February 2017 archive

The Nice Guys: The Goose Problem

Matt brings to our attention a rather concerning issue with some new campus residents. You can hear The Nice Guys every Wednesday, from 4:30 to 5:30. Tune in for hosts Cory Morgan and Matt Dotson, as they provide a look into their daily lives and neurotic ticks. Self deprecation, unwarranted hostility, and overall hilarity ensues …

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Just By Chance: Chance the Rapper’s Rise to Stardom

Kaitlyn Koegler WGMU Blogger It was an unprecedented event; a rapper with no record label behind him winning three Grammys. Becoming the first artist to win a Grammy for a streaming-only album, Chance the Rapper (born as Chancellor Bennett), is a 23 year-old rising star with three mixtape releases under his belt. Releases all pioneered …

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Kaine & Mason Student Elyazgi on Travel Ban and Community Effect

  Photo Credit: Dea McCollum On Friday February 10th, former Vice President nominee and current Senator of Virginia Tim Kaine returned to George Mason. He came in the fall, accompanied by Joe Biden, to promote the Clinton-Kaine ticket. Now, after the conclusion of the election, he came not for self-promotion, but to speak about the …

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Lit&Local: A Live Set With L.A. Trip

On February 12th, WGMU’s Jackie Reed (Jammin’ with Jackie) interviewed L.A. Trip in WGMU’s live on-air studio, to talk about their upcoming album, Intervals I (2017). From Fredericksburg, Virginia, the rock band came together to put on a live performance showcasing the best of their music. Bobby Barber, guitarist and vocalist, and Sean O’Neill, drummer and …

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Holtby/Grubauer- The Best Goalie Tandem In The NHL

Nick Colletti WGMU, Sports Blogger Friday February 10, 2017 It is without a doubt that the Washington Capitals possess the greatest goalie tandem in the NHL. No other organization has such outstanding depth and versatility at the game’s most significant position. Braden Holtby and Philip Grubauer have been lights out and rarely give up any …

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Giant Food Reopens in University Mall

WGMU General Manager Matt Dotson (The Nice Guys, Up to Eleven) had the opportunity to tour the brand new Giant Food Grocery Store in University Mall on February 7th, two days before the grand opening on the 9th. You can hear the report featuring exclusive audio of the store managers below. With ID, all Mason …

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Four Players to Watch in Super Bowl LI

Kaleel Weatherly WGMU, Sports Blogger Sunday February 5, 2017 The New England Patriots will face the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. This will be an exciting game to watch because both offenses can score points with ease. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady are two …

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Why Tom Brady is the Best Quarterback of All Time

Kaleel Weatherly WGMU, Sports Blogger Friday February 3, 2017 New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has achieved so much in his career. The 39-year-old is a four-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback, a two-time NFL MVP, and a three-time Super Bowl MVP. Let’s not forget that he is a 12-time Pro Bowler as well. Brady is the …

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What Happened to Todd Gurley?

Kaleel Weatherly WGMU, Sports Blogger Wednesday February 1, 2017 Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley got off to a great start in the NFL, but fans are wondering what happened to the 22-year-old running back. Why didn’t he have a great sophomore season? What happened to him? Well, when the then-St. Louis Rams selected …

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