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Derek Snow

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OU Gaming Club From the Perspective Of A Non-Gamer

"This past weekend, I had a unique opportunity to participate with the OU Gaming Club." Anita Ly, OU MBA alumna and self-declared non-gamer, shares her perspective as a non-gamer but avid supporter of the OU Esports Department and Gaming Club. Left to right: Zachary Satz, Brandon Villarreal, Christopher Nguyen, and…
Derek Snow
September 10, 2021

Student Spotlight: Kara Brightwell

talks about her history with OU Esports, the importance of the organization, and the impact of charity at a local level. Originally a casual member, Kara "Kelbright" Brightwell would become a key player in developing important charitable events and connections. Kelbright's events were prolific, especially for only having the resources…
Derek Snow
May 13, 2021
NewsOur TeamsSpotlights

Red Bull Campus Clutch Comes to Oklahoma

by Red Bull aims to support university students and elevate them at the worldwide stage.Riot Games’s hit new shooter, Valorant, gets its biggest collegiate tournament yet. Although Valorant is one of the newest esports titles on the scene, it is already making waves as one of the most popular. Now,…
Derek Snow
April 1, 2021
ReviewsVideo Game Reviews

The Long Drive – Video Review

"It's not a game. It's an experience.Media Member Jared "Fudgey" Leger reviews & discusses The Long Drive, an early access title available now on Steam. It describes itself as a "random generated open world semi-post apocalyptic survival car driving game." But could better be described as a glimpse into the…
Derek Snow
March 17, 2021

Senior Spotlight: President Jasmine Graves

Graves discusses her journey with the club, its future, and the impact OU Esports has had personally -- and on campus. The OU Esports Club began in fall 2017, and so did Jasmine’s journey at OU. The club was still unrecognized by OU at this time, even as a competitive…
Derek Snow
February 22, 2021
Event Coverage

OSU Takes Home First Ebedlam Win 3-2

The weekend of November 15, two fierce rivals, the University of Oklahoma Esports Club and the Gamers of OSU maintained long-standing traditions by facing off head to head once again in the 2020 (remote) edition of Bedlam. Video produced by Stingray Schuller CS:GO - OU Rainbow 6 - OSU Overwatch…
Matthew Hurt
November 24, 2020
ReviewsVideo Game Reviews

The Walking Dead Final Season Review

It is clear that the final entry to Telltale's The Walking Dead is serviceable. As a series close to the hearts of many, several felt let down by its end, including myself. But, the final season manages to still have characters that are a three-dimensional showcased by a harder artstyle…
Derek Snow
October 13, 2020
Breaking NewsEvent CoverageNewsOur TeamsOverwatchPhilanthropy

Collegiate Esports Tournament “Battle for Bama” Raises Nearly $1,000 for Covid-19 Relief

in Alabama sees several schools battle across several games while raising money for Covid-19 relief.April 18th and 19th held the first-ever Battle for Bama, a several-platform collegiate esports battle to be crowned the top gaming school in Alabama. Originally meant to be Alabama-only tournament, the current pandemic state of the…
Derek Snow
April 30, 2020