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February 8, 2022

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Cats on Campus

Riley Hazel, Assignments and Features Editor February 8, 2022

After several bobcat sightings on FGCU property, professors and students are working together to create new signage to slow down drivers. Director of the Wings of Hope program Ricky Pires saw the sightings...

Graphic by Erika Sauer

Looking into the Spring Semester

Tori Foltz, Staff Writer February 8, 2022

I’m looking forward to a lot of things this semester. I have been home for winter break this past month, which is only about two and a half hours away from campus. Don’t get me wrong, I love being...

FGCU mens basketball

FGCU Athletics Prepare for Spring Semester as COVID Cases Rise

Nick Asselin, Sports Editor February 8, 2022

FGCU Athletics faced their first schedule change due to COVID-19 protocols in 2022 after the men’s basketball ASUN opener was moved from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5. As COVID cases surge amid the Omicron variant,...

EN graphic by Erika Sauer.

Omni-Chronic Headache

Sabrina Salovitz, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2022

With a new year comes new COVID concerns, and the question on everyone’s mind as the semester hits off: how is the university handling things? Student Health Services is going to be offering symptomatic...

Graphic by Erika Sauer

New Year, New Fears

Gracie Burgess, Staff Writer February 8, 2022

The start of a new year is always an exciting time. Everything feels fresh and new: new beginnings, new goals, new you. There are new fears as well. So, while it is thrilling for many to look into the...

Water school

Paving the Way for the Water School

Tori Foltz, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

The opening of the Water School’s $57.9 million building, which was slated for Jan.1, has been delayed until later in the semester. The Water School program has been open for two years, despite not yet...

Police Beat

UPD BEAT

Alexandra Porter, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

Jan. 21, a call went out to UPD from a mother concerned about not hearing back from her daughter. About 10 minutes after the call, UPD contacted the daughter who said that she could not answer her mother’s...

Iona Tornado

Iona Tornado

Tori Foltz, Staff Writer January 29, 2022

On Sunday, Jan. 16, a tornado touched ground in Fort Myers and was rated EF-2 with max winds of 118mph, the first EF-2 in Southwest Florida in six years. Although it was on the ground for less than two...

Florida Gulf Coast University’s Tavian Dunn-Martin dribbles the ball up court in the second half of Thursday night’s game against Eastern Kentucky. FGCU would hold on late to win 77-73.

FGCU survives EKU’s late momentum to win

Nick Asselin, Sports Editor January 18, 2022

The FGCU Eagles Men’s Basketball team defeated Eastern Kentucky 77-73 Thursday night at Alico Arena. Despite a 13-6 run by FGCU to take a 72-61 lead with 3 minutes left in the game, the finish came...

Police Beat

UPD Beat

Alexandra Porter, Staff Writer December 24, 2021

The University Police Department received a call about an assault at West Lake Village with one female and one male student on Dec. 11, according to the UPD report. The report said they found the female...

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