Category: Highlights

WGMU Radio 2020 Music & Art Festival: Musician and Artist Application NOW OPEN

UPDATE AS OF 03/16/20: Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the festival has been cancelled until further notice. We appreciate all of the buzz and support that came from Mason and the community. Your health and safety comes above all else. ~Jesse Benitez, WGMU Radio MD   WGMU Radio is proud to host a Music …

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Rosemary’s Reviews | Free Spirit by Khalid

By: Rosemary Idisi  American singer and songwriter Khalid dropped his second studio album Free Spirit (2019) last week on April 5th. The singer teased this album in various posts on social media for months before its release and fans praised the highly anticipated release.  Free Spirit has seventeen tracks on it, including the singles from Khalid’s …

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Kero Kero Bonito at MilkBoy ArtHouse

By: Shiraz Baig “Don’t die for me, live for me!” shouted Sarah Midori Perry, the lead singer and aesthetic force behind the electro noise-pop trio Kero Kero Bonito. Kicking off the release of their sophomore studio album, the London-based trio-gone-rock band just touched the nation’s capital at the MilkBoy Arthouse in College Park, MD. Luckily, …

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Ethan Parker Interview

Singer/Songwriter Ethan Parker stopped by WGMU’s studio to talk about his latest album, “Sailing to Beverly” with Music Director Christian Hernandez. We were also treated to an electrifying performance of his songs “Deep Blue Sea,” “Roll,” and “Sailing to Beverly.” Click below for the full interview and performance. You can listen to more of Ethan’s music …

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I Wish I Could Skateboard Interview

Boston, Mass./Tyler, Texas emo band I Wish I Could Skateboard stopped by WGMU’s Studio for an interview and in-studio performance with WGMU Music Director Christian Hernandez. Click below for the full interview and performance of their songs “I Don’t, Do You?” and “Deconstruction.” You can check out their music at https://iwishicouldskateboard.bandcamp.com. Feature Photo By (Ron Akins/Facebook).

Art + Music Exhibition | November 9, 2018

WGMU’s planning to host our first ever Arts and Music Festival on November 9th, 2018 from 8pm-11pm. This event will be held in the Hub Ballroom and will host local bands/musicians playing live and Mason artists who wish to show off their artwork. Musicians like Cinema Hearts, Promise Nothing, Quick “O” Clock and Knope will be …

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WGMU Exclusive: Opioid Crisis Symposium

On April 19, a slew of researchers, scholars, and politicians visited George Mason University to propose solutions toward ending the opioid crisis in Northern Virginia. By: Jackie Reed FAIRFAX, VA – On April 19, a slew of researchers, scholars, and politicians visited George Mason University to propose solutions toward ending the opioid crisis in Northern …

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WGMU Exclusive: Patriot Activities Council (PAC)

By: Christian Hernandez WGMU’s Christian Hernandez hosts an interview with Regine Victoria, director of programming for GMU’s Patriot Activities Council (PAC). PAC hosts a variety of events and programming. Their active student leadership team works to lift spirits and bring the Mason community together. More information can be found at si.gmu.edu/pac/. Feature Photo By (GMU …

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WGMU Exclusive: Alpha Phi Omega

By: Robert McGreevy WGMU’s Robert McGreevy hosts Kevin Embrey, member of GMU’s Alpha Phi Omega. Alpha Phi Omega is an inclusive, co-ed fraternity that promotes leadership, fellowship, friendship, and service. More information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/apogmu/. Feature Photo By (Alpha Phi Omega/Facebook).

WGMU Exclusive: Society of Professional Journalists

By: Josh Biedrycki WGMU’s Josh Biedrycki hosts an interview with Lauryn Cantrell, president of GMU’s Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). The GMU chapter organizes industry events that connects students to media professionals who work in broadcasting, journalism, and media news outlets. Such opportunities offer insight into the media field through networking, socials with other campus SPJ …

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