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FGCU alumni become their own bosses with Elements Real Food cafe

February 25, 2017

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] FGCU alumni Jenni Bier and her husband, Zack, knew they wanted to be their own...

The Helmsmen wins ‘Weekly Fan Favorite’ in NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ contest

February 24, 2017 In a contest where unconventional office spaces become creative platforms for musicians, the FGCU alumnus-founded band The Helmsmen won the “Weekly Fan Favorite”...

Starbucks closes Teavana Fine Tea and Tea Bars, Coconut Point location closes permanently

February 10, 2017

After just three years of operation, Starbucks will close its Teavana Fine Tea and Tea Bars and convert them into Starbucks stores. The premium tea retailer first opened in 1997 at Phipps Plaza in Atlanta,...

R. City Night Flight

Night Flight Headliner R. City performs for FGCU Homecoming Week

February 9, 2017

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] FGCU’s Homecoming week continued on with Flight Night, a concert on the Library...

Rae Sremmurd and Waka Flaka Nest Fest

FGCU Nest Fest to host Waka Flocka Flame and Rae Sremmurd

February 9, 2017

FGCU’s annual Nest Fest concert will host opening act Waka Flocka Flame and headliner Rae Sremmurd. American rapper Waka Flocka Flame recently put out his official video for “Workin’,” and is in...

FGCU band and orchestra

FGCU Symphonic Band and Wind Orchestra perform at Estero High School

February 8, 2017

FGCU’s Wind Orchestra and Symphonic Band performed Feb. 5 at Estero High School, located off of River Ranch Road in Estero. The Symphonic Band, conducted by Assistant Director of Bands Troy Jones, performed...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with PB’s ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ showing

February 4, 2017

Valentine’s Day will bring about a different kind of romance with a showing of “Fifty Shades Darker” by the FGCU Programming Board. The event will take place Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Regal Cinemas...

Lush Cosmetics launches LGBT-inclusive Valentine’s Day campaign

February 1, 2017

Lush Cosmetics has been the leading brand of innovation from its vegan, cruelty-free products to its famous “Fighting Animal Testing” live demonstration, featuring performance artist Jaqueline Traide...

24-hour art festival

FGCU’s 24-Hour Festival moves to downtown

January 25, 2017

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Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center events to watch for in March

January 22, 2017

March is a big month for the Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center, with events to look for such as Fort Myers Film Festival, Mano Mudd’s “Down and Dirty” exhibit and “Luau of Life.” Below is a list...

Eagle Biz Awards

Annual Eagle Biz awards brings engineering and entrepreneurship under one roof

December 9, 2016

The Eagle Biz award ceremony has each year by FGCU’s Institute for Entrepreneurship as a way for students to showcase their semester-long projects. This year, the award ceremony was held on Saturday,...

Target gifts

Affordable holiday trinkets at Target’s Dollar Spot

December 2, 2016

The Target Dollar Spot – formally known as Bullseye’s Playground – is notorious for carrying hidden gems for next to nothing. Dollar candles, $5 storage bins and $7 blanket scarves are just a few...

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