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The team competing in their recent SCAC competition

How TU Gaming became a community

Hint: it involves Super Smash Bros.
Madison Haxton, Reporting Intern April 28, 2022

TU Gaming started out pretty simply. A small group of Trinity students came together in 2008 to play games, relax and catch up with each other. Over the years, the club developed in order to accommodate...

TU Gaming seeks space for competitive esports

TU Gaming seeks space for competitive esports

Club tries to level up with push for new competition area and support from administration
Gloria Farris, News Reporter October 20, 2021

Trinity University’s gaming club is currently in the process of obtaining its own esports space to play in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) more competitively. To achieve this goal,...

Students hoop from home during quarantine

Students hoop from home during quarantine

Alejandra Gerlach April 24, 2020

Photo courtesy Recreational Sports (@tu_recreation) This article is a part of the Trinitonian’s coverage of Trinity University’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to read...

The Trinity University Gaming club competes in the first-ever SCAC Esports Showdown

The Trinity University Gaming club competes in the first-ever SCAC Esports Showdown

Breton Smith April 10, 2019

illustration by Genevieve HumphreysFrom Friday, April 5, to Sunday, April 7, the Trinity University Gaming Club (TUG) competed in the first ever Southern Collegiate Athletic Association (SCAC) Esports...

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TU Gaming approaches SCAC esports tournament

Megan Flores February 28, 2019

Photo by Matthew ClaybrookOver the past decade, the popularity of esports has grown significantly. Whether fans are watching their favorite streamers on Twitch or playing games themselves, there is no...

Photo credit: Alexandra Parris

TU Gaming and Classics Department try multiplayer gaming

Noelle Barrera October 18, 2018

What do video games and Ancient Greek texts have in common? TU Gaming and the Classics Department found out. On Oct. 17, in Richardson Communication Center 319, Trinity University Gaming (TU Gaming) hosted...

From left: Sophomores William Ballengee, Tiffany Nguyen, Benjamin Gonzalez and Rachel Lopez play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in the CSI Cube. Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer.

TU Gaming receives status as RSO

Cathy Terrace February 7, 2018

After some concern with how National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules would affect TU Gaming events, Student Involvement granted the competitive esports group registered student organization...

Point/Counterpoint: Games arent sports, theyre art

Point/Counterpoint: Games aren’t sports, they’re art

Noelle Barrera February 6, 2018

In another opinion piece in this week's Trinitonian, Tiffany Nguyen, William Ballengee and Rachel Lopez claim that online competitive “Esport” games such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League...

graphic by Tyler Herron

Point/Counterpoint: Esports are evolutionary sports

Tiffany Nguyen February 5, 2018

Within the last decade, esports have been gaining more mainstream attention as more people become interested in online competitive games, such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), League of Legends...

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