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Updated: Male Students Questioned Overnight for Possession of Pellet Gun

Updated: Male Students Questioned Overnight for Possession of Pellet Gun

Riley Hazel, Executive Editor January 23, 2023

Updated Jan. 23, 2023, 11:24 a.m. to add information from a campus-wide email from Chief of Police James Slapp.   UPD detained three male subjects in Eagle Hall for possession of pellet guns early...

Library Fire Door Remains Out of Order

Library Fire Door Remains Out of Order

Connor Hay, Staff Writer December 15, 2022

Students who have been through the library since the beginning of the semester may have noticed something different. The fire door that connects the West side of the library to the East side is closed. “The...

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UPD’s Annual Toy Drive Breaks Records Once Again

Emma Rodriguez, Staff Writer December 14, 2022

Every year since UPD began its annual toy drive, the drive has broken its own collection record. Collections for UPD’s 5th annual toy drive took place from Nov. 18 to Dec. 7. At least 24 campus departments,...

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UPD’s 5th Annual Toy Drive Kicks off in the Wake of Ian

Emma Rodriguez, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

FGCU’s Police Department and Heroes Unmasked Inc., a Southwest Florida nonprofit, are partnering for UPD’s 5th Annual Toy Drive. Participants can donate new, unopened toys, and contribute monetarily....

Board of Trustees Chair Blake Gable and Trustee Michael Martin sit in on the meeting. Gable voted to delay the process a second time after two candidates dropped out of the search.

Board of Trustees Moves to Restart Presidential Search Process

Tori Foltz, Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2022

The Board of Trustees moved to reopen the presidential search for FGCU’s next president on Thursday. Two weeks prior, a vote was supposed to take place to choose the next president. Since then, finalists...

Tod Laursen Withdraws from Presidential Finalist Position

Tod Laursen Withdraws from Presidential Finalist Position

Hayley Lemery, Assignment & Features Editor November 15, 2022

On Monday, Nov. 14, a second presidential finalist, Dr. Tod Laursen, withdrew from the presidency selection. Out of the three chosen finalists for FGCU’s fifth president, Dr. Robert Gregerson is the...

Susana Rivera-Mills Withdraws from Presidential Finalist Position

Susana Rivera-Mills Withdraws from Presidential Finalist Position

Hayley Lemery , Assignment & Features Editor November 8, 2022

After making campus visits and going before the Board of Trustees as a presidential finalist, Dr. Susana Rivera-Mills has withdrawn as a candidate after the selection was postponed. On Nov. 8, Pamela...

SISTUHS collect litter during their road clean up service event on Sept. 25.
Photo courtesy of Syncere Seneque.

SISTUHS Unite For a Relief Drive After Hurricane Ian

Hayley Lemery, Assignment & Features Editor November 4, 2022

FGCU’s SISTUHS, Incorporated chapter has created a relief drive following Hurricane Ian. The nationally recognized community service-based organization SISTUHS is an acronym for strength, incentive,...

Board of Trustees Chair Blake Gable meets with the media following the postponement of the vote.

Board of Trustees Postpones Presidential Selection Vote

Hayley Lemery, Assignment & Features Editor November 2, 2022

The FGCU Board of Trustees has postponed announcing FGCU’s fifth president after deliberation today. The three finalists, Dr. Tod Laursen, Dr. Robert Gregerson and Dr. Susana Rivera-Mills, each attended...

The Rally at Cohen Student Union had its grand opening on Oct. 18.

Campus Dining announces The Rally to replace Jamba Juice

Abigail Muth, Staff Writer October 18, 2022

Jamba Juice ended its contract with FGCU at the end of last spring semester. Ever since, Campus Dining has been thinking of a fun, innovative replacement. The new concept is to fill the vacant spot...

FGCU Returns to In-Person Commencement Ceremonies This Fall

FGCU Returns to In-Person Commencement Ceremonies This Fall

Hayley Lemery, Assignment and Features Editor August 2, 2022

Florida Gulf Coast University is returning to in-person commencement graduation ceremonies since the pandemic for fall 2022 graduates. FGCU’s Commencement Team alerted the student body through an email...

Dead Body Found in South Village

Dead Body Found in South Village

Hayley Lemery, Assignment and Features Editor August 2, 2022

A man was found dead near Garage B in South Village just before 4 a.m. on Aug. 2. The University Police Department responded to the scene. They do not suspect any foul play.  Pamela McCabe, the Coordinator...

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