Alcatraz Closed Due To High Winds, Choppy Waters
High winds and choppy Bay waters have prompted a rare closure of Alcatraz Island to visitors Wednesday, a National Park Service spokeswoman said.
America's pastime meets spring break
Chris Thomas, a graduate student at Texas A&M, counts off the seconds as Lauren Sparrow, a student at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, takes a drink from a plastic baseball bat before spinning on the bat and hitting a pitch during Spring Break on the beach in Port Aransas, Texas.
Alcatraz research reveals forts, tunnels
California State University, Chico, students have helped repair the "puppy stairs" at Alcatraz Island.
A&M's Alcztraz research continues to reveal underground forts, tunnels
What started as repair of a tripping hazard at Alcatraz Island led to research that is revealing an old network of underground tunnels and fortifications.
5 most incredible discoveries
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Hidden fortress found under Alcatraz
Three armored railroad cars arrive on a car ferry at the United States Penitentiary on Alcatraz Island, San Francisco in August 1934.
National Park Service Hosts Junior Ranger Day on Alcatraz Island
The National Park Service recently announced plans to host two Junior Ranger Day events and interactive programs on Alcatraz Island on Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2, 2014.