News, World

The U.S., China, Billion-Dollar Debts and Transatlantic Trade Wars: Professor Paul Musgrave Weighs In

Can anyone really win a trade war? And if so, can it be us?

This week, President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping continue to dole out tweets and tariffs in a game of transatlantic chess that could end up damaging the two biggest economies in the world.

WMUA News’ Jesse Kolodkin spoke to UMass professor of political science and U.S. foreign policy expert, Paul Musgrave about the billion-dollar standoff.

Local, News

Interview with Asma Saeed of the Pakistani Students Organization

Sophomore Asma Saeed is the Vice President of the Pakistani Students Organization (PSO) at UMass Amherst. The three-year-old Cultural RSO works to celebrate and educate campus about Pakistani culture.

Pakistan is famous for its elaborate and lively weddings, so this Friday, April 6, 2018, PSO will hold a Mock Shaadi, or mock wedding; all students are welcome to attend.

WMUA News’ Kortni Song and Rachel Swansburg spoke with Asma about PSO, its role on campus, and the Mock Shaadi.

More information on the Mock Shaadi can be found on PSO’s Facebook page.


Thursday, March 29th, 2018 News Broadcast

Tonight’s broadcast takes listeners on a wild ride where they will discover where their tongue ends, a live update from baseball’s opening day, a Umass professor’s take on universal income, how Umass was chosen to participate in a national active shooter preparedness program, and Liz gives an update on the latest podcast. Take a listen! 


The Wild Tale Of Where Tongues End

Have you ever wondered where your tongue ends? WMUA News’ Liz Flood set out to get to the bottom of it, pun intended. Listen here to her interview with anatomy and physiology graduate student at UMass Amherst, Robert Conca.


Disney Princess Bracket

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If you were listening tonight and wanted to play along with our Disney Princess Bracket, here’s ours, courtesy of Jesse Kolodkin!








The Mermaids of Weeki Wachee, Florida

With Spring Break coming up, many college students will be headed to warmer climates. Florida is a popular destination, but there’s one tourist spot you probably haven’t heard about. WMUA News’ Becky Wandel has more.

Art, Arts & Entertainment

Artist Synthia Saint James Leads Collage Workshop at UMass

On February 5th, the University welcomed acclaimed artist Synthia Saint James to lead a collage workshop and talk to attendees about her art. WMUA News’ Becky Wandel attended the workshop and spoke with the artist.