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This page consists of any and all popular occasions in entertainment media and pop culture. From Hollywood, California, to our very own Roanoke College, reporters of the entertainment page cover music, films, both visual and performance art, and other similar recent events.

The Films That Got Away (Without a Best Picture Oscar)

Written by Charissa Roberson One problem with annual awards ceremonies like the Academy Awards, which recognize the “Best Picture” of the year, is that often...

Ten Feel-good Shows for Easy Stress Relief

Written by Joseph Carrick The world seems to be losing its marbles right now with the new coronavirus spreading from China all the way to...

1920 vs. 2020

Written by Jessica Shelburne The year 2020 is noteworthy for several reasons. One being that it’s been an entire century since 1920: the beginning of...

Ireland in the Movies

Written by Charissa Roberson On St. Patrick’s Day, it’s always fun to put on a good “Irish film” and enjoy the beautiful scenery and accents....

Major Female Influences in Popular Culture

Written by Jessica Shelburne From literature and art to music and film, men dominated every aspect of popular culture until women forced their way into...

Wigs Have Been SNATCHED!

Written by Joseph Carrick The sensational drag race, now reaching its twelfth season, already has drama exploding in the production of the show that will...

RC International Film Festival Returns for Second Year

Between Feb.19-28, eight different films in eight different languages are screening at locations around campus as part of the annual Roanoke College International Film...

The Oscars and Why We Stopped Caring

Written by Joseph Carrick For those who do not know, or more likely probably stopped caring in the face of midterms, the Academy Awards (otherwise...

Things to do Over Spring Break No Matter Where You Are

Written by Alexandra Gautier Whether at home, vacation, or staying in Salem, be sure to make the most out of your Spring Break!  Things to do...

Notable Moments From Superbowl LIV

Written by Jessica Shelburne Super Bowl LIV (54) was complete with special commercials, a stellar National Anthem, performance by Demi Lovato, and a saucy halftime...

2020 Grammys Recap

Written by Jessica Shelburne At the 62nd annual Grammy’s music awards, multiple artists had their turn making history. This year, Billie Eilish and Lizzo made...

Coronavirus vs. Media

Written by Joseph Carrick The coronavirus first emerged in Wuhan, China a few weeks ago, and China, and by extension the world, is beginning to...

Theatre RC Presents: An Enemy of the People

Written by Charissa Roberson With the spring semester barely a month underway, Theatre RC is already deep in rehearsals for their upcoming show, “An Enemy...

“Little Women” Making Big Waves

Written by Alexandra Gautier The latest of several movie adaptations of Louisa May Alcott’s dearly beloved novel, Little Women, has made an impression on viewers,...

Golden Globers Gawk at Gesticulating Gervais’ Grandiloquence

Written by Joseph Carrick Before we delve into the spectacle that took over social by storm, let’s take a quick look at the Golden Globes...

1917: A One-Shot Wonder

Written by Charissa Roberson At first glance, the most impressive aspect of Sam Mendes’ new film “1917” is its appearance of being one long tracking...

20 Albums in 2020

Perhaps 2020 will bring us WW3, or maybe it will bring us peace and prosperity. Either way, we can be certain there will be...

A Meme Advent Calendar of the 2010’s

Written by Joseph Carrick As 2019 concludes, it is important to reflect on lessons learned from this past year. Most important of all: how many...

Victoria’s Secret Fashion (No) Show

Written by Jessica Shelburne Every year since 1995, the Victoria’s Secret fashion show has aired across millions of television screens as women who embody the...

An AMA-zing Year for Taylor Swift

Written by Alexandra Gautier Basically all you need to know about the 2019 American Music Awards is: Taylor Swift. Oh, you want to know more...