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By: Jeremy Wall With the warm weather soon approaching, students and some local residents decided to prepare themselves by participating in the Rec Center’s annual Triathlon. Opened to all different age groups, this was the sixth year the Rec Center has hosted this event.  According to the building’s Aquatics Coordinator, Alex Sperling, the Triathlon is less of a competition and more of a preparation. “I enjoy the program itself because it’s a nice warm up for people before the outdoor...

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Monday, 27 February 2017

By: Noelle Florio On Tuesday, February 7th I attended my first ever “DNCE” Concert at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, New Jersey. I only knew a few hit songs such as “Cake by the Ocean” and “Toothbrush”, but since I am big fan of Joe Jonas, the lead singer, I was very excited to see him live in concert once again. When the band first entered the stage, they were dressed up as Storm Troopers from Star Wars, with light...

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Monday, 27 February 2017

By: Sean Martin Winners of the New Jersey Athletic Conference for the 5th consecutive season, the Montclair State Red Hawks have once again earned a trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament. Two years removed from a run to the Final Four that went through the Panzer Athletic Center, MSU will once again have the chance to host the first two rounds on their quest back to Grand Rapids. The 5 consecutive NJAC Champion Red Hawks' first NCAA Tournament game...

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Monday, 27 February 2017

By: Sean Martin In his second year as the Red Hawks Head Coach, Marlon Sears brought Montclair State to the NJAC playoffs for the first time since 2014 with a record of 13-12. Entering the playoffs with two straight wins, MSU earned the #5 seed and a trip to Rowan on Saturday afternoon to play the #4 seeded Profs. The match up was favorable for Montclair State, as they had two previous impressive wins against Rowan. As they learned, beating...

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Sunday, 19 February 2017

The morning after the big game, WMSC Sports Director Sean McChesney and WMSC Assistant Sports Director Sam Flesher took over The Morning Buzz with Kate Braunstein and Brian Lanigan to talk about the big game in Houston. Sean and Sam discussed the crucial points of the game, what went wrong for Atlanta after they were up 28-3, and how Sean and Sam felt that Tom Brady proved once and for all that he is the greatest quarterback to ever play...

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Tuesday, 07 February 2017

January 18, 2017, Montclair-  90.3 WMSC (WMSC), “The Voice of Montclair State”,  will present live coverage of the Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017. WMSC’s special report will begin at 11:30AM with a preview of the big event followed by the live broadcast of the Inauguration starting at noon. Hosts Juan Contla, a senior at Montclair State and station manager, along with SCM faculty member Jaime Bedrin will be on hosting duties. Student reporters will be reporting live from Washington...

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Thursday, 19 January 2017

By: Cristian Inga Montclair State University students have spoken and there answer is NO. Students do not want to see a 100% tobacco-free campus policy implemented. The decision was made based on the results of a survey sent to students and staff asking for their feedback on the proposed policy recommended by the University Senate’s Resolution. The controversial policy was suggested to Montclair State University President, Susan Cole, last year and has since caused division between students with opposing opinions...

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Monday, 19 December 2016

  For many more Metal Teddy Bear Experience interviews, click here!  MTB: I’m here at Playstation Theater with Anders of In Flames, what’s up? Anders:  It’s good. I took a little nap. MTB: That’s always good, a nap before a show. Anders: Yeah, well, we were up really early. We’ve been playing some acoustic at the Hard Drive Radio. MTB: Oh really? That sounds awesome. Anders: So, we recorded early this morning and it was way too early for a heavy metal guy,...

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Wednesday, 07 December 2016

By Babee Garcia On Sunday December 4th, The Recreation Center on Montclair State’s campus held its annual “Special Friends Day.” The yearly event invites special needs children from ages 5-21 and allows them to participate in a variety of sports, games, and activities. For the full four hours from 10am-2pm, volunteers and assigned buddies played a huge role in the occasion. According to Gabby Raccosta, senior and Family Child Studies major, “Special Friends Day has been around for the past...

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Monday, 05 December 2016

By: WMSC News Director Sammie Williams On December 2nd, NBC News Anchor Lester Holt came to Montclair State University to receive the Allen B. DuMont Broadcaster of the Year Award where he was honored at a Colloquium Series. Holt talked to WMSC about advice he would give to future journalists, his take on the election as the mediator of the most watched Presidential Debate in history, and the most rewarding part of his job. At the Colloquium on the seventh...

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Saturday, 03 December 2016

By: Mike Stringham On November 17th I had the opportunity to see Deafheaven at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park. This was my sixth or seventh time seeing them live and first time in New Jersey. I got to the venue towards the end of the opening band Inter Arma’s set, catching a song or two before they left the stage. I walked right up to the front of the room (as close as I could get to the stage...

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Wednesday, 30 November 2016

By: Robert Treanor I thought we’d be forever, what was I to say?” These words were viscerally screamed from Greg Puciato, front man of The Dillinger Escape Plan, as they took the stage at The Paramount in Huntington, Long Island on Friday, November 18th. The lyric comes from their single “Limerent Death”, the opening song of their set and opener of their latest and ironically last album, Dissociation. The veteran math-core (math rock/hardcore) outfit from Morris Plains, New Jersey has decided...

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Wednesday, 30 November 2016