October 2017 archive

The Megaphone Podcast: David Carroll

On this week’s episode of The Megaphone Podcast, Igor interviews David Carroll, the Associate Director of Student Media at George Mason University. They discuss his role, how Student Media operates, and the role of student leadership within Student Media as an organization. Give it a listen!      

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews Talks #RealNews At Mason

On Tuesday, October 24, host of MSNBC’s Hardball Chris Matthews opened this year’s Mason Communication Forum with a conversation addressing “fake news” and journalism today. The conference, named #RealNews2017, was an interactive event that enabled students to exchange insight about today’s “social-mediated world”, first illustrated by Matthews. Though “fake news” has become a hot topic …

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The Megaphone Podcast: Chris Byrne

On this week’s episode of The Megaphone, Igor interviews Chris Byrne, the host of “What’s Your Style, Mason?” on MCN. They talk about teamwork, MCN, his show, and being a TV anchor. Give it a listen!

WGMU: Turtle of the GMU Role-Playing Club

DJ Ariana Havens interviews Turtle from Mason’s Role-Playing Club to talk about his passion for tabletop role-playing games, the club itself, his best role-playing stories, and when and where they meet! Interested? The GMU Role-Playing Club meets Saturday nights from 9PM-12AM in the Hampton Roads 6th floor common room. Find them on their page on …

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Oh Wonder at 9:30 Club

What a wonder – Oh Wonder was at the 9:30 Club in D.C. on Monday, Oct. 2. By: Laurel Griffin What a wonder – Oh Wonder was at the 9:30 Club in D.C. on Monday, Oct. 2. Who is Oh Wonder? The band originated in London, England, back in 2014 and consists of two band …

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Lit&Local with Death From Above

    Death From Above’s Jesse F. Keeler joined WGMU’s George Minning for an upbeat conversation revolving around their newest album, Outrage! Is Now (2017) and recent fall tour.       Full interview:   Death From Above with The Beaches will be stopping by The Filmore Silver Spring on Saturday, October 28th. Follow Death …

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The Megaphone Podcast: Jackie Reed

On this week’s episode of The Megaphone, Igor interviews Jackie Reed, the Music Director for WGMU. They talk about student motivation, music management, taking initiative, and the convergence of the different departments of the Office of Student Media. Give it a listen! Listen HERE:  

The Megaphone Podcast: Sosan Malik

On this week’s episode of The Megaphone, Igor interviews Sosan Malik. Sosan is one of the editors-in-chief for IV Estate. They talked about student motivation, and she gave good suggestions about how to be an effective student leader and how to motivate your staff. Give it a listen! Listen HERE:

Lit&Local With Venn

Shoegaze spinsters Venn joined WGMU’s Jackie Reed in the studio for an epic interview. Hailing from Woodbridge, Virginia, Venn takes their VA roots to shows and brings a blend of undeniable energy and smooth rhythm to the D.C. music scene. Venn is Jon Fetahaj, Holden Cihelka, and brothers Julian and Gabe Earle. In February 2017, they launched …

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