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Experiencing Life the Eagle Way

Experiencing Life the Eagle Way

Emma Diehl, Staff Writer June 24, 2022

After two years of virtual Eagle View Orientation (EVO), incoming freshmen are finally able to learn what life at FGCU is like, live and in person. With COVID-19 numbers significantly lower than they were...

Soaking Up Summer at FGCU

Soaking Up Summer at FGCU

Kerrie Blankenship, Staff Writer June 12, 2022

As I sit here at home for the summer missing FGCU and counting the days till move-in, let’s dive into what eagles involved on campus and taking classes online have been up to this summer. Now, this...

The Ultimate Balancing Act

The Ultimate Balancing Act

Tori Foltz, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

When I was in high school, I thought balancing between my schoolwork and my social life was difficult, but oh how I was wrong. When I moved into college, everything changed. I never had to ask permission...

Fort Myers High School Robotics Team prepares for state championship

Sedona Stewart, Contributing Writer April 18, 2022

A local robotics team is preparing for a competition far, far away - the FIRST® Robotics World Championships in Houston, Texas. Java the Hutts is a team of high school students, two of which are dual-enrolled...

FGCU Students Share Their Favorite Campus Study Spots

FGCU Students Share Their Favorite Campus Study Spots

Emma Rodriguez, Staff Writer April 14, 2022

Studying is a major part of the college experience. As students, we not only spend hours each week attending class and completing our assignments but also studying for important exams in ways we deem useful. To...

Compressing Stress

Compressing Stress

Matias Abril, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

With the combination of weekly assignments, tests, late night study sessions, constant quizzes, work, personal issues, and the overall attempt to balance it all, decompressing is an essential during the...

Working on Campus

Working on Campus

Matias Abril, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

Class, homework, extracurriculars, and social life are all essentials to a college student and their future success. Working a campus job while in college is another addition to a student’s already busy...

Sleep is Not for the Weak

Sleep is Not for the Weak

Delinah Rosario, Opinions Editor January 6, 2022

We all know that sleep is something that everyone needs. If it’s so important, why is it so hard for college students to get good consistent sleep? With the stress from classes to the change in living...

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Going Green

Ashley Postlewait, Staff Writer December 24, 2021

During the school year, college students live very repetitive lives. “Eat, sleep, study, repeat” is the mantra that replays in their heads from the moment they wake up. Their lives are filled with...

A student sits on FGCUs campus while following the universitys COVID-19 guidelines. EN photo by Julia Bonavita.

Students report lack of availability at CAPS

Riley Hazel, Assignments and Feautures Editor December 24, 2021

Note: Megan is a pseudonym to protect the privacy of those interviewed. A surge in demand for FGCU’s Counseling and Psychological Services has left some students facing long wait times this semester. Ashley...

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The Best and the Worst: A Recap of 2021

Tori Foltz, Staff Writer December 24, 2021

Last New Year’s Eve I was sitting in my living room, on the same couch that we’ve had since I was little, counting down from ten while watching the television in front of me. On the screen people...

North Lake Parking: A pain in the Basketball

North Lake Parking: A pain in the Basketball

Gracie Burgess, Staff Writer December 24, 2021

Many students choose to live on campus at FGCU, but those living In North Lake Village are experiencing a major inconvenience during basketball season. “After appearing in the Sweet 16 of the 2013...

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