WMSC’s Favorite Things: Summer Movies

Now that summer is in full swing, everyone is finding some time to sit back and relax. With new movies hitting theaters every week such as Ted 2Jurassic World and Inside Out, we asked some staff members at WMSC about their favorite movies to watch during the summer!

1. Programming Director Elaina Crow | Jaws – 1975


“Jaws is a great summer movie because it takes place on the beach during the peak of summer at a small beach town like my home town and I think it works because it’s a movie that reminds you there’s actual living things in the ocean and it makes something mundane like going to the beach scary. It’s also a great opener to everyone’s favorite week of the year, shark week.”

2. Production Director Mike Sheehan | Jurassic Park – 1993 

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“The best movie ever. It’s the reason movies are made!”

3. Station Manager Silas Kezengwa | Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa – 2008


“It makes me feel like a kid again and always makes me laugh so hard. It’s like this era’s ‘The Lion King.’ It’s a classic.

4.  Engineering Director Craig Gorbunoff | White House Down – 2013 

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“I’m not sure if it’s the action scenes, the humor in Jamie Fox playing the president, or maybe just the fact that it’s a fun movie, but I can watch it everyday.”

5. Sports Director Sam Romano | The Little Mermaid – 1989 

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“Maybe it’s just because I grew up going to the beach and am convinced I’m a mermaid. But who doesn’t love a movie about a mermaid princess and all of her nautical friends to get you in the summer mood?”

WMSC Summer!


Everyone has that one playlist that defines their summer! WMSC wants you to share it with us! All summer long we want you to send in your favorite songs of the summer! Using #wmscsummer on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook WMSC will create a list of the best songs you guys listened to this summer! WMSC will also be sending out the top played songs and artists of the week!

Can’t get 90.3 WMSC-FM on your dial? No problem! WMSC streams live from wmscradio.com, the Live365 app for mobile devices and TuneIn! No matter where you’re spending your summer you can always stay connected!

We have some awesome giveaways coming up this summer so stay connected on social media for your chance to win!

WMSC Alumni Takeover

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The WMSC “Alumni Takeover” started in 2009 on the “Friends of WMSC” Facebook page: “Wouldn’t it be great to get back on the air again on WMSC for a couple of hours?” Former WMSC GM Anthony Mennutti and former WMSC alum, Tom Kaminski from WCBS 880 reached out to other WMSC alumni, and the week-long “Takeover” was born! For the past 7 years it has brought alumni from all around the country back to Montclair State University. WMSC is happy to welcome everyone back to the airwaves this week and is looking forward to an awesome week! Join us on social media with #AlumniTakeover for updates, facts, and pictures!


The Montclair Film Festival

MFF 2015WMSC is giving away tickets for the Montclair Film Festival! You can win these tickets on twitter with the hashtag ‪#‎MFFWMSC‬ and telling us why the festival is important to you! The tickets are for ‘In My Fathers House’ on Saturday, May 2nd at 6:30pm or ‘Out In The Night’ on Sunday, May 3rd at 7:45pm! These are physical tickets and will have to be picked up at WMSC’s office located on the 3rd floor of Schmitt Hall on Montclair State University’s Campus!


WMSC is going Green For Earth Day!

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Earth Day started on April 22, 1970 when 20 million American’s took to the streets to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment in  massive coast-to-coast rallies! The first Earth Day led to the creation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the passage of the Clean Air, Clean Water, and Endangered Species Acts.

Here at WMSC we are celebrating Earth Day with Going Green Facts on the air and on social media along with a special Earth Day playlist for the DJ’s! Our general meeting will be held outside for a WMSC field day!

For Earth Day information visit EarthDay.org


WMSC Takes On Gov. Chris Christie Town Hall


WMSC News attended New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s (R) 132nd Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in Whippany, NJ. The audience included Montclair State University President Dr. Susan A. Cole along with a group of about 20 MSU students. Governor Christie, who is a potential candidate for the 2016 Presidential race, discussed issues relating to New Jersey’s fiscal spending. He also took questions from the audience on topics including: government growth, the minimum wage and one’s own rights. WMSC’s Silas Kezengwa has the story.

Montclair State’s Women’s Basketball Team Heads to Final Four!

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~Mike Peters via Montclair.edu

Montclair State University said goodbye to The Women’s Basketball Team as they left to make their trip to Grand Rapids, Michigan to play in the NCAA Division III Women’s basketball Championship Tournament!

The final games will be held at the Van Noord Arena at Calvin College on Friday, March 20th and Saturday March 21st. The Red Hawks take on George Fox University at 7:30pm!

The Red Hawks have already claimed both the  NJAC regular-season and Championship titles. This is the teams first time in tournament’s Final Four!

