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Check out The Morning Buzz shows from both Monday, March 30th, and Tuesday, March 31st. During this time, we are remaining positive and hope the same for you! We want to continue to keep everybody informed and we hope for health and safety for everyone at this time. You can listen and/or watch The Morning […]

By Kyle Pepitone Over the past month, residents of Montclair have been receiving information concerning the 2020-2021 budget for the school district. The Board of Education has been drafting out the budget for the upcoming school year. Starting back in October of 2019, the board has met several times. According to their budget presentation, they […]

By Tommy Bavaro     On February 29th, 2020, the New York Islanders retired one of their best players they had in their early 1980s Stanley Cup dynasty. Robert Thomas “Butch” Goring became the 8th player in New York Islanders history to have his number (91) retired. Butch Goring played 16 seasons in the National Hockey […]

By Kyle Pepitone In early February, punk rock band Green Day released their thirteenth studio album titled Father Of All. If you don’t have a lot of time on your hands, that’s okay, because the album only has 10 songs, most of which are under three minutes. Fun fact, the 26-minute runtime of the album […]

By Kyle Pepitone Local New Jersey singer/songwriter Jeff Nelson is at it again. Just this Valentine’s Day, Jeff Nelson released his new original single “Lost All in You.” Just like “Need You,” Nelson’s last original song, “Lost All in You” is a song that looks at the experience the singer has had with relationships. Jeff […]

By Matt Orth ​It was just any other Saturday afternoon. I was anticipating the time where I can leave my dorm and the annoying people on my floor and head to the Student Recreation Center to wait for the bus that would help me make some personal history. I would be going to the first […]

By Matt Orth The coronavirus has been spreading like wildfire in the past month, affecting over twenty countries and almost every continent. The United States is now beginning to see its fair share of cases, with most of them being found in California. While there are only a few cases on the East Coast, New […]

By Luke Winnicki This is gamer music. Grimes made a gamer music album. This turn of events is especially funny considering Grimes’ rise as electronica’s response to the mid-aughts indie twee. Gone are the days of Grimes sitting anxiously cross-legged on the floor of KEXP surrounded by synths and samplers. Now she has embraced the […]

By Evan Diaz The first person to die from causes linked to the coronavirus in the United States has been confirmed by the Washington State government. Governor Jay Inslee affirmed the report while also declaring a state of emergency in order to combat the spreading of the virus. The news comes as concern about the […]

By Anabella Poland Andrew Farriss, the creative force behind INXS and one of The Farriss Brothers, has a brand new solo album and he’s gone country! Anabella Poland, general manager at WMSC FM in Montclair State, and president of College Radio Day 2020 interviewed Andrew Farriss about his upcoming solo album being released in vinyl in preparation […]

By Jeffrey Alexander Lopez Margarita Siempre Viva is a band from Medellin Colombia. Using different styles such as dream pop, shoegaze, and post-punk, they have created a unique style. In preparation for their new album, Letanías Del Jardín, they released a song titled “Detrás De La Fachada Está El Jardín. The song creates a wall […]

By Rosemary Gillin On 2/15/20, I attended William Clark Green East Coast Tour with Flatland Cavalry and Kenny Freeman kicking things off at The Gramercy Theatre in New York City. The genre of music they performed is Texas country, red dirt, Americana and a bit of country folk and Texas blues. The venue was packed at […]

By Peter Zezas Over 300 Americans are being quarantined at military bases in California and Texas for the next Two weeks. The quarantine originated on a cruise ship known as the “Diamond Princess”. The U.S. arranged an evacuation of these people due to being at a high risk to an entirely new virus spreading in […]

By Sabrina Hajsok On February 12th, 2020, Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos returned to Montclair State University to share their story and to promote awareness to fire safety. The two men were victims of the Seton Hall University fire that occurred just over 20 years ago in Boland Hall. Shawn and Alvaro were freshman roommates […]

By Sam Carliner On Thursday, January 23 I saw Snoop Dogg at The Wellmont. I didn’t realize how gorgeous of a venue The Wellmont is. There’s plenty of space, multiple bars with quick service, a great sound system, and a beautiful domed ceiling. These are just a few of the aspects that stood out. This […]

By Sam Carliner On Sunday, January 19 I saw Billy Woods at Mercury Lounge. This show was presented by Mercury East. It was my first Billy Woods show and my first time at Mercury Lounge. The venue was intimate but had plenty of space for what was a pretty popular show. I was also impressed […]

