This, dear reader of the Ramblings, is a goodbye column from yours truly. The time has come for me to leave my favorite four years of college and enter The Real World. And I can’t …

Rosca's Ramblings

Dale Cooper. One of the finest pairings of letters and the name of perhaps the most wonderful character written for television.  An FBI agent arriving in the titular Twin Peaks — the fictitious town located …

Rosca's Ramblings

I’m getting myself settled to write with a strawberry cream cheese bagel next to me, and the first thing I see when I look up from my laptop is my new Hitchcock-esque “Search Party” poster …

Rosca's Ramblings

Where to begin. These past months, with COVID-19 and all, have been subpar by anyone’s standards, but something good has come of them — a brief, screeching halt.   After years, lifetimes even, of putting things …

Rosca's Ramblings

When I first started college, I said to my parents I wanted to move out of Chicago the moment I graduated. They told me I shouldn’t speak too soon. Four years later, I can say …

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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 …