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Non-smoking policy will not be enforced on FGCU campus

April 22, 2016

The new FGCU policy that will prohibit smoking on campus has no specific authority in charge of enforcing it. At its Tuesday, April 19 meeting, the FGCU Board of Trustees approved amendments to the university...

How FGCU deals with wildlife on campus

April 18, 2016

The 740 acres of the FGCU campus are not only inhabited by procrastinating college students but also by extensive wildlife. Often, these two groups interact. UPD gets many calls during the year from complainants...

The online store, is an extension of the campus bookstore. It was launched Friday, April 8.

FGCU launches new online store

April 14, 2016

FGCU launched a new online merchandise store,, on Friday, April 8. The store, which is an extension of the bookstore on campus, features more than 3,000 new products. “Having an official...

Students walk past the recently barricaded smoking area between Reed Hall and Whitaker Hall, which was closed one month before the smoke-free campus initiative is set to begin.
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University closes smoking station one month early to build ‘gathering areas’

April 13, 2016

The university started construction to enhance three gathering areas on campus to encourage students and faculty to interact. One of the areas is the main designated smoking area on campus between Reed...

FGCU starts presidential search

FGCU starts presidential search

April 6, 2016

The FGCU Presidential Search Advisory Committee began the search process with its first meeting Tuesday, April 5. During the meeting, FGCU Board of Trustees Dudley Goodlette charged the committee with...

Haim posed with the sign that he held for the duration of the meeting. (EN Photo / Rachel Stroecker)

FGCU Students to rally for clean water

April 6, 2016

A group of FGCU students wants to educate the rest of the university about the water issues in Florida — specifically the issues related to the discharges of Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and...

SG Senate elects new leadership; new senators are sworn in

April 5, 2016

For many people, the year starts in January. For Student Government, the year starts in April. The newly elected 2016-17 SG Senate held its first meeting Tuesday, April 5. During the meeting, the new senators...

FGCU student and alumn get filmed for NBC’s American Ninja Warrior

FGCU student and alumn get filmed for NBC’s American Ninja Warrior

March 25, 2016

FGCU student Jordan Brown carries more weapons than books to school. This is because he has been training to become a ninja warrior since the spring of 2015. His ultimate goal was to participate in NBC’s...

FGCU Board of Governors appoints new trustee

FGCU Board of Governors appoints new trustee

March 25, 2016

The Florida Board of Governors appointed Joseph Fogg III to the FGCU Board of Trustees Thursday, March 18. In addition, Leonard Johnson was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the University of Florida....

FGCU UPD uses social media to keep drug dealers in check

March 23, 2016

You never know who’s really on the other side when it comes to social media. It might be an FGCU student, or it might be a police officer. On March 13, a UPD officer tracked down two separate students...

International Celebration Week to get an upgrade

March 20, 2016

The International Celebration Week is one of the oldest events on campus and has been held since the early years of FGCU. This year, the International Club will partner with 18 different organizations...

Hoverboards might be banned from campus

March 16, 2016

FGCU wants to ban hoverboards on campus. The Office of the General Counsel revised policy #3.038, which is the restricted use of covered walkways and mobility inside buildings, and proposed prohibiting...

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