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The history of voting in Lee County

November 10, 2016

Lee County has the largest population of any of the Southwest Florida counties, with a population of 618,754 according to the 2010 census. Of those residents, 71 percent are white, 18.3 percent Hispanic...

What I learned in college

November 19, 2014

College students are given the unique opportunity to spend the first few independent years of their lives in an atmosphere that cultivates adventure and self-realization without the burden of worldly responsibilities....

Student competes on TV reality show

September 24, 2014

When the newest season of “Survivor” premieres on CBS tonight at 8 p.m., students at Florida Gulf Coast University may see a familiar face on their television screen. Among the competitors will be...

‘Mission Blue’ teaches sustainability

‘Mission Blue’ teaches sustainability

September 24, 2014

One professor is bringing her love of the ocean to Florida Gulf Coast Univeristy. On Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m., the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education will be screening the documentary...

Budget season: New rules  for RSOs to receive funding

Budget season: New rules for RSOs to receive funding

September 17, 2014

It is budget-request season once again at Florida Gulf Coast University, a messy process that just months ago brought much frustration to the greater student population. Fortunately for all Registered...

Professor can’t hear his students, but he’s listening to everything they say

September 3, 2014

When Chris Hamstra’s wife wants to get his attention from another room, she turns to a golden Labrador retriever named Hero for assistance. With one command, “Go get Chris,” the dog knows to find...

Lab in Sugden Hall offers massage, spa services to students

August 27, 2014

Recent studies by the American Psychological Association show that stress levels on college campuses are at an all-time high. Although the emotional ramifications of stress are vast, the physical effects...

’Dozing between classes: FGCU uses summer months to remodel the library lawn

July 15, 2014

Florida Gulf Coast University has gone green, or at least its fences have. On May 1, Tom Mayo, the Director of Facilities Planning, announced that the Library Lawn would undergo extensive remodeling....

Too pool for school: Aquatics Center reopens

June 11, 2014

The Aquatics Center, located in North Lake Village, has re-opened on June 1 after being closed for the last eight months. Vice President of Administrative Services and Finance, Steve Magiera, cautiously...

President, vice president inaugurated into office Tuesday

President, vice president inaugurated into office Tuesday

April 8, 2014

Domenic Volpi and Cory Mentzer are officially in office as Florida Gulf Coast University’s student body president and vice president. Their first day as the University’s student leaders started at...

Sharing is caring

Sharing is caring

April 8, 2014

What do shaved heads, video games, pillow forts and human rights in Korea have in common? They were all spotlighted at Florida Gulf Coast University’s TEDxFGCU that aired at WGCU’s broadcast building...

Senior Greek student wins man of the year

February 26, 2014

Sigma Chi senior Jake Bornstein was awarded the Gregory R. Singleton Southeastern United States Fraternity Man of the Year Award on Saturday, Feb. 22. The criminal justice and political science major was...

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