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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Yuji Cusick was NYU's top finisher at the Monmouth Invitational on Oct. 19. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Women’s Fencing Starts Off Their Season Strong

By Zach Han, Sports Editor October 29, 2018

Women’s Fencing The women’s fencing team started its season off strong with two fencers qualifying as top-10 finishes at the Temple University Open on Oct. 27. CAS first-year Sarah Prilutsky, in...

Angela Severn, a former D1 Swimmer, is in her first year as an athletic trainer at NYU. (Courtesy of Angela Severn)

Meet the Olympic Qualifier Who Is NYU’s Newest Trainer

By Brendan Duggan, Deputy Sports Editor October 9, 2018

Growing up in a small New Jersey town, Angela Severn never imagined she would become an elite swimmer on her path to achieving athletic and academic excellence. Swimming in a man-made lake as a kid, her...

Illustration by Sophia Di Iorio

Late-Night Drama Fuels a Khabib-McGregor Rematch

By Brendan Duggan, Deputy Sports Editor October 9, 2018

In one of the most highly anticipated matchups of the year, an intense battle between two of mixed martial arts’ elite competitors — Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor — ended in unexpected chaos....