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Juan Contla, student station manager and Anabella Poland, General Manager of WMSC FM, the Voice of Montclair State join Samantha Williams to discuss the upcoming 100-hour marathon of live event programming in celebration of the station’s 50th Anniversary. Engineer: Thomas Formoso Producers: Corey Feldman, Mike Stringham and Samantha Williams Executive Producer: Anabella Poland Click here […]

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.”

This year a new department formed at Montclair State University, the Writing Studies Department, which is housed in the College for Humanities and Social Sciences at MSU. The Department of Writing Studies was the next evolution for the writing programs at Montclair State University. Now, taking shape as its own department, the Writing Studies Professors […]

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: Chris Annunziata – Host Metal Teddy Bear Experience  Leading progressive metallers, Periphery, decided to bring back their Sonic Unrest Tour for a second time. Fortunately for New Jersey, they stopped at Starland Ballroom with bands of differentiating styles: The Contortionist, Norma Jean, Infinity Shred and Inventure (who only opened for this show). Everyone at the […]

The Fate of the Furious is the latest film in the Fast and Furious franchise, out of Universal Studios. When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime, and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew faces trials that will test them like never before. The Fate of the Furious is […]

Marty Keating takes a closer look at the new movie “Boss Baby” with the cast.

Pat Berry joined us on the Morning Buzz to discuss a recent story about Ifeoma White-Thorpe, a high school senior from New Jersey, who was accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools. With her extensive writing background, Berry helps potential applicants with their essay writing. She started the College Application Camp in 2014 that takes place at […]

Jake Bowen of Periphery called into The Metal Teddy Bear Experience to talk about the band’s upcoming tour with Norma Jean, The Contortionist and Infinity Shred. He talked about previously touring with Norma Jean and the fun times they shared. In honor of March being Metal Month, Jake recapped his most metal moments of the […]

Eric Umansky, deputy managing editor of ProPublica and the man behind a series of 15 tweets to Press Secretary Sean Spicer Monday evening, joins guest host Joe Amditis of the Center for Cooperative Media to talk about how professionals journalist go about fact-checking statements and other information especially as it trickles down via official channels […]

Steve McCarthy, News Producer here at Montclair State joins host and colleague Tom Franklin for a conversation about freelance work on the professional field while teaching; and how to land those long form segments on network television news, including the recent passing of Jimmy Breslin and McCarthy’s recent trip to India with Montclair State students. […]

Mike Lutes and Dan Fedkenheuer, two students from the Feliciano School of Business and two winners from the team that won the Times Square Challenge, joined us on The Morning Buzz to talk about the experience, developing the concept, filming and editing process, and much more. The Feliciano Family purchased and donated a spot on […]

The New York Red Bulls II will finally play at their new home stadium at Montclair State University on Saturday April 1st at 4 PM. WMSC had the opportunity to speak with head coach, John Wolyniec, and players, David Abidor & Florian Valot ahead of their home opener. You can hear the game on 90.3 […]

By: Pam Burrows Yours Conditionally is the fourth studio album from the band Tennis, made up of married couple, Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley from Denver, Colorado. The music on this album is reminiscent to the band’s previous works, as it is very calm, quiet, and easy to listen to. 2011’s Cape Dory served as […]

By: Peter Zezas To start off with the album artwork, I really like the colorful X-ray of a person they have the cover. In fact, it actually looks like there is, not only, someone’s side profile but another person looking directly at you. I like how the album is called “Hot Thoughts” and they covered […]

Saban’s Power Rangers is morphing back into theaters March 24th for the first time since 1995. High school outcasts stumble upon an old alien ship, where they acquire superpowers and are dubbed the Power Rangers. Learning that an old enemy of the previous generation has returned to exact vengeance, the group must harness their powers […]

Tara Sullivan, an award winning sports columnist for The Record joins Tom Franklin to discuss an upcoming panel about “Women in Media” at the Yogi Berra Museum this Thursday. Sullivan will join legendary columnist Claire Smith and our very own Kelly Whiteside in this discussion. Tara Sullivan has been covering sports in New York for […]

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 […]

By: Jonathan Hoch I was very pleased with all four songs on this album. I think the lyrics are very deep, and very poignant, but not too complex for anyone to not understand. The entire sound of the band is incredible, and I should also note that the lyrics for every song but specifically “Too […]

Mike Kelly, a longtime columnist for The Bergen Record newspaper, now part of the USA Today network joined us on this week’s episode of Media Download to talk about his interview with President Trump’s senior counselor, KellyAnne Conway. His interview made national headlines earlier this week after Conway alleged that surveillance of the Trump campaign […]

MTB (@MTLTeddyBearExp): Welcome back to the Metal Teddy Bear Experience here on 90.3 WMSC Upper Montclair.  This is your host, Chris, and I’m on the phone with Tim, the vocalist of Within the Ruins.  What’s up man, how are you doing?   Tim: Doing good man, how are you doing?   MTB (@MTLTeddyBearExp): I’ve been […]

Dr. Susan A. Cole, President of Montclair State University is featured on this episode of WMSC’s series “Women Who Rock:” a program that highlights strong, brave women creating positive change in their respective fields.

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”.

On Wednesday, March 1st, Montclair State Women’s Basketball Head Coach Karin Harvey joined hosts Nick Flaherty and Sam Flesher on Double F Sports. During the weekend, the Red Hawks secured their fifth straight NJAC championship, earning an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament from the Panzer Athletic Center this weekend. Harvey talked about the wins […]

Merrill Brown joins this episode as our featured guest. After almost 5 years at the helm of Montclair State University’s brand new School of Communication, he is leaving this position next month. Brown is an educator, consultant, investor, veteran media executive and journalist.  Merrill has worked at The Saint Louis Dispatch, The Winston-Salem Sentinel, The […]

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 […]

By: Noelle Florio On Tuesday, February 7th I attended my first ever “DNCE” Concert at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, New Jersey. I only knew a few hit songs such as “Cake by the Ocean” and “Toothbrush”, but since I am big fan of Joe Jonas, the lead singer, I was very excited to see […]

By: Sean Martin Winners of the New Jersey Athletic Conference for the 5th consecutive season, the Montclair State Red Hawks have once again earned a trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament. Two years removed from a run to the Final Four that went through the Panzer Athletic Center, MSU will once again have the […]

By: Sean Martin In his second year as the Red Hawks Head Coach, Marlon Sears brought Montclair State to the NJAC playoffs for the first time since 2014 with a record of 13-12. Entering the playoffs with two straight wins, MSU earned the #5 seed and a trip to Rowan on Saturday afternoon to play […]