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

Distraction citied as pedestrian deaths spiked in 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pedestrian deaths are climbing faster than motorist fatalities, reaching nearly 6,000 deaths last year - the highest total in more than two decades, according to an analysis of preliminary state data released Thursday....

A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) -- A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban hours before it was set to take effect issued a longer-lasting order Wednesday....

Agreement to end 'bathroom bill' but are there enough votes?

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Republican legislative leaders in North Carolina and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper say they have an agreement to end the state's so-called "bathroom bill" that they hope removes any obstacles to expanding businesses and attracting sporting events....

Republican foes of health care bill win praise in districts

BUCKNER, Kentucky (AP) -- One of the House Republican rebels, Kentucky Rep. Tom Massie, wasn't just "no" on the GOP health care bill to replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Massie was "hell no."...

WCRX NEWS

Justin’s Jammin’

by Sydney Bullock This past weekend the iHeartRadio Music Awards took place. Some of the biggest names in music were there to perform, pick up awards, and give heartfelt speeches. Amongst the winners, singer Justin Timberlake who picked up a big award for his song “Can’t Stop The Feeling”. The tune won Song of the … Continue reading Justin’s Jammin’

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