Child’s Play to host charity gaming marathon event

By: Andrew Koch ~Editor-in-Chief~ Video game fans and those interested in helping children will have an opportunity to enjoy both as Xavier’s chapter of Child’s Play will host a six-hour gaming marathon. Child’s Play is a national organization that provides gaming equipment to children spending long periods of time in the hospital. Xavier’s chapter of Child’s Play was fomed earlier this school year. As one of the group’s largest events, which will take place from 6 p.m. to midnight on April 26 in O’Connor Sports Center’s auxiliary gym, the marathon will charge a $5 entry fee, and all proceeds will … Continue reading Child’s Play to host charity gaming marathon event

Club Profile: Child’s Play

By: Gina Carfragno Xavier’s chapter of Child’s Play, a national organization that helps local children’s hospitals through gaming, is drawing attention after its first event. The money the club makes is used to buy games and activities for children to use during their hospitalization. Child’s Play groups put on events such as fundraisers, gaming marathons and gaming tournaments in order to bring gamers together as well as to raise money. This group is the first for gamers at Xavier in recent memory. The Xavier chapter of Child’s Play was founded by senior President Megan Bowling, junior Vice President Adam Manson, … Continue reading Club Profile: Child’s Play