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Nest Fest 2018

A Boogie Wit da Hoodie headlined the 2018 Nest Fest at Germain Arena on Thursday, March 23. The openers for A Boogie were Hoodie Allen and Allmand. “It was an exciting experience to be a part of,” said Jill Romero, a sophomore at FGCU. “I liked the energy of both the performers and the crowd.” Over 2,000 people attended the concert which was an increase from last year’s Nest Fest, with many attendees being students at FGCU. Ben Yaffe, the Director of Concerts for Programming Board, was excited about this year’s turnout. “My proudest moment this year was when...

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What’s up with the Campus WiFi?

It’s 11:55 p.m. and an assignment is due at 11:59. A student is working on an assignment in the library for the past four hours. As soon as they try to submit the assignment via Canvas (a learning management system), it shuts down. Concerns over FGCU’s WiFi quality has caused a stir among students, even making its way onto Student Government platforms. Back in 1997, when the school opened, WiFi was not an issue. Over the last 10 years, however, with the boom of technology, WiFi has had to be installed all across campus, according to Sven Hahues, the...

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FGCU to start first football club

Marching bands. Pregame tailgating. Post-game parties. The smell of burned hamburgers. A football team. If you looked at FGCU athletics in 2012, you would think of football as a far-fetched idea. This past August, two FGCU students pushed to establish the university’s first football club in hopes of joining the National Collegiate Athletic Association, a non-profit organization which regulates athletes and sports teams all over the nation, in the future. Four months have passed since the initial idea, and a bill passed by Student Government is pushing the club forward. Matthew Landers, head coach and founder of the club,...

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Former doughnut eating champion arrested for breaking and entering into a Dunkin Donuts

Was it a crime of passion, or a crime of madness? When it comes to doughnuts, is there really any difference? 27-year-old Bradley Hardison of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, was charged on Jan. 18 with stealing from a Dunkin’ Donuts in November of 2017. Hardison made headlines before in Elizabeth City in 2014, where he was arrested after winning a doughnut eating contest held by the Elizabeth City Police Department. He was wanted after several break-ins. Hardison has been charged with felonies including breaking and entering and larceny. However, it was not reported if he took any doughnuts at...

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