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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

The new Major League Baseball rule about the intentional walk is an abomination to the strategy of the game.

New Rules Destroy the Game

By Thomas Price, Opinion Editor April 17, 2017
Opinion Editor Thomas Price shares his thoughts on how Major League Baseball's new intentional walk rule is changing the game for the worse.
The softball team had a successful week, clinching the University Athletic Association series.

Weekly Sports Update: April 10-16

By Kaitlyn Wang, Managing Editor April 17, 2017
Here's your weekly update from the wonderful world of NYU Athletics.
Basketball in New York, both professional and in college, continues to see a decrease in quality playing.

The Sorry State of New York Basketball

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor March 6, 2017
These are trying times for fans of basketball in New York.
The baseball team hopes to improve last year’s record of 23-22 and to win the UAA.  Their first game of the season is on Wednesday, March 1 at 12 p.m. at MCU Park.

Baseball Season Preview: A Young Team Prepares

By Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor March 1, 2017
The NYU baseball team begins its season today — here's a look ahead.
For more than 20 years, Chelsea Piers has been open to NYU for sporting events and practices.  Many are discussing the idea of having more NYU sports relocate to the facility.

Exploring the NYU-Chelsea Piers Relationship

By Lorenzo Gazzola, Contributing Writer February 13, 2017
Chelsea Piers houses a myriad of NYU sports, but how likely is a total partnership?
Tisch drama student Connor Haseley is also the pitcher for NYU’s baseball team.

Hitting Acting Out of the Park

By Maddie Howard, Staff Writer February 13, 2017
The time commitment necessary to be on a sports' team alone is enormous, but paired with the duties of being a full-time drama student, space-time boundaries are being pushed. Freshman Connor Haseley is pushing those boundaries.
The NYU Hockey Team playing at their home ground of Chelsea Piers, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. The game saw the Violets experience their first loss of the year, against Sacred Heart University.

Hockey Enjoys Success in Regular Season Finale

By Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor February 13, 2017
The NYU hockey team heads into the post-season next weekend riding the wave of a competitive 4-0 victory over rivals William Paterson University.
Lauren Brown, forward for the NYU Basketball team, offering 14 points to the Violet’s win, Sunday. Feb. 12, 2017. Catch up with NYU’s basketball, swimming and diving, wrestling, and Men’s volleyball here.

Weekly Sports Update: Feb. 6 to Feb. 12

By Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor February 13, 2017
NYU athletics was in action this week, with the men's basketball team continuing a mediocre season and the wrestling squad proving strong.
NYU’s Ballroom and Latin Dance team rehearses in the Kimmel Center.

Have A Ball With NYU Ballroom

By Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor February 13, 2017
NYU is home to many different club sport teams. Here's a look at the ballroom dance club.
The NYU hockey team had a busy weekend with two very close, competitive games.

Hockey Splits Penultimate Weekend

By Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor February 6, 2017
The NYU hockey split its weekend decisions at home.
Qizhi Wong, sophomore golfer, mutters “come on Cheech” as part of his pre-shot routine.

Superstitions in Sports: Real or Fake?

By Trevor Francesconi, Contributing Writer February 6, 2017
Sports and superstitions go hand in hand. Check out some athletes' superstitions here.
The Class of 2017 hall of fame inductees are Melinda Childs, Martin Jay Davis, Elena Drinka and Brad Thornton.

What NYU Sports Hall of Fame Means

By Maddie Howard, Staff Writer February 6, 2017
The NYU Sports Hall of Fame recently inducted its 2017 class. Some athletes shed light on what these individuals' accomplishments mean to them.