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Letters From Italy

By Erinn Vogel, Bridget Duffy, and MJ Connell

We’ve seen pictures on Facebook and Instagram, but it can be hard to keep in touch with all the world traveling badgers. Here are some insights into the experiences and fun being had on Spring Hill’s campus overseas.

By Bridget Duffy

New and Improved Website for Undergraduate Information

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.”


By Erinn Vogel

Spring Hill’s Tri Deltas are going bald for a day. The girls will be wearing bald caps on October 17th  to raise awareness for childhood cancer.  Tri Delta philanthropy chair and junior, Emily Thrush, along with co-chair and sophomore, Katie Abbot, got the idea from the non-profit, Be Bold Be Bald.

Top Five Fall Fashion Favorites

By Erinn Vogel

The southern heat and humidity can make it difficult to know when to leave behind summer styles and pull out fall fashion. It is hard to put your tanks and shorts away when it is 70 degrees in November especially. Here are some tips to remain seasonally stylish without overheating:


Mobile's Top Five Hidden Gems

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:



By Ryan Flynn

Junior Eric Miniclier recently got a very rare opportunity. He was able to travel to Glendale, Co. to train with coaches from the USA rugby team through a group called Serevi Rugby. Serevi Rugby is an elite training academy that recruits players all across the country and invites the worthy to come train with them. Miniclier gained exposure when he went to the regional tryout in New Orleans last spring.

Frisbee Excited About First Home Tournament

By Ryan Flynn

This Saturday and Sunday the Spring Hill College Ultimate Frisbee team will be hosting its first home tournament of the season. The tournament will take place at Founder’s Park in Fairhope, AL. 17 different schools from across the southeast will be represented in the Spring Hill hosted tournament. Play will begin at 9 am.

Cross Country Looks to Improve

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.

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