff and my fourth year of being a DJ for KUPS. I like letterboxd and cool alt music.

Office Hours:
Mon 11-12 Wed 11-12 Fri 1-3
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Dena | Local Music Director
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Sup! My name is Dena and I’m a senior IPE major from Southern California. This is my third year on staff and fourth year as a DJ. I’ve spent most of my time at KUPS as a loud rock DJ but I’m into a little bit of everything.The PNW has a ton of great local artists so if you are interested in local music please come talk to me! I’m always down to go to a show or exchange music.

Office Hours:
Mon 3-5 Fri 12-2
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Fiona | Co-Specialty Music Director
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Hello! my name is Fiona and I’m a politics and government major from Portland, Oregon. this will be my third semester having a radio show, and this year I am also one of the specialty music directors.

I’m always down to listen to the Supremes, chat about The Bachelorette, mourn vine, or, you know, discuss KUPS related topics.

Office Hours:
Tues 12-2 Fri 11-1
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Evan | Co-Specialty Music Director
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Hey! I’m a Junior from Utah majoring in English and minoring in Communications. I have been a DJ at KUPS since freshman year with shows in both the alternative and specialty genres. This is my first year on Core Staff. My music taste really is all across the spectrum (I’m aware it’s cliché and a cop out but come chat with me about more specific music loves.) I spend most of my free time drinking unhealthy amounts of coffee and staring at lines in books for great periods of time. Come and talk with me about whatever you’d like.

Office Hours:
Tues/Thurs 11-1 
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Nayra | Assistant Local Music and Alternative Director
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Hi! My name is Nayra and I’m a sophomore from Los Angeles majoring in International Political Economy and Communications. My first favorite band was Paramore in 5th grade. I’ve gone to DIY shows and played in bands since high school. In my free time I play guitar, watch Nathan For You, and listen to Keep It Like a Secret by Built to Spill on repeat. I can also make a mean omelette, so come over if you want one.

Office Hours:
Mon/Wed 10-12
Cameron | Loud Rock Music Director
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I’m a sophomore English major on my second year with KUPS. Aside from post rock and post irony, I enjoy playing instruments, writing, literature, and many other pretentious hobbies.

Ask me about my noise project.
Office Hours:
Mon 3-5 Thurs 11-12, 4-5
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Val | Electronic Music Director
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HI! I’m a sophomore English major/Japanese minor. This is my first year on Core Staff, which I am quite excited about. I’ve been a KUPS DJ since first semester of my freshman year. I am vegan and I like Hello Kitty. When I’m not in class, you can probably find me in the library or the booth, or my room (but don’t find me there cos that’s kinda strange…) Talk techno to me.

Office Hours:
Mon/Wed/Fri 10-11 Mon 12-1