"While the University of California Los Angeles had to close its new esports training facility (along with every other campus facility) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, team members are playing on, from bedrooms and flat-panel displays around the country, according to a recent university article."—Source: Campus Technology
WHY THIS MATTERS:
Students on the UCLA esports teams aren't just learning remotely — they've also been gaming remotely during COVID-19-related campus closures. While there have been some technical obstacles like unstable connections, these efforts are helping teams stay connected while honing their gameplay skills.