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COVID-19 Grant Available to Students

Haley Beale, Contributing Writer March 12, 2022

The last COVID-19 grant is being offered to FGCU students who are in need of financial assistance. The U.S. Department of Education is providing supplemental funds to assist students impacted by COVID-19....

Chi Omega President embezzles money

Brannigan and Varnadore Win Presidential and Vice Presidential Election

Riley Hazel, Assignment and Features Editor March 3, 2022

Student Government candidates gathered outside The Boardwalk to hear the results of the 2022-2023 election, just hours after the polls closed. Supervisor of Elections Emory Cavin announced FGCU’s...

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FGCU Announces Plan to Phase Out COVID-19 Services

Riley Hazel, Assignment and Features Editor February 27, 2022

FGCU announced yesterday that it will begin to phase out its COVID-19-related resources, according to an email. The Veoci app and its contact tracing system will become inactive on March 7, the first...

Police Beat

UPD BEAT

Alexandra Porter, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

Jan. 21, a call went out to UPD from a mother concerned about not hearing back from her daughter. About 10 minutes after the call, UPD contacted the daughter who said that she could not answer her mother’s...

Iona Tornado

Iona Tornado

Tori Foltz, Staff Writer January 29, 2022

On Sunday, Jan. 16, a tornado touched ground in Fort Myers and was rated EF-2 with max winds of 118mph, the first EF-2 in Southwest Florida in six years. Although it was on the ground for less than two...

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)

The ‘Eagle Shot’ Resurges

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...

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 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...

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FGCU Will Offer Pfizer Vaccine to Students

Sabrina Salovitz, Assistant Editor March 29, 2021

FGCU will be offering vaccines to students. The state of Florida will be opening COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to individuals ages 18 and above next Monday, Apr. 5. Students interested in receiving a...

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Student Government Election Results

Sabrina Salovitz, Assistant Editor February 26, 2021

Student Government candidates gathered on the library lawn last night, just days after the polls closed for the 2021-2022 election cycle. David Galindo, the SG Supervisor of Elections, announced the 34...

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