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Becker College: At the Forefront of Collegiate Esports

March 22, 2018

As the advent of livestreaming and social media paved the way for esports nationwide, so did colleges by adopting scholarships to clubs. Schools have played a large part in aiding the esports scene just as they have for physical sports for decades.

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Harrisburg University to Hold International Tryouts for Varsity Squads

March 21, 2018

Harrisburg University continues to raise the bar in the world of collegiate esports by announcing international tryouts for their 2018-2019 varsity teams.


Video Games = Violence? Lakeview High School Cancels Esports Program

March 18, 2018

With the recent unfortunate events revolving around gun violence, video games are getting the short end of the stick. Lakeview High School was on the brink of starting an esports program for CS:GO, Overwatch, and Rocket League until recently.

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CSL 2018 Grand Finals to be held at Ultimate Media Ventures in Huntington Beach on April 28-29th

March 14, 2018

North America’s Top Collegiate Esports Teams Competing for Over $100,000 in Scholarships. Tickets Available Today to Collegiate StarLeague’s 2018 Grand Finals in Southern California!


Hunter College Spotlight: The Esports and Game Design Collective

March 7, 2018

Can your club boast a 200 membership and a **Dungeons and Dragons coordinator**? Didn't think so. CUNY - Hunter College totally can! They've got a pretty nifty thing going on at Hunter EGDC, so you should check it out and take some pointers!


Starting Things Right: Coker Enters the Esports Arena

March 6, 2018

Esports popularity on college campuses is no surprise anymore; but, is the popularity administration official? Coker College stepped up their game and set a whole new standard to what collegiate esports is. Check out their progress, and maybe your school can follow along!


Chasing the Future: Trine University's Administration Believes in Esports

February 27, 2018

Indiana's Trine University has taken some big steps toward including esports within their overall student experience. Plenty of schools are hopping on the esport bandwagon, but Trine and its athletics department have truly embraced esports.

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Northwest Christian University Becomes First School in Oregon to Launch Varsity Esports Program

February 27, 2018

Northwest Christian University in Eugene, Oregeon is taking up the mantle as the first college in the state to offer a varsity esports program. Read more!


Industry Insiders: Chad Smeltz Goes Back to his Roots

February 26, 2018

After going from early-career educator to professional League of Legends coach and general manager, Chad "History Teacher" Smeltz left the pro game to pursue opportunities in a place that most pros would shy away from: the collegiate ranks.

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Twitch Badges and Emotes are here!

February 23, 2018

Due to popular demand we have formatted our channel with subscriber emotes and badges starting today across both our Twitch channels. We hope it’s a fun step forward to recognize our die-hard supporters and create another opportunity for our community to support the CSL.

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Kent State is (almost) a Varsity Esports School

February 15, 2018 published a piece today about the exciting developments happening on campus at Kent State to solidify a varsity esports program! We thought it would be a great share for you to read, so make sure to click on over to the article here.


Old Dominion University - Good Ol' Esports with an Eye to the Future

February 15, 2018

With collegiate esports becoming larger than ever, it's important not to forget about its humble origins. I chatted with Eric Lopez, the founder of Old Dominion University's Esports club, and learned about what it's like to create an organization “like the good old days.”


Progress Through Protest: PACG May Change Collegiate Esports Landscape

February 13, 2018

Representatives from eleven of the PAC-12’s dozen schools banded together to form the PACG after the Power 5 conference decided not to pursue the creation of an official esports initiative. Their existence raises questions about collegiate esports in the future.

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