Arts & Entertainment

It seems COVID-19 is forcing us all to “take breaks” from normal life. It’s not much of a break though, considering anxiety is high and the mundane activities we all took for granted up until …

Rosca's Ramblings

I never thought I would say or write this, but I like college basketball.  “Free throws are free” is the mindset I’ve acquired this past weekend, and I blame it all on The Phoenix’s sports …

Rosca's Ramblings

A year ago Tuesday, I lost my first love.  And Snapchat thought I was no longer sensitive to the incident. It was wrong. Not only did my wallet suffer after not being able to last …

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 …