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Students to wear a holster without a gun on campus on Tuesday

April 9, 2018

Students will be wearing a holster without a gun on campus Tuesday, April 10, in an effort to facilitate discussion about concealed carry. The exercise, which was catalyzed by FGCU student Max Ortengren,...

A movement is brewing

A movement is brewing

March 29, 2018

A little over a month after the mass shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, FL,  Fort Myers took a stance against gun violence. On Saturday, March 24, about 2,000 residents - students, invigorated...


FGCU DACA recipient shares his story

December 20, 2017

If you were to one day wake up in a country that you knew nothing about — didn’t speak the language, didn’t understand the culture, and didn’t know anyone there — what would you do? FGCU freshman,...

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Uber Safe Ride Program

October 26, 2017

As the wake of budget cuts ripples through the university, Student Government Senate has proposed a bill allocating $20,000 for an Uber Safe Ride Program. If approved, the program purchases 1,000 codes,...

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Embracing sanctuary policies

April 27, 2017

Imagine drug gangs have laid waste to your town, burning down houses and killing people in the street. Now imagine you’re only 7-years-old — completely helpless without your parents. They say it’s...

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FGCU violates Florida state law

April 2, 2017

The Florida Board of Governors’ inspector general office issued a report on March 28, stating that FGCU had violated state law on two separate occasions. The investigation was prompted by eight allegations...

Zeta Tau Alpha to host Alico Family Golf Night

March 29, 2017

Zeta Tau Alpha will host their Alico Family Golf Night on Thursday, March 30, at Alico Family Golf. Twenty-Five percent of the proceeds from mini golf as well as the driving range will be donated to breast...

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President Bradshaw responds to bias-based incidents

March 22, 2017

On Wednesday, March 22, five days after nine faculty members raised concerns about racially charged posters being placed around campus, President Wilson Bradshaw publicly responded to the bias-based incident. In...

FGCU students team up with the Ocean Blue Project to help clean SWFL water

March 21, 2017

Next weekend, on March 25, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., the Ocean Blue Project will be working with a group of FGCU students on a community service learning project to help clean up the beach. Originally founded...

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Office of Service Learning will host its second annual Eagles Care Book Fair

March 20, 2017

On Wednesday, March 22, from 10 a.m. until noon, the Office of Service Learning will host its second annual Eagles Care Book Fair on the Library Lawn. Fifty underprivileged preschool aged children from...

Habitat for Humanity Club build

March 17, 2017

This Saturday, March 18, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., FGCU’s Habitat for Humanity Club will be participating in a build at the national organization’s Lee County build site located at 1288 North Tamiami...

Starbucks employees help Lee County Homeless Coalition

Starbucks employees help Lee County Homeless Coalition

March 16, 2017

This past Monday, March 13, Starbucks employees volunteered for a United Way Day of Caring project hosted by the Lee County Homeless Coalition, its annual Homeless Service Day and Veterans Stand Down. A...

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