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By: Julia Arenstam


Spring Hill College made history Thursday, announcing that the newly selected 39th president will break the long standing tradition of filling the role with a Jesuit priest. 

Changes in Hours of Operation Across Campus

By: Elizabeth Briggs

Spring Hill College students, faculty, and staff will soon experience a shift in the hours of operation of the cafeteria, Java City, McKinney’s on the Hill, Burke Library, and the Outlaw Recreation Center. 

Rosalie Carpenter, Vice President of Student Affairs, is the motivating force behind these student-suggested changes. When asked her opinion, Carpenter stated, “This is very exciting for the student experience. I'm so happy to partner with students and colleagues across campus to make this happen.”

Student Government Brings Badger Trolley Back to Campus

By: Julia Arenstam 

This Thursday marks the third week the Spring Hill Badger Trolley will shuttle students to downtown Mobile starting at 9 p.m. 

The Student Government Association recently began sponsoring this shuttle service as a way to safely promote students going to downtown Mobile on Thursday nights. “We wanted to be able to provide a way for students to safely get a ride to and from downtown,” said Conner Bueche, SGA Secretary of Campus Life. 


By Jacquelyn Saunée 

Wearing a crisp black shirt, white Roman collar, and a smile on his face, Dr. Baugh can be seen interacting with students in and out of the classroom. 

Recently, he was seen on the cover of Mobile Bay Magazine. In the January issue, he was featured as a member of the magazine’s Class of Forty under 40, “a program designed to recognize 40 of the top individuals younger than age 40 who demonstrate leadership, professional excellence and a commitment to the Bay area community,” according to the magazine’s website. 

Greek Life Celebrates its New Members

By Elizabeth Briggs and Hannah McIntyre

Ninety-seven women ran out of Byrne Library to meet their new sisters on Jan. 19 at Spring Hill College’s Panhellenic bid day, while the boys anxiously waited for their turn to do the same. After a semester of preparation and three nights of recruitment parties, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma, Phi Mu, and Sigma Kappa welcomed their new members quite literally into their arms. 

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: Phillip Travis

Lady Badger Basketball Mid-Season Update

By Brandon Krus 

The Spring Hill College Women’s basketball team is just a few weeks away from finishing their inaugural season in the NCAA Division II level of athletics and their new conference the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. 

The Lady Badgers have had a good season up to this point with a 9-9 overall record including a 6-4 record in the conference and has them standing in third place in the Western Division. 

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