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Free College is Not the Answer

Free College is Not the Answer

Ryan Dokson, Staff Writer July 12, 2023

Student debt in the U.S. has become a major issue in recent years. The total amount has risen to $1.7 trillion according to the Chamber of Commerce and, due to this problem, progressive politicians have...

Susan Evans recalls 30-year-old memories after announcing her departure from FGCU

Susan Evans recalls 30-year-old memories after announcing her departure from FGCU

March 18, 2021

With Florida Gulf Coast University’s walls growing higher by the day, it is sometimes hard to see how the school was originally a plot of wilderness, cows, and wild hogs. Susan Evans, FGCU’s vice...

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Bower School of Music students are unable to perform in front of loved ones

March 6, 2021

Ricardo Rivera, a Music Education major with a Vocal Concentration at FGCU, prepared 11 songs in five different languages for his junior recital on February 13th. He paid an accompanist $600, and prepared...

Hard Hitters 2020: Episode 1

September 22, 2020

  Sarah Mankowitz, Jake Henning, Ian Lynch   Samantha Romero

FGCU athletics department makes a statement on racial injustice

FGCU athletics department makes a statement on racial injustice

September 6, 2020

  Reporter: Michelle Alvarez Editor: Michelle Alvarez

Heroes of the Dorm 2016 tournament registration open

February 4, 2016

Heroes of the Dorm is back for another round in 2016. $500,000 in tuition money is now up for grabs for new and existing eSports teams interested in competing until Feb. 18. The collegiate “Heroes of...

FGCU men’s tennis adds three to the roster

January 6, 2016

As winter break comes to an end, FGCU men’s tennis begins to prepare for its upcoming spring season by welcoming three new freshmen. The three new members of the tennis team are Ezequiel Cerrini, Manfred...

The bench celebrates a play  during a 2015 home game. (Photo by Linwood Ferguson)

FGCU rises from injuries, finds depth heading into A-Sun season

January 6, 2016

After a challenging and successful nonconference season, the FGCU women’s basketball team enters conference play with players returning from injuries and a stronger bench following a rocky start to the...

FGCU gets a sloppy win over Eckerd

January 2, 2016

​The Eckerd Tritons took the FGCU Eagles’ floor on Saturday afternoon, ready to face its second Division I opponent of the year. The Eagles struggled against the Division II team, fighting for the...

Half of college-aged adults not opposed to open relationships, avvo study finds

December 31, 2015

A 2015 Avvo, Inc. study of relationship trends across the United States finds that half of college-aged Americans are not opposed to being in an open relationship, which is defined as a relationship in...

Eagles to host Auburn

December 30, 2015

​Last year, the Eagles took a 72-69 loss to Auburn University on the Tigers' court. This year, the matchup will be hosted at the nest. ​In its most recent victory, FGCU stretched its bench to take...

Edvisors unveils paying-for-college trends for 2016

December 30, 2015

Edvisors, publisher of free web sites that help students and families plan and pay for college, has identified several key trends on the horizon for 2016 that will affect students. “These trends are...

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