FGCU’s tobacco ban hasn’t stopped student smokers

By Antoniette Meyer The tobacco ban at FGCU has not stopped students from smoking on campus. FGCU became a tobacco-free campus starting in summer 2016.  Since then, UPD has issued verbal and written warnings to students smoking on campus behind academic buildings, housing buildings and in parking garages. Since January 2017, UPD has issued 25…Read more FGCU’s tobacco ban hasn’t stopped student smokers

FGCU is trying to lower student suicide rates

By Antoniette Meyer FGCU is trying to reduce the number of student suicides. In Florida, suicide is the third-leading cause of death in people ages 15-24, according to the Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition. A student’s mental health can be affected by things like balancing classwork, social and romantic relationships and moving away from friends and…Read more FGCU is trying to lower student suicide rates

FGCU is losing its alligator population

By Antoniette Meyer FGCU is losing its alligator population because people are feeding the alligators. Phillip Allman, FGCU professor of Vertebrate Zoology, said that FGCU used to have a lot of big alligators on campus. Allman said that feeding campus alligators has been going on for a long time and he noticed this since he…Read more FGCU is losing its alligator population