Tag Archives: Video Games

Local News
August 8, 2018

Colleges count gaming as a sport

By Katy Savage

CASTLETON—Sitting before a screen may not seem like a sport, but colleges and universities are starting to offer gaming at the varsity level.

The College of St. Joseph added esports to its list of varsity sports last year while Castleton University announced

The Movie Diary
July 12, 2018

Breaking the spell

By Dom Cioffi

So, as I outlined in last week’s column, prior to the start of the summer break, my wife and I made the decision to send our teenage son to a 30-day camp meant to enrich lives and motivate young men to become…

Local News
April 12, 2017

CSJ to offer video games as varsity sport

College of St. Joseph will add eSports to its list of intercollegiate athletic offerings beginning this fall.

Since its establishment in the early 2000s, professional and club eSports has been an emerging form of competitive gaming and is a fast-growing phenomenon among colleges around the…

State News
January 6, 2016

Can parents use video games as lessons in life?

Engineer, parent and former school teacher crafts novel method for teachable moments

In the history of child development, the widespread participation in the use of video games is not only a relatively new phenomenon, but a widespread one, too.

The fact is that 97 percent…