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New Scholarship Raises Awareness of Pet Overpopulation

New Scholarship Raises Awareness of Pet Overpopulation

Samantha Roesler, Executive Editor July 19, 2021

FGCU is partnering with non-profit organization For the Love of Cats by offering a scholarship to biology students that have the intent to go into veterinary practice in SWFL. For the Love of Cats is...

BREAKING: FGCU receiving COVID-19 vaccines

BREAKING: FGCU receiving COVID-19 vaccines

February 2, 2021

By Samantha Roesler Eagle News Editor This morning, FGCU announced that they will be receiving 100 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. These vaccines will be used on Thursday, Feb. 4 for some employees and students...

EN Photo by Julia Bonavita.

Green is one of FGCU’s colors, but is our school actually “green”?

December 3, 2020

By Samantha Roesler Eagle News Editor FGCU has recently been recognized as the 32nd most green school in the country by the Princeton Review, and the only green school listed that was located in Florida....

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BREAKING: FGCU to be closed November 9 due to Tropical Storm Eta

November 8, 2020

FGCU will be closed on November 9 due to current projections of Tropical Storm Eta, according to an email sent to all FGCU students and staff Sunday afternoon. All FGCU classes, including online and hybrid...

EN photo by Julia Bonavita.

SWFL Hot Hangouts: The Seaside Bar

November 6, 2020

By Samantha Roesler Editor-in-Chief March 17, 2020 was a shocking day for many restaurant owners— it was the day Florida Governor Ron DeSantis ordered all bars in the state to close down due to COVID-19...

Eagle News photo provided by Julia Bonavita.

FGCU’s reopening plan under review today

June 9, 2020

By Samantha Roesler Eagle News Editor UPDATE 06/09 9:45 a.m.- The BOT has approved FGCU's COVID-19 reopening plan with no changes to be made. Approval from the Florida Board of  Governors still needed. FGCU's...

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FGCU President Mike Martin announces optional change in grading system, continuance of service learning requirement

March 25, 2020

FGCU President Mike Martin sent out a campus-wide email this afternoon addressing an adjustment to semester grades. According to the email, FGCU will be implementing an optional course-by-course "Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory"...

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Online-only classes: the new normal for students and teachers

March 23, 2020

By Samantha Roesler Opinion Editor With the recent closures of university campuses around the country through the end of the semester — and potentially into summer — students now have no choice but...

Komodo dragon in Jacksonville Zoo. Animals like the Komodo dragon are kept by zoos for breeding and conservation purposes as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Species Survival Plan. Picture provided by Samantha Roesler.

We need zoos more than ever

March 22, 2020

By Samantha Roesler Opinion Editor Unless you live under a rock, you probably have heard at some point or another the story of Harambe, the western-lowland gorilla who resided peacefully at the Cincinnati...

EN Photo by Samantha Roesler. A photo of Celebration Park in Naples. Celebration Park is known for being a food truck mecca.

The food truck boom of SWFL is here, but for how long?

February 19, 2020

By Samantha Roesler Opinion Editor In large metropolitan areas, food trucks are seen as an easy way to grab a quick meal on the side of the street. The food truck industry has been rising in Southwest...

Eagle News photo by Julia Bonavita.

What to expect for Super Bowl LIV

February 2, 2020

By Harold J. Solomon IV Sports Editor Today, the San Francisco 49ers will face the Kansas City Chiefs at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens to compete for the Super Bowl LIV win. Will Andy Reid finally...

How to get a great deal on your textbooks

January 6, 2020

Samantha Roesler Opinion Editor It’s the week the semester starts, you’re eager and motivated to work extra hard in all your classes. You log onto Gulfline and look at which textbooks you need, and...

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