WMSC will be covering the game live from Michigan. Engineering Director and host of “Craig’s Call”, Craig Gorbunoff will be representing the Station adding colour joined by our Professional Play-by-Play Host Neal Poloncarz!

Pre-game will start in Studio at 7pm with Sean McChesney and Sam Flesher! With tip-off at 7:30pm! Listen at 90.3 WMSC, on our site with Live 365 or download the Live 365 app and Listen on the go!

Follow @WMSCsports for Live twitter coverage and up to date news! Use #MSURedHawksFinal4 to see what everyone else is talking about! Follow The Women’s Basketball twitter @montclairstwbb Follow WMSC on Instagram for pictures from the stands @WMSCRadio !


WMSC takes on Manhattan for The 75th IBS Radio Awards!

2014/2015 IBS AWARDS-NYC

This past Saturday, March 7th 2015, members of WMSC headed into NYC to attend The 75th Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards (IBS). This year WMSC and it’s members were finalists in 7 categories including “Best Talk Sports Program” and “Best Campus News”. Station Manager Silas Kezengwa took home “Best Program Director” for 2014! It was a great experience talking and meeting with other College and University Radio Stations. Congratulations to everyone who was nominated here at WMSC! Can’t wait to see what next year brings!

Integrity House presents “Boys of Bate” | Giveaway

Integrity House is pleased to announce the exciting movie premiere “Boys of Bate”, a client-created and produced short film about adolescent drug abuse, hope, struggles and transformations. The screening is February 26th 2015.

WMSC Listeners have a chance to win tickets to the screening by submitting a Facebook video 30-60sec long answering “What is the importance of lowering the stigma of those who need substance and/or mental health treatment in NJ?”

The Giveaway ends February 24th 2015 at 11:59pm! For more information check out This Link and share!!

For more details about the screening you can go to: http://www.integrityhouse.org/2015/01/boys-bate-film-premiere-fundraiser-february-26th/

The British are Coming! | Interview with Nick Bamford

Tune in tomorrow February 13th with Tom Kaminski on “Back to the Future” for a special guest interview with British television and theater producer and lecturer Nick Bamford.

He teaches at Bournemouth University in the UK, which is a partner with Montclair State and the School of Communication and Media.

Nick will talk about his television career at the BBC and elsewhere and what it takes to be a great TV director. You’ll get an inside glimpse at shows like The Antiques Roadshow.

Nick Bamford Guest

WELCOME WEEK- Clubs & Organizations

Today we have Day 2 of interviews with Clubs and Organization!! Here is the schedule for todays interviews! Remember to use the hashtag #WMSCWelcomeWeek on twitter and instagram for giveaways! Tweet your favorite snowstorm tradition to @WMSC for your chance to win some awesome CD Bundles and other goodies! Happy Welcome Week!

Subspace with Natalie Caamano (10am-1pm)
11:40am = Travis Benson (Music Therapy Student Organization)
12:30pm = Alessandro Ciari (Public Health Association)
Mike on The Mic Mike Panepinto(1pm-4pm)
1:00pm = Mel Mautone (Video Production Club)
1:40pm = Sam Repekta (Montclair State Dietetic Organization)
The Goldmine with Ivan Arevalo (4pm-7pm)
4:20pm = Ryan Gallagher/Jasmine Hoffman (Student Life at Montclair (S.L.A.M.)
5:20pm = Annalyce D’Agostino (S.T.A.T. Edu)
6:00pm = Rabena Kaye (Native African Student Organization (NASO)
As The Beat Goes On Brett Verbist (7pm-10pm)
8:20pm = Meagan Mulligan (Montclair Miracles)

WELCOME WEEK- Clubs & Organizations

Welcome Week is still on and we have some awesome interviews set up for today! Don’t forget to use #WMSCWelcomeWeek on twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Stop by WMSC at 2:30pm for our Open House!
Memory Foam with Raquel Rodriguez and Julius Solatorio (10am-1pm)
12:30pm = Gerald Perdomo (American Sign Language Club)
The Alternate Twilight Zone with Mel Mautone and Elaina Crow(1pm-4pm)
1:00pm = Taylor Del Rossi (Intervaristy Christian Fellowship)
2:40pm = Morgan Princiotta (Alliance for Women in Media)
3:20pm = Kristen Bryfogie (MSU Greek Theatre Group)
The Hollywood Buss with Melissa Donofrio (4pm-7pm)
6:20pm = AnnMarie Caliguire (Newman Catholic Campus Ministry)
Mosh All Night with Katie Fierro (7pm-10pm)
7:30pm = Ron Hollander (Head of Journalism Minor)