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HUDSON RIVER, NY – Members of the United States Coast Guard helping passengers off US Airways Flight 1549 and onto their boats to bring them safely on to land. | Photo courtesy of USCG Press, Wikimedia Commons  By Ryan Breyta  Montclair, NJ – New York Waterway ferry Captain Vince Lombardi went to work on January […]

Montclair, NJ. January 10, 2022 — WMSC “The Voice of Montclair State” has been named a finalist in thirteen categories including Best College Radio Station (more than 10,000), Best Political News and Best Celebrity Interview by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards. These nominations come after an impressive string of awards the station earned in 2021, […]

Dr. K, aka Montclair State University President Jonathan Koppell, treated our listeners to an unannounced 90-minute live vinyl DJ set this week, where he played 70’s funk, 80’s rock n' pop, and one-hit wonders from a collection of vinyl he rescued from “certain doom” and shipped to WMSC where it would be kept safe. Dressed [...]

Steven Spielberg’s adaption of the beloved musical is in theaters. The production employed nearly two dozen Montclair State Graduates in acting, dancing and production roles. The film’s protagonist, Rachel Zegler was set on attending Montclair State University before she got the callback for her first-ever movie role, as one of the main characters, Maria. Hear […]

Kanye West’s 12th album was nothing short of spectacular. Dropping the deluxe version of his most recent album Donda on November 7th, 2021. After initially dropping the album on August 29th, 2021, West dropped four more new songs on the deluxe version. Highlighted by the addition of the song “Life Of The Party” featuring one […]

Photo Courtesy of Aftermath Entertainment / Atlantic Recording Corporation After teasing the world with their first single, “Leave The Door Open” in March 2021, the R&B-Silk Sonic duo consisting of singer Bruno Mars and rapper Anderson .Paak released their debut album, An Evening With Silk Sonic.  Unlike much we hear in today’s music industry, Silk Sonic is […]

Join us on Wednesday November 17th at 3PM Eastern for #focusdisruption, a special program about disruption in the workplace, education, mental health, climate and misinformation. #Focus is a School of Communication and Media-wide initiative, pooling all student media resources and organizing stories under a hashtag. You can click on the iHeartRadio tab to listen to […]

WMSC 90.3 FM earned seven national awards from College Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI) on October 29, including first place honors for Best Audio Special Broadcast (“World College Radio Day”) and Best Video Comedy (“We’ll be Back”).

Dr. Brigid Harrison is a political science and law professor here at Montclair State University. She recently spoke with our Morning Buzz Producer Kenny Horn about NJ’s political spectrum and what voters are talking about: Running against Phil Murphy is Jack Ciattarelli, a Republican who has been campaigning for the past 22 months and is […]

Vice President Kamala Harris visited Montclair State University on Friday, Oct. 8, where she spoke to New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill and a roundtable of women on the issue of accessible and affordable childcare, which is part of President Joe Biden’s proposed $3.5 trillion spending bill. Congressional Democrats are looking to include […]

The WMSC Excellence in Radio Scholarship and Training Fund seeks to acknowledge and reward the hard work of undergraduate students who volunteer their time and efforts to the radio station and embody the hard work and spirit of Excellence in College Radio. Your donations will assist outstanding Montclair State University sophomore, junior, and senior students […]

*The station is only one of four college radio stations in the United States that will present programming as part of the global initiative*   MONTCLAIR, N.J. September 29, 2021- Montclair State University’s WMSC 90.3 FM is collaborating with over 600 stations in 40 countries for the 11th annual World College Radio Day (WCRD) powered […]

Montclair, New Jersey – The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has named Montclair State University’s campus radio station WMSC-90.3 FM as a finalist for the prestigious National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Radio Award in the category of College Radio Station of the Year. This marks the third time that NAB has recognized WMSC, with earlier […]

Anaheim Ducks center and face of the franchise Ryan Getzlaf, will become a free agent for the first time in his 16 year career. How will the NHL respond? Jul 11, 2021 By Peter Fifoot On a spring evening on May 8th in St.Paul, MINN., Ryan Getzlaf and his Anaheim Ducks found their season come […]

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I was introduced to EDM early on in life because of my mom. However, it was not until elementary school that it clicked. My mom bought this Tiesto CD: “Club Life, Vol. 2 – Miami” and it was all I wanted to play in the car throughout the summer of 2012. Next thing you know, […]

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 [...]

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WMSC FM at Montclair State University was named Best Station in the Nation at the 81st Annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Media Conference and Awards. The campus station earned three additional first place golden mic awards for “Best Program Director,” “Best Business Manager,” and “Best Use of Sound Effects”. For the first time in its 81 [...]

WMSC’s Holiday 2020 Playlist! A custom playlist created by our Music Team here at WMSC Radio 90.3!   https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3tqvQPT1avkE7KkJW2A4G7?si=2in9G2geQp6BVbs7AEbbmA        

WMSC News Update   PRESIDENT COLE CALLS STUDENT’S LETTER CONCERNING PASS/FAIL ‘EXTRAORDINARILY RUDE’ The emails sent from junior Shelby O’Boyle and President Susan Cole about the university’s pass/fail policy. | Photos courtesy of Shelby O’Boyle By Ryan Breyta On Friday, Nov. 30, Shelby O’Boyle, a junior at Montclair State University studying film, sent an email to […]

INTERVIEW   Bio Gam fuses silky smooth keys, with R&B guitar and funky basslines/drums to create an original NeoSoul sound. The group switches seamlessly between funky grooves and soft catchy ballads. Drawing inspiration from Stevie Wonder, Frank Ocean, Anderson Paak, Vulfpeck, and Tom Misch, Gam is pushing the needle of modern soul music.  Gam found […]

WMSC’s December 2020 Playlists! Custom playlists created by our Music Team here at WMSC Radio 90.3!   EMILY MCCORMACK: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3tqvQPT1avkE7KkJW2A4G7?si=2in9G2geQp6BVbs7AEbbmA CHARLOTTE ORTZIAN: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3Y2uAK7UaZR6fHURbpoye1?si=czbnjEMTR–s-kUFId7TZw KENNY HORN: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7oJCzPdvk0C1mGBOUvIgKM?si=1W5rNC6xSmu01yF4BkZfsg YAZEMIN YILMAZ: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/09aGPxQXSqrKdDTS9HsC7d?si=cibzP95TTx6ZkeYsUaIFzQ KYLE PEPITONE: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3mdfwyRDTN7KhG1QFpGcP7?si=tECmziDHTZm1LIaHv7Lagw KATHY EYZAGUIRRE: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6su0J6XhEAiLjvyrECmREa?si=S9sIpHs9QxicIQC0uwoq3g IYONI TILLMAN: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6su0J6XhEAiLjvyrECmREa?si=S9sIpHs9QxicIQC0uwoq3g