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

Children of Syria's Aleppo bear brunt of violent onslaught

BEIRUT (AP) -- The 6-year-old girl was found trapped under the rubble of her home, destroyed by an airstrike in Syria's rebel-held city of Aleppo. "Dust!" she wailed as rescue workers pried away the stones and debris on top of her, finally freeing her and placing her on a stretcher as she screamed for her father....

14-year-old boy charged in father's killing, school shooting

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) -- A 14-year-old South Carolina boy was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder after authorities say he killed his father and opened fire on students at a school playground, wounding three people....

US official: Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months, a Homeland Security Department official said Friday....

Twitter, 'lies' and videotape: Trump shames beauty queen

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- Plunging deeper into campaign controversy, Donald Trump publicly shamed a former beauty queen on Friday for her "disgusting" sexual past and then - in one of presidential history's more bizarre moments - encouraged Americans to watch a "sex tape" he said would support his case....

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