Students need to beware of social media stalkers

December 18, 2011

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By: Chelsea Fischer Email: chelseanfisch@yahoo.com   Beware social networkers; universities, insurance companies and employers are taking the term ‘Facebook stalking’ to new heights.   As social networking continues to expand to new electronic devices, the ability to document every aspect of life has become customary among America’s youth. What college students don’t realize is that […]

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Fun in the mud: Here’s the dirt on the RedNeck Yacht Club

December 15, 2011

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By: Chelsea Fischer Email: chelseanfisch@yahoo.com Come one come all mud lovers. Southwest Florida’s very own premiere mud park is quickly becoming the ultimate Disneyland for adults. A piece of land stretching over 800 acres, RedNeck Yacht Club (RYC) offers something for every off road vehicle junkie. Equipped with three mud holes, a mud track and […]

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Taste of Coconut Point draws crowd

December 15, 2011

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By Jessica DeMattia jbdematt@eagle.fgcu.edu The Market Plaza at Gulf Coast Town Center was booming with people attending the Taste of Gulf Coast Town Center, held on a breezy Saturday afternoon. The event featured restaurants throughout the Town Center, including Pincher’s Crab Shack, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Amore Brick Oven Pizza, and many more. “It was nice […]

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Freshman deal with surviving at FGCU

December 15, 2011

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  By: Alexis Conde College is a time of self discovery. A place where young adults leave the comfort of their homes and venture out as independent people. For some it’s a cornerstone, and for others it’s a party. However, for most it can be an overwhelming experience. “I don’t know if I can last […]

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FGCU students question parking lot security

December 10, 2011

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Jenny Beeson Crime@eaglenews.org Many students consider their university to be a security blanket. But some FGCU students are feeling a little cold on the subject. Students may not be happy with the lack of available parking spots on campus but another issue arisingis the insufficientsafety precautions that are being taken in the parking lots and […]

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Credit most students don’t know about and abuse

December 4, 2011

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By Veronica Vela Google the importance of a credit score, and more than 6 million answers will come up in seconds. Ask a college student, and you may not get a clear response. “I don’t have a credit card, so I don’t know the importance of a credit score. I think it’s so you can […]

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Concert cash: FGCU spends student $$$ for Pitbull other artists

December 2, 2011

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By Andrew Friedgen adfriedg@eagle.fgcu.edu Last year, Florida Gulf Coast University students rocked out for a couple hours at Nest Fest — and it cost students $150,000. Not all of the money was spent booking the artists, and the reception from students is mostly positive, says Melissa Khayata, the concert director for the programming board. “Students […]

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