Grand Theft Auto

Lessons from a gamer: the danger of violence in video games

Lessons from a gamer: the danger of violence in video games

2/13/20 Timothy Rush | Staff Columnist Grand Theft Auto V is the third best selling video game in history (only being bested) by Tetris and Minecraft. Unlike its fellow top 3, the Grand Theft Auto series is among the most controversial video game franchises in history because of its inherently violent nature. Violence in video […]

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 […]

Trump’s ban sends waves through game industry

Trump’s ban sends waves through game industry

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer On Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order temporarily banning the citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the country. In conjunction with the ban, owners of visas found their endorsements revoked, essentially forcing them to abandon their livelihoods and return to their respective home countries. However, after […]