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Eagles are Back in the Nest

Victoria 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...

FGCU Offers Winter Break Covid-19 Test Kits

December 9, 2020

Michelle Alvarez More information can be found at: https://www.fgcu.edu/coronaupdate/healthyholidays

FGCU COVID-19 reported cases rise to 17

FGCU COVID-19 reported cases rise to 17

September 2, 2020

  Reporter: Michelle Alvarez Editor: Michelle Alvarez

Florida halts consumption of alcohol at bars statewide amid COVID-19 spike.

Florida halts consumption of alcohol at bars statewide amid COVID-19 spike.

June 26, 2020

Alcohol consumption at all bars throughout Florida has been halted amid concerns over record-breaking surges in coronavirus cases throughout the state effective immediately, according to The Florida Department...

Faculty Member Tests Positive For Second Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at FGCU

Faculty Member Tests Positive For Second Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at FGCU

April 9, 2020

A faculty member at the Bower School of Music & the Arts tested positive for COVD-19 on Thursday, an email to the FGCU student body announces. The faculty member, who is not named, was last on FGCU’s...

FGCU Student Tests Positive For COVID-19

FGCU Student Tests Positive For COVID-19

April 9, 2020

An FGCU student tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 8, according to a statement released by FGCU on Thursday.  The student, who currently lives in FGCU’s West Lake Village student housing,...

FGCU Announces Summer A and C Courses Online Only

FGCU Announces Summer A and C Courses Online Only

March 27, 2020

PHOTO BY JULIA BONAVITA   Florida Gulf Coast University announced today that all courses offered in the Summer A and Summer C sessions will be available via remote instruction only. According to an...

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