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Juliet Menz ’24 competes with St. Joe’s “Valorant” team at the LAN Tournament in New York,

‘Gamer girl’ takes on online harassment 

Juliet Menz March 20, 2024

The best and worst part about the online world of video games is that no one truly knows who you are. Regardless of gender identity, sexuality, age, race, religion, ethnicity or nationality, most people...


Esports betting: tapping into the future

Nathaniel O May 4, 2022

Why PA should allow betting on esports In early February, the first dedicated esports betting platform officially opened in New Jersey after the passing of a bill last summer that allows for betting...

Members of the ESports team practice in the ESports lab. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

St. Joe’s esports teams up with 76ers Gaming Club

Riley Frain November 29, 2020

In an effort to build upon the recent multi-faceted esports approach that St. Joe’s implemented, SJU  Athletics cultivated a new partnership which will help promote esports within the city of Philadelphia. On...

Co-Captain Ally Grenier ’21 led the team in their first Overwatch matchup against Bethel University. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

St. Joe’s esports levels up

Raegan Davies October 20, 2020

The St. Joe’s esports team began its first official season as a club sport, winning two of its first three matchups this semester.  The team participated in competitions in three different video games:...

Allison Grenier ’21 tests out the new esports lab equipment. PHOTO COURTESY OF MELISSA KELLY PHOTOGRAPHY

Esports initiative fills void amid sports cancellations

Riley Frain September 1, 2020

In a school year that has already seen the postponement of fall sports, esports has offered a different outlet for SJU Athletics. Luke Laperriere ’21, member of the esports club team, said esports arrived...

The new professional athletes?

The new professional athletes?

Joseph Panichelli April 9, 2018

The mainstreaming of eSports and video games The 2017 International eSports Tournament consisted of 18 teams from around the world, each with five players. Each member of the winning team went home with...

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