By Lauren Charles Starland Ballroom is a venue that I often forgot about. It’s sort of like the middle child stuck between the cool older sister venues in NYC and the fun younger brother venues in Philadelphia. It can put on a good show on its own just fine, but somehow you know it’s trying […]

By Ryan Breyta In 2003, the NFL implemented the Rooney Rule, which requires NFL teams to interview at least one person of a minority race for a coaching vacancy. However, as the rule is supposed to help minority candidates, it is totally ineffective. In a league where 70% of the players are black, there are […]

By WMSC Radio This week WMSC hosted 5 singers to compete in our first-ever Holiday Karaoke Contest! Now we are asking you to vote on your favorite performance! Here are the 5 performances:   Ben Petruck- Santa Clause is Coming to Town https://soundcloud.com/wmsc/holiday-sing-a-long-contest-ben-petruk-santa-claus-is-coming-to-town?in=wmsc/sets/wmsc-holiday-sing-a-long   Erin Lawlor- Where Are You Christmas https://soundcloud.com/wmsc/holiday-sing-a-long-contest-erin-lawlor-where-are-you-christmas?in=wmsc/sets/wmsc-holiday-sing-a-long   Elissa Ditkowsky- White […]

By Kyle Pepitone Over the summer of 2019, New Jersey’s very own Jeff Nelson released his newest single titled “Need You.” Following an album of cover songs, “Need You” is Nelson’s second original single and perfectly showcases his abilities as a singer-songwriter. The song’s catchy drumbeat throughout the song gives the song a more upbeat […]

By Andre Souza Before his death in 2016, Leonard Cohen left his son instructions to finish writing the songs that they had begun writing together. Using vocal recordings his father made, Adam Cohen created the 2019 album entitled, Thanks for the Dance, under his father’s name. The album is a collection of stories that Adam […]

By Andre Souza Milky Chance’s new album, “Mind the Moon” is a unique addition to the diverse discography that they established early in their music careers. The German duo manages to give listeners a fresh and original experience while staying faithful to their style. When listened in its entirety, it is easy for anyone listening […]

By Celine Da Silva Olivia Jade, daughter of Lori Loughlin, has returned to YouTube after her notorious college admissions scandal. Loughlin allegedly paid a $500,000 bribe to the University of Southern California for her daughters to be admitted.   Jade has not posted since March 10th and on Sunday of this week uploaded a video […]

By Andre Souza             Kyle Lux’s debut album, No Roof Access is the album fans have been waiting for since the release of his first single in the spring of 2019 entitled “Rollin’ Stone.” The album tells a unique story about the struggles of adjusting and feeling out of place, and its instrumental blend of […]

By Frank Konze The Great Barrier Reef has been suffering from warmer weather and water temp as well as pollution and overfishing. In efforts to restore the coral system, they have discovered a new tool that involves the playing of dulcet sounds of nature under the waves. The quietness of the reef is keeping new […]

By Frank Konze Following Trump’s Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan, Taliban leaders have been signaling they are interested in resuming peace talks. Trump revealed he canceled plans in September to meet with representatives of the Taliban and Afghanistan’s president at the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland. Trump’s administration has been negotiating with Taliban leaders for […]

By Frank Konze An upcoming musical will focus on Michael Jackson’s life from the perspective of the iconic single bedazzled glove. Johnny Depp is set to produce the show that plans to come out on January 25th in Los Angeles, although it’s only in the early stages. Still trying to secure finances, Julian Nitzberg who […]

By Sarah Adewolu             The evening of Saturday, November 23 is a night that will never be forgotten. Student Life at Montclair (SLAM) organized the 2019 Winter Gala held at the Cosmopolitan, the “surprise mystery” location for this year’s Winter Ball event.   Located in Wayne, the Cosmopolitan is a fancy wedding venue that caters […]

By Carley Campbell United States Senator Kamala Harris has announced that she will end her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for the 2020 presidential election. On December 3rd, Harris announced that she will officially end her campaign on the eve of the Democratic debates on December 12th. This marks the second candidate this week to […]

By Tyler Federico Each yeah, Costa Rica’s Ostional National Wildlife Refuge has hundreds of thousands of sea turtles that come onto the shore in order to lay their eggs. Here in Ostional, this is known as a “mass arrival”. Primarily, the main reason so many turtles arrive at this beach at once is due to […]