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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.

Lights, Curtain…Closure?

Written by Kristina Calhoun Due to the fact that Broadway shows were not part of the Phase 4 opening in New York City, fans will...

Rocky Events on the Quad

Written by Mateo Biggs In the midst of the harsh restrictions in place to battle COVID-19, Roanoke College has tried to give students fun events...

“Supernatural” to Air Series Finale After COVID-19 Delay

Written by Charissa Roberson The paranormal TV drama “Supernatural” is coming to an end this November, after a record 15 seasons on the air. The series...

Spooky Reads Recommendation: “Lincoln in the Bardo”

Written by Jasey Roberts Author George Saunders was introduced on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” as “quite possibly our greatest living author.” With his...

Top Movies for Halloween

Written by Kristina Calhoun Halloween may look different in 2020, but watching Halloween-themed movies is still in season. Classics such as “Psycho” (1960), “Rocky Horror...

Game On: Horror Edition

Written by Mateo Biggs As October brings autumn changes to Roanoke College’s campus, you can see the atmosphere begin to match the dark ambience of...

“Enola Holmes” Makes Bold and Brilliant Debut on Netflix

Written by Charissa Roberson The Netflix adaptation of Nancy Springer’s series “The Enola Holmes Mysteries,” starring Millie Bobby Brown, premiered on Sept. 23 to enthusiastic...

Reading With Writers: Roanoke College’s Autumn Reading

Written by Mateo Biggs The annual Roanoke College Autumn Reading took place on Oct. 4, outside at the Olin Hall Amphitheater. Despite restrictions due to...

Riches to Rags? The Royals Deny Reality Show Rumors

Written by Kristina Calhoun  It’s been 6 months since ex-royals Meghan Markle and Prince Harry left their cozy England castle for a more humble and...

“Tiger King” Meets “Dancing with the Stars”

Written by Kristina Calhoun Hey all you cool cats and kittens! Carole Baskin can add “Dancing with the Stars” to her resumé next to animal...

“Malcolm and Marie”: The Film that Bested Quarantine

Written by Charissa Roberson On Sep. 13, Netflix announced that “Malcolm and Marie,” a new film starring Zendaya (“Euphoria”) and John David Washington (“Tenet”), would...

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...