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FGCU requires all students, regardless of major, to take a class focused on sustainability. EN Photo by Julia Bonavita.

On-Campus Dining Aims for a More Sustainable Future

Ashley Postlewait , Contributing Writer November 23, 2021

Every day, hundreds of FGCU students walk in and out of SoVi dining without ever thinking twice about how they are impacting the environment. They fill their plates to the edge with everything they...

A Look at Crime Data at FGCU

A Look at Crime Data at FGCU

Sam Romero, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

The monthly crime log by Florida Gulf University’s police department shows an increase in crimes during the back-to-school season. Broken down by category, drug investigation and criminal mischief cases...

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FGCU Veterans Entrepreneurship Program

Gracie Burgess, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

Across campus, FGCU has been showing support to Veterans who honorably served in the United States Armed Forces. The Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program has helped dozens of Veterans launch their...

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)

Eagle Shot

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

Victoria 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...

Theatre Department presents first in-person play since COVID-19

Katie Fogarty, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Florida Gulf Coast University’s theatre department showcased its first in-person play since the pandemic this month. Dr. Dan Bacalzo directed "The Misanthrope," and selected it specifically to be...

Eagle News photo provided by Julia Bonavita.

Petitioners on Campus Cause Frustration

Nick Asselin, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

A student rushes off the bus. She makes her way down the sidewalk full of other students and thinks that she’ll get to class on time. And then she’s stopped by a petitioner. Over the past month...

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Eerie Artifacts: Unlocking the FGCU Archives

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

Stamps, books, conquistador skulls and the writings of a cult. The Florida Gulf Coast University Archives is the official repository of records that serve as an institutional memory. “We handle everything,...

Photo by Riley Hazel

Code Blue Safety Poles out of Service

Hayley Lemery, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

Code Blue Safety Poles have been out of service and pending repair in parts of housing, main campus and parking garages across the university creating a shortage. The poles were installed to allow students...

Caffeine Frenzy

Caffeine Frenzy

Victoria Foltz, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

Throughout my life, I have always wanted to like coffee. I have tried the hand-crafted drink too many times to count and every single time, I like it even less.  Now energy drinks, I always knew I could...

Photo by Riley Hazel

Cattyshack Cat Cafe reaches 1000th adoption

Riley Hazel, Assignment and Features Editor October 14, 2021

A Fort Myers coffee shop is the newest cat shelter in town, and it just reached a big milestone. The Cattyshack Cat Cafe hit 1,000 adoptions yesterday after over a year in business. The cafe takes in...

Photo by Erika Sauer

Southwest Florida fertilizer ordinances hope to prevent further devastation

Erica Fish, Contributing Writer October 7, 2021

Southwest Florida is covered in green golf courses and manicured lawns but these features are soaked in a hidden danger: fertilizer. The use of fertilizers has been a silent killer devastating marine life,...

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