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To the Board of Trustees: With Grievance, Your Silence Speaks Volumes

To the Board of Trustees: With Grievance, Your Silence Speaks Volumes

Madison Clearman, Contributing Writer November 28, 2022

Since April, FGCU’s Presidential Search Committee has been on the lookout for the university’s fifth president, taking over the position of President Micheal Martin. It’s been eight months since...

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Gather Around the Table

Delinah Rosario, Opinion Editor November 23, 2022

It's that time of year again folks. The time to spend with friends and family. The time to give thanks for all that we're grateful for. Thanksgiving is such a special time of year for so many people. Whether...

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Your Guide to Black Friday Shopping

Delinah Rosario, Opinion Editor November 23, 2022

Thanksgiving has come quicker than I anticipated and right after are the infamous Black Friday sales. I have never actually gone shopping on Black Friday, usually because I’m babysitting my siblings...

Sharing Thanks Through a Homemade Classic

Sharing Thanks Through a Homemade Classic

Gwendolyn Salata, Staff Writer November 21, 2022

10-15 minutes Ingredients Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without deviled eggs, and bacon makes everything better! (Yields 12 deviled eggs) 6 hard-boiled eggs 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise 1...

Do Students Feel Safe After Their Night Classes End?

Do Students Feel Safe After Their Night Classes End?

Kendell Gordon, Staff Writer November 21, 2022

FGCU is a university known for giving as many opportunities as possible for students, which also includes flexibility for class schedules. Whether it be for the early birds that prefer the crack of dawn,...

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Kindness Makes the World Go Round

Alyssa Oquendo, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

Every year on Nov. 13, World Kindness Day is celebrated to unify the world in kindness. Formed in 1998 as part of the World Kindness Movement, it is observed in hundreds of countries including the United...

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It’s Time to Honor our Veterans

Gwendolyn Salata, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

It wasn’t until years after my father served two tours in Iraq that I truly appreciated and understood what he and many other enlisted men and women have sacrificed. He, like many others, was not just...

Reflecting on My Time at Fort Myers Beach

Reflecting on My Time at Fort Myers Beach

Abigail Muth, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

Fort Myers Beach was an island full of memories for many. It was a place for relaxation, family bonding and fun that may never be the same again. My husband lived there for a year and a half in a house...

A Good Book Goes a Long Way

A Good Book Goes a Long Way

Abigail Muth, Staff Writer November 4, 2022

Dedicating a whole day to supporting readers is so important. There are even two Book Lovers Days a year. Aug. 9 has come and gone, but the first Saturday in Nov. has arrived. This is perfect timing to...

A Celebration of Loved Ones

A Celebration of Loved Ones

Delinah Rosario, Opinions Editor October 31, 2022

Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is an ancient Mesoamerican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and Central America by remembering those who have passed. The holiday is now celebrated throughout...

Dont you want to say I voted?

Don’t you want to say “I voted”?

Tori Foltz, Editor-in-Chief October 31, 2022

I have been waiting for this year’s election since I was a kid. I turned 18 last year, so this is the first election that I can vote for. I have looked forward to casting my ballot for what seems like...

Shyam Sharma, president of ASA, leads the Aarti prayers.

FGCU’s Asian Student Association Celebrates Diwali

Hervinder Kaur, Staff Writer October 29, 2022

Diwali or Deepavali, also known as the “festival of lights” is a celebration that commemorates the triumph of good over evil. Diwali originates from the Sanskrit word “Dipa” which means light or...

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