News

 

 “Podcasting for Entrepreneurs – How to Cut Through the Noise” is a Montclair Starts Up event aimed to guide entrepreneurs in navigating the podcasting landscape, offering insights from industry experts on creating engaging content, building a loyal audience, and monetizing podcasts. Moderated by Anabella Poland, MBA, the panel-style program gathered three key experts in […]

WMSC “The Voice of Montclair State” is a finalist in 16 categories for the 2024 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Awards, doubling last year’s total. The nominations include “Best College Radio Station” (more than 10,000), “Best Specialty Show” and “Best Live Music Broadcast,” and are the most the station has received for an awards program from […]

By Rashmika Vinakota October 23, 2023 marked day four of the Montclair Film Festival at The Clairidge in downtown Montclair. The festival showcased a number of independent films such as “Breaking the News,” directed by Heather Courtney, Princess A. Hairston, and Chelsea Hernandez, and “Evil Does Not Exist,” a foreign language feature film directed by […]

Welcome to WMSC Music Picks, a collaborative collection of WMSC’s music recommendations and reviews. In this installment, our music team contributes to Montclair State University’s Fall 2023 FOCUS project of FOCUS: Food. Read below to see what foodie favorites our members have to recommend!   “Black Licorice” — Peach Pit* Review by Daniel Ortiz a.k.a. […]

Recognition in Six Categories Underscores Excellence in Student Media Montclair, NJ — Eleven students and recent alumni from Montclair State University’s WMSC-FM have been named finalists by College Broadcasters Inc. for the National Student Production Awards. Their outstanding work at the campus radio station earned the student-operated outlet six nominations in the following categories: Best [...]
Listen along here: In the 2010’s, there were various genres with different aesthetics. Many songs produced then were a mash-up of pop, hip-hop, and EDM. Hip-hop was going through a revival when new streaming platforms were released, allowing creators to release their music and let others stream it. EDM was also making a comeback. Additionally, [...]
Listen along here: The kids were most certainly not alright in the 2000’s. The 9/11 terrorist attacks shattered the consumer world's sense of security and prosperity. The resentful malaise brewing throughout the 90’s exploded into more radical forms of expression, ranging from the aggressively theatrical, childishly silly, rabidly energetic, or just shamelessly hedonistic.  The rapid [...]
Listen along here: The 90’s were a time of varying aesthetic sensibilities. From the Spice Girls to Nirvana to Biggie, a singular, definitive taste and look of this decade is difficult to pin down.  Dominating trends veered toward minimalist and relaxed fashions, contrasting with the flashy, structured style of the 80’s. Additionally, there was a [...]
Listen along here: When remembering fashion in the 80’s one can’t help but smile. A time in music where new styles in both fashion and music began to emerge from different artists. Music had a massive influence on fashion and took over this time period. From bold outfits filled with animal print, studded boots, and [...]
MONTCLAIR, N.J. April 20th, 2023 – Montclair State University’s WMSC 90.3 FM is celebrating Vinylthon and Record Store Day with a 48-hour weekend long, vinyl-only music live broadcast.  The special event will start Saturday, April 22 at midnight and it will showcase the best WMSC shows - with some old, some new, but all vinyl.  [...]
Listen along here: The beauty of 1970’s music and fashion is how each style was able to be different and powerful in its own way. The 70’s produced lots of different kinds of rock, but each subgenre reinvented itself, truly working to subvert the norm. These sounds were born out of the iconic musical artists [...]
Listen along here: FASHION OF THE 1960’s - The 1960’s started with fashion that leaned on the conservative side. Boys were seen wearing sports coats and dress shoes with a crew cut, while girls wore knee-length dresses and button-down plaid shirts with a ponytail or bouffant. Then, in the mid-'60s, fashion took a turn. Since [...]

