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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.

Government agent talks to SHC students about human trafficking

By Briana Collins | bicollins@email.shc.edu

Tito Pena, an agent from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, delivered an address to SHC students and members of the Political Science and International Studies Club Tuesday night.  Pena discussed his work in Immigration Customs Enforcement, also known as Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).  HSI usually investigates cases dealing with money laundering, human smuggling and human trafficking.  Pena’s lecture focused on the issues of human trafficking.


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

Disney and Pixar announce anticipated sequel to ‘Finding Nemo’

By Briana Collins | bicollins@email.shc.edu

Dory will be able to speak whale and “just keep swimming” in her very own animated film, “Finding Dory.” 

Disney and Pixar Animation announced Tuesday that Ellen DeGeneres will once again lend her voice to the chatty and forgetful blue tang fish, Dory.  The film, which is a sequel to “Finding Nemo,” takes place about a year after Nemo’s homecoming.  It follows Dory on her adventure to reunite with her own family.


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.

Spring Hill College softball ranks No. 24

By Summer Ranaldson


Spring Hill College softball team was ranked in the Top 25 Coaches’ poll on April 2.

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