As the San Francisco Giants chase their third World Series championship
in five years, the team’s fan base is at an all-time high. But it’s more than
stellar baseball that makes the team the darling of Fog City; it’s their
support of causes that are near and dear to San Franciscan’s hearts.
USF history, chemistry, and data science majors are some of the region’s best college boxers, having slugged their way to wins at USF’s Hilltop Cup Boxing Invitational on Oct. 17.
Corinna Halloran ’07 is tethered to the deck of a speeding 65-foot racing yacht to prevent high winds or a stealth wave from sweeping her overboard. She is part of the first all-women’s team in more than a decade to compete in the nine-month, around-the-globe Volvo Ocean Race — considered by many the toughest sports competition in the world.
USF’s Board of Trustees welcomed four new members into its ranks recently, among them a leading voice in the U.S./Mexico immigration debate and the School of Law’s 2012 Alumnus of the Year.