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October 2020 Playlists Custom playlists created by the 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 JARED TAUBER: 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 LAUREN SMALL: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6su0J6XhEAiLjvyrECmREa?si=S9sIpHs9QxicIQC0uwoq3g JARED TAUBER:    

Election Day’s programming to begin at 7 p.m. on 90.3 WMSC FM Montclair, NJ. – November 2, 2020 – WMSC-FM announces plans for live election night coverage on Tuesday, November 3 beginning at 5pm starting with Newsdive featuring interviews with Investigative Journalist Greg Palast, California District 12th and challenger to Nancy Pelosi, Shahid Buttar. Then, […]

WMSC’s Interview with Lucia Zambetti Lucia is a sixteen-year-old girl from New York. Ever since she was young, she’s had a love for music which sprung from not only her parents’ professions as musicians, but her extended family and sisters passion for music. Even at just 3 years old, she would carpool-karaoke old Beatles songs […]

WMSC Scholarship Fund Article  The voice of Montclair and your alternative rock and talk college radio station is largely operated by your peers. Your peers who were determined to keep the station operating during stay-at-home orders. We have over 20 student directors, 45 disk jockeys, and 30 new DJs being trained right now. They now […]

By: Kyle Pepitone AC/DC Announces New Album? Are you ready? That’s the question Australian rock giants AC/DC have been asking their fans recently as they are getting ready to announce something big. Nearly 6 years after their last album, Rock or Bust, and 4 years since the end of the tour of the same name, […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  WMSC Sponsors and Participates in Hybrid 2020 World College Radio Day WMSC organizes 30-Hour Hybrid WCRD Marathon MONTCLAIR, NJ, September 30th, 2020 – WMSC will be joining nearly 600 stations within 38 countries for the 10th annual World College Radio Day this Friday, October 2nd. WMSC is an official sponsor of the […]

Montclair State President Announces Retirement Published September 9, 2020 Writer: Tyler Mayer Editors: Louis Biondolillo and Peter Zezas Montclair State University’s President, Dr.  Susan A Cole announced she is retiring from her position as president of the university at the end of this academic year after a 23-year tenure.  The announcement was made during her […]

Always remember to check out WMSC’s Monthly Published Newsletter! You can view our future newsletters by going to our website, viewing the dropdown menu under “About WMSC” and clicking on “Newsletter”! Here is a direct link to our July/August Newsletter! https://www.canva.com/design/DAEC0Fs-A-c/8cGoZ1g31rODjDw_h1DEdg/view?utm_content=DAEC0Fs-A-c&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=sharebutton  

As Tropical Storm Isaias whips its way through the northeast people are finding all sorts of fallen trees, outages, and floods around them. Meteorologist, Domenica Davis, from Weatherchannel.com claims “This is a fast mover, but it will stay a tropical storm pretty much through this evening.” The storm is on track to end up somewhere […]

Making an Informed Decision NJ Primary Election 2020   By: Cristal H Santos    To view this full article with all available information and images, click on the following google drive link!   https://docs.google.com/document/d/179jKC8-u59g0_0pXCTrL-Cr9gYbjiAs09Fq9gCf98v8/edit?usp=sharing  

The following is a blog post by Rutgers University Student, Yukta Chand.  Chand has given us permission to post this onto 90.3 WMSC platforms. More can be found on her blog at https://simplyukta.wixsite.com/simplyyukta   ***This blog post was just something I have personally been feeling. If there are sentiments that offend you or you don’t agree […]

Always remember to check out WMSC’s Monthly Published Newsletter! You can view our future newsletters by going to our website, viewing the dropdown menu under “About WMSC” and clicking on “Newsletter”! Here is a direct link to our May/June Newsletter! https://www.canva.com/design/DAD8p_0XmRY/zfk-VWj8Z_JxQmdIZyndgw/view?utm_content=DAD8p_0XmRY&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=viewer  

