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From left to right: Paige Wanderlingh, Tommy Danzi, Ben Fenuccio, Dr. Leary, Dylan Randall, Cameron Boles (Matthew Miller, Matthew Haftke, and Matthew Graves are not pictured).
EN photo by Sam Romero.

FGCU Students Compile Worldwide Comprehensive Serial Killer Database

March 22, 2021

By Nina Mendes News & Features Editor Every Wednesday in Whitaker Hall, room 266A houses a group of students who share a passion for one unique pastime: serial killer research. FGCU Associate Professor...

Tara Nichols poses next to the feminine hygiene dispenser in Cohen Student Union. Photo provided by Nichols.

Student Government Senator Fights for Free Menstrual Products on Campus

February 25, 2021

By Nina Mendes News & Features Editor Tara Nichols doesn’t see herself as an advocate for change but rather a champion for accessibility. Serving as a Student Government Senator for the College of...

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New Congress Act Looks Promising for Live Entertainment Industry

January 29, 2021

By Nina Mendes News & Features Editor The live entertainment industry has faced great adversity since the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19. In March of last year, venues across the country were forced...

EN photo by Julia Bonavita.

SWFL Hot Spot: Paws Crossed Thrift Shop

December 27, 2020

By Nina Mendes News & Features Editor A row of thrift shops and consignment stores line a particular strip mall off of South Tamiami Trail in Fort Myers. Although they all may look the same from the...

EN graphic by Clayton Petro.

FGCU fears holiday break will be a COVID-19 super-spreader

November 24, 2020

By Nina Mendes News & Features Editor Students living on campus are faced with a tough decision this holiday season. They must choose whether to go home and spend Thanksgiving break with family or...

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Stickers promoting white power posted across campus

November 1, 2020

By Nina Mendes News & Features Editor Stickers promoting the Folkish Resistance Movement, a Nazi group, were found on campus over the weekend, according to an email sent by President Martin this morning. Martin...

Gender & Sexuality Alliance Campus Outreach Frances Elmore (left) and Executive Board Member Lukas (right) table at the Pride parade & block party. EN Photo by Nina Mendes.

FGCU pride committee hosts parade and block party

October 30, 2020

By Nina Mendes News & Features Editor Students, staff and faculty took to the streets of campus last Wednesday to celebrate Pride Week 2020. The FGCU Pride Committee hosted its annual LGBTQIA+ parade...

EN Photo by Julia Bonavita.

UPD warns students, staff and faculty of email scams and check fraud

September 30, 2020

By Nina Mendes News & Features Editor Over the past month, UPD has received several suspicious activity reports linked to fraudulent email scams, according to the Chief of Police and Director of Public...

EN Photo by Julia Bonavita.

Students navigate the world of service-learning during COVID-19

September 28, 2020

By Nina Mendes News & Features Editor Students are adapting to the ever-changing environment around them. The new normal features lectures on Zoom and socially distanced classrooms. The way students...

EN Photo by Julia Bonavita.

Florida Gulf Coast University named #8 safest campus in Florida

September 8, 2020

By Nina Mendes News & Features Editor FGCU has recently been named the eighth safest college campus in Florida, according to Your Local Security. The main criteria for receiving this nomination are...

Students gather on the lawn in North Lake to participate in WoW Movie Night. EN photo by Julia Bonavita.

FGCU Organizations Return to Hosting In-Person Events

August 30, 2020

By Nina Mendes News & Features Editor With the fall semester in full swing, FGCU organizations are looking to keep students involved in their usual clubs and activities. Many student-led groups held...

One of the cats in the Mulligan Room at Cattyshack Cat Cafe. EN Photo by Julia Bonavita.

SWFL Hot Hangouts: Cattyshack Cat Cafe

August 28, 2020

By Nina Mendes News & Features Editor This cat-loving, ex-poker player played his cards right. FGCU alum Andrew Townsend was a professional gambler for years before finding his passion for cat rescue....

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