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A student sits in the FGCU library following the universitys COVID-19 guidelines. EN photo by Julia Bonavita.

Eagles are Back in the Nest

Victoria Foltz, Contributing Writer September 23, 2021

As a freshman walking through South Village was something I had obviously never experienced. There were people everywhere: students, volunteers, parents, all carrying boxes and rolling suitcases. After...

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Sorry I’m Late, Couldn’t Find Parking or Use the Shuttle

Erica Fish and Gracie Burgess September 10, 2021

Since the first day of the Fall 2021 semester, students have not been able to use the Double Map phone application to see where shuttles for South Village, North Lake and West Lake are located during their...

FGCU Student Stopped from Playing Tuba on Fort Myers Beach Plays On

FGCU Student Stopped from Playing Tuba on Fort Myers Beach Plays On

Alexandra Porter, Contributing Writer August 26, 2021

Derick Nangle, a music therapy major at FGCU, has been playing his tuba while carrying a sign along the shore of Fort Myers Beach since August 2020. Nangle performed every Saturday until last month, on...

Should Organizations be Able to Require Vaccination?

Should Organizations be Able to Require Vaccination?

Taylor Wilson, Contributing Writer August 25, 2021

As a transfer student to FGCU, this will be my first semester where the majority of my classes are on campus and in-person. I feel like a freshman just starting out, but the lingering effects of coronavirus...

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New Year, Same Restrictions?

January 21, 2021

By Katie Loudermilk Staff Writer   Did 2020 really end? Although the calendar says it is 2021, the world does not seem that much different. After COVID-19 led to millions of deaths, unemployment rates...

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COVID is Home for the Holidays

January 21, 2021

By Delinah Rosario Staff Writer   Due to COVID-19, people have been forced to celebrate events a little differently this year.  From virtually blowing out candles to staying socially distanced, FGCU...

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Inequality sits at the heart of the southwest Florida education system

December 23, 2020

By Erica Fish Staff Writer The dismissal bell signals the end of school as students swarm out into the halls, buzzing with relief after finishing the day’s lessons. But choosing to remain behind, a third-grade...

Celebrating 6 Feet Apart

Celebrating 6 Feet Apart

December 20, 2020

By Katie Loudermilk Staff Writer   On Monday afternoon, November 23rd, I called my grandmother to wish her a happy birthday. She just turned 74 and I was planning on visiting her in Georgia the day...

FGCU Scoreboard featuring COVID-19 safety measures. Photo By Julia Bonavita

Is FGCU Safe?

December 17, 2020

By Alexandra Gordon  Staff Writer   According to a National Council for Home and Safety report, Florida Gulf Coast University is listed as the 7th safest school in the United States, but do students...


December 8, 2020

Michelle Alvarez

Tax Trouble

December 6, 2020

By Rian Walsky Staff Writer Everything in life, in some shape or form is related to taxes or has an effect on them. The roads we drive on every day, the school we attend, the houses we live in, the things...

What I’ve Learned in a Pandemic

What I’ve Learned in a Pandemic

November 30, 2020

By Erica Fish Staff Writer   When the first news broke out about the novel Coronavirus this past March, everyone’s lives did a 180. Scrambling in figuring out what’s going on, while hectically flipping...

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