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Hazing hurts sailors last semester

Several members of the women’s sailing team were suspended for two semesters last year after a university investigation concluded they were guilty of hazing younger teammates. Coach Allison Jolly said the students – all juniors – were suspended at the beginning of the 2016 spring semester. They were allowed to return at the beginning of […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

Sailing students take Kennedy Cup from Navy

Sitting in class, Andrew “Ty” Baird listened to another student complain about the lack of competitive sports on campus. Baird sighed and lifted his USF sailing backpack, but didn’t say a word. It’s a comment he’s heard too many times. “We’re literally out there all the time,” Baird said. “I mean, have you been on […]

From work to class and then back to work again; Irma clean up

Student sails in second place victory

Competing against 18 full rig sailors, freshman Christopher Stocke cruised into the National Sailing Competition in Chicago this past December and brought home a second place victory. Each sailor had to place in regional competitions in order to qualify for the national event. The competition took place Dec. 4 through Dec.6 at the Chicago Yacht […]