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FGCU interim dean of Undergraduate Studies to take position as dean of University of Texas at San Antonio Honors College

Sean Kelly, the interim dean of undergraduate studies and the former director of the Honors Program at FGCU, has accepted the position of dean of The University of Texas at San Antonio Honors College. Kelly has been a member of the faculty at FGCU since the fall of 2004, when he became an assistant professor of philosophy and literature. Kelly was then selected to become the director of the Honors Program in 2007, and he became FGCU’s first full-time Honors Program director in 2009. “Under his leadership, the FGCU Honors Program grew four-fold, from 96 to 440 students,” said...

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The 1975 go colorful on sophomore album

Almost three years after their self-titled debut album, English pop-rock band The 1975 have released their sophomore record, “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It.” The title is perfectly representative of the album. With its 17 tracks, it is another both outlandish and lyrically poetic The 1975 record. “I Like It When You Sleep …” can most perfectly be described as a “pure evolution and distillation” of the first album, as lead singer Matty Healy stated in an interview with “Rolling Stone.” The 1975 surprised fans over the summer when...

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The girl behind the mask

Megan Shindler, a political science and theatre major, is conducting an ethnographic theatre project that utilizes art as activism against sexual violence and in exploration of reproductive rights. The project, “S(he) Will Fade,” is currently in its fourth year of production. Shindler was inspired to get involved with this specific issue after speaking with individuals who had been affected by sexual violence. “I started speaking to victims of sexual crimes and survivors of rape, and I started collecting their stories,” Shindler said. “It became very apparent to me that these were stories that needed to be shared.” The project...

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Lee County community marches through Downtown Fort Myers in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Members of the Lee County community came together to march through the streets of Downtown Fort Myers on a sunny and brisk Monday, Jan. 18 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Dunbar Festival Committee organized the march, which began at Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Library at 10 a.m. and ended at Centennial Park shortly after 11 a.m. Participants in the event spanned across various age groups and ethnicities. The overall theme of the march was not only to remember Martin Luther King Jr. but for the community to come together in support of the message of peace...

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MADD Honors Victims and Survivors of Drunk Driving with Inaugural Day of Remembrance Event

Mothers Against Drunk Driving of Southwest Florida hosted its inaugural Day of Remembrance Event on Thursday, Dec. 3 to honor those affected by drunk and drugged driving. The theme of the event was, “You Always Have A Place,” in order to remind those who have lost anyone to drunk or drugged driving that although their loved ones may not be physically present, they will always have a place in their lives. The Day of Remembrance was a national event that took place at MADD organizations across the country to culminate the organization’s 35th anniversary and was the first of its kind in the southwest Florida...

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