Tag Archives: El Salvador

BREAKAWAY Member Mariana Speaks on the Impact of 2014 BREAKAWAY Camps in El Salvador

As an international undergraduate student from El Salvador studying in Burlington, Vermont, I never imagined that my 4000-kilometer journey north would bring me closer to, and enable me to positively influence change in, the youth of my nation. After the enthusiastic response from our partners, facilitators and camp participants during the first year of BREAKAWAY […]

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Student Spotlight: Hannah Marchitell

By Hannah Wood Get to know the students that are the driving force of the Emergent Media Center. Student Spotlight features one of our current students, highlights what they’re doing here, and some fun facts about them. Meet Hannah Marchitell. Hannah is a first year MFA student and holds a bachelor’s degree in social documentation […]

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Bluebird BBQ’s community night helps BREAKAWAY team get closer to reaching their fundraising goal

By Keeshawn Nicholson I think it is time we gave a round of applause for Emergent Media Center’s courageous and innovative football game BREAKAWAY and its team! Last Wednesday the game gained awareness through success in the team’s fundraising event at Bluebird BBQ’s community night. BREAKAWAY, a computer game developed by over 120 Champlain College students […]

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BREAKAWAY fundraising campaign is underway!

By Kyle Patterson The game BREAKAWAY, created at the Emergent Media Center at Champlain College, is currently raising funds to sponsor a trip to El Salvador to continue the BREAKAWAY initiative! By donating to BREAKAWAY our team can establish a self-sustaining BREAKAWAY camp model in El Salvador in 2014 that will continue to create change […]

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Championing BREAKAWAY in El Salvador

This snippet is re-posted from the EMC’s “Games Take on Violence Against Women” blog, chronicling the milestones and international journeys of the BREAKAWAY electronic game project. Read the full post here. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— We are breathing fresh air into this blog these next two weeks. It has been quiet not because important work spreading BREAKAWAY wasn’t […]

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