Student mentioned in story about New York Comic Con on NBC News

A Gettysburg College freshman was mentioned in an article focusing on the "Starcraft II" event at the New York Comic Con, the first time this event has been held there in two years. The story was published on NBC News on October 14.

From NBC News:

New York Comic Con has always been a celebration of all things great and geeky, but this year's events, which took place over the past weekend, brought out a special kind of superfan. Just ask Michael Hathaway, 18, who traveled from Pennsylvania for the weekend and dyed his hair blue in honor of the event.

A freshman at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania — and a follower of the "StarCraft" pro circuit since 2010 — Hathaway helps organize tournament viewing in local bars, events known as "BarCrafts," of course. But despite the increasing ease with which fans can watch video games being played online, nothing beats being able to see your favorite athletes in the flesh.


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