Opinion: ESPN not dying soon

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ A Washington Post article discussed the results of a recently conducted survey regarding the health of ESPN, which did not bode well for the Disney-owned network. More than half of the respondents said they would drop the network if it meant saving $8 a month, according to BTIG Research. The article mentions 2015 is the first time in nearly 10 years that ESPN has less than 100 million cable subscribers, with many dropping cable in favor of streaming services. In turn, ESPN has had to make budget cuts and lay off many employees as it … Continue reading Opinion: ESPN not dying soon

Raven-Symoné baffles viewers

Raven-Symoné raises eyebrows in response to questions about her racial and sexual identity. By: Allison Wisyanski ~Staff Writer~ Raven-Symoné, former star of “The Cosby Show” and “That’s So Raven,” appeared on Oprah Winfrey’s premiere titled “Where Are They Now?” on Oct. 5. During the interview, Raven- Symoné sparked controversy through a statement regarding her race and created a new subject for the social media scene to attack. The interview started with a discussion about the tweet that she sent last year stating, “I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of you.” After reading this tweet, Oprah asked whether … Continue reading Raven-Symoné baffles viewers

Women’s freshmen standouts

By: Nikhil Jelaji With head coach Amy Waugh resigning a few weeks before the season, the Xavier women’s basketball team will look to build around its eight freshmen under interim head coach Brian Neal. The Musketeers went 13-16 last season and 8-8 in Cintas Center. Three starters return to the Xavier lineup this season, but in order for this season to be successful, Neal will need his freshmen class to perform up to expectation. This year’s freshmen class holds the majority of players on the predominantly young team. The 2013-14 women’s team consists of eight freshmen, three sophomores and two … Continue reading Women’s freshmen standouts