Rosca's Ramblings

This weather sucks. There’s no way around that. Fall, my favorite season, was short-lived in Chicago, and the city was too soon enveloped in a blanket of snow suitable only in the week leading up …

Rosca's Ramblings

Ten teenagers arrive at an island expecting a weekend of pumpin’ partying and carefree life-living. But then they start dying, one-by-one and they must band together to find the killer. That plotline — from Gretchen …

Rosca's Ramblings

A few weeks ago I went to see “After,” the new Harry Styles-inspired teen drama starring the drop-dead gorgeous Hero Fiennes-Tiffin. (I’m sorry — but not that sorry — by reading these columns you also …

Rosca's Ramblings

I’m going to start this giving you full disclosure. Prepare for some sap. Every Sunday since deciding — or rather since being ordered by our editor-in-chief — to start this column,  I found myself throwing …

Rosca's Ramblings

My family and I lived down the street from the middle school I attended, so every morning I would walk the four blocks to school. I discovered the power of headphones when I wanted to …

Rosca's Ramblings

Jungle, my favorite band in the universe, first caught my attention after watching “Nerve,” the 2016 film starring Emma Roberts and Dave Franco. Toward the film’s end, Vee (Roberts) sits on a ferry and Ian …

Rosca's Ramblings

Spring Break isn’t a time for productivity. At least not in my book. Or rather, not in terms of school.  I’m reflecting over this past week, as us students are taught to do at a …

Rosca's Ramblings

It was all going so well. The 91st Academy Awards concluded one of its smoothest ceremonies in recent years. Oscars were awarded to a diverse ensemble of actors and filmmakers.  Then it came time to …