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Julia Baruffi

A cultural night with Fort Myers Film Festival

A night of film, culture and community was held this weekend in Fort Myers with their seventh annual film festival. The festival, which went from March 8 to 12 and was held at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Alliance for the Arts, Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre and Imaginarium, captivated audience members from the red carpet roll out to the final film screening. The doors opened at 5:30 p.m. to a room filled not only with Fort Myers natives, but with domestic and international filmmakers, and NBC2s anchor Chad Oliver, who hosted...

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Narrative Coffee Roasters to brew coffee that ‘cultivates community and culture’

Narrative Coffee Roasters is an up-and-coming local coffee shop. Created by three friends, this coffee company has big plans for the Fort Myers area. Mason, the company’s graphic designer, has been living in Fort Myers since 2013. He loves the culture and is excited to see it grow. Clayton, the CFO, has had a passion for the art of coffee and has dived head first into the world of bean brewery. Caleb is a self-proclaimed roast master who has been in the business since 2010. He is passionate about the communication that coffee can bring. Eagle News reached out...

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New movies and shows on Netflix

With midterms over and Spring break starting, students have more time to relax. The most popular way to unwind after a stressful week is to catch up on Netflix. Thankfully, Netflix has added a plethora of shows and movies for the viewer’s enjoyment. The original “Jurassic Park” movies have returned, as well as the grungy mid-90s movie about teen witches, “The Craft.” The popular romantic drama, “Safe Haven,” has come back to the red screen. “Finding Dory” is also new to Netflix this month, as well as Tim Burton’s “Coraline” and Disney’s “The BFG.” Netflix’s original documentary “Five Came...

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FGCU student creates new registered student organization

Breathe is a new organization on campus that’s dedicated to promoting a healthy body image and advocating for the awareness of mental illnesses. Run by President Kayla Reiter and Vice President Lacey Scotti, this organization will spread awareness for issues like mental health, eating disorders and suicide prevention. Reiter, who is running for SG senate with the College of Arts and Sciences in the 2017 SG elections with the FGCU Fusion Party, said that she would like to make students aware that there are students on campus struggling with mental illness. “Everyone knows someone who is struggling or has...

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