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FGCU Returns to In-Person Commencement Ceremonies This Fall

FGCU Returns to In-Person Commencement Ceremonies This Fall

Hayley Lemery, Assignment and Features Editor August 2, 2022

Florida Gulf Coast University is returning to in-person commencement graduation ceremonies since the pandemic for fall 2022 graduates. FGCU’s Commencement Team alerted the student body through an email...

Dead Body Found in South Village

Dead Body Found in South Village

Hayley Lemery, Assignment and Features Editor August 2, 2022

A man was found dead near Garage B in South Village just before 4 a.m. on Aug. 2. The University Police Department responded to the scene. They do not suspect any foul play.  Pamela McCabe, the Coordinator...

The ultimate connection between sustainability and music: FGCU Food Forest collaborates with The Bower School of Music

The ultimate connection between sustainability and music: FGCU Food Forest collaborates with The Bower School of Music

Tori Foltz, Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2022

Sustainability and music are two completely different things, but a few passionate students found a way to make them intertwined, complementing each other in a celebration that everyone can enjoy. And...

25 years at FGCU: A digital history project

25 years at FGCU: A digital history project

Tori Foltz, Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2022

Living in 2022, digital history is a thing of the future. This year was FGCU’s 25th anniversary and one student here thought it was important to showcase that history digitally. FGCU history and accounting...

FGCU Student is ‘Monkeying’ around in South Africa

FGCU Student is ‘Monkeying’ around in South Africa

Emma Rodriguez, Staff Writer May 9, 2022

Broadening one’s horizons is the vehicle to knowledge, experience, and growth. This March, FGCU Environmental Science Masters student Ella Guedouar embodied this sentiment and traveled abroad to study...

US Congressman Byron Donalds visits FGCU to talk about Critical Race Theory

US Congressman Byron Donalds visits FGCU to talk about Critical Race Theory

Gwendolyn Salata, Contributing Writer April 29, 2022

U.S. Congressman Byron Donalds visited Florida Gulf Coast University last Monday and spoke about critical race theory to FGCU Turning Point USA members. He spoke in opposition of critical race theory...

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A Manta Ray breeding ground discovered in South Floirda

Tanner Jenni, Contributing Writer April 20, 2022

A marine biologist is educating FGCU students about the importance of a recently discovered possible manta ray breeding ground. In February 2022, marine biologist and research scientist, Jessica Pate,...

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Fort Myers High School Robotics Team prepares for state championship

Eddie Stewart, Contributing Writer April 18, 2022

A local robotics team is preparing for a competition far, far away - the FIRST® Robotics World Championships in Houston, Texas. Java the Hutts is a team of high school students, two of which are dual-enrolled...

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Collier County approves land-buying program

Alyssa Segura, Contributing Writer April 14, 2022

In January, Collier County commissioners approved a land-buying program that will help citizens and wildlife. Summer Araque, the director of Conservation Collier, presented the Cycle 10 proposition...

North Lake visited by unwanted guests

North Lake visited by unwanted guests

Tanner Jenni, Contributing Writer March 14, 2022

Some FGCU student residents are concerned for their safety after a man, dressed as a Comcast employee, knocked on their doors on January 31. That afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m. a man dressed in...

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COVID-19 Grant Available to Students

Haley Beale, Contributing Writer March 12, 2022

The last COVID-19 grant is being offered to FGCU students who are in need of financial assistance. The U.S. Department of Education is providing supplemental funds to assist students impacted by COVID-19....

Chi Omega President embezzles money

Brannigan and Varnadore Win Presidential and Vice Presidential Election

Riley Hazel, Assignment and Features Editor March 3, 2022

Student Government candidates gathered outside The Boardwalk to hear the results of the 2022-2023 election, just hours after the polls closed. Supervisor of Elections Emory Cavin announced FGCU’s...

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