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Four trip-planning tips for students

January 6, 2015

With the start of classes, most students are focused on learning their professor’s name, becoming acclimated with group-project partners and figuring out their new work schedule. And while all of these...

FGCU students can get classy at etiquette course

October 30, 2014

Florida Gulf Coast University students will eat like professionals — or at least learn how to — at the Mind Your Manners etiquette dinner on Nov. 5. This is the first time in six years that Career...

Learn to research effectively

October 2, 2014

Workshops are being held at Florida Gulf Coast University’s library, yet very few students are attending. Each of the 11 workshops is geared for students in their field of study. They range from “Finding...

Recipe: These coconut ice pops are paradise

July 22, 2014

Sweat drips from your temple the moment your foot hits the Florida pavement. As your mouth starts to dry up, becoming the next Sierra Desert, thoughts start to run rampant through a list of common aliments...

Eating straight off the vine

February 26, 2014

While the majority of the United States has suffered through a frostbitten winter, Southwest Florida has been experiencing clear skies with temperatures rising to the 80s. This perfect weather is primetime...

Set life aside and embrace your risky side

February 13, 2014

Take adventures. Abandon your comfort zone. Make lasting memories. College is the prime sector of your live to do all the above. Granted, studying and earning good grades is key while in college, but...

Budget gourmet: Easy-to-make kale chips are a healthy alternative

January 29, 2014

Kale is a super vegetable rich in vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin A. If you’re a fan of spinach, this veggie is the next best thing. Baked kale chips are uncommonly found at conventional grocery stores. At...

Cheap eats off campus

January 15, 2014

Local restaurants lend variety to dining options FGCU’s dining options are wildly convenient, but after a couple weeks of exhausting their menus options, they become dull and tiring. Big names like...

New coffee shop wows with flavors

January 8, 2014

With the start of spring semester, there couldn’t be a better time for a coffee shop to open up near campus. On Dec. 20, Maui Wowi, a Hawaiian coffee and smoothie franchise, opened in the Miromar Outlets,...

Season your sweet tooth with holiday candy

December 6, 2013

Tis’ the season for decking your dorm, reciting Christmas movies and sipping on eggnog. Despite your urge to reach for a traditional candy cane found lying around from last holiday, indulge in this season’s...

The campus food struggle

November 13, 2013

School provides healthier options than students realize Nowadays, students are spending more time on campus than they are in their dorms. Backto- back classes, followed by long nights spent studying in...

Roll into your friendly local pumpkin patches

October 31, 2013

Fall is notorious for carving pumpkins, so be sure to get your fix in before all the patches are gone! For last minute pumpkin carving, there are several pumpkin patches throughout the Estero and Fort...

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