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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

The Violets faced off against the University of Delaware in two back-to-back home games this past weekend. ( Photo by Bela Kirpalani)

Hockey Closes out Season With Exciting Overtime Win

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Managing Editor March 4, 2019

The NYU Hockey team ended its regular season with back-to-back home games against the University of Delaware on Friday and Saturday nights. On Friday, the team hosted special guest President Andrew Hamilton,...

Members of the cheerleading team performing at an NYU basketball game versus Carnegie Mellon University at Hunter College Sportsplex on Feb. 10. (Staff Photo by Alina Patrick)

Yes, NYU Has Cheerleaders

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Managing Editor February 19, 2019

If you’ve never been to an NYU basketball game, you may be surprised to know that our school does indeed have a cheerleading team. Decked out in purple and white uniforms, the cheerleaders smile wide...

Former Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis was traded to the Dallas Mavericks following a tense meeting with the organization on Thursday. (via Flickr)

Kristaps Porzin-Gone: Another Lost New York Knicks Treasure

By Zach Han, Sports Editor February 4, 2019

And just like that, the Knicks’ superstar has left the Big Apple. With the NBA trade deadline approaching, the biggest basketball news of the week came at the expense of the New York Knicks, who traded...

Quarterback Tom Brady led the New England Patriots to a Super Bowl victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. (via Flickr)

Patriots Defeat Rams 13-3 in Super Snoozefest

By Nico Davidoff, Contributing Writer February 4, 2019

This year, the New England Patriots — and their roster of familiar faces — squared off against the Los Angeles Rams and their young stars at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. With the score 3-0...

First-year Valentina House competes in the Vassar Ron Stonitsch Invitational, where she placed 3rd overall.

Weekly Sports Update: Sept. 2 to Sept. 8

By Bela Kirpalani, Editor at Large September 10, 2018
A recap of the past week for the Violets.
Nike recently unveiled a new series of advertisements, including this billboard of Colin Kaepernick by Madison Square Garden. The text over the image of Kaepernick, the NFL quarterback who started protesting police brutality in 2016, reads

Students Stand With Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Ad

By Bela Kirpalani, Editor-at-Large September 10, 2018
Nike made face of NFL protests Colin Kaepernick the face of their 30th anniversary "Just Do It" ad campaign.
CAS junior Vivian Lee (right) has been the team manager of the men’s volleyball team for the past three seasons.

The Understated Importance of Team Managers

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor April 30, 2018
Vivian Lee talks about her experiences as team manager of the men's volleyball team.
Stern senior Max Mudd won the UAA 10,000-Meter Championship for the men's track & field team on April 28.

Weekly Sports Update: April 22 to April 29

By Warner Radliff and Bela Kirpalani April 30, 2018
A recap of all things NYU athletics.
Andrew Brown, new head coach of the women's volleyball team.

New Hirings Lead Women’s Volleyball Revamp

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor April 16, 2018
Following a disappointing 2017 season, the women's volleyball program hopes to improve, starting with two new hires and a fresh philosophy.
Jonathan Iaione up to bat on April 1 in Brooklyn in a match against Washington University. Iaione was recently named to be on UAA’s 30th Anniversary Team.

Jonathan Iaione Named to UAA 30th Anniversary Team

By Warner Radliff, Deputy Sports Editor April 9, 2018
NYU baseball player Jonathan Iaione was named to the University Athletic Association's 30th anniversary team in his senior year.