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It’s PAX Day #3, and the attendees are showing no signs of slowing down! It’s always so wonderful seeing our local industry friends out at a show that is so far from the Lone Star State, and Gearbox Software is … Continue reading
Today was day #1 of PAX, and it was fast and furious. Over 60,000 eager attendees entered the Washington State Convention center to play, interact, and to discover what is on the forefront of the world of board, card, and … Continue reading
An update from René, manager of admissions and alumni affairs for The Guildhall at SMU: Penny Arcade originally became famous as an online web comic about gaming culture. In 2004, the website’s founders launched The Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) in Seattle, Washington, … Continue reading
An update from Hayley, a junior majoring in anthropology, French and human rights: Our first stop this morning was the Rosa Parks museum, and I really enjoyed the experience. I was a bit hesitant at first because I have been … Continue reading
An update from Hiba, a junior majoring in biochemistry and human rights with a minor in Arabic: Perhaps the most beautiful thing about change is that it often comes in the form of a person. Not an extraordinary person. Just an … Continue reading
An update from Jazmin, a senior majoring in Spanish: “Being a Negro in America means trying to smile when you want to cry. It means trying to hold on to physical life amid psychological death. It means the pain of … Continue reading
An update from Jazmin, a senior majoring in Spanish: Today we went to Mount Zion Church, where two white men and one African American man – Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner and James Chaney – worked during Freedom Summer just before their … Continue reading
An update from Jazmin, a senior majoring in Spanish: Little Rock Central High School “The effort to separate ourselves whether by race, creed, color, religion, or status is as costly to the separator as to those who would be separated.” … Continue reading
An update from Gwen, a sophomore double major in civil engineering and Spanish: I’ve been so inspired and invigorated today! After pulling myself out of my cushy queen-size bed at 6 A.M. (9 A.M. in Dallas, so not so bad!), … Continue reading
An update from Zachary, a junior environmental studies major: We arrived in Los Angeles on Saturday to attend the AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) Conference. After spending time on Hollywood Boulevard, we got straight to … Continue reading