Wednesday, December 17, 2014

UIS web team help students with finals stress

It's finals week at UIS and students have a new way to hit a winner.

The school's web team created an interactive Pong game for its homepage. It's the old-fashioned video game. It's a stress buster for students and they say it's definitely doing the trick.

"It's definitely a welcomed break from finals and the stress," said Brittany Carls, UIS senior. "It's good to pull up the picture and see 'Oh there's a game' instead of a picture, so just take a little break and play some Pong."

The game is currently on the website, but not for long. It is scheduled to be taken down on Wednesday, but school officials say they may keep the pong up until finals end on Friday because of its popularity.

The game had more than 9,000 hits in less than 24 hours.

The story was reported by WICS-TV 20 on December 16, 2014.

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