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Office of Public Policy Events Hosts Social Media Censorship Debate

Katie Souza, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

On Feb. 7, the Office of Public Policy Events hosted an open forum student debate on the topic of social media censorship. The student debaters were Student Government President Emory Cavin and Chief...

UPD Beat: Alligator the Length of a Car Found on Campus

UPD Beat: Alligator the Length of a Car Found on Campus

Alexandra Cavalier, Assistant Assignment & Features Editor February 19, 2024

On Feb. 6, a parent requested a welfare check on their student because they were unable to contact them. The officer contacted the student and asked them to contact the complainant. The student did not...

UPD Beat: Professor Kicks Student Out of the Classroom Because of a PowerPoint Presentation

UPD Beat: Professor Kicks Student Out of the Classroom Because of a PowerPoint Presentation

Alexandra Cavalier, Assistant Assignment & Features Editor February 15, 2024

On Feb. 1, Unit 12 found a running vehicle parked on the third floor of Garage 3 after-hours. Police found marijuana, a grinder and rolling papers after searching the vehicle. The single occupant was found...

Ukrainian Student Pulls Inspiration From Her Home Country

Ukrainian Student Pulls Inspiration From Her Home Country

Will Wittstruck, Contributing Writer February 7, 2024

Viktoriia Lukianenko came to the U.S. to go to college, not to escape a war. She left Ukraine in December 2021 and arrived in Florida to attend FGCU. Two months later, Russia invaded her home. The war...

Executive Vice President and Provost, Dr. Mark Rieger, introduced Dr. Cornel West and Dr. Robert George at the OPPE debate held in October, 2023.

Office of Public Policy Events Plans Student Debate

Abigail Muth, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2024

FGCU’s Office of Public Policy Events (OPPE) will be hosting an open forum on Feb. 7 surrounding the question, “Is Social Media Censorship Protecting or Limiting College Students?” This event will...

The FGCU Board of Trustees gathered on Nov. 17, 2022 to discuss how to move forward with the search for FGCUs next president after postponing the original selection on November 2, 2022, resulting in two of the finalists subsequently withdrawing from the selection.

Board of Trustees Elects New Officers as Terms End

Tori Foltz, Executive Editor February 1, 2024

FGCU’s Board of Trustees (BOT) has elected new officers for the 2024-26 term. According to an email sent out by Director of Board Relations and Associate Corporate Secretary Tiffany Reynolds, these officers...

FGCU Vocalists Compete at the MTNA Young Artist Competition

FGCU Vocalists Compete at the MTNA Young Artist Competition

Duran Bush, Eagle Radio Station Manager January 28, 2024

Three FGCU vocalists placed in the top three of Florida’s Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Young Artist Competition.  The event took place at the Bower School of Music from Nov. 11 through...

UPD Beat: Student Left on a Campus Shuttle Alone

UPD Beat: Student Left on a Campus Shuttle Alone

Alexandra Cavalier, Assistant Assignment & Features Editor January 26, 2024

On Jan. 9, a complainant reported harassment that occurred over social media. The complainant told the officer they never met the subject in person. The officer advised the complainant to block the subject...

Florida Board of Governors Unanimously Approved FGCU’s Strategic Plan

Florida Board of Governors Unanimously Approved FGCU’s Strategic Plan

Connor Hay, Staff Writer January 26, 2024

On Jan. 24, the Florida Board of Governors (BOG) approved FGCU’s strategic plan. FGCU’s president, Dr. Aysegul Timur, presented the plan to the BOG, and it was unanimously approved.   The plan...

Outside the Nest

Outside the Nest

Johnathan Minehan, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

Local:   Former Golden Corral Facing $500K Vandalism Damages A building that once was a Golden Corral on Pine Island Road is now being looked into by Cape Coral Police after they suffered vandalism...

FGCU Board of Trustees Approves New Strategic Plan

FGCU Board of Trustees Approves New Strategic Plan

Connor Hay, Staff Writer January 24, 2024

Over the past year, the FGCU Strategic Planning Steering Committee has been working on creating the 2024-2029 Strategic Plan, which was approved by the Board of Trustees on Dec. 7. The strategic plan...

Eagle Feature: FGCU Students Exceeding Education’s Expectations

Eagle Feature: FGCU Students Exceeding Education’s Expectations

Addyson McCullough, Assignment & Features Editor January 24, 2024

As an 8-year-old, Danny Joseph would sit in his living room fiddling with Comcast internet boxes his mom brought home from work. Taking them apart, building them together again and learning how they worked...

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