We’ve been super excited about Kaitlyn Velazquez’ show this semester. Maia and C sat down with her to talk about family, new experiences, and possible zombie apocalypses. KV: Okay, I’m Kai Velazquez. She/her pronouns. And then, I’m a first year. And my favorite fruit? I used to eat mangoes every day in AP English class…. Read More
Thanksgiving is a fake holiday. Take your well-needed break to rest and reconsider the origins of this ‘holiday’. While you’re doing so, please feel free to listen to this (insufficient) playlist of music by all indigenous and first nations artists from a variety of genres and nations.
Hey WRMC people. If you don’t know me, my name is C and I am the person that (with so much help) runs our station’s social media personas. I am a super senior feb, which means I will be graduating in fewer weeks than I really care to admit. I have discovered/named a new feeling… Read More
This semester, the WRMC exec board decided it was time to start highlighting some of the many fantastic shows that run every week. Starting now, keep a look out for new blog posts, where we’ll interview featured DJs and get to know the faces behind the air waves. Last week, Maia and C sat down… Read More
Students from the Portuguese language school performing two songs by Joao Gilberto, Coisa mais linda and Insensatez.
Here are some tunes (both recently released and oldies) that djs at gen board have been listening to and loving! Check them out if you’re in a musical rut, and especially think about spinning the first half of the playlist on your show–– those the new ones!
This summer, I met Essie Quoi and Becky Foinchas at Devoción Coffee in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. As founding songwriters of Afro-psych outfit The Narcotix, they share a sisterly familiarity, often giggling at inside jokes and finishing each other’s sentences. Essie (guitarist, bassist, and vocalist) rolls a joint as I pull up my chair. Becky (drummer, keyboardist,… Read More
Episode 7, hosted by NER interns Rahat Huda and Leila Markosian, features two memoirs steeped in childhood, “Teapot in Turquoise” (NER Digital) by Phoebe Stone, and “From the Beginning” (NER 39.2) by François Clemmons, the next episode from NER Out Loud’s Vermont Writers Series.
Episode 6, hosted and edited by Jeremy Navarro, is part of NER Out Loud’s Vermont Writers Series. This episode features Jay Parini reading his short autobiographical piece, “A Beer with Borges” (NER 39.1) and Genevieve Plunkett reading her O. Henry Award–winning story, “Something for a Young Woman” (NER 36.3).
Episode 5, hosted and edited by Juliette Luini, is the first in NER Out Loud’s Vermont Writers Series. This episode features poet Didi Jackson reading her poems published by NER—”The Burning Bush” (NER 39.1) and “Brancusi’s Bird in Space” (NER Digital)—along with several poems from her forthcoming collection, Moon Jar (2020).
Episode 4 presents two short stories, exploring female identities and experiences, by Emily Geminder and Alla Gorbunova, translated from the Russian by Elina Alter. Hosted by Megan Job and read by students from Oratory Now. Edited by Hannah McKenzie and Juliette Luini. • “Phnom Penh 2012” by Emily Geminder (NER 36.4), read by Emily Ma.• “Biomass”… Read More