Harvey Pride

Vin Gallo @VinGallo731            The Springfield College community will be demonstrating efforts towards Houston relief for Hurricane Harvey this weekend. The starting point of the events will kick off with professor of English, Anne Wheeler teaching a section of college writing. This year, Springfield is piloting a program, run by Student Affairs and Residence Life called the living learning communities. Two … Continue reading Harvey Pride

Texas massacre poses haunting question

Kathleen Morris Staff Writer They say that familiarity is comforting, but the recognizability of this weekend’s news reports was anything but. Why? Because, once again, it was about a mass shooting. This past Sunday morning in the small, close-knit town of Sutherland Springs, Texas, a gunman opened fire. Of the unsuspecting parishioners, 26 were killed. Their ages ranged from 18 months old to 77-years old, … Continue reading Texas massacre poses haunting question

Springfield post office temporary relocates

Nichole Maisto On Monday, Nov. 6, the Springfield College campus post office was closed due to flooding caused by recent rainstorms. The basement of Locklin Hall is where the office regularly resides, but it has since been relocated in an effort to repair the damage. Though they have experienced flooding in the past, rarely has it come close to this extreme. Post office supervisor of … Continue reading Springfield post office temporary relocates

Football’s defense dominates against their opponents

Shawn McFarland @McFarland_Shawn When it comes to the debate of defense or offense, time, truly, is a flat circle. It’s Groundhog Day. It’s a broken record. It’s really any cliche phrase for a moment in time which continues to repeat itself. Defense, in all sports at any level, continues, time and time again, to not receive the same love and attention as the offense does. … Continue reading Football’s defense dominates against their opponents

“Faith, Hope and Love”: The Journey of Luke Bradley

Ian Snowdeal @IanSnowdeal25 Three brothers played catch with their father in a big backyard, overlooking a dead cornfield. “Butter fingers!” yelled Ryan Bradley, the father, after his son Eli dropped the football. The dead leaves crackled as the kids ran to catch the ball. The cold brisk wind of the fall day had them in Under Armour sweatshirts and shorts. Smiles and laughter were spread … Continue reading “Faith, Hope and Love”: The Journey of Luke Bradley