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Gaming for the greater good

Alma Bell, Reporter November 10, 2022

Extra Life was a 25-hour livestream on Nov. 5 aiming to give gamers and the average person the ability to contribute to the entertainment of fundraising events. The idea for the event started with a...

Extra Life is the foundation the charity event is raising money for. Gamers and their groups can sign up through them to raise money for the charity.

Jugando para el bien común

Marianna Lopez Luritta, Culture editor November 10, 2022

Extra Life fue un livestream de 25 horas de duración que tuvo lugar el 5 de noviembre con el objetivo de dar a los jugadores y al público en general la posibilidad de contribuir al entretenimiento de...

Harris poses next to his gaming station. (Photos courtesy of: Gian Harris)

An eSport experience

Jace Cook December 6, 2021

Videogaming is a common activity for many people around the world. It is so popular, people can play games competitively and professionally in what is called esports. Gian Harris, a Weber State junior,...

Those interested in joining the Wyvern Gaming Club can join the clubs Facebook page, block party station or just show up to a club meeting. Photo credit: Pixabay

Wyvern Gaming Club celebrates its 20th anniversary

Lissete Landaverde August 27, 2021

Finding a place in the world is not the easiest thing for anyone, but the existence of different campus clubs makes it easier to meet new people and share interests with one another.The Wyvern Gaming Club,...

The cliffs of Flaming Gorge, Utah above an outlet become hidden by a fog.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Finding the beauty in nature

Nikki Dorber March 31, 2021

I remember as a child if I told my parents I was bored, they would give me a crazy look and simply tell me to go outside. At first, I would go outside sulking because, if I am being honest, I was expecting...

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Who or what to blame: mass shootings and video games

Landin Griffith September 4, 2019

On Aug. 31, a 36-year-old man killed seven people and left 22 wounded in a “drive-by shooting spree” in Odessa, Texas, with an assault rifle-style weapon, which marks the third high-casualty...

Mitchell Aardema filling out a survey after testing the game Path of the Watcher. (Marissa Wolford / The Signpost) Photo credit: Marissa Wolford

No matter your major, you can create video games

Kainoa Nunez March 21, 2019

A flyer in Elizabeth Hall offered free pizza, like many events on campus, but this flyer also offered Weber State University students an opportunity not many get: the chance to test a video game.Erick...

Achievement unlocked: surviving game development

Achievement unlocked: surviving game development

Cameron Gifford December 7, 2018

It’s hard to be a video game developer, especially in Utah. Even someone relatively familiar with the game industry could be forgiven for not realizing development happens in Utah at all. Most...

A scene from the film, The First Purge. (Universal Pictures)

Make video games great again

Nic Muranaka July 3, 2018

When did media get so political? I’m not talking about the news and late night talk shows. Feel free to breathe a sigh of relief. Then again, if you did think this was going to be about those, I...

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp presents users a mobile way to play the acclaimed game. (Flickr)

Animal Crossing app separates the mice from the men

Chris Nichols November 30, 2017

Ditch the sleeping bag and tent because a new way of camping just became a popular mobile game. “Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp” now lets you experience taking care of woodland animals from the...

On a quest to level up your writing

On a quest to level up your writing

Nic Muranaka October 25, 2017

How do you get better at a task, especially a difficult one? You practice it. You think about it. You listen to people talk about it. I play a lot of video games, and to get better, I practice. I listen...

The lights go down as play begins before a large crowd at the League of Legends World Championship at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Achievement unlocked: Understanding eSports

Chris Nichols October 12, 2017

Students are gaining scholarships and extra-curricular activity hours by offering a competitive skill that could help universities obtain funds. However, these students aren’t playing on a field,...

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