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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 Art Beyond the Stage: “Gods Are Fallen and All Safety Gone”

Written by Mateo Biggs There is a time in everyone's life when they take a look at the world around them, look to those they...

WE ARE NEVER GETTING BACK TOGETHER, OR ARE WE?

Written by Kristina Calhoun At the 2020 Academy of Country Music Awards on Sept. 16, country-turned-pop star Taylor Swift performed her song “Betty,” from her...

The Notorious RBG

Written by Joseph Carrick Ruth Bader Ginsburg gained a reputation as a stalwart figurehead for the modern feminist and progressive movements since her inauguration to...

“Rest in Power, King”: A Tribute to Chadwick Boseman

Written by Charissa Roberson On Aug. 28, “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman passed away after a four-year battle with colon cancer. The news of his...

Going the Poll Nine Yards

Written by Mateo Biggs ​Quarantine is always something everyone will look back on, either because everyone learned something new (disregarding the current dance trend on...

A New Way to Watch Movies

Written by Kristina Calhoun With the coronavirus still affecting millions, Disney has decided to release their live-action remake of “Mulan” on their streaming site Disney+...

“I do!” Niecy Nash’s Wedding Bash

Written by Joseph Carrick Niecy Nash shocked her fans and Hollywood alike recently with her surprise wedding to singer Jessica Betts. Her #LoveWins themed announcement...

History Has it’s Eyes on You… and We Have Our Eyes on History

Written by Mateo Biggs 2020 has been a historic year for almost everyone on our planet. From the essential workers to the children who can...

Not so Cute: Netflix’s Cuties Causing Controversy

Written by Joseph Carrick Recently Netflix took on the award-winning French drama Cuties, but it appears that their promotions were causing more drama than the...

The Entertainment Industry in Quarantine: Staying Together While Being Apart

Written by Charissa Roberson  When COVID-19 sent the U.S. into lockdown, something almost unimaginable happened – the entertainment industry completely shut down. Theaters and cinemas...

Drive-In Movies

Written by Kristina Calhoun Not your grandparents Drive-In Movie Theatre… or is it? The vintage 1930’s family entertainment is coming to the future. Starting August...

Choir: The Last Four Years

Written by Jessica Shelburne From 2017-2020, the Roanoke College Choir Department has experienced a collection of remarkable events and moments. In the spring of 2017,...

Band: The Last Four Years

Written by Jessica Shelburne The band is a staple of the Music Department at Roanoke College. Dr. Marc LaChance, the new director, has recently been...

A Farewell to Alexandra Gautier

Written by Jessica Shelburne I have worked with Alexandra on the Entertainment staff for the last couple years, which includes many, many publications. During this...

Theatre RC: The Last Four Years

Written by Charissa Roberson Over the past four years, Theatre RC has experienced important milestones and participated in some outstanding events. In 2017, Theatre RC...

How the Entertainment Industry is Responding to the Pandemic

Written by Jessica Shelburne In a time where the world is on pause, businesses of all kinds have taken measures to accommodate for the extenuating...

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....