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By Natalie Welch

A new, upgraded website for undergraduate academics was launched on September 9th by the Office of Information Technology. The updated website includes the ability to be easily viewed on mobile devices. Dr. Margaret Massey, the Chief Information Officer of the department, says, “We are very proud of the academic programs we have at Spring Hill College, our outstanding faculty, and the success of our students. This new website helps showcase what our faculty and students have accomplished.”

Opaque and Inconspicuous

By Erinn Vogel

Closed, inconspicuous, and opaque — three words trending this fall on Spring Hill College’s campus. Residence Life and Public Safety are enforcing a new container policy to encourage students who are of age to drink outside. And there is a new maximum occupancy rule in the apartments — only ten people can be in an apartment at a time. Residence Life spent the summer exploring new ways for students to enjoy college life.

Campus Adds Uniformed Officers

By: Ben Fleming

If you have not already seen the flashy police cars driving around campus, its official, Spring Hill College now has its own police force.


By Erinn Vogel


Part of Spring Hill’s charm is that it is small and community centered. However, occasionally venturing off campus creates new experiences. Maybe you‘ve lived in Mobile for a couple of months or maybe you’ve lived in Mobile for your entire life; either way, the following are places you should investigate:


Top Five Tips for College Freshmen

By: Shaunicy Muhammad

The first week of school for freshmen in college is a mixture of positive energy for new beginnings and nervousness for the challenges that lie ahead. It’s excitement and anxiety at the same time; it’s a harmonious match of interest and uneasiness. Despite the constant reminders of how you’re “an adult now,” everyone needs a little guidance for exploring these new, uncharted waters. Here’s a compiled list of the five most popular pieces of advice to ensure your success as a Spring Hill College badger.

5. Choose Your Major Wisely


By Ryan Flynn

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams had got out to a strong start for the 2014 season. The men’s team finished 4th out of 10 teams at the Martin Epps Classic while the women’s team finished 5th out of 13 teams. The Badger cross country teams fell off a bit in their second outing as the men finished 10th out of 11 teams at the UAH/Earl Jacob Memorial and the women finished 11th out of 13 teams.

The Big Move: Going From the NAIA to NCAA

By: Brandon Krus

Spring Hill College will be transitioning to the NCAA Division II level of athletics and will be competing in the Southern Intercollegiate Atlantic Conference for the 2014-2015 athletic season.

The decision on moving into the NCAA dates back to January of 2012. Jim Hall along with school administrators came into agreement and felt the school was ready to begin the process to become a member of the NCAA. Upon this agreement, the school filed an application to be admitted into the NCAA in January of last year.

Niven named men’s basketball head coach at SHC

By Briana Collins | bicollins@email.shc.edu

Jim Hall, director of athletics, announced Monday that Aaron Niven has been named head coach of men’s basketball at SHC.

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