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EMU alumnus Zach Wigal raises more than $315,000 for children's hospitals in 'Gamers for Giving' event at Convocation Center

Wigal, one of nation's most noteworthy young entrepreneurs, speaks to several classes of his former EMU instructor, Robert Twells.

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Eastern Michigan to launch inclusive esports to better connect with students

Eastern Michigan University plans to use video games to engage current students and attract new ones. The school already offers a degree in simulation, animation, and gaming but now it's partnering with Gen.G to bring both competition and awareness to the campus.

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Gaming Community Growing

Esports gaming community growing rapidly at Eastern Michigan University as students show strong interest in matching skills while playing popular games such as League of Legends and Fortnite.

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Esports provide connection and competition for students during COVID-19

John Dedman from Butler University discusses how esports has filled in the student life gaps during COVID-19.

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Anthony Dirrell, Claressa Shields, Monte Morris hoping to help Flint

With UFC returning to action Saturday, Dirrell will host his own virtual fight night on the same day via Twitch to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint.

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How is TikTok impacting the esports and gaming industry?

Right now, only a handful of gaming influencers and personalities have over 1M followers on TikTok, and most are still figuring out exactly what to do with it.