By Brian Lange When Modest Mouse takes the stage in 2018, it’s a sight to behold. The indie rock band that cut their teeth playing local shows as a power trio in the Pacific Northwest now plays stages like the Wellmont in Montclair with eight musicians. 20-year-old songs – originally recorded with just guitars, bass, […]
By Stacy J Fernandez Station Manager Kate Braunstein and Assistance News Director AJ Melillo, anchored the Montclair State student live broadcast on election night, that took place on November 6th. They both conversed the importance of Election night and how it may affect the future. The countdown to the polls closing raised tension for many […]
The number of arrests made by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the border and around the country has significantly increased in the last year. Hoping to help migrant families stay connected with their loved ones in ICE detention centers, the Freedom for Immigrants movement teamed up with independent radio producer Sylvia Ryerson, NYU […]
Devildriver’s Dez Fafara called into WMSC/Montclair’s The Metal Teddy Bear Experience to discuss the fresh new release, Outlaws Till The End Vol.1. The frontman discussed how the idea of a metal country covers album came to fruition and how other musicians were eager to be a guest on the record. He also expressed his concerns […]
News Release June 14, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Anabella Poland General Manager WMSC FM School of Communication and Media Montclair State University Phone: 973-655-3135 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 90.3FM WMSC TO LIVE BROADCAST FROM SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NEW JERSEY Montclair State University students launch beginning of summer with live radio broadcast MONTCLAIR, NJ- 90.3FM WMSC is celebrating […]
MONTCLAIR, NJ (April, 15, 2017) — In celebration of its 51st anniversary, 90.3 WMSC- FM “The Voice of Montclair State,” will be broadcasting 51 hours of live event programming beginning at 8 AM on Monday, April 16th and ending at 11am on Wednesday, April 18th. The festivities will kick off with a live broadcast of […]
Interview with Karl Nussbaum discussing The National School Walkout: A Mass Student Protests Against Gun Violence.
By: Jeremy Wall People from all over flooded into Montclair Public Library’s auditorium yesterday to hear former USA TODAY Editor in Chief and Chief Content Officer Joanne Lipman speak. Interviewed by her former manager TIME magazine Editor in Chief Edward Felsenthal, about 80 people stopped by to receive a signed copy of Joanne Lipman’s new […]
Isadora Williams, a Food & Nutrition major with a concentration in Dietetics at Montclair State University is representing her family’s nation of Brazil in the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. For more insight into Isadora’s story, check out this article in The Montclarion by student Anthony Gabbianelli.
By: Kyle Phipps Jaden Smith is on the rise with his music career, and he’s been taking all appropriate strides in that direction with his Pop/Alternative Rap approach. He released his debut album SYRE last year (11/11/17), and put it all on full display in Brooklyn, NY Saturday night (1/27/18) at the Schimanski nightclub during […]
Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma is a rare form of brain tumors. It affects mostly kids ages 5 through 9. MSU alum Waddah Azzawi and his wife Noor are in the fight of their life, to save their 5 year old Aya. Aya is a 22 month survivor of a 99% deathly type of brain […]
Montclair, N.J., October 4, 2017 – Montclair State University’s campus radio station, WMSC-FM, is proud to announce their live event programming for the seventh annual College Radio Day, taking place this Friday, October 6. This year’s College Radio Day is extra special as WMSC is celebrating 50 years on the air. College Radio Day kick-off […]
Welcome to the Commuter Corner, your one stop podcast to find out everything you need to know about what’s going on and around campus for commuters. With over 80 events planned for September alone, Commuter Corner will help you connect with your campus and all of these great activities! Subscribe to our podcast for all […]
Montclair State University’s student operated radio station, 90.3 WMSC FM, is a 2017 Marconi Award nominee for “Noncommercial Station of the Year”
Linkin Park Vocalist, Chester Bennington, Found Dead, Age 41 By: Trevor Cardone The frontman of Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, had sadly passed away on July 20th 2017. According to a report from TMZ, he was found in his residence in Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles, it was said that he hanged himself. I’m sure […]
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Written by: Julia Siegel Just about everyone knows some version of King Arthur, Camelot, and the Knights of the Round Table. But, you probably don’t know Guy Ritchie’s version, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. The classic tale is flipped and Ritchie-ized as Arthur’s origin story plays out with a rags-to-riches theme. With some modernity […]
Written by: Julia Siegel In January, Sundance Film Festival’s breakout hit was none other than New Jersey-based film Patti Cake$. With breakout performances, great music, and an inspirational story, Patti Cake$ may be one of the best independent films of the year. The story is truly about New Jersey, as the director, Geremy Jasper, is […]
One of the staples of the Montclair Film Festival is the In Conversation Series, which teams up late night comedian and festival Advisory Board member Stephen Colbert with celebrities to discuss their lives in the entertainment industry. This year, Colbert sat down with actor/writer/director John Turturro and discussed everything from Turturro’s life growing up in Queens, New York to working with famous directors Woody Allen, Spike Lee, the Coen Brothers, Robert De Niro, and Michael Bay. No matter what the topic was, Turturro managed to crack up Colbert and the entire audience with his kooky storytelling.
