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Club/Intramural Sports Jacki Coffey keeping an eye on her dive computer during a routine safety stop after diving to three wrecks in 90ft of water off Jupiter, FL.  Participating in the UM Scuba Club dive to witness goliath grouper aggregations during their spawning season is a highlight for many divers during the Fall semester.  This particular dive they saw roughly 80 Goliath Groupers, ranging from 4-6ft in length, as well as loggerhead turtles and reef sharks. Photo Courtesy Patrick Nichols

Past t-shirts for the UM SCUBA Club boast that it is an organization “where wet dreams come true”. The scuba club provides students, faculty, employees and alumni a chance to dive at reduced rates in some of the best dive spots in South Florida, which suggests that, for passionate divers, the t-shirt slogan may not be too far off.

Club/Intramural Sports The quiddich club practiced their strategy drill, Ultimate Quiddich, at a practice last week on the IM fields. Ultimate quiddich is like ultimate frisbee but is played with a quiddich ball. Lauren Lennox // Contributing Photographer

Popular English author J.K. Rowling’s books may have some UM students dreaming about the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, but playing Harry Potter’s favorite sport is no longer a fantasy. Quidditch is a muggle-made reality on campus – and beyond.

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