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Akron Esports Varsity Rocket League Team Qualifies for Nationals

Akron Esports Varsity Rocket League Team Qualifies for Nationals
Zips Esports has become the first team in the history of Collegiate Rocket League to qualify for nationals twice in a row.
April 8, 2019

On March 20, the Akron Zips Esports varsity Rocket League team won the Collegiate Rocket League (CRL) Northern Conference Championships. They are the only National Championship team from last season to...

Esports at UA Receives Mixed Reactions from Community

A sign marks the location of the Esports venue at Williams Honors College. This spot was originally a  Zip Card Office branch
While some say the idea of gaming to help pay tuition is great, others believe the downsizing of programs and increase in Esports is harmful.
October 2, 2018

Getting part of your college tuition paid for by smashing buttons on a controller and winning online video game competitions is not something that most college students would have ever thought could be...

UA to Host Grand Opening for Esports

A sign marks the location of the Esports venue at Williams Honors College. This spot was originally a  Zip Card Office branch
The inaugural event will include gaming, prizes and information on joining the Esports program.
September 26, 2018

The University of Akron will be hosting a grand opening for Esports on Oct. 5, 2018 from 2-6 p.m. in the Coleman Commons, between the Student Union and the FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field. This...

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