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FGCU Student Government Launches Student Safety Program in Fort Myers Bars

A portion of the Eagle Shot flyer going in local bars and restaurants in Fort Myers
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A portion of the Eagle Shot flyer going in local bars and restaurants in Fort Myers

Florida Gulf Coast University's Student Government is rolling out a new program to help students in dangerous situations at bars and nightlife establishments in the Fort Myers area. So far, participating locations include The Keys Bar & Grille, Rusty's Raw Bar and Grill - Island Park, Rusty's Raw Bar & Grill - Estero, Rhythm House Restaurant and Lounge as well as Tacos & Tequila in University Village.

 WGCU's Rachel Iacovone spoke with Student Body President Josh Ballin and Student Government Sen. Jaimes Veneziale about the initiative. Ballin speaks first. Listen to their conversation.  

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RachelIacovoneis a reporter and associate producer ofGulf Coast LiveforWGCU News. Rachel came toWGCU as an intern in 2016, during the presidential race. She went on to cover Florida Gulf Coast University students at President Donald Trump's inauguration on Capitol Hill and Southwest Floridians in attendance at the following day's Women's March on Washington.