By Ryan Breyta “With liberty and justice for all” is what we regurgitate during the Pledge of Allegiance. Wouldn’t it be nice if we practiced what we preached?  On Monday, May 25th, George Floyd, an unarmed black man died shortly after, now former police officer, Derek Chauvin held him down with his knee after Floyd […]

By Ryan Breyta MONTCLAIR, NEW JERSEY- As the Coronavirus cases in New Jersey continue to rise, many companies in the tri-state area are realizing they have waited too long to implement measures to protect the health of their workers. A Montclair Student and current Amazon worker who wishes to remain anonymous said that Amazon did not take the […]

Always remember to check out WMSC’s Monthly Published Newsletter! You can view our future newsletters by going to our website, viewing the dropdown menu under “About WMSC” and clicking on “Newsletter”! Here is a direct link to our April Newsletter! https://www.canva.com/design/DAD41-_S06Y/0aDub_l1-JrTBfJ9CADDcQ/view?utm_content=DAD41-_S06Y&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=sharebutton    

Check out The Morning Buzz Monday through Friday from 9am-10am! Subscribe to our Youtube Channel to see the daily Morning Buzz and so much more @WMSCRadio903 Check out today’s Morning Buzz, Friday, April 10th, 2020, below! “Join Ryan Trick and Kaya Maciak along with news contributors Jeremy Wall and Amanda Marino as they tackle the latest […]

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 Tommy Bavaro     On February 29th, 2020, the New York Islanders retired one of their best players they had in their early 1980s Stanley Cup dynasty. Robert Thomas “Butch” Goring became the 8th player in New York Islanders history to have his number (91) retired. Butch Goring played 16 seasons in the National Hockey […]

By Kyle Pepitone In early February, punk rock band Green Day released their thirteenth studio album titled Father Of All. If you don’t have a lot of time on your hands, that’s okay, because the album only has 10 songs, most of which are under three minutes. Fun fact, the 26-minute runtime of the album […]

By Kyle Pepitone Local New Jersey singer/songwriter Jeff Nelson is at it again. Just this Valentine’s Day, Jeff Nelson released his new original single “Lost All in You.” Just like “Need You,” Nelson’s last original song, “Lost All in You” is a song that looks at the experience the singer has had with relationships. Jeff […]

By Matt Orth ​It was just any other Saturday afternoon. I was anticipating the time where I can leave my dorm and the annoying people on my floor and head to the Student Recreation Center to wait for the bus that would help me make some personal history. I would be going to the first […]

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 Luke Winnicki This is gamer music. Grimes made a gamer music album. This turn of events is especially funny considering Grimes’ rise as electronica’s response to the mid-aughts indie twee. Gone are the days of Grimes sitting anxiously cross-legged on the floor of KEXP surrounded by synths and samplers. Now she has embraced the […]

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 Anabella Poland Andrew Farriss, the creative force behind INXS and one of The Farriss Brothers, has a brand new solo album and he’s gone country! Anabella Poland, general manager at WMSC FM in Montclair State, and president of College Radio Day 2020 interviewed Andrew Farriss about his upcoming solo album being released in vinyl in preparation […]

By Jeffrey Alexander Lopez Margarita Siempre Viva is a band from Medellin Colombia. Using different styles such as dream pop, shoegaze, and post-punk, they have created a unique style. In preparation for their new album, Letanías Del Jardín, they released a song titled “Detrás De La Fachada Está El Jardín. The song creates a wall […]

By Rosemary Gillin On 2/15/20, I attended William Clark Green East Coast Tour with Flatland Cavalry and Kenny Freeman kicking things off at The Gramercy Theatre in New York City. The genre of music they performed is Texas country, red dirt, Americana and a bit of country folk and Texas blues. The venue was packed at […]

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 Sabrina Hajsok On February 12th, 2020, Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos returned to Montclair State University to share their story and to promote awareness to fire safety. The two men were victims of the Seton Hall University fire that occurred just over 20 years ago in Boland Hall. Shawn and Alvaro were freshman roommates […]