Jessica Walter dies at 80

By: Mo Juenger, World News Editor Jessica Walter, a lifelong acting legend, died at age 80 on Thursday. Early in life, she starred in Clint Eastwood’s Play Misty for Movie; later, she earned her fame as matriarch Lucille Bluth on hit television show Arrested Development.  Walter earned an Emmy in 1975 for her titular role in the series Amy Prentiss. Her character as a San Francisco police chief spoke to women around the country as Walter’s character dealt with city crime, sexism in the workplace and being a single mother.  At age thirty, she starred as a crazed radio fan … Continue reading Jessica Walter dies at 80

Xavier Newswire’s 2013 Emmy Award predictions

By: Alex Spindler The 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards are just around the corner, honoring the best and the brightest of the small screen. The Xavier Newswire decided to try its own hand at predicting who will take home the golden trophies — the biggest awards in primetime television. Best Drama Series: “Breaking Bad” On the tails of a spectacular fifth season, there is no reason why this cable favorite shouldn’t walk away with the night’s top prize. Best Comedy Series: “Modern Family” Despite having won the award for three years straight, “Modern Family” constantly proves why it should win again. … Continue reading Xavier Newswire’s 2013 Emmy Award predictions