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

Famine declared in part of South Sudan's Unity state

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation....

N Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur has denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe into the death....

US Defense Secretary Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oil

BAGHDAD (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq's leaders....

Immigration rallies held around US to support Muslims

NEW YORK (AP) -- Demonstrations were held in cities around the U.S. this weekend to support Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies....

WCRX NEWS

Why You Need to Listen to Ari Lennox

by Da’Nelle Grier Hailing from Washington D.C., Ari Lennox is a name you will never forget with a vocal quality just as striking as her features. I’m not kidding. This woman has the fullest, most enticing head of curls, beautiful, mahogany skin, and a jawline to die for. Exactly… how DARE she. But on a … Continue reading Why You Need to Listen to Ari Lennox

Bathroom Break Required

by Alex Arata I’ve never been a terribly confident person. Now, sure, if my close friends ask me for the millionth time to do my tried and true Alanis Morissette impression, I’m not going to waiver. Compare that, however, to getting up on a stage and performing, or introducing myself to a classroom full of … Continue reading Bathroom Break Required

How the “Go Blue” State Went Red

By Maggie McCoy I had always thought it would be exciting to live in a swing state, to have the whole country look to your state on the night of the election. I thought it would thrilling to know that your vote, every vote, matters in this race. But what I learned in this election … Continue reading How the “Go Blue” State Went Red