In Remembrance of Dexter

Last week the station was informed that longtime member of WHCM, Jeff Waters, had passed away.  Jeff hosted “Dexter’s Radio Hour” and co-hosted “Global Tunes (with Jeff and Marie)”. He was known for his eccentric taste in music, his outgoing and friendly nature, and unique wit.  To celebrate his life and the music he sharedContinue reading “In Remembrance of Dexter”

A Retrospective View on Pink Floyd’s Debut

When I worked at FYE over one Winter break, a customer walked in and began to browse the Vinyl Records on display. I asked him if he needed any assistance, to which he replied with the question “Yeah. What do you know about Pink Floyd?”. To any Pink Floyd fan, this is the quickest wayContinue reading “A Retrospective View on Pink Floyd’s Debut”

World Sound

Have you ever asked yourself how many Music genres are there around the world? Since my show is about “World Sounds” I believe that we need to know how many? To my surprise, they are more than 1,300 genres in the world. Some of the peculiar ones include alternative, blues, classical, country, French pop, andContinue reading “World Sound”

Jessica Jones is Underrated and Relatable

If you know anything about me, you likely know that I could ramble on about Marvel forpretty much any amount of time. Or, if you have listened to Streaming Verse, you might havecaught it first hand. I have several characters I love with my whole heart and can find myselfrelating to some of them inContinue reading “Jessica Jones is Underrated and Relatable”

Ghost Army

Summer is always a time when Hollywood releases its biggest blockbuster movies.  The premise of these blockbuster movies always seems to be similar, where a hero has to face a challenge with seemingly insurmountable odds.  This is definitely the case of this summer’s biggest blockbuster Top Gun: Maverick.  The movie does a great job puttingContinue reading “Ghost Army”

Classic Review: The Black Parade

When I say “emo”, a very specific image probably comes to mind: Black hair with long, side swept bangs covering one or both eyes, black clothing, and lots and lots of eyeliner. And no band is more commonly associated with this style and emo as a whole than My Chemical Romance. Formed in 2001 asContinue reading Classic Review: The Black Parade”

When It Snows, It Squalls

I’m a big fan of your music, Luke Combs, but here in Illinois “When It Rains, It Pours” is overrated. Reality is that when it snows it squalls, and that is exactly what happened on April 1st and 2nd of 2022, well, mostly. No, it’s not an April Fools’ joke and it’s a bit ofContinue reading When It Snows, It Squalls

Five Completed TV Series You Have To Watch

Hi there! I am Nina Stoner, one of the co-hosts of the talk show Streaming Verse. When I was brainstorming blog post ideas, I was struggling a bit. I fangirl over so many things it’s hard to narrow it down. After going back and forth on ideas, I choose to share a list of myContinue reading “Five Completed TV Series You Have To Watch”

PRESS RELEASE

March 7, 2022 Palatine, IL Harper Radio Honored with Two (2) First Place 2022 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Awards The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) has announced the winners for their 2022 Media Awards. Harper Radio – WHCM (88.3FM) – received two (2) first place awards. The Harper Radio winners are: Student Ashley Rosenthal, Harper Radio’sContinue reading “PRESS RELEASE”

PRESS RELEASE

March 1, 2022 Palatine, IL Harper Radio Honored with Two (2) First Place 2022 BEA Festival of Media Arts Awards The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) has announced winners for their 2022 Festival of Media Arts Awards. Harper Radio – WHCM (88.3FM) – received two (2) first place awards (out of three [3] first place awardsContinue reading “PRESS RELEASE”