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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

The upcoming Fall season brings with it a new Fantasy Football season as well. The classic football fan hobby is full of strategy and jargon. (Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)

Intro to fantasy football

By Mitesh Shrestha, Sports Editor August 25, 2021

To most, late August represents the start of school or the changing of the seasons. For some, it also marks the start of a new fantasy football season: an opportunity to defend their throne or avenge last...

Stop the Rushed Reporting

Stop the Rushed Reporting

By Gabby Lozano, Deputy Opinion Editor February 5, 2020

The death of former basketball player Kobe Bryant left the world in utter shock and grief last Sunday. Celebrity news tabloid, TMZ, was the first to publicly announce his death and the cause of it. The...

Athletes Are Human Too

Athletes Are Human Too

By Kevin Ryu, Contributing Writer December 3, 2019

Last Wednesday, the Brooklyn Nets faced the Boston Celtics in Boston, marking Kyrie Irving’s first return to Boston since signing with the Nets. Though Irving was out for the game with an injury, Celtics...

Unionize College Sports

Unionize College Sports

By Jun Sung, Deputy Opinion Editor September 17, 2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom will soon sign into law the “Fair Pay to Play Act,” which would let a college athlete profit off of their name, image and likeness. The law would significantly change...

The Importance of Conscious Athleticism

The Importance of Conscious Athleticism

By Cole Stallone, Staff Writer November 14, 2018

This weekend is the finale of the Showtime documentary series “Shut Up and Dribble,” which focuses on the intersectionality of sports and politics through the lens of the NBA, starting in the 1960s...

This Is How Tennis Treats Black Women

This Is How Tennis Treats Black Women

By Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor September 10, 2018
Serena Williams's loss at the U.S. Open is one example of how a white-dominated sport treats black women.
Adam Rippon Is a Marketable Gay

Adam Rippon Is a Marketable Gay

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer April 16, 2018
Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon has become a gay icon due to his outgoing personality, and I can't help but feel like he is being celebrated because he embodies the ideal way to be gay.