The Student News Site of Florida Gulf Coast University

Eagle Media

Eagle Media

Eagle Media

Junior Devon Robins swims in a meet against UNF. Photo by Linwood Ferguson.

FGCU swim defeats Rutgers 199-116

October 8, 2017

The FGCU women's swimming and diving team started its 2017-2018 season on the winning side, defeating Rutgers, 199-116. The Eagles hosted Rutgers for a two day meet at the FGCU Aquatics Complex. FGCU won...

Preview: Women’s swim vs. Rutgers

Preview: Women’s swim vs. Rutgers

October 5, 2017

The FGCU women’s swimming and diving team kick off its 2017-2018 campaign hosting Rutgers Friday, Oct. 6, and Saturday, Oct. 7 at the FGCU Aquatics Complex. Coming off a 12-3 dual meet record last year,...

Lute releases “West 1996 Pt. 2”

October 4, 2017

Hip-hop artist, Lute, dropped his debut studio album “West 1996 Pt. 2” Friday, Sept. 29 under J. Cole’s Dreamville Records. “West 1996 Pt. 2” is Lute’s second project. He dropped his debut...

‘Born in China’ shows the emotional side of wildlife

April 28, 2017

Disneynature released a nature documentary, “Born in China,” a day before Earth Day, Friday, April 21. According to Disney, for every person that goes to see “Born in China” during the opening...

J.Cole goes on a humanitarian journey in HBO special

April 27, 2017

Rapper J. Cole released and directed a one hour documentary on HBO, titled “4 Your Eyez Only,” on April 15. The documentary has the same title as J. Cole’s fourth studio album, released on Dec. 9,...

Float tanks gain popularity as alternative medicine

April 22, 2017

Sensory deprivation tanks, more commonly known as “float tanks,” offer alternative approaches to improve mental and physical health. Float tanks are light less, soundproof tanks filled with Epsom salt...

Mysterious trailer released for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

April 21, 2017

“Breathe. Just breathe.” These are the first words spoken in the new “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” official teaser trailer released Friday, April 14. The trailer shows all the actors from “Star...

Three Oaks musicians

Musicians on a mission: Three Oaks

April 14, 2017

FGCU students Nicholas Michel and Nicholas Iwaniec made a hip-hop EP to help raise funds for an orphanage in Haiti called Village of Hope. Michel, who is a staff writer with Eagle News, and Iwaniec, both...

‘Amerikkkan Bad A$$’ is full of laidback beats, heavy-hitting lyrics

April 12, 2017

Hip-hop artist, Joey Bada$$, released his second studio album, “All-Amerikkkan Bada$$” Friday, April 7. Joey delivered a fantastic project on a day when most hip-hop fans outraged due to the one-week...

Apollo Fresh

Apollo Fresh brings a unique twist to mainstream rap

April 6, 2017

Apollo Fresh brings a trap sound to South Florida, giving his own unique twist and perspective on the ultra-popular sound in mainstream rap. The young rapper from Broward County serves bass-heavy beats...

FGCU NestFest

FGCU’s Nest Fest doesn’t disappoint

April 5, 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"] Hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd and artist Waka Flocka Flame performed at Nest Fest Wednesday,...

Zevia is a healthy alternative to traditional soda

March 30, 2017

Health fanatics typically turn soda down due to the perceived nutritional consequences for drinking the notorious carbonated sugar water. However, perhaps this trope is no more. Naturally flavored soda...

Load More Stories