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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. 

"You Kids Turn Down That Music!"

By Ben Fleming

Recently, Spring Hill College’s nightlife has been disrupted by a series of on and off-campus noise complaints.

According to Todd Warren, the head of public safety at Spring Hill College, there have been three or four weekends now that music has been played too loud outside during parties.  The first complaints came a couple of weeks ago from off-campus residents of the community who called into the public safety gatehouse to complain about the music.


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.”

Shedding Some Light on the Starbucks Secret Menu

By Erinn Vogel

Most people know the classics like the Pumpkin Spice Latte, Peppermint Mocha, and Caramel Frappuccino. But did you know about their secret menu?

According to Starbucks’ website, “Starbucks’ Secret Menu is a collection of beverage creations that have been skillfully concocted by Starbucks baristas and connoisseurs from all around the world.”

Here are five of their secret drinks:


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.  

Badger Bowling Strikes Again!

By Brandon Krus

There are new teams on campus that are making a name for themselves: the SHC men’s and women’s bowling teams. In only its second year of existence, the Badger bowling teams have become one of the hottest teams on campus with their impressive start to the 2014-2015 season.

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