SOUNDS FROM THE UNDERGROUND

Independent artists listen up! Every Monday and Friday at 2:45pm we feature a new unsigned artist we think is someone you should hear. If you would like to submit your material please e-mail us at wcrxdj@colum.edu. If you are chosen, we will contact you - Please, no phone calls or follow up e-mails!

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Yonder Mountain String Band

AP NEWS

Favored by Obama, TPP deal draws ire at Dem, GOP conventions

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's 30 chapters long and almost nobody has read it, but the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is the unlikely villain at both political conventions....

Clinton, Dems put gun control at center of convention stage

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- With mothers of police violence victims on the stage and anti-gun protesters in the streets, Hillary Clinton and Democrats are giving gun control and efforts to curb police violence a starring role at their summer convention....

The Latest: Shocked French town honors slain priest

PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on the attack on a French church claimed by Islamic State group (all times local):...

IS group claims attack that killed 85-year-old French priest

SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) -- The Islamic State group crossed a new threshold Tuesday in its war against the West, as two of its followers targeted a church in Normandy, slitting the throat of an elderly priest celebrating Mass and using hostages as human shields before being shot by police....

WCRX NEWS

The SpongeBob Musical: It’s Not Guys in Big Foam Costumes

By Jazmine Chartrand   The SpongeBob Musical…I know what you’re thinking.  It’s going to be a lame musical for kids where the people on stage are wearing silly, bulky costumes made out of foam. IT’S. NOT.   It’s something totally new. You’re immersed in a Bikini Bottom made of found objects that might sink to … Continue reading The SpongeBob Musical: It’s Not Guys in Big Foam Costumes

Chance The Rapper Showed Love to Chicago

By Abby Nelson It is no secret that Chance The Rapper is from Chicago. He uses every opportunity to let the world know where he is from. His nickname is even Lil Chano from 79th. I first learned about Chance when I moved to Chicago to attend Columbia College. His mixtape, ‘Acid Rap’ was just … Continue reading Chance The Rapper Showed Love to Chicago

The Ruining of the Bulls

By Tom Okkema   Over the weekend the Chicago Bulls were officially eliminated from playoff contention. This will be the first time the Bulls will miss the playoffs since 2008. Due to the ineptitude of the front office and certain players the Bulls have turned a perennial championship contender into a .500 team at best. This … Continue reading The Ruining of the Bulls