WHCM UPDATE 1/25/23 

IN BRIEF Welcome to the first edition of the WHCM Update! The aim of this newsletter is to give you an overview of all that’s happening here at Harper Radio. Whether it’s the latest tracks in rotation, notable or brand new shows, or any station news. This marks our second week in the Spring 2023Continue reading “WHCM UPDATE 1/25/23 “

Nothing to See Here, Just the Same Ol Packers-Bears Result

He. Still. Owns you. Not trying to lose points over here or anything, but those were the words from Mr. Allen Lazard as he was walking off Soldier field yesterday as the Packers beat the Bears in the oldest rivalry in the NFL. 28-19 was the final score, and the Bears were actually looking goodContinue reading “Nothing to See Here, Just the Same Ol Packers-Bears Result”

“Top 5 K-Pop Artists That Every Fan Should Know”

With an industry like K-Pop that’s constantly cranking out new music, albums, groups, etc., it can become quite overwhelming to anyone who’s interested in diving into the genre. Where do you even begin? Well, to help you out, here’s a list of just some of the many important K-Pop artists and groups that every fanContinue reading ““Top 5 K-Pop Artists That Every Fan Should Know””

5 Shows that Have Christmas Episodes to Stream this Holiday Season

What better way to get into the holiday season than cuddling up and watching your goto show with a Christmas flare? I have put together a list of shows and their correspondingChristmas episodes to help you stop scrolling and find exactly what you need!

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”

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”