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

Kelly: No use of US military to enforce immigration

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that America won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations."...

Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."...

Off-duty officer's fight with teens sets off protests

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- An off-duty California officer who didn't want teens walking across his lawn fired his gun during a struggle with a 13-year-old boy and other youths, igniting unruly protests after video of the fight surfaced and two boys were arrested....

AP Analysis: In Venezuela, short on food, short of hope

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela is so short on food that tens of thousands are going hungry or even starving. Its murder rate is among the highest in the world. Its economy is so crippled that the average shopper spends 35 hours a month waiting in line - three times more than in 2014....

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