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Q&A with E-Sports Club Members Spencer Daymunde, Dylan Boyer, and Kate Reister

Q&A with E-Sports Club Members Spencer Daymunde, Dylan Boyer, and Kate Reister

Riley Laferriere May 17, 2021

Dylan Boyer Why are more people being drawn to esports, if for other reasons than your own? A lot of it is just growth. Being able to get better at a game you’re already good at, being able...

Digital technology opens doors to new possibilities for self-expression

Digital technology opens doors to new possibilities for self-expression

Maddie Misterka and Wendy Zhu February 20, 2021

Yellow is sophomore Tatum Siebert’s happy color. For her, wearing the color makes her feel like a ray of sunshine, and it’s how she expresses happiness and contentment. She said fashion has always...

Despite recent controversies surrounding gaming, people should value benefits of gaming

Despite recent controversies surrounding gaming, people should value benefits of gaming

Raphael Li January 23, 2020

Throughout the past decade, video games have seen tremendous growth in terms of their player base, competitive scene and mainstream media attention with celebrities like Drake and Lil Yachty streaming...

Austin Prader, eSports Club president and junior, watches and helps his club members with a video game. Prader said he has gained leadership skills from playing video games and being a part of eSports Club.

It’s All Fun And Games: eSports Club members disagree with stigma surrounding violent video games

Wendy Zhu, Maddie Kosc, and Raphael Li March 22, 2019

As issues like gun violence take the United States by storm, people often search for something to account for this constant violence. Over the years, many people have attempted to link teen aggression...

Foresight on Fortnite: After release of Fortnite’s trial mode, there are potential drawbacks of actual mobile version

Foresight on Fortnite: After release of Fortnite’s trial mode, there are potential drawbacks of actual mobile version

Raphael Li, Reporter April 20, 2018

For those who don’t know, “Fortnite Battle Royale” is a game styled like The Hunger Games—a free-for-all survival game where only one team or individual can live till the end. Players can eliminate...

Virtually Annoyed: Although virtual reality gaming has advantages, its drawbacks should not be forgotten

Virtually Annoyed: Although virtual reality gaming has advantages, its drawbacks should not be forgotten

Emily Worrell, Perspectives Editor March 23, 2018

On March 29th, Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s novel “Ready Player One” will hit movie theaters around the nation. The film demonstrates the diverse uses and abilities of virtual...

CHS gamers weigh in on the rise of PC gaming versus video game consoles

CHS gamers weigh in on the rise of PC gaming versus video game consoles

Jacob Fecht, Reporter September 16, 2016

According to IGN Entertainment, a San Francisco-based game company, Sony and Microsoft will release the next generation of consoles this year. Sony said that the PS4 Neo will feature 4K graphic capabilities,...

The newest 'Smash Bros.' game raises hopes, concerns among players

The newest ‘Smash Bros.’ game raises hopes, concerns among players

Contributor November 14, 2014

It all began in 1999 with a small budget, simple mechanics and an idea to mash together several Nintendo characters of varying notoriety into one, crossover fighting game. Nintendo created “Super Smash...

Video games challenge the brain  while enhancing cognitive flexibility

Video games challenge the brain while enhancing cognitive flexibility

entertainment February 27, 2014

The activity that occupies most of senior Blake Patteson’s time — aside from eating and sleeping — is the video game StarCraft II. It is little wonder that over the years, Patteson has managed to...

As the game industry advances, student gamer predicts potential innovations

As the game industry advances, student gamer predicts potential innovations

entertainment January 23, 2014

“We’ve set this up so there are no limits ... We could, if we wanted, simulate the entire world, different countries, whatever.” No, these aren’t the words of an all-powerful sentient being...

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