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Colloquium students’ project focuses on electronic waste

March 5, 2016

Junior criminal justice major Nicole Olson first decided to host the second annual recycling event for electronics on campus, E-Waste Recycling Day, solely because it was a requirement for her university...

Sony sees nothing but dollar signs in Kesha Sebert

February 21, 2016

This week, I am appalled and mortified by our court system. On Friday, a judge denied Kesha Sebert’s request to be released from her music contract with Sony. That probably wouldn’t be too devastating...

Peach: new social media app for iOS

January 14, 2016

Don Hofmann, the co-creator of Vine, recently launched his newest social media platform. Meet Peach. On the surface, Peach is very similar to its competitors. Users register with a username, upload...

History, suspense, and… coloring? — the top 10 books of 2015

December 31, 2015

This past year was a big one for entertaining literature, if Amazon’s list of 2015's Top-Selling New Releases is any indication. Topped by a talked-about thriller and peppered with creepy mysteries,...

Prepare the drums of war: Captain America trailer is released

November 27, 2015

It’s time to pick a side, as the first “Captain America: Civil War” trailer premiered after Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. teased a “big surprise” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night. Fans...

Guilt-free foods for an uplifting mood

November 10, 2015

Chocolate, ice cream, mashed potatoes and pasta — those are some of the things we as Americans tend to think of as comfort foods, and they’re what we tend to turn to when we’re feeling stressed...

Rescue Team ‘Nomads’ to speak at FGCU

November 4, 2015

The FGCU Rescue Team will  host intern speakers from Liberty in North Korea on Friday, Nov. 6 to discuss the struggles of the North Korean people, including what can be done to help. This event will be...

Why your diet isn’t working

October 28, 2015

Between the South Beach Diet, Atkins, Weight Watchers, the Mediterranean Diet and the newer Paleo Diet, it’s hard to keep up with the latest craze. Yet, research done by the Centers for Disease Control...

Live (gluten) free, or die hard

October 24, 2015

If you’ve ever stopped at your grocery store for a sub or split a pizza with your friends on movie night, you’ve eaten gluten. It’s a plant protein that’s found in all sorts of grains, serving...

The 13 Nights of Halloween lineup

October 21, 2015

Halloween is quickly approaching. That means it’s time to not only break out the costumes and candy but also the popcorn and spooky flicks. For the 17th year, ABC Family is making those movie nights...

How to go meatless without sacrificing essential nutrients

October 13, 2015

In many parts of the world, vegetarianism is largely cultural or economical. While in the United States, it is one of the biggest health trends of the decade. Six to eight million adults no longer eat...

How much Halloween costumes cost and where to find them

October 13, 2015

The time for trick-or-treating and costume parties is upon us. The good news is, when it comes to shopping for Halloween costumes this year, there are plenty of options in Fort Myers. The top two place...

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