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Deanna Simmons

Breaking the binary: gender fluid beauty and style

Gender fluidity is an identity people use to indicate their gender expression and is just one of much identification that people can choose from. “The takeaway is that only you know who you were born to be, and you need to be free to be that person,” said Ruby Rose, a gender-fluid celebrity who has given people the courage to come out and truly be themselves. In her interview with Huffington Post, Rose brings visibility to her form of gender identification and empowers others who identify the same way. Gender-fluid fashion is all about expression – depending on how...

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Marsala’s Italian Restaurant brings authentic cuisine to Fort Myers

When you think of Italian food, you think garlic rolls, pasta and all sorts of pizza. Marsala’s Italian Restaurant is a small Italian restaurant on Corkscrew Road and Ben Hill Griffin Parkway whose values can be summarized in one statement: “When you come to Marsala Restaurant and Pizzeria, you’re not just a customer, but family!” Settled between Publix and GNC, Marsala Pizza of Estero has a spot where they are not only seen by grocery shoppers, but also by college students and the general public involved in health and business. Described as “classic eats in a non-fussy setting,” Marsala’s...

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New club on campus to focus on spreading positivity

At FGCU, one of the biggest ways of serving is through organizations and clubs, each with their own mission statement and ideas. Whether one wants to work with animals or people, there is always something open. Soulflowers is one of these organizations on campus which has begun to bring its light onto the college campus and into the community. Soulflowers is a new organization started by Sephora Saint Pierre, with the mission being to “spread light in order to help others grow.” The organizations plan is to create opportunities for the community and give those they are helping the...

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‘Blair Witch’ earns No. 2 spot in box office

In 1999, horror movie fans flocked to theaters to see the psychological horror film, “The Blair Witch Project.” This year is no different. Horror movie fans rushed yet again to see a reboot of well-known horror movie “The Blair Witch Project.” “Blair Witch” hit theaters Sept. 16. “An improvement over its predecessor in almost every way, Blair Witch is a worthy successor to ‘The Blair Witch Project,’” said Matthew Parkinson of “The Escapist.” The original story of students who went missing before their footage was found under an old house, creates a well-known story arc. While this story has...

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Eaglepalooza 2016 tickets now on sale at bookstore

Every year, EaglePalooza brings in artists from all over the country for a night of music and socializing within the college community. Artists that have attended in the past include: Pitbull, Panic at the Disco, Big Sean and Gabriel Iglesias. This year, EaglePalooza will feature the artists T-Pain, Baauer, and D.R.A.M. T-Pain is a well-known artist, with notable songs like “Buy U a Drank” and has collaborated with artists like Flo Rida and DJ Khaled for songs such as “Low” and “Go Hard.” Baauer is known for the song that became the face of an internet challenge, the “Harlem...

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