 

What is up guys, gals and non-binary pals! I believe that the year 2023 is the year about discovery and finding new things in life that make us happy. One way that we can do that is by discovering new up and coming queer artists. Let’s expand our music library and add a little bit […]

A beloved member of our WMSC family, George Jamgochian, who hosted this show The Morning Buzz & his own sports show In Foul Territory, passed away on January 1.  He was 23.   Georgie as he was known to family and friends, joined WMSC FM just six days after starting his freshman year at Montclair […]

As part of ongoing coverage of local governments surrounding Montclair State University, WMSC presents Special Report: The Race to Be Mayor. This installment covers the contentious mayoral race in Clifton City, and the council members involved. Featuring exclusive interviews and coverage, Anthony Foster and Hannah Cox provide an informative report.      

Montclair, NJ. December 5, 2022 — WMSC “The Voice of Montclair State” is a finalist in eight 2023 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Awards categories, including Best College Radio Station (more than 10,000), Best Campus News and Best Live Music Broadcast by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards.   These nominations come after awards and prestigious nominations the […]

By Emmi DeNovellis Stéphanie Frappart of France became the first woman to be the lead referee in a men's World Cup game when she refereed a match between Germany and Costa Rica on Thursday December 1st. The 38 year old Frenchwoman managed the match alongside a refereeing crew of all women. Frappart worked with assistant [...]
WMSC 90.3 FM earned three national awards from College Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI) on October 29, including first place honors for Best Special Broadcast Audio (“WMSC Global Broadcast for World College Radio Day”) and Best Station Promo Audio (“Tunes on Tuesday Showmo 2022”). Music Director Jared Tauber was the lead on both first place awards, stating [...]
October 12th, 2022– This Wednesday, WMSC and the bilingual show Aquí Planeta Tierra were part of the second annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month on Montclair State University campus, The Hispanic/ Latinxs Heritage Block Party.  There, students and faculty get together with other Latino groups and programs to celebrate the last days of Hispanic Heritage [...]
Happy National Coming Out Day! October 11th is National Coming Out Day which celebrates a significant importance in a queer individual’s life. It was first observed on October 11, 1988 which marks the anniversary of the 1987 National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. Founded by psychologist Richard Eichberg and gay rights activist [...]
By Connor Cupen Montclair, NJ – Aileen Cahill and Kylie Prendergast are the real deal… Batman and Robin if you will… coming to save Montclair State University as if it is Gotham City under attack. The duo accomplished a feat that no pair of players had ever reached as the now number 10 ranked Montclair [...]
The Award-Winning Campus Radio Station to Complete 36-Hours of Live Radio MONTCLAIR, NJ, October 5th, 2022 - Montclair State University’s WMSC FM will be joining more than 700 stations in 50 countries for the 12th Annual World College Radio Day this Friday, October 7. The station will be live with a 36-hour special programming marathon featuring [...]
0 0

September 27, 2022

 

SEPTEMBER 16th, 2022 - In this Friday's Aqui Planeta Tierra show, we talk about a stage from which no one is spared! Everyone at some point has heard or lived this stage: The beginning of school. It doesn't matter if you are just starting elementary school, high school, or even college, the nerves and excitement, and [...]
WMSC 90.3 FM, the official student radio station of Montclair State University, has been named a finalist for the 2022 National Student Production Awards, announced on Friday, August 26, 2022.  WMSC is a finalist in the following categories: "Best Promo" for "Tunes on Tuesday 2022 Showmo" "Best Special Broadcast" for "WMSC Global Broadcast for World College [...]

             

Montclair, NJ. July 19, 2022 — WMSC Earns Fourth Marconi Radio Awards Nomination for College Radio Station of the Year   WMSC 90.3 FM, the official student radio station of Montclair State University, has been named a finalist for the 2022 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Marconi Radio Awards. Another major milestone, the nomination marks the [...]

WMSC’s special “Dr. K’s Vinyl Fantasy Funhouse” was featured in MONTCLAIR, The Magazine of Montclair State University. Read the article here! Always dressed in a funkadelic outfit of multi-colored paisley with bell-bottom pants and a gray fedora along with some funky shades (and a face mask), the president channels his inner “Doctor of Funkology” and spins some […]