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Faculty Member Tests Positive For Second Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at FGCU

Faculty Member Tests Positive For Second Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at FGCU

April 9, 2020

A faculty member at the Bower School of Music & the Arts tested positive for COVD-19 on Thursday, an email to the FGCU student body announces. The faculty member, who is not named, was last on FGCU’s...

Photo courtesy of the CDC.

FGCU Chamber Choir returns from Italy early, faces quarantine amid Coronavirus scares

March 4, 2020

Twenty-eight members of FGCU’s chamber choir were sent home early from an Italy trip amidst concerns over the Coronavirus.  Upon their arrival back into the US, the students will be required to self-quarantine...

Beach volleyball falls to No. 1 Stetson in ASUN championship

Beach volleyball falls to No. 1 Stetson in ASUN championship

May 4, 2019

By Jordyn Matez Sports Editor The No. 3 seeded FGCU beach volleyball team battled through six matches over three days last week, making it to the final round of the ASUN championship and, ultimately, falling...

EN Stock Photo // Despite rain cancellations, women's tennis picked up a trio of singles wins and one doubles win in the teams first outing of their fall season.

Women’s tennis falls to UNF in Championship Final

May 4, 2019

By Jordyn Matez Sports Editor The FGCU women’s tennis team spent last weekend fighting for a shot at the ASUN championship title and ultimately fell short by a single point conceding to UNF in the final...

From Rookie to Red Sox: Chris Sale’s journey to the big leagues

From Rookie to Red Sox: Chris Sale’s journey to the big leagues

May 4, 2019

By Jordyn Matez Sports Editor If you visited Swanson Stadium, home of the FGCU baseball team, in 2008, you might stumble across a freshman pitcher tirelessly vacuuming the floors of the clubhouse — a...

Men’s golf finishes fifth in ASUN Championship

Men’s golf finishes fifth in ASUN Championship

May 4, 2019

By Jordyn Matez Sports Editor The FGCU men’s golf team ended the 2019 ASUN Championships in fifth place out of seven teams on Tuesday. Overall, the Eagles scored a 302 (+14) in Tuesday’s final round...

Tennis, baseball receive Player of the Week honors

Tennis, baseball receive Player of the Week honors

May 4, 2019

By Jordyn Matez Sports Editor Two FGCU athletes were honored with ASUN Player of the Week accolades this week. Feliksas Sakalauskas of men’s tennis and Eric Gonzalez of baseball both received the honor...

2019 Eagle Scholar-Athlete finalists announced

2019 Eagle Scholar-Athlete finalists announced

May 4, 2019

By Jordyn Matez Sports Editor The FGCU Department of Athletics announced on Monday its five finalists for the 2019 Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award. The 2019 finalists include: Julia Ascua of women’s tennis,...

The politics behind mental health

The politics behind mental health

April 24, 2019

How a school’s decisions can help or harm its struggling students By Jordyn Matez and Sean C. Porter In the spring of 2019, Florida Gulf Coast University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)...

Women’s golf falls short amidst tough competition

Women’s golf falls short amidst tough competition

April 11, 2019

By Jordyn Matez Sports Editor The FGCU women’s golf team competed in the annual Brickyard Collegiate on Monday, with Tuesday’s second round being cancelled due to weather conditions that deemed the...

Softball sweeps North Alabama in three-game series

Softball sweeps North Alabama in three-game series

April 11, 2019

By Jordyn Matez Sports Editor The FGCU softball team defeated the University of North Alabama on its home field in all three games played this past weekend, marking the second conference sweep this season...

EN Photo by Julia Bonavita // Keri Jewett-Giles of FGCU women’s basketball looks for an open teammate during women’s basketball’s final game against Miami. In this game, Jewett-Giles scored a team-high 24 points.

Jewett-Giles probable to leave FGCU Athletics

March 29, 2019

By Jordyn Matez Sports Editor FGCU women’s basketball starter Keri Jewett-Giles announced her probable departure out of FGCU Athletics on Friday night, following the team’s NCAA tournament loss against...

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