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New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

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New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News


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NYU Athletics: A look back on the 2022-23 season

With eight teams earning bids for the postseason, NYU saw tremendous success among its athletics programs.
Nicole Ranile , Staff Writer May 2, 2023

When you think of NYU, the first thing that likely comes to mind is business or the arts — certainly not sports. Despite this false stereotype, NYU does have athletic programs,...

A woman wearing a purple jacket with N.Y.U.’s name on it in white throws a silver shot put ball from behind a bar with the letters “J.C.S.” on it. Behind the player are multiple people standing in front of fencing.

Meet the NYU sophomore who broke a 23-year-old school record

Michelle Uvieghara broke a decades-old school track and field record with a discus throw of 40.15 meters.
Drew Abrutyn, Staff Writer Apr 25, 2023

NYU’s discus throw record was set in 2000, and remained untouched — until last month, when the NYU track and field teams traveled to West Long Branch, New Jersey, for Monmouth...

A group of volleyball players wearing purple N.Y.U. uniforms huddled while standing in an indoor volleyball court.

NYU men’s volleyball falls at first hurdle in UVC quarterfinals

The Violets were unable to break their three-game losing streak, going 2-3 in the opening round of the tournament.
Jonathan Mak, Staff Writer Apr 21, 2023

The NYU men’s volleyball team finished its season with a loss against St. John Fisher University in the quarterfinals of the United Volleyball Conference Championship on Friday,...

N.Y.U. swimmer Caitlin Marshall swims in a pool with other athletes in adjacent lanes.

A swimming star’s reflection on her NYU season

NYU athlete Caitlin Marshall looks back on her breakout season as a sophomore on the university’s swim team.
Nicole Ranile, Staff Writer Apr 19, 2023

If you ever decide to step foot into NYU Palladium’s natatorium to watch a swim meet, you’ll likely find your attention grabbed by a standout performer. Standing at about 5...

A golf player swings a club. He is wearing a black golf shirt, beige pants and a white cap.

Momentum builds as NYU golf heads into final stretch

NYU looks to build their confidence and win the Liberty League Championship for a chance at the NCAA tournament.
Miller Romm, Staff Writer Apr 13, 2023

The NYU men’s golf team finished in eighth place at their most recent tournament, after a mixed performance at three tournaments this semester. After winter break, the Violets...

Several soccer players play on a field at night. The lights around the field are on.

The growth of soccer in New York City

Despite the overwhelming popularity of the major three sports in New York City, soccer is quickly gaining traction.
Malone Lohmann, Staff Writer Apr 12, 2023

When casual sports fans look at New York City, their attention most often gravitates toward supporting local professional teams in basketball, football or baseball. The city is...

Five players wearing white jerseys and a libero wearing a light blue jersey huddle around next to the net.

NYU men’s volleyball hopes to end regular season on a positive note

After a string of tough losses throughout the season, the Violets look to bounce back in the regular season finale.
Jonathan Mak, Staff Writer Apr 4, 2023

The NYU men’s volleyball team is looking to redeem itself at Springfield College following a loss to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in which the Engineers overcame their...

A softball player runs across a field while wearing a helmet and a purple jersey with the text “N.Y.U.” on it.

NYU softball catches fire in second half of season

The Violets have won 12 of their last 14 games.
Malone Lohmann, Staff Writer Mar 30, 2023

As NYU’s softball team slides into the second half of the season, confidence and performance continue to reign. After a 17-20 finish last season, the Violets are off to a hot...

A man in a purple uniform with the word “Violets” and the number 25 on it stands in front of a large display screen under a blue sky. He is wearing a black batting helmet which reads “N.Y.U.” in purple.

NYU baseball drops two of three games against Emory

The Violets went 1-2 on the road against Emory University as they kicked off UAA play.
Pablo Ocariz, Staff Writer Mar 28, 2023

NYU men’s baseball started off in-conference play against Emory University in Atlanta this weekend, scoring a 4-3 win in the opener on Friday before losing both games of the...

The World Baseball Classic logo, which is a white baseball with red seams surrounded by yellow, blue, green and red quarter circles.

Who NYU cheered for at the World Baseball Classic

Twenty countries were represented at the World Baseball Classic, giving NYU students a variety of teams to root for.
Miller Romm, Staff Writer Mar 24, 2023

Many different storylines dominated the World Baseball Classic — from the highly anticipated at-bat between Shohei Ohtani and Mike Trout, to the vast array of countries that...

Photograph of an N.Y.U. basketball player with blond hair dribbling a basketball on a court. She is standing next to another player, who wears a green uniform.

To the Sweet 16: NYU women’s basketball advances in NCAA tournament

The Violets extended their win streak to 13, and reached the Sweet 16.
Miller Romm, Staff Writer Mar 7, 2023

NYU women’s basketball has advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III women’s tournament after a successful weekend, picking up two wins against Greensboro College and...

Group photograph of players from N.Y.U’s men’s basketball team. They are in a huddle with their arms in the air.

The shot that ended NYU men’s basketball’s season

A disappointing first-round defeat to Lancaster Bible College ended the Violets’ season.
Pablo Ocariz, Staff Writer Mar 7, 2023

NYU men’s basketball lost 64-67 against Lancaster Bible College in the first round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament in Alliance, Ohio, on Friday, March...

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