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Soar In Four Announcement

September 15, 2021

We know that you all have heard about the disruption of the Soar in 4 program and here are updates that you should be alert about, which are start to take place effective for the class of 2025 and so forth. This...

Chi Omega President embezzles money

Board of Trustees votes to suspend Soar in 4

Riley Hazel, News and Features Editor September 14, 2021

This afternoon FGCU’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted to suspend the Soar in 4 program for students entering in the fall of 2022. The suspension will not impact current FGCU students who are pursuing...

No More Soar in 4? Update

No More Soar in 4? Update

Riley Hazel, News and Features Editor September 8, 2021

This story has been corrected to reflect the fact the suspension of the FGCU Soar in 4 program is not official. FGCU President Mike Martin released an update this afternoon on Soar in 4, after the university...

No More Soar in 4?

No More Soar in 4?

Riley Hazel, News and Features September 8, 2021

This story has been corrected to reflect the fact the suspension of the FGCU Soar in 4 program is not official. Florida Gulf Coast University is looking to suspend Soar in 4 pending a re-evaluation...

FGCU Student Stopped from Playing Tuba on Fort Myers Beach Plays On

FGCU Student Stopped from Playing Tuba on Fort Myers Beach Plays On

Alexandra Porter, Contributing Writer August 26, 2021

Derick Nangle, a music therapy major at FGCU, has been playing his tuba while carrying a sign along the shore of Fort Myers Beach since August 2020. Nangle performed every Saturday until last month, on...

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...

New and Improved: What Students Need to Know About Fall Construction and Renovations

New and Improved: What Students Need to Know About Fall Construction and Renovations

Alexandra Porter, Contributing Writer August 19, 2021

FGCU takes pride in developing the campus to aid students in their endeavors. This means creating new structures as well as renovating what is already present. This Fall semester, students will get a first...

From Wheels to Café: The Food Rock Food Truck Gets its Own Café in Fort Myers

From Wheels to Café: The Food Rock Food Truck Gets its Own Café in Fort Myers

Alexandra Porter, Contributing Writer August 9, 2021

A new family-owned restaurant has opened in University Village in Fort Myers- the Food Rock Café. It is run by owner Chef JD, his wife and co-owner, Jennifer Damas, and their daughter, Cassidy Damas. It...

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...

HB233 to Ironically Limit Intellectual Thought on Campus

HB233 to Ironically Limit Intellectual Thought on Campus

Riley Hazel, Contributing Writer August 5, 2021

Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation this past month that will require public universities and colleges to annually survey their students and staff about their beliefs, citing in the bill that these...

Dr. Behr Retires from FGCU

Dr. Behr Retires from FGCU

Sabrina Salovitz, Editor-in-Chief July 29, 2021

This month, Dean Richard Behr will be retiring from his position in the U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering. Behr has served as Dean at FGCU for the past eight years. He came to Florida after retiring...

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