MONTCLAIR, NJ. – May 4, 2017 – 90.3 WMSC-FM Ninth Annual Alumni Takeover Week starts Thursday May 4th, 2017. Tom Kaminski from WCBS 880, MSU class of ‘84, and one of the hosts of the ‘Back To The Future’ show, is organizing the week-long live programming event with his co-host Gene Sower, Class of ‘80 and Anthony Mennutti, Class of ‘00.
Photo and Story by: Julia Siegel Film festivals typically show thought-provoking films, so it was no surprise that director Oren Moverman’s latest feature, The Dinner, made the lineup. Based on the Dutch book by Herman Koch, The Dinner uses a choppy, non-linear narrative to show how far four neurotic parents would go to protect their […]
MONTCLAIR, NJ. (April 20, 2017) – WMSC is joining 70+ college radio stations around the US for the second annual Vinylthon organized by the College Radio Foundation, the organization behind College Radio Day, in conjunction with Record Store Day. On Saturday April 22nd, 2017 WMSC will be broadcasting music exclusively from vinyl for the entire duration of the day! This year, […]
Montclair State University is welcoming a brand new department on campus. The Writing Studies Department is under the School of Humanities and Social Science and plans to offer more opportunities to students. Jennifer Guercio, a full time instructor under Writing Studies explained how the new department is focusing on teaching and writing in all different […]
MONTCLAIR, NJ (April, 7, 2017) — In celebration of its 50th anniversary, 90.3 WMSC- FM “The Voice of Montclair State,” will be broadcasting 100 hours of live event programming beginning at 7 PM on April 16 and ending on April 21.
Montclair State alumnus Tom Kaminski (Class of 1984), WCBS Chopper 880 reporter, will kick off the festivities at 7pm on Sunday April 16 with a special edition of its regularly scheduled “The Back to the Future Show.”
By: Kate Braunstein The Center for Leadership and Development here at Montclair State University hosted its 7th Annual Leadership Institute on Friday, April 7th 2017. The workshop consisted of two Keynote speakers, four Breakout Sessions, reflections, and a closing debriefing. With over two hundred people in attendance, the event was a smashing success. Many […]
By Dylan Cetrulo As a name synonymous with garage rock over the past decade, San Francisco-based multi-instrumentalist Ty Segall has been one of the most prolific musicians of recent times just by sheer productivity. Coming off of his most experimental project yet, The Muggers, with their 2016 release Emotional Mugger. While Emotional Muggers was not […]
On the Monday March 12, 2017 edition of the Morning Buzz we were joined by Dr. Kate McCaffrey, Mazooz Sehwail, and Dr. Laurence Jay-Rayon Ibrahim Aibo who have participated in a program called Syria Supper Club, which aids refugees here in NJ by hosting them as dinner guests. The group discussed with our own Kate […]
With Montclair State University closed for the day, here’s a WMSC News update on winter storm “Stella”.
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 […]