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June 22 MONTCLAIR- The newly renovated College Hall at Montclair State University was re-dedicated today, less than a year after the building reopened following a lengthy refurbishment. The University renamed the building Susan A. Cole Hall after Montclair State’s 8th president of the same name.  President Cole led Montclair State for 23 years, building the [...]
The views and opinions written in this article are those of the author and do not represent WMSC or Montclair State University.  Education spending is a large part of state budgets across the country, especially in New Jersey. In 2008 then governor Jon Corzine passed his school funding formula which has many glaring problems that [...]
The views and opinions written in this article are those of the author and do not represent WMSC or Montclair State University.  Due to the death of George Floyd there has been much attention on the issue of police brutality and there has been a push for increased racial sensitivity training and body cameras. While [...]

 

The views and opinions written in this article are those of the author and do not represent WMSC or Montclair State University.  It all started with governor Chris Christie. Due to New Jersey's deficit and new light rail projects in southern New Jersey Chris Christie proposed a gas tax which passed even being  approved by [...]
The views and opinions written in this article are those of the author and do not represent WMSC or Montclair State University.  The San Francisco 49ers recently traded for the third overall pick in this year's draft. This has in part led to the rise in the draft stock of University of Alabama Quarterback Mac [...]
The views and opinions written in this article are those of the author and do not represent WMSC or Montclair State University.  The Pemberton Public School System, located in Burlington County, NJ  is being given a lot of attention as of late on state education aid. In the latest school funding formula signed by Governor [...]
The views and opinions written in this article are those of the author and do not represent WMSC or Montclair State University.  Lately the Jersey City public school system has been a topic of discussion in school funding reform agendas. Some New Jersey Republican state legislators argue that Jersey City and Hoboken have seen major [...]

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 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 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 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 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 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 […]

By Tyler Federico  During the year of 2020, many different restaurant chains are closing down some of their locations. 2018 and 2019 also had some big numbers when it came to locations shutting down, but 2020 may be worse than past years. Here is a list of some locations that will be closing down in […]

By Tyler Federico In Vietnam, a rabbit-sized animal known as the “Mouse Deer” has been discovered after being lost to science since 1990. Its last recorded sighting was almost 30 years ago and is now on the list of top 25 most wanted lost species in the Global Wildlife Conservation’s Search for Lost Species. It […]

By Sabrina Hajsok People Magazine just named the 40-year-old singer and father, John Legend, “The sexiest man alive” in 2019. The University of Pennsylvania English major graduate has more than just his award winning looks going for him. His charm, talent, and devotion to his wife and children are some of the few things that […]

The Morning Buzz interviews Dr. Naumoff about the upcoming Dannis B. Eaton Speech Competition tackling the issue of climate change. #FocusClimateChange        

Ben Petruk and Ryan Trick interviewed Montclair State PhD student and NASA fellow, Isamar Cortes about climate change and its effect in mangrove ecosystems.      

Live Broadcast of the Dannis B. Eaton Speech Competition: RedHawk Talks, an annual event held by the Fundamentals of Speech Program in the School of Communication and Media. Each fall the campus community is invited to address a topic that asks all Montclair State students to ponder current events, propose visions and solutions to the […]

NJ Politician and activitist Jim Keady joined The Morning Buzz to discuss Climate Change in New Jersey.  

By Sam Carliner Bolivia has undergone a slew of violent clashes following a recent US-backed coup of the former president, Evo Morales. Supporters of Morales, many of whom come from the country’s long-marginalized indigenous population, have taken to the streets of La Paz to protest the Bolivian military’s forceful removal of Morales and many of […]

By Sabrina Hajsok A one hundred percent energy-efficient home was created by a group of former college students in Africa. The two-week-long project started with six eager young adults and grew to have as many as forty people involved. They called themselves Jua Jamii. They were inspired to create and construct an environmental-friendly structure after […]

By Pete Zezas  Critical Battery Failure at International Spacestation 1st All-female spacewalk must be moved up to save the day The first women-only spacewalk will now take place on Thursday or Friday rather than the following Monday. In more than half a century of spacewalking this will be a first for a trip specially reserved […]