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If we want progress, stop scapegoating gaming

If we want progress, stop scapegoating gaming

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer 02/22/2018 Last Wednesday, high school students and faculty members became the victims of yet another mass shooting, this time in Parkland, Florida. A 19-year-old gunman ended the lives of 17 innocent people with a modified AR-15 rifle. As is tradition in the wake of these tragedies, politicians and self-proclaimed […]

Gaming needs a sustained conversation about harassment

Gaming needs a sustained conversation about harassment

By Zach Landau | A&E Editor On Aug. 16, gaming site Kotaku UK published writer Laura Kate Dale’s latest article in a series devoted to exploring online harassment. The subject of this article was John Bain, better known by his online pseudonym TotalBiscuit. Bain has been one of the more prominent critics within gaming, speaking […]

Advocates continue to fight for gaming accessibility

Advocates continue to fight for gaming accessibility

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer I pride myself on being a gamer. Despite my physical limitations, I have yet to let my disease prevent me from partaking in my favorite hobby. My consoles, handhelds and computer provide gateways to hundreds of realms, where none of my avatars have been diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy […]