Browsing: Coast Guard Academy

In what is quickly becoming the “Gangnam Style” of 2013, the services are going head to head in the “Harlem Shake.” If you’re unfamiliar with the spastic dance move, it involves a single masked person dancing in a room full of people, who ignore the dancer. After maybe 15 seconds, the entire thing erupts into a giant dance party full of crazy moves, costumes and thrashing. First up is the Naval Academy, featuring the 13th Company and a man in a blue suit. My only question: where did that mid find a horse head mask? The Coast Guard Academy also…

Coast Guard Academy Superintendent Rear Adm. Sandra L. Stosz will be leading the fifth annual New London, Conn., Irish Parade on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, as one of the grand marshals. Stosz was recently named one of Newsweek’s “150 Women Who Shake the World.” She will be joined by New London’s mayor, Daryl Finizio. The Coast Guard is also partnering with the city to offer tours of icebreaking tugboat Morro Bay and patrol boat Chinook at the New London Waterfront. Tours of barque Eagle will be available on Saturday at Fort Trumball. The joint celebration of St. Patrick’s Day…

The Naval and Coast Guard academies — as you might expect — aren’t the first colleges to consider when you’re looking for a party school. But alongside ranking high as a “stone-cold sober” school in this year’s Princeton Review rankings, the two academies got high marks for accessible professors, low marijuana use and “running like butter” (meaning administration works well). On the not-so-good end: The Naval Academy ranked seventh for “least happy students” of the 376 U.S. schools included in this year’s rankings and 14th for “dorms like dungeons.” The Coast Guard Academy placed similarly, ranking fourth for “least happy…

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