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Don’t be party blind when you vote for president next fall

April 28, 2016

This political season seems to have more plot twists than a Shonda Rhimes show during its season finale. With Donald Trump currently leading, it is crunch time for the other candidates to pick up the slack,...

The dirtiest of the Dirty Birds: Jacob Barrett

March 27, 2016

Standing in the bleachers, surrounded by Dirty Birds, sometimes, it can feel like the outcome of the game is dependent upon you. We scream and chant and stomp on the ground when the other team tries to...

Not another Trump article: Meet other Republican candidate Gov. John Kasich

March 24, 2016

John Kasich. The name sounds familiar right? Where could you possibly know the name from? No, it’s not your old Biology teacher from high school; it’s actually the name of the third presidential candidate...

Upset City: FGCU students anxiously await tonight’s game in hopes of another NCAA tournament win

Upset City: FGCU students anxiously await tonight’s game in hopes of another NCAA tournament win

March 17, 2016

An influx of blue and green merchandise has been displayed in our bookstore, and our Facebook feeds seem to be flooded with basketball related posts and articles. Students all over campus can be seen wearing...

Primaries prove to be predictable

March 16, 2016

It’s Tuesday night in the Eagle News newsroom. I have finished my entire section with the exception of my top story on the primaries. At first, I thought I would wait for the results to come in before...

Fort Myers white-supremist Twitter account is only a glimpse of today’s racism

February 27, 2016

Undoubtedly, social media — along with the rest of the Internet — serves a great helping hand in connecting people with like ideas in the hopes of promoting positive change. Sites such as GoFundMe...

A Republican debacle

February 18, 2016

It seems to me that the most productive feat that was accomplished during the Feb. 13 Republican debate was the fact that all the candidates made it on stage without missing a cue. Unfortunately, that...

An inconvenient truth: There is no absolute truth

February 13, 2016

The idea of unbiased media is but a mere fantasy people use as a scapegoat for their lack of knowledge on current situations. Unbiased media is a romantic thought about as realistic as the fairytales you...

Winning the caucus doesn’t secure the office

February 3, 2016

For the most part, Iowa receives little to no media attention in Florida throughout the year. Sure, there is the occasional article highlighting an Iowa Hawkeye football game or maybe something is going...

The E’Gals perform during the halftime of a recent home FGCU women’s basketball game. (Photo by Linwood Ferguson)

E’Gals take to Orlando for UDA Nationals

January 20, 2016

Over the weekend of Jan. 15 through 18, the FGCU Dancing E’Gals joined college dance teams from all over the country to compete at the UDA Nationals, which was hosted at Disney’s Wide World...

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 13:  The Heisman Trophy sits on a stand before a press conference at the New York Marriott Marquis on December 13, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Derrick Henry’s 2015 Heisman win is one for the record books

December 13, 2015

The 81st Heisman winner was announced on Dec. 12. And, regardless of who you happen to be cheering for, the winner should come as no surprise. With a record breaking 1,986 rushing yards, surpassing SEC...

Feminism: A movement that drives us even further from a goal of equality

December 10, 2015

Feminism — the word weighs heavy and tastes dirty on my tongue. Visions of burning bras and harsh women shouting from their pedestals come to mind. Feminism is a loaded word — a dirty word — but...

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