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

Steven Hill, who played 'Law & Order' DA Schiff, dies at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Steven Hill, a versatile character actor in theater, films and television who achieved his greatest success late in life as grumpy District Attorney Adam Schiff on TV's long-running "Law & Order," died Tuesday. He was 94....

Fists not football: Brain injuries seen in domestic assaults

CHICAGO (AP) -- There are no bomb blasts or collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras' past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinking were a mystery until doctors suggested a probable cause: domestic violence....

Prisoner not seen publicly since 2002 at Gitmo hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The first high-profile al-Qaida terror suspect captured after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 appeared Tuesday at a U.S. government hearing called to determine whether he should remain in detention at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba....

Howard Johnson's restaurant to close, leaving only 1 more

BANGOR, Maine (AP) -- The closing of one of the last two Howard Johnson restaurants in a couple of weeks will mark the end of its fried clam strips, ice cream and other menu staples that nourished baby boomers and leave the once-proud restaurant chain teetering on the brink of extinction....

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