Concordia University Esports Team Helps Pay For College
College students are turning their passion for playing video games into a competitive sport that helps them pay for school. Concordia University in St. Paul is one of two colleges in Minnesota with an official varsity esports team. Some students on the team even get partial scholarships, funded by the university. “Start it up,” said Logan Hermes as he hovers over two rows of high-tech gaming computers, about half of which have a team member seated in front. There’s no ball or bat here, nor is this a gym or field. But in this digital arena the competition, preparation, and