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Monthly Wellness InSTALLments are featured in 173-bathroom stalls and can be found at 17 locations across campus.

10 Years Later, Wellness InSTALLments Continue to Educate Students on All Things Health and Wellness Oriented

Veronica Amador, Staff Writer March 20, 2023

The Wellness InSTALLments posted in bathrooms all around campus are widely recognized by the FGCU community. This convenient, accessible newsletter has been running for over ten years. In 2012, Chelsea...

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The Pining for Canvas Notifications is Over, MyTextMate is Here

Hayley Lemery, Assignment & Features Editor March 17, 2023

FGCU has launched a free pilot program for Canvas notifications called MyTextMate, allowing users to create automated personalized text reminders for their assignments. Information Technology Services...

Warner poses on stage in the U. Tobe Recital Hall.

University Choir Conductor by Day, Naples Philharmonic Chorus Director by Night

Eddie Stewart, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

Jeremy Warner, the newest faculty addition to the Bower School of Music, has lived his whole life in tune with his greatest passion– music.  Growing up in Jackson, Tenn., the self-proclaimed ‘home...

Less Than Two Weeks After Winning Presidency, Vice President-Elect Steps Down

Less Than Two Weeks After Winning Presidency, Vice President-Elect Steps Down

Abigail Muth, Staff Writer March 14, 2023

Today at noon, Student Body Vice President-Elect Miniya McNair announced she will not be stepping into the role come April. McNair announced this by posting a black image on the Instagram page @em.sg23....

Nature trail entrance across from North Lake Village.

Reforms to FGCU’s Sustainable Identity is Ongoing

Addyson McCullough and Veronica Amador March 13, 2023

The definition of sustainability at FGCU might be shifting. Throughout the institution’s 25 years, sustainability has been at the center of its mission, but with a growing definition of sustainability,...

With FGCU as his final stop in his career in higher education, President Martin is proud of all that has been accomplished during his tenure, but is looking forward to spending time with his grandchildren, traveling the U.S. and possibly sharing his life with a memoir.

President Martin Reflects on the Past, Gives a Glimpse of the Future

Emma Rodriguez, Assistant Assignment & Features Editor March 10, 2023

Involved with higher education for more than five decades, FGCU is a unique “final stop” for President Michael Martin. His path has gone through established universities, including the University of...

Students taking the theme park and attractions management course visited Walt Disney World in Feb. to use their knowledge in a hands-on environment. Photo courtesy of Savannah Berardi.

Students Extend Their Classroom to the Most Magical Place on Earth

Gracie Burgess, Staff Writer March 8, 2023

Throughout the semester, students in the Lutgert College of Business have been learning the fundamentals of theme park management and operations.  During the week of Feb. 1, students in the theme park...

FGCU Faces Possible Funding Loss for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion after DeSantis’ Proposal

FGCU Faces Possible Funding Loss for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion after DeSantis’ Proposal

Eric Daugherty, Staff Writer March 6, 2023

Governor Ron DeSantis announced a proposal to strip Florida’s public universities' funding for departments related to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) alongside critical race theory. The governor...

The Delicious Without station keeps three staple go-to foods on their menu. This includes rice, vegetables, and a meat option.

Delicious Without: A Revamp for SoVi’s Allergen-Free Station

Abigail Muth, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

FGCU’s SoVi Dining Services aims to make each student feel safe and included while choosing meals in their facilities on campus.  10 serves as part of Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services....

Supervisor of Elections Owen Rhoads announces Cavin and McNair as the winning presidential ticket.

Cavin and McNair win SG seats, 2023 Student Government Election Results

Abigail Muth, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

The 2023 Student Government presidential, vice presidential, senatorial and treasurer candidates met at the Boardwalk tonight mere hours after the polls closed to hear the election results.  Supervisor...

Half of the emergency call boxes and code blue safety poles remain out of order after a campus-wide outage.

Half of the Emergency Resources Restored After Campus-wide Outage

Hayley Lemery, Assignment & Features Editor March 1, 2023

Students, faculty and staff members were alerted Feb. 23 of a campus-wide outage of code blue safety poles and emergency call boxes. As of now, half of the devices are operational. An email was sent...

Boars Head and BYOB in Howard Hall received Blue Zones Project Restaurant Approval. A ribbon cutting ceremony was hosted on Feb. 23.

Healthier Meal Options Enter Four Campus Meal Sites, Celebratory Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

Hayley Lemery, Assignment & Features Editor February 27, 2023

Last week, two ribbon cutting ceremonies were held on campus in celebration of four on-campus restaurants gaining Blue Zones Project Restaurant Approval. The Blue Zones Project was created by Dan Buettner...

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