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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.

What Classic Christmas Films Teach Us

Written by Charissa Roberson One of the best parts of Christmastime is snuggling up with a great holiday movie. The best movies truly capture the...

Budgeting for Black Friday

Written by Jessica Shelburne Black Friday is just like an expensive marathon that starts in the middle of the night. Except that it’s much better...

Family Films in Theatres this Thanksgiving

Written by Charissa Roberson Once the Thanksgiving feast is over, the long afternoon sets in -- the perfect setting for a trip to the cinema....

Theatre RC Takes on Shakespeare

Written by Jack Miller Roanoke College’s theater department put on for their fall performance, a rendition of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This play...

Disney+ Hits the Scene

Written by Alexandra Gautier You can’t put a price on childhood memories and nostalgia for days gone by. Well, that is, until now. Disney took...

It’s a Thanksgiving Tradition, Charlie Brown!

Written by Joseph Carrick Families across the United States and around the world have unique ways of celebrating the American holiday of Thanksgiving. Common traditions...

A New Alphabet Song? L, M, NO

Written by Jessica Shelburne 2019 has been an interesting year for many reasons. The most recent of which is the new way of reciting the...

Some Things Never Change: Protesting in America

Written by Joseph Carrick The weekly protests outside the Capital Building have not been going over well for protesters, which means that their plan is...

Upcoming Productions from Local Theatres

Written by Charissa Roberson As fall proceeds into winter, Roanoke’s local theater scene is offering several opportunities to enjoy new and exciting shows in the...

“Harriet” Receives Mixed Opinions

Written by Alexandra Gautier If you ask anyone if they know who Harriet Tubman is, the answer is a resounding “yes!” Her story of running...

4 of the Best Halloween Films

Written by Alexandra Gautier Besides chugging a pumpkin spice latte and lighting the Bath & Body Works candle scented ‘Leaves’, the only way to really...

‘The Joker’ in 2019 – Unsurprising Controversy

Written by Charissa Roberson Even before its release on Oct. 4, Todd Phillips’ Joker, a comic-book adaptation focusing on DC Comic’s most famous villain, was...

Ellen and George Demonstrate How to be Kind

Written by Jessica Shelburne A democrat and a republican walk into a Dallas Cowboys football game and sit next to each other…one might assume that...

Alexa, Search Haunted Houses Near Me

Written by Jessica Shelburne Haunted houses are a defining characteristic of the Halloween season. The greater Roanoke Valley and surrounding areas are BOOming with these...

Kanye Releases New(ish) Album: Jesus Is King

Written by Jessica Shelburne There are few individuals among the vast population of celebrities that are quite like Kanye West. Sure, plenty have dropped out...

Queer Culture & ‘Golden Girls’: Love Trumped Hate

Written by Joseph Carrick When people think of the LGBTQIA+ community in America during the 1980s, many will reflect on the aberrant policies of the...

Campus Activities Board 2 Events, 2 Weeks

Written by Jessica Shelburne For the last two consecutive weeks, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) has hauled ass to put on events for the student...

Unbelievable, the story of Marie Alder

Written by Alexandra Gautier The Netflix limited crime series based on true events, titled Unbelievable, follows the stories of a young woman from Washington Marie...

A Celebration of Culture in Derry

Written by Charissa Roberson On Friday, Sept. 16, cities across the island of Ireland displayed their art, history, and culture as part of an annual...

Summer Fashion: Hot Outside, Cold Inside

Written by Alexandra Gautier Dressing for summer temperatures during the school year should be easy, yes? Absolutely false. When it’s regularly upwards of 80-degrees during...