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Angela Li

Vertagear For Feeding America

Vertagear For Feeding America

  The development of the COVID-19 pandemic has spiraled to new heights unimaginable in just a few months.  At the end of May, almost 43 million people across the nation have applied for unemployment as businesses close their doors. These closures have affected households that live paycheck to paycheck, making the unemployment rate surpass that of the Great Depression. Growth record of unemployment claims in the United States (Surpassing that of the Great Depression) Such difficult times have also brought unprecedented stress toward many social welfare programs due to the exponential surge in demand. One of these social welfare programs...

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Why should you care about EVO 2019

Why should you care about EVO 2019

  It’s almost that time of year again. The best players from the FGC (fighting game community) and FGC fans converge on Las Vegas for the biggest fighting game event in North America. The event: Evolution, or more commonly known as EVO. EVO is a giant today in the FGC today. With EVO 2019 taking place from August 2nd to 4th, fighting game fans already booked their travel plans to Las Vegas or plan to watch the event online on on Twitch. While EVO is a behemoth in video games today, its humble origins go back two decades.   EVO’s...

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Looking at BLAST Pro Series: Los Angeles

Looking at BLAST Pro Series: Los Angeles

The BLAST Pro Series makes its way to Los Angeles for an intense, two day CS:GO tournament. Team Liquid’s CS:GO team looks to continue their winning ways at this weekend’s BLAST Pro Series. Known as the best Counter-Strike team for their dominance jaw-dropping plays, Team Liquid is undoubtedly the heavy favorites going into the tournament. However, as great as Team Liquid’s cast is, upcoming tournaments are not decided by hype or past accolades, but by how each team performs on game day. Team Liquid knows they’ll have their work cut out for them if they want to stay on top....

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Blast Pro Series X Vertagear - Miami 2019

Blast Pro Series X Vertagear - Miami 2019

There’s a real treat for all the CS:GO fans out there this weekend! Of course, we are talking about the debut of the highly anticipated, much loved, Blast Pro Series. The organization is hosting its first ever tournament in North America in the beautiful city of Miami. Six of the most legendary Counter-Strike teams will face each other over two days of intense competition, with no sign of mercy to be spared. The teams will be competing in a “No-Qualifier” style tournament for a grand prize pool of $250,000 as well as points to contribute to the team’s total points,...

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