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My Roommate Tested Positive for COVID-19: Here’s What I learned

November 22, 2020

Julia Bonavita Staff Writer   The day I packed my bags and left my home on the east coast of Florida to return to FGCU for the fall semester, I knew in the back of my mind that I would likely encounter...

Florida halts consumption of alcohol at bars statewide amid COVID-19 spike.

Florida halts consumption of alcohol at bars statewide amid COVID-19 spike.

June 26, 2020

Alcohol consumption at all bars throughout Florida has been halted amid concerns over record-breaking surges in coronavirus cases throughout the state effective immediately, according to The Florida Department...

Monday Updates: COVID-19 Cases “Accelerating”, DeSantis Avoids Statewide Lockdown, and Presidential Press Briefing

Monday Updates: COVID-19 Cases “Accelerating”, DeSantis Avoids Statewide Lockdown, and Presidential Press Briefing

March 23, 2020

EN Photo by Julia Bonavita   FGCU’s local Super Target and Publix remain bare less than two weeks after the campus announced classes will move online in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. According...

Photo Courtesy of Alissa Eckert and Dan Higgins of the CDC.

COVID-19 declared a pandemic: FGCU to transition to online classes, urges students who live on campus to return home for two weeks

March 11, 2020

According to a report released by the State University System of Florida on Wed. March 11 regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, all state universities with students currently on campus are encouraged...

EN Photo by Julia Bonavita. A Bugati at FGCU's Jan. 18 Motor Show.

Photos from FGCU’s 2020 motor show

January 18, 2020

AutoFaction and the FGCU Car Club hosted the third annual FGCU Motor Show on Jan. 18. The event featured luxury and exotic vehicles. Proceeds from the event went to the American Heart Association and the...

Hold on to your stockings— it’s too early for Christmas decorations

November 14, 2019

By Julia Bonavita Photography Editor / Contributing Writer Arguably, my greatest struggle throughout my three years of living in on-campus housing is the inability to furnish my living room with a real...

Trick-or-Treating, for a lot of teenagers and young adults, allows them to experience the
safety of being a kid again, while forage for free candy and spending time with friends. Photo provided by Julia Bonavita.

Trick-or-Treat-yo’self! Why it’s okay to trick-or-treat as an adult

October 31, 2019

By Julia Bonavita Photography Editor / Contributing Writer   I trick-or-treated up until my senior year of high school.  There, I said it.  I relished in the feeling of donning my annual costume,...

A person’s family life should not be judged based on how many people they share parents with, but instead factor in a multitude of variables such as income, parental marital status and other key factors involved in raising a child. Photo provided by Julia Bonavita.

Confronting the Negative Stigma Surrounding Only Children

October 6, 2019

By Julia Bonavita Photography Editor / Contributing Writer The negative stigma only children are faced with is based solely on misinformation and the inability to fathom growing up without siblings. Often...

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