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Suffragette Reflection: The Centennial Anniversary on the Nineteenth Amendment

October 23, 2020

By Serena Tartaglia Staff Writer   It’s been one hundred years since the nineteenth amendment was passed in America, and during an election year, as we reflect on our values and progress as a society...

Mocking Joe Biden’s Stutter isn’t Funny, it’s Ableist

October 18, 2020

By Serena Tartaglia Staff Writer   A new election cycle, a new nickname. This year, Donald Trump’s opponent is not “Crooked Hillary” Clinton, but “Sleepy Joe” Biden. “The unemployment...

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What RBG Means to Me

October 11, 2020

By Serena Tartaglia Staff Writer True and full equality for both sexes, feminism, did not begin and end when white women got the right to vote in 1920. A feminist hero and societal warrior for all,...

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10 things to do during quarantine to keep your sanity

March 30, 2020

By Serena Tartaglia Staff Writer Being cooped up inside can make you feel crazy. Here's a list of things that you can do during your quarantine that don't involve binge watching Tiger King on Netflix (which...

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Rush Limbaugh doesn’t deserve the Medal of Freedom

February 8, 2020

By Serena Tartaglia Staff Writer Mother Teresa, a humanitarian. Rosa Parks, a civil rights icon. Elie Wiesel, an author and holocaust survivor. Rush Limbaugh, a radio talk show host. All of these people...

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2019 TIME Person of the Year is a wake-up call

February 5, 2020

By Serena Tartaglia Staff Writer Last year, seventeen-year-old Greta Thunberg began spending her Fridays alone outside of the Swedish Parliament building. She held a sign that read “Skolstrejk for Klimatet”,...

Mental health counselor talks to students about Mental Health First Aid

November 13, 2019

By Serena Tartaglia Staff Writer Richard Keelan, a mental health counselor who works in child advocacy at Golisano Children’s Hospital, was invited to FGCU by a Civic Engagement course to speak about...

EN Photo by Julia Bonavita. Ernest Hooper talks to Journalism and Communication students, and gives tips on being a journalist in the current day and age.

Tampa Bay Times journalist visits FGCU

October 17, 2019

By Serena Tartaglia Staff Writer Room 100 in Marieb Hall is your typical collegiate lecture hall, and the students who filled its seats hushed when a local reporter stepped through its doors at 5:30 p.m....

Stop blaming journalists for doing their jobs

October 15, 2019

By Serena Tartaglia Contributing Writer Every journalism student can tell you the importance of questioning what your source tells you. Be skeptical. And yet, a phenomenal journalist was dragged on Twitter...

EN Photo by Serena Tartaglia. A poster made by the ZTA sorority for the Crown Carnival.

Crown Carnival held at FGCU for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 2, 2019

By Serena Tartaglia Contributing Writer According to CNN, the world’s oldest color is pink. The library lawn was bathed in the cheerful color on Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Crown...

EN Photo by Raphaella Matta. An attendee places a sign on the ground with a quote from Greta Thunburg.

The People’s Climate March comes to FGCU

October 1, 2019

By Serena Tartaglia Contributing Writer The People’s Climate March, inspired by dozens of others across the country, hit the FGCU Campus on Sept. 27. According to the official agenda, the organizers...

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Teen activism spreads nationwide and in the local community

September 26, 2019

By Serena Tartaglia Contributing Writer Teenage activism is having a moment right now. 16-year-old Greta Thunberg is the latest activist to take the world by storm in her stirring speeches about climate...

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