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Come on Barbie, show kids a realistic body

February 4, 2016

After years of criticism aimed toward the iconic Barbie doll’s unrealistic size and image, Mattel has released a new line of dolls that represent women of different sizes and cultural backgrounds. These...

Re-evaluating Valentine’s Day

Re-evaluating Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2015

When someone thinks of the month of February, Valentine’s Day is usually the first thing that pops into his or her mind. Bright pinks and purples are displayed all over department stores, restaurants...

Know your facts

Know your facts

October 30, 2014

With elections quickly approaching, politics have been a frequent topic of discussion with many FGCU students. Even though it is a great thing that our classmates are caring about who and what they vote...

Give me tailgates or give me death

October 15, 2014

At colleges throughout the country, tailgating and sports seem to go hand in hand. Hours before a school’s sporting event, students cook out, socialize, play games and typically enjoy a beer. For many...

Required courses arent always beneficial

Required courses aren’t always beneficial

October 8, 2014

From a young age, children are told that college is about pursuing your dream,  and the years before you graduate from high school are spent learning the basic educational skills you will utilize in the...

Can’t erase history

October 3, 2014

During the past week, high school students throughout the city of Denver, Colorado, have been walking out of their classes in an effort to protest changes in curriculum by the Jefferson County School Board...

Enough is enough: Poor judgment among Heisman winners

September 24, 2014

After a close game between Florida State University and Clemson University this weekend and the one-game suspension of No. 1 FSU’s Heisman-winning quarterback, Jameis Winston, college football fans across...

Staying cautious on campus

September 17, 2014

In the past few weeks, students at the University of Florida have been on high alert after a variety of attempted sexual assaults. Four female students were assaulted within a two-week time span on the...

What were you missing while refreshing your newsfeeds?

September 17, 2014

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t almost 100 percent dependent on technology. I’m an avid tweeter, obsessed with Spotify and I’m almost always on my phone. Whether I’m texting a friend, using my...

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