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!

FEATURED ARTIST

Yonder Mountain String Band

AP NEWS

Mayor: 'Heroes' died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Police said Saturday they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train....

Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine troops found the bodies of 16 civilians in the streets as they fought Sunday to drive out militants linked to the Islamic State group who have occupied parts of a southern city. The overall death toll was 92....

Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident in a California lake, the company said....

Rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69; sang and lived the blues

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Gregg Allman, a survivor of tragedy, knew the blues musically and in a painfully personal way....

WCRX NEWS

A Summer Body is Made in The Spring!

By Raven Rosado Winter is full of holiday spirit, rich, delicious foods, and it is super easy to hide under your cozy sweaters, and puffy winter coats. Now that it’s spring, and you are trading in your goose feather coat for a denim one, it’s time to get in shape. Most people’s number one problem … Continue reading A Summer Body is Made in The Spring!

Graduation Jitters

By Sara Gunn As news of my pending graduation from college begins to get out to family and friends, I’m constantly asked two of the most simple questions that call for some very difficult answers. What are your plans after graduation? Are you excited to be graduating? Before I attempt to answer these questions let … Continue reading Graduation Jitters

Big Sean Don in Chicago

┬áBy Jade Krystal Detroit native and my all time favorite rapper Big Sean decided to bless Chicago on March 31st of this year. It is the day my love and respect for him as an artist grew. His latest album titled “I Decided” was released February 3rd and his performance provided a different side of … Continue reading Big Sean Don in Chicago