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Plarn: A Service-Learning Project Helps the Homeless

Plarn: A Service-Learning Project Helps the Homeless

Addyson McCullough, Assignment & Features Editor March 29, 2024

In the last six years, FGCU students have made 414 crocheted plastic mats that were donated to the homeless. These mats saved roughly 198,720 plastic bags from landfills. By cutting plastic grocery...

Eagle Feature: FGCU Students Exceeding Education’s Expectations

Eagle Feature: FGCU Students Exceeding Education’s Expectations

Alexandra Cavalier, Assistant Assignment & Features Editor March 29, 2024

Through FGCU’s Runway Program, a free business incubator, an entrepreneurship student made his product concept a reality.  While commuting to campus, senior Thomas Sear noticed the amount of fragile...

Students Continue to Ban Together With Hopes of Seeing an End to the Palestine-Israel Conflict

Students Continue to Ban Together With Hopes of Seeing an End to the Palestine-Israel Conflict

Tim Belizaire, Assistant Photo Editor March 28, 2024

FGCU students have been holding weekly vigils since October 2023 to remember the Palestinian lives lost during the conflict in Gaza. The vigils are held every Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Library...

SG President-Elect and Vice President-Elect Make Plans for Their Upcoming Term

SG President-Elect and Vice President-Elect Make Plans for Their Upcoming Term

Abigail Muth, Editor-in-Chief March 27, 2024

On Feb. 29, student government members, candidates and other FGCU students gathered at The Boardwalk in North Lake Village to hear the announcement of the 2024/25 SG President and Vice President election...

FGCU Students Lead Long-Term Research on Mangrove Tree Disturbance After Hurricane Ian

FGCU Students Lead Long-Term Research on Mangrove Tree Disturbance After Hurricane Ian

Wayne Berkhofer, Staff Writer March 26, 2024

The Mangrove Tree Disturbance Research at FGCU has emerged as a pioneering initiative for students to delve into the impacts of hurricanes on mangrove ecosystems, particularly in the aftermath of Hurricane...

Assistant Director of Multimedia Athletic Operations Comes back from Retirement

Assistant Director of Multimedia Athletic Operations Comes back from Retirement

Ty Maranzatto, Contributing Writer February 26, 2024

In Jim Goin’s time away from FGCU, the equipment in the production trailer had scattered around campus, the trailer itself even became a health hazard.  During his short-lived retirement last fall,...

Ukrainian Student Pulls Inspiration From Her Home Country

Ukrainian Student Pulls Inspiration From Her Home Country

Will Wittstruck, Contributing Writer February 7, 2024

Viktoriia Lukianenko came to the U.S. to go to college, not to escape a war. She left Ukraine in December 2021 and arrived in Florida to attend FGCU. Two months later, Russia invaded her home. The war...

UPD Beat: Student Left on a Campus Shuttle Alone

UPD Beat: Student Left on a Campus Shuttle Alone

Alexandra Cavalier, Assistant Assignment & Features Editor January 26, 2024

On Jan. 9, a complainant reported harassment that occurred over social media. The complainant told the officer they never met the subject in person. The officer advised the complainant to block the subject...

Outside the Nest

Outside the Nest

Johnathan Minehan, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

Local:   Former Golden Corral Facing $500K Vandalism Damages A building that once was a Golden Corral on Pine Island Road is now being looked into by Cape Coral Police after they suffered vandalism...

FGCU Board of Trustees Approves New Strategic Plan

FGCU Board of Trustees Approves New Strategic Plan

Connor Hay, Staff Writer January 24, 2024

Over the past year, the FGCU Strategic Planning Steering Committee has been working on creating the 2024-2029 Strategic Plan, which was approved by the Board of Trustees on Dec. 7. The strategic plan...

Eagle Feature: FGCU Students Exceeding Education’s Expectations

Eagle Feature: FGCU Students Exceeding Education’s Expectations

Addyson McCullough, Assignment & Features Editor January 24, 2024

As an 8-year-old, Danny Joseph would sit in his living room fiddling with Comcast internet boxes his mom brought home from work. Taking them apart, building them together again and learning how they worked...

Sound Amplification Policy Affects How Visiting Preachers Interact With Students on Campus

Sound Amplification Policy Affects How Visiting Preachers Interact With Students on Campus

Tori Foltz, Executive Editor January 23, 2024

FGCU students have watched the same preacher visit campus for almost seven years. He claims a new policy that prohibits him from using sound amplification on campus will not keep him or his team from continuing...

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