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FILE-An esports player’s screen during a “League of Legends” match.

DePaul defeats St. John’s 2-0 at the Big East “League of Legends” Conference, heads to College Championship

Lucas Madlangbayan, Contributing Writer April 18, 2021

Amid waves of minions and powerful monsters, two teams of five collided on the battlefield with one goal: victory. The teams, their abilities honed after countless hours of practice, battled it out for...

Russell Dorn of DePaul University

DePaul esports adapts to COVID-19

Xavier Ortega, Photo Chief April 15, 2020

With many physical spaces in universities across the U.S. shut-down due to various shelter-in-place policies, student extracurricular and athletic organizations are unable to have in-person meetings and...

Students congratulate each other playing Smash Bros on the Nintendo Switch during the Gaming Party organized by the DePaul Esports Organization on Tuesday.

Esports party embraces online gaming at DePaul

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor June 3, 2019

The DePaul Esports Organization hosted a gaming party Tuesday, giving anyone a chance to stop by and play a variety of games while offering free food, giveaways, free t-shirts and a look at the DePaul...

Esports continues making waves globally

Esports continues making waves globally

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. News Editor October 22, 2018

10 years ago, making a living from playing video games was nearly impossible even for hardcore gamers. Video games were meant for having fun and having something to do after work or school. However,...

DePaul will unveil its new gaming center on Monday at 2 p.m to the DePaul community.
(Andrew Hattersley | The DePaulia)

DePaul falls short in Big East Esports Championship

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor April 17, 2018

After a perfect 10-0 start during the Big East Invitational to open the new gaming center, the Blue Demons entered the Final Four as the No. 1 seed in the esports Invitational in both “League of Legends”...

Andrew Hattersley | The DePaulia

Photo of the Week: esports Gaming Center

Timothy Duke, Assistant News Editor April 9, 2018

After much anticipation, The Sports Gaming Center opened at the DePaul Center in the Loop. Following Robert Morris University’s lead, DePaul began making preparations for the gaming center two years...

FILE-An esports player’s screen during a “League of Legends” match.

DePaul unveils new gaming center, launching esports program

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor April 9, 2018

After almost two years of planning, the Big East welcomed their seventh esports team to the Big East Conference when DePaul opened their new gaming center on Saturday. DePaul’s esports community had...

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