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FGCU Athletics Prepare for Spring Semester as COVID Cases Rise

Nick Asselin, Sports Editor February 8, 2022

FGCU Athletics faced their first schedule change due to COVID-19 protocols in 2022 after the men’s basketball ASUN opener was moved from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5. As COVID cases surge amid the Omicron variant,...

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Omni-Chronic Headache

Sabrina Salovitz, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2022

With a new year comes new COVID concerns, and the question on everyone’s mind as the semester hits off: how is the university handling things? Student Health Services is going to be offering symptomatic...

FILE - This Wednesday, April 19, 2017 file photo shows the beer cooler behind the counter in a convenience store in Sheridan, Ind. In future sweltering years with a double whammy of heat and drought, losses of barley yield can be as much as 17 percent, computer simulations show. And that means “beer prices would, on average, double,” even adjusting for inflation, said a study published in the journal Nature Plants on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

The ‘Eagle Shot’ Resurges

Riley Hazel, Assignments and Features Editor November 22, 2021

Student Government has revived the Eagle Shot, an initiative designed to offer students added security during their time at participating bars. The program, which was first launched in 2019, allows...

Organizations Mask-Up

Organizations Mask-Up

Tori Foltz, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

We are fast approaching a new year, but COVID is still a fear in everyone’s mind. Last year with most classes online, student organizations had no other choice but to turn to platforms like Zoom and...

FGCU Vaccine Incentives: Unfair, Ridiculous and Strange!

FGCU Vaccine Incentives: Unfair, Ridiculous and Strange!

Taylor Wilson, Contributing Writer October 5, 2021

FGCU, like many other organizations and institutions, is working to increase the number of students, employees and faculty members who have received their COVID-19 vaccine. As a part of this effort the...

Stuck in Campus Traffic? Heres Why!

Stuck in Campus Traffic? Here’s Why!

September 28, 2021

As FGCU begins a new academic year at full capacity for the first time since COVID-19 swept through the country, there aren’t just more people, but more vehicles as well. Traffic delays, backups and...

A student sits in the FGCU library following the universitys COVID-19 guidelines. EN photo by Julia Bonavita.

Eagles are Back in the Nest

Tori Foltz, Contributing Writer September 23, 2021

As a freshman walking through South Village was something I had obviously never experienced. There were people everywhere: students, volunteers, parents, all carrying boxes and rolling suitcases. After...

Should Organizations be Able to Require Vaccination?

Should Organizations be Able to Require Vaccination?

Taylor Wilson, Contributing Writer August 25, 2021

As a transfer student to FGCU, this will be my first semester where the majority of my classes are on campus and in-person. I feel like a freshman just starting out, but the lingering effects of coronavirus...

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...

A Return to Normal: FGCU’s New COVID Restrictions

A Return to Normal: FGCU’s New COVID Restrictions

Gracie Burgess, Contributing Writer August 9, 2021

Since FGCU’s spring 2020 semester, campus has looked quite different. Many students were taking classes remotely via zoom and, or a traditional online platform. It was a challenging transition for many...

A student sits in the FGCU library following the universitys COVID-19 guidelines. EN photo by Julia Bonavita.

COVID-19 Winter Break Test Kits: Are They Making A Difference?

January 25, 2021

By Katie Fogarty Contributing Writer FGCU issued free optional COVID-19 saliva PCR tests for students and staff to take before leaving for winter break, according to fgcu.edu/coronaupdate. “The Winter...

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