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By Natalie Welch

Spring Hill College’s Student Government Association updated its Facebook page on Nov. 20, announcing that the Student Center would be open 24 hours during finals week. Included with this announcement was the hashtag “#WeGotYou.” In a nutshell, that is what the SGA is all about: working hard to bring changes to campus that students want.

For instance, one of the projects being worked on by the SGA is new hours for the caf. This semester, several options for updated hours were presented to the student body and put to a vote.

"This Thanksgiving, I Am Thankful for Black Friday!"

By Natalie Welch

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is all about incredible deals. Consumers have been known to line up outside stores in the early morning hours, just for the chance to get a discount on a TV or an Xbox.

However, in recent years, shopping has not been confined to this day only. This year, again, many stores will be starting the shopping early by opening their doors in the last hours of Thanksgiving Day; Walmart will open at 6 p.m. on Thursday, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Shelly Banjo.

It's Showtime!

By Ben Fleming

It’s that time of year again: the Spring Hill College theatre department will put on its fall play, “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead,” by Tom Stoppard.

The performances will be Nov. 13-16 at 8 p.m. in Spring Hill College’s own Mitchell Theatre.  No food or beverages will be allowed.  There will be a short ten-minute intermission as well. The tickets will cost $5 for students and $10 for others. 


By Jabulani Thompson

There was a time when school was easy and there was no such thing as preparing for a test and studying – sadly, that time was kindergarten.  With finals week creeping in, good study habits are vital to be successful in college. To help successfully end the first college semester for a freshman or help boost a soon to be graduate senior, here are five tips that were compiled from students at SHC.

Rho Chi Supporting Those in Need

By Jabulani Thompson

When teenage girls receive their acceptance letters from prospective colleges and universities, they become excited and anxious. With this excitement and anxiety comes curiosity, and soon you or everybody else will want to know everything there is to know about the school.

An important aspect of the school that students usually want to know is what is there do to at school. Coming to Spring Hill College or any other school as a freshman or even transfer student can be rough so knowing what to do on campus is useful.

Gas Prices Down, But Not Low Enough

By Natalie Welch

Recently, students might have noticed lowering gasoline prices, whether they be in Mobile or in their native cities. According to Paul Davidson’s article for USA Today on Nov. 9, “Average regular unleaded prices have plunged to $2.99 a gallon from $3.70 in late June, dipping below $3 for the first time since 2010.”


By Brandon Krus

The Spring Hill women’s basketball team opened its home schedule to the 2014 season against the Lady Argonauts from University of West Florida on Nov. 22 at the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center.

The Badgers came out and played solid defense to open the game but could not convert on some open opportunities early in the first half. The Lady Argos started off strong and took a 28-15 lead going into halftime. Head coach Karen McConico made some adjustments during the intermission and the Badgers came out rolling in the second half.

Men’s Basketball Loses Home Opening Heart Breaker

By Ryan Flynn

The Spring Hill men’s basketball team suffered a tough loss Monday night to Carroll College. The Badgers fell to the Saints 69-62 in an overtime thriller.

Carroll College opened the game up by winning the tip-off. After a missed basket, redshirt sophomore Sam Hutcheson grabbed the rebound and dished the ball up court. This lead to Spring Hill striking first when Frederick Gatson posted up a Carroll defender and laid in a basket.  

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