The Multifaceted Debate of Whether We Should Pay College Athletes

It is one of the most debated questions in sports. The NCAA makes an estimated one billion dollars annually. But for the 480,000 student-athletes in this country, not one penny of salary was earned....

The Case for More Female Referees

As the case is made for more representation for women in the sports world, many are debating the scarcity of female referees. This season the National Basketball Association had one female referee out of 64...

Men’s Basketball Hires Mental Health Coach

Men’s basketball Assistant Coach Jake Rachbach, NYU Athletics’ newest hire, plans to focus on players’ mental performance to improve on-court play. With a master’s from Temple University in kinesiology, Rauchbach’s main objectives with the...

‘Man, I’m Going to Be a Meme’: The Story Behind the NYU Swimmer That...

NYU swimmer Nathan Huot can now consider himself internet famous. The CAS sophomore was featured in an Instagram video, participating in an uncommon exercise in which he lays horizontal on the ground and moves...

Yes, NYU Has Cheerleaders

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...

The Problem With Kobe Bryant’s Support of Women’s Sports

It has been an objectively good summer for women’s sports. The United States women’s national soccer team won its fourth FIFA World Cup and continues to make national news in its fight for fair...

Male Athletes Are Still Stuck in the Closet

NFL veteran Ryan Russell recently wrote a beautiful piece for ESPN in which he came out as bisexual and discussed how he was unable to live an “open life” for much of his early...

After 24 Years, NYU Athletic Director Will Step Down

Director of Athletics and Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs Christopher Bledsoe will step down from his roles in August after 24 years of service, it was announced on Wednesday. Bledsoe was brought on as...

As the Knicks Wrap Up Worst-Ever Season, a Look at Owner James Dolan’s Legacy

James Dolan’s tenure as owner of the New York Knicks has been mired in controversy and filled with shocking and often ridiculous incidents, leaving many fans, including myself, tired and desperate for change. Dolan...

Battling Rain and Wind, NYU Quidditch Crowned Regional Champs for First Time

Last weekend in Warwick, Rhode Island, NYU’s varsity quidditch team battled 50-degree weather and torrential rain to win its first-ever Northeast Regional Championship, defeating the Tufts University Tufflepuffs in the final match. After beating Brandeis...

NYU Students Conquer New York City Marathon

Franklin Reitzas was supposed to run the New York City marathon in his first year at NYU, but he forgot to sign up for the race before the deadline. This time, the SPS junior planned...

Graham Chatoor Sets New Records at UAA Swimming and Diving Championships

Graham Chatoor shined in the University Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships by setting new pool, meet and team records, establishing himself as one of the top long-distance swimmers in the nation. He earned...
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