On October 6th, I had the opportunity to see and photograph an up-and-coming band out of Perth, Australia, The Faim, at Chop Shop in Chicago. The band is currently touring their debut album, State of Mind. From the start of the show, it was evident that the band was going to have quite a stage presence.… Click here to continue reading!
FM89’s Vito Basile had a chance to talk with MMA fighter and Chicago native, Ricardo Lamas. Click below to listen!
October 2nd was National Walk to School Day, and I was invited to Scott Elementary School in Naperville to help celebrate! I talked to students and their parents about the station, and handed out tons of WONC swag!
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WONC participated in this year’s homecoming festivities at NCC, painting a banner for the parade!
For the parade, we brought some of our furry friends!
We also got to hang out with NCC’s colorful and exciting mascot, Chippy!
I’ve been gushing over Real by indie-pop singer-songwriter Dezirae Schalice for weeks now. Since its release on September 16th, I’ve been captivated by Dezirae’s work during my walks on campus and in the studio. Dezirae remarkably infuses electronic keys, distorted guitars, and honest, metaphorical lyrics in her songs about topics such as gaining independence, confronting demons, and questioning what is “real.”… Click here to continue reading!
On September 20th, WONC was awarded three Student Silver Domes by the Illinois Broadcasters Association! Congratulations to our winners, who continue the tradition of excellence WONC has maintained for decades!
50 years after the iconic music festival, Woodstock attendee Mark Rice stopped by NCC to talk about his adventure and share his memorabilia. FM89 News and Traffic reporter Cheyanne Daniels interviewed Rice for The Chronicle – click the link below for the full interview.… Click here to continue reading!
Every year, WONC competes in a number of awards competitions. This year, we’ve been nominated for seven Student Silver Dome Awards by the Illinois Broadcasters Association! Congratulations to our staff members who will represent WONC on Septemeber 20th when the winners are announced!… Click here to continue reading!