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By: Julia Arenstam and Amelie Prather

   Students at Spring Hill College will have more choices for housing for the fall semester, announced the Office of Residence Life at a Student Government Association (SGA) meeting held last month.

   Rosalie Carpenter, Vice President of Student Affairs, informed members of the SGA about the college's recent purchase of Portier Place to be used for additional student housing. The building, which is currently a retirement community, will be converted into student apartments with various floor plans.

Parking Issues on Campus Cause Rise in Booting and Towing

By: Julia Arenstam

Editor-in-Chief

With the presence of an official police force on campus, there has been a recent initiative to more strictly enforce parking rules.

Vehicles are no longer permitted to park in the fire lane for days, let alone hours, before they are either written a ticket, towed, or booted.

Warren Selected as Finalist for Campus Safety Director of the Year

By: Ishemia Etheridge

Staff-Writer

Campus Safety Magazine has recognized 14 campus public safety and security leaders, including Spring Hill College’s public safety leader Todd Warren.

Warren is one of the finalists of the 8th Annual Campus Safety Director of the Year awards program. The winner will be announced at the Campus Safety Magazine National Forum in Washington, D.C., in June.

Lifestyle

By: Elizabeth Briggs

Staff-Writer

        There’s an old saying, “there’s no such thing as coincidences.” However, for the Rev. Michael Williams, S.J., coincidences are God’s tool for motivation and success.

New Facebook Feature Aims at Suicide Prevention

By: Elizabeth Briggs

Staff-Writer

On Feb. 25, Facebook unveiled plans for an updated safety feature aimed at suicide prevention. These changes will go into effect in the United States within the next couple of months.

        The updated feature will allow users to report a concerning post by clicking the arrow at the top-right corner of the post. Facebook‘s 24/7 safety team will then review the post and recommend a helpline, just as it did with the previous reporting feature.

A.K.A. Sorority, Inc. Celebrates Black History

By: Ishemia Etheridge

Staff-Writer

The members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. hosted a number of events last week honoring Black History Month to lift school spirit.

Sports

By: Brandon Krus

Sports-Editor

Caroline Sagrera became the first Spring Hill College softball pitcher to reach 1,000 career strikeouts back in late February.

Sagrera is a junior right-handed pitcher from Baton Rouge, La., where she attended St. Joseph’s Academy. During her high school career, Sagrera was first team all-district from 2009-2012, first team all-metro from 2009-2012, and first team all-state from 2011-2012. She was also the district MVP in 2012 and she was the MVP of her team from 2009-2012.

Badger Tennis Off to a Strong Start in 2015

By: Brandon Krus

Sports Editor

 

The Spring Hill College Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams are off to a strong start to their 2015 Season. This is the team’s first season in the NCAA and the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

SHC Track Ready To Get 2015 Season Under Way

By: Brandon Krus

Sports Editor 

The Spring Hill College Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Teams will open their 2015 season this weekend as they travel to the Mississippi College Season Opener in Clinton, Miss.The Badgers will be competing in their inaugural season at the NCAA Division II level, and their first season in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

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