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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...

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TGIM: Thank God for Indie Mondays lets audience judge entries for Fort Myers Film Fest

August 4, 2016

Fort Myers’ indie film season kicked off Monday night with the inaugural night of TGIM: Thank God for Indie Movie Mondays, a series of public indie movie screenings presented by the Fort Myers Film Festival....

Local churches host prayer service at Club Blu following shooting

July 26, 2016

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="33" gal_title="Gallery"] “Amazing Grace” rang through the parking lot Monday night outside Club Blu Bar and Grill where a crowd gathered following that morning’s shooting. The...

Candlelight vigil for Club Blu victims to be held Thursday

July 25, 2016

A candlelight vigil, “A Night of Solidarity,” will be held on Thursday, July 28 in honor of the victims of the Club Blu shooting that occurred on Monday, July 25. Starting at 6:30 p.m., the Quality...

Donation fund opens for victims of the Club Blu shooting

July 25, 2016

A donation fund has been created in partnership with the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, the City of Fort Myers and the United Way of Lee, Charlotte, Glades and Okeechobee counties in response...

Two dead and 17 injured in nightclub shooting in Fort Myers

July 25, 2016

UPDATE: (July 25, 9:48 p.m.) At least two people have been killed and 17 others have been injured in a shooting outside of a nightclub in Fort Myers early Monday morning. According to nbcnews.com, at...

A gopher tortoise sits in its habitat at Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. The gopher tortoise is notable for being a burrowing reptile, and is native to
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Local nature center teaches on environment sustainability

January 8, 2016

Fort Myers is home to the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. The nature center is a not-for-profit, environmental education organization and includes a museum, three nature trails, a planetarium, aviaries...

FGCU soars past Webber and makes D-1 history

FGCU soars past Webber and makes D-1 history

January 6, 2016

On Tuesday night, the FGCU men’s basketball team took on Webber International in its final non-conference game of the season. Setting a Division-1 record for most points in a regulation contest in program...

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...

Local nature center teaches on environment sustainability

Local nature center teaches on environment sustainability

January 4, 2016

Fort Myers is home to the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. The nature center is a not-for-profit, environmental education organization and includes a museum, three nature trails, a planetarium, aviaries...

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...

Food-borne illness outbreaks link to Chipotle — is Fort Myers next?

December 16, 2015

Chipotle Mexican Grill founder Steve Ells publicly apologized for the chain's recent connection to food-borne illness outbreaks. The popular burrito chain ran full-page advertisements on Wednesday, Dec....

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