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

France retools anti-extremism efforts after public failures

LENS, France (AP) -- France's attempts to counter the radicalization of its young people are in turmoil, with a group home intended to turn them away from Islamic extremism empty, the head of a highly publicized nonprofit convicted of misuse of public funds, and plans to segregate prison inmates suspected of harboring jihadi ideas abandoned....

UK set to file for EU divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit

LONDON (AP) -- Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union Wednesday, ending a 44-year relationship, enacting the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago and launching both Britain and the bloc into uncharted territory....

Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But this week he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight....

Troll for the 'lulz'? A target of online abuse isn't amused

One morning near the end of her long-shot congressional campaign, 25-year-old Erin Schrode rolled over in bed, reflexively checked her cellphone - and burst into tears....

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