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By: AJ Melillo & Stephen Rumbolo Fifty-one people were killed and another 20 injured in New Zealand after two mosque shootings on Friday, March 15th. According to reports, the authorities responded to the scene of the mass shooting at 1:40 pm NZDT at Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch. Shortly after Linwood Masjid, just a […]

By: Sarah Adewolu TEXAS – After being held in custody at a rural Texas detention center by ICE officers, 12 infants have been released. They were let go after allegedly dealing with unsanitary water, as well as lack of baby food and immediate medical attention. The South Texas Residential Center, in Dilley, was a confinement […]

By: Stephen Rumbolo  WASHINGTON D.C.- On February 27, 2019, the former personal attorney to President Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, testified before the House Oversight Committee on several allegations against the president including those of campaign finance law violations, and knowledge of the WikiLeaks dump of emails related to the Hillary Clinton campaign. The testimony, which […]

By: Louis Biondolillo  MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY- A weekly self defense class, that is offered at Montclair State University, is currently being under used by faculty, students and alumni. Montclair State University is the second largest institution in all of New Jersey with upwards of 20,000 students. Of those students, MSU has the ability to house […]

By: AJ Melillo NEW JERSEY- The Jersey boy, Senator Cory Booker, may have some trouble in his 2020 presidential run as New Jerseyans are apprehensive with his decision to run. According to a recent survey by Monmouth University 58% of those who responded believe that Booker will not be able to effectively serve as a […]

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By Louis Biondolillo WASHINGTON D.C.–  On Tuesday, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced his candidacy for U.S. President for the 2020 presidential election. Although Senator Sanders identifies as an independent, he started a bid for the 2020 Democratic Presidential Nomination. “It is absolutely imperative that Donald Trump be defeated,”  said Sanders in a CBS interview, calling […]

By AJ Melillo BERGEN- A 13-year old student was charged for giving marijuana gummy bear edibles to her classmates during the school day. Investigators found out the gummy bears were laced with marijuana after a student was tested at the hospital.   Police were called to the scene on February 8th, when a 14-year old […]

By AJ Melillo AURORA, ILLINOIS- Five people were killed and several injured in a workplace shooting on Friday. Manufacturing firm, Henry Pratt Company, was the target of an active shooting. The police were notified of the shooting at 2 p.m., the situation was reported as “under control” within an hour. Police have announced that they […]

By Louis Biondolillo and AJ Melillo WASHINGTON- President Donald J. Trump has declared a National Emergency and signed an Immigration bill to prevent a government shutdown on Friday morning. Congress passed a bill regarding immigration on Thursday that would prevent the government from going into the second partial shutdown in three weeks on Friday, February 15th. […]

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: gm@wmscradio.com 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 […]

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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.