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Apollo Fresh

Apollo Fresh strives to be a light in the music industry

April 29, 2017

Jonathan Appolon, known to those hip to Fort Myers’ underground rap scene as Apollo Fresh, is an FGCU student making major waves with his music. Though the name does play on his last name, Appolon has...

FGCU art exhibit

Senior showcase: Art exhibits

April 26, 2017

The final art exhibit of the semester premiered on FGCU’s campus on Thursday, April 20 with an opening reception. The gallery, which was orchestrated by Patricia J. Fay and Mary Sullivan Voytek, Faculty...

‘The Fate of the Furious’ delivers entertaining, mindless action

April 20, 2017

This past weekend, the eighth movie in the action-packed Fast and Furious series “The Fate of the Furious” opened in theaters to eager crowds. The movie provided what was to be expected from the franchise:...

James Franco and Kalup Linzy’s art exhibit might make you question your sanity, but in a cool way

April 15, 2017

James Franco and Kalup Linzy are either totally creative or totally crazy — maybe both. Either way, their art exhibition at Florida Southwestern College in Fort Myers was as entertaining as it was confusing. The...

16th Annual LUNAFEST coming to Naples

April 13, 2017

A film festival promoting awareness of various women’s issues will hit the FGCU area May 11. This film festival, LUNAFEST, will screen short films that promote women’s wellbeing and highlight women...

FGCU NestFest

Waka Flocka and Rae Sremmurd were adorably rambunctious at this year’s Nest Fest

April 6, 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 artist duo Rae Sremmurd and artist Waka Flocka Flame performed for Nest...

‘Ghost in the Shell’ tanks at the box office

April 5, 2017

Cultural appropriation is not paying off for directors choosing to white-wash their casts. It showed earlier this year in low ratings and reviews for the movie “The Great Wall,” starring Matt Damon,...

Yun Cao FGCU pianist

88 keys to success: The beginning of an FGCU pianist’s story

April 1, 2017

When he was eight years old, the course of Yun Cao’s life changed forever. He and his mother immigrated to the United States, and he began playing the piano. Though at the time, the young boy thought...

Annual Juried Art Exhibition

FGCU students showcase their work at 19th Annual Juried Art Exhibit

March 29, 2017

The Arts Complex opened its latest exhibit on Thursday, March 23 on the Annual Juried Art Exhibit, which showcases art from FGCU students. The gallery, which is located in the Arts Complex on FGCU Campus...

Eat seafood on the water at Coconut Jack’s

March 27, 2017

Floridians know their seafood. In an area that’s packed with too many seafood restaurants to count, Coconut Jack’s manages to stand out, even to Florida natives who are used to high-quality freshness...

FGCU student wins Shrimp Queen award

March 26, 2017

Kelsey Collins, a Fort Myers native and FGCU freshman, has been watching the Shrimp Parade on Fort Myers every year since she was four years old. This past weekend, she was awarded 2017’s Shrimp Queen...

Tim Miller to have artist residency at FGCU

March 23, 2017

FGCU’s Theatre Program in the Bower School of Music and the Arts has announced that it will be presenting an artist residency with internationally acclaimed performance artist, Tim Miller. Miller is...

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