• 0

The last few weeks of the semester are the busiest and most intense for ECOS members. Events during this time include the Annual Giver’s Banquet, the wrap-up of Dorm Olympics and Kappa Karnival. ECOS members are also starting to transition from their positions this year to their designated p…

  • 0

As part of Junior Seminar with Assistant Professor of Marine Science and Biology Shannon Gowans, 80 students went to Alumni Grove to pick up trash on March 28. Gowans and students expected to see a few hundred pounds, but ended up collecting 240 pounds of trash, with several hundred pounds r…

  • 0

Course registration for rising juniors was suspended around 40 minutes into the process to resolve problems with the online registration system, according to an email from Director of Information Technology Services (ITS) Ashley Burt on April 15 at 11:06 p.m.

  • 0

A rooftop air conditioning unit triggered the fire alarm at the CEC cafe on April 4 when one of its belts caught fire. No one was hurt or in the building when the unit malfunctioned.

  • 0

Eckerd’s circle of the leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) celebrated the induction of 22 new student leaders as lifetime members on Feb. 21 in Cobb Gallery.

breaking
  • 0

ECOS Vice President of Student Engagement Geoffrey St. John announced the ECOS Executive Council election results in an email to students, faculty and staff at 1:05 p.m. on March 16.

  • 0

Given the recent concerns of the Outdoor Adventure Club and other clubs who were hoping to have a larger budget than they were allotted, many students feel students feel confused about the process of club budget allocations.

  • 0

This month launches the release of Feedback, a new magazine that focuses on research being done by Eckerd students and alumni working in STEM and other branches of science. The Editor-in-Chief of Feedback, Anjali Boyd, kick-started the idea through the Marine Science Club, but decided to sep…

  • 0

Signs lining the sidewalks at Eckerd is a common sight during events which draw visitors to campus. Making their debut during events throughout the year, the signs can be seen during Explore Eckerd, Fall and Spring Open House and some larger events such as the Sunshine Tour that had college …

  • 0

The annual Vagina Monologues took place Sunday, Feb. 26 with showings at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in Bininger Theater. The production was directed and organized by junior Abigail Thomas, senior Ali Solomon and senior Anicka Chaffey.

  • 0

The ECOS senate meeting, held on Feb. 26, started at 8:17 p.m. and ended at 9:08 p.m. Spring Dorm Olympics is fast approaching and was the focus of discussion.

  • 0

The Reach Out College Edition app, first launched during Autumn Term, was a way to acquaint Eckerd’s newest students to campus resources regarding sexual assault, finding medical care and accessing support services. But after one semester of its establishment, there are students that remain …

  • 0

This year’s Family Weekend is bringing a different rhythm with the theme of rock-n-roll and a full lineup of events.

  • 0

The total operating budget of Eckerd  for 2016-2017 is roughly 70 million dollars, according to Vice President for Business and Finance Christopher Brennan. Roughly six percent of the operating budget is funded depreciation, which is used as a resource to fund a separate capital budget of ab…

  • 0

In the past, Dorm Olympics has usually consisted of sports like capture the flag, dodgeball and other traditional intramural sports. But this year, ECOS decided to mix things up, adding sports like bubble soccer and sumo wrestling.

  • 0

On Sunday, Oct. 23, the ECOS senate meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. and ended at 7:32 p.m. The senators, along with Executive Vice President Rebecca Valentine, discussed the “Stranger Things” marathon that will be held on Kappa field this coming Friday at 7:00 p.m. They brainstormed…

  • 0

The ECOS senate meeting was called to order at 7:05 p.m. and was adjourned at 7:41 p.m. on Sept. 25. With this being the first meeting of the fall semester, it began with introduction of the newly elected senators.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

Follow us on Facebook