25 Mar The Local Vibe – March
- The Wisconsin High School Esports Association crossed over 1,000 Twitch followers during the month of March! Congrats to Mike Dahle and his team on this awesome accomplishment.
- Check out alliance board member Tarik Moody interviewing Ryan Johnson, Founder of Cxmmunity on a recent episode of Diverse Disruptors for 88.9 Radio on the topic of diversity/inclusion in esports.
- XP League Youth Sports launches in Dane County! XP League, an esports league for kids 7-15 to participate in competitive, organized video gaming, is now available at Code Ninjas in Sun Prairie, Edgewood College and the newest location, BB Jack’s in Cottage Grove. Contact JD Uhler at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
- Curious about the Gamestop Phenomon? Learn more about it and how it relates to online game culture courtesy of local UW-Milwaukee PHD professor Thomas Malaby in this “Ask a Professor” series. (https://uwm.edu/anthropology/ask-a-professor-ep-1-the-gamestop-phenomenon/)
- Carthage College Starting a Program: Well-positioned to meet rising student demand, Carthage College has adopted esports as a varsity sport and will begin competing this fall. Learn more here: https://athletics.carthage.edu/news/2021/3/1/carthage-to-launch-competitive-esports-program.aspx
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