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

Emmys laud the best of 2016 TV

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ ABC and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences presented the 68th annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 18, in Los Angeles to honor achievements in television. The award ceremony, hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel, brought not only talent but also humor and political awareness to the stage. HBO series Game of Thrones, which was nominated for a total of nine awards, won three, including Outstanding Drama Series. These awards combined with the previous 35 awards the series has won in past years helped Game of Thrones take the title of the fictional television … Continue reading Emmys laud the best of 2016 TV

Emmys disappoint

By: Alison Wisyanski ~Staff Writer~ NBC hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards this past Monday, Aug. 25 Reports state that almost 16 million people watched the awards show, but it didn’t score as many social media points as the Video Music Awards. There were only 215,000 tweets sent over a 24-hour period compared to the VMA’s 8,000 tweets per minute. The show had its second largest crowd in eight years, and it is the second most-watched Emmys in seven years with a 4.2 rating. Despite many new shows, two familiar shows, “Breaking Bad” and “Modern Family,” took home a plethora … Continue reading Emmys disappoint