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EN Photo by Julia Bonavita. The Digital Media Design center is located on the fourth floor of the library. The major is FGCU's newest.

FGCU’s newest major: Digital Media Design

February 13, 2020

By Brooke Stiles Assistant AF Editor With the recent groundbreaking of The Water School, the opening of the new recreational center, and construction starting for the School of Entrepreneurship, it’s...

EN Photo by Brooke Stiles. The Lee County Public Education Center. On Tuesday, the Lee County School Board approved the collaboration project with Lee Health Kids’ Minds Matter and Lee County schools.

Lee County School District partnering with Lee Health for better mental health care in public schools

December 12, 2019

By Brooke Stiles Assistant Assignment & Features Editor Mental health in Lee County's School District has long existed as an underfunded program, until now. The Lee County School Board approved the...

Paying careful attention to what our mind and body are telling us can nurture our thoughts and feelings. Then, we can use them to strive towards a more pleasant and peaceful way of living. Photo provided by Brooke Stiles.

Technology is sabotaging our mindfulness

December 7, 2019

By Brooke Stiles Assistant News and Features Editor Whether I am at school, at a restaurant, or even driving down the road, I look around to see mindless robots with their eyes glued to their phones. We...

EN Photo by Jacob Pollock. An attendee at FGCU's first-ever Cannacarnival. The event was on Nov. 21.

FGCU holds inaugural ‘Cannacarnival’

November 22, 2019

By Brooke Stiles Assistant News & Features Editor Students, staff, volunteers, and vendors gathered Thursday to put on FGCU’s first ever cannabis carnival. The event was hosted on the library lawn...

EN Photo by Julia Bonavita. Mike Martin speaking at the Water School Groundbreaking Ceremony. The Water School officially broke ground on Thursday, Nov. 21.

The groundbreaking of FGCU’s water school

November 22, 2019

By Brooke Stiles Assistant News & Features Editor Students, faculty, environmentalists and other members of the SWFL community gathered in the dirt lot on Thursday Nov. 21 to break ground on what...

EN Photo by Brooke Stiles. Veteran, Jeffrey Demond, stands next to The Grateful Veteran tent at an event. In 2018, DeMond created The Grateful Veteran, a non-profit organization focused on educating veterans about medical cannabis as an alternative to pharmaceuticals. Demond and the organization run on the belief that alternative medicine can significantly decrease veteran deaths by overdose and suicide.

The Grateful Veteran: once addicted to opiates, this veteran says that marijuana saved him

November 11, 2019

By Brooke Stiles Assistant News & Features Editor The camaraderie of the Navy elevated Jeffrey DeMond’s energy. The feeling of team contribution and pushing one another acted as the glue to his positive...

EN photo by Brooke Stiles. The textbooks used in the cannabis classes at FGCU.

Cannabis studies at FGCU

October 11, 2019

In August of 2018, FGCU offered its first of many cannabis classes. Since then, FGCU has created a Cannabis Studies focus under the Integrated Studies major, which currently offers six classes and will...

EN Photo by Brooke Stiles. A photo taken at SWFL Pride.

SWFL Pride holds largest event yet

October 11, 2019

By Brooke Stiles Assistant News & Features Editor Pride-SWFL hosted its 11th annual event to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and its allies on Saturday at the Alliance for the Arts. With over 130 vendors,...

EN Photo by Brooke Stiles. Alliance for the Arts had thousands of attendees at this years SWFL Peace Day on Sept. 21.

SWFL celebrates peace and love, man

September 24, 2019

By Brooke Stiles Assistant News & Features Editor Alliance for the Arts hosted its 12th year of Peace Day on Sunday, Sept. 21. This was a free event in honor of International Day of Peace. This year’s...

Pasta straws: an eco-friendly alternative to paper straws

Pasta straws: an eco-friendly alternative to paper straws

September 15, 2019

By Brooke Stiles Assistant News & Features Editor   Reducing plastic has been a huge initiative for a lot of people in Lee County, especially those on the coast. The city of Fort...

What’s up SWFL?

September 12, 2019

By Brooke Stiles Assistant News & Features Editor Maybe you’re a freshman and you’re looking for fun things to do around here. Maybe you’re a senior and you feel like you’ve exhausted everything...

Daily deal$

August 23, 2019

By Brooke Stiles News & Features Assistant Editor Money looks better in your wallet than in the registers of restaurants. Save yours with these daily deals. Monday:  Moe’s Monday – $6.49 burrito,...

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