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Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Sabrina Salovitz, Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2021

“Fort Myers has a thriving community of local natives including Miccosukee and Seminole and independent Miccosukee Seminole people who are doing great things. Aside from the local natives are also indigenous...

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Eerie Artifacts: Unlocking the FGCU Archives

Sabrina Salovitz, Editor-in-Chief October 29, 2021

Stamps, books, conquistador skulls and the writings of a cult. The Florida Gulf Coast University Archives is the official repository of records that serve as an institutional memory. “We handle everything,...

FGCU Launches Vaccine Incentive Program

FGCU Launches Vaccine Incentive Program

Sabrina Salovitz, Editor-in-Chief August 20, 2021

FGCU has launched a vaccine incentive program for students and faculty who voluntarily show proof of vaccination. All currently enrolled students and active employees are eligible for $100 in Eagle Dollars...

Student Government Welcomes New Year

Student Government Welcomes New Year

Sabrina Salovitz, Editor-in-Chief August 20, 2021

The school year is just beginning, and as classes kick off and the campus starts to settle down, Student Government leaders are preparing to introduce themselves to the student body. Alyssa Fleischer and...

Dr. Behr Retires from FGCU

Dr. Behr Retires from FGCU

Sabrina Salovitz, Editor-in-Chief July 29, 2021

This month, Dean Richard Behr will be retiring from his position in the U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering. Behr has served as Dean at FGCU for the past eight years. He came to Florida after retiring...

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FGCU Will Offer Pfizer Vaccine to Students

Sabrina Salovitz, Assistant Editor March 29, 2021

FGCU will be offering vaccines to students. The state of Florida will be opening COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to individuals ages 18 and above next Monday, Apr. 5. Students interested in receiving a...

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Student Government’s new President and Vice President

Sabrina Salovitz, Assistant Editor March 22, 2021

FGCU’s Student Government has a new President and Vice President-elect and the pair have big plans for the coming year. Juniors Alyssa Fleischer and Gracie Dougherty received a combined 787 votes during...

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Student Government Election Results

Sabrina Salovitz, Assistant Editor February 26, 2021

Student Government candidates gathered on the library lawn last night, just days after the polls closed for the 2021-2022 election cycle. David Galindo, the SG Supervisor of Elections, announced the 34...

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SWFL Hot Spot: The Bowl

Sabrina Salovitz, Assistant Editor February 22, 2021

A Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) alum has returned to open a new location of her health food restaurant. “I think anywhere would benefit from this kind of food and the environment that we provide,”...

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Black Excellence

Sabrina Salovitz, Assistant Editor February 5, 2021

Anger, disappointment, exhaustion and betrayal were the feelings that pervaded the Black Student Alliance’s (BSA) peaceful demonstration this Tuesday on the library lawn, where student activists gave...

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A Capitol Conversation

Sabrina Salovitz, Assistant Editor January 26, 2021

Last week, students and faculty at FGCU gathered in the Cohen Center for A Capitol Conversation. The event was organized in response to the anxieties surrounding the riot at the Capitol earlier this month. “We...

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Painful but steady: FGCU works to become more diverse and inclusive

Sabrina Salovitz, Assistant Editor January 21, 2021

This past November, signs promoting a Nazi group were posted across the campus at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). The stickers, which read Hitler is Right and Smash White Guilt, were taken down immediately. The...

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