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What’s next for the New York Yankees?

The New York Yankees have some major decisions to make this offseason.
Adam Covey and Staff Writer Oct 31, 2022

This season was supposed to be different for the New York Yankees. The team was 61-23 on July 8, and there was chatter about the team breaking the MLB record for wins in a season....

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Men’s basketball looks to build on winning season

A new head coach and seven new recruits headline a year of changes for the Violets.
Pablo Ocariz, Staff Writer Oct 28, 2022

After last year’s mixed season for the NYU men’s basketball team, in which they had its first winning record in six years, but finished second to last in the conference, the...

N.Y.U. women’s soccer player Yukino Wakatsuki kicks a ball down a soccer field.

Women’s soccer breaks 3-game rut

The NYU women’s soccer team scored eight goals in a shutout win over Kean University.
Drew Abrutyn, Staff Writer Oct 28, 2022

The NYU women’s soccer team, suffering from a three-game losing streak, came into its away game against Kean University firing on all cylinders on Monday, Oct. 24. Both the...

N.Y.U. women’s volleyball head coach Andrew Brown talks to players at a basketball field.

Women’s volleyball takes down Montclair

The Violets secured head coach Andrew Brown’s 100th career victory with a 3-1 win over Montclair State University.
Angelica Yang, Staff Writer Oct 28, 2022

The NYU women’s volleyball team played its last home match of the regular season against Montclair State University, defeating the Red Hawks by set scores of 25-20, 25-12, 16-25...

Kim Wyant, the coach of NYU’s men‘s soccer team, stands at the sidelines of a soccer pitch.

Meet the women coaching NYU and UChicago men’s soccer and breaking gender barriers

NYU and UChicago’s men’s soccer coaches, Kim Wyant and Julianne Sitch, will make NCAA history on Friday by becoming the first female head coaches to face each other in men’s soccer.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer Oct 28, 2022

Under the Friday night lights at the Gaelic Park stadium in the Bronx, a seemingly mundane match between NYU and the undefeated University of Chicago men’s soccer teams will...

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Q&A: Swimmers dive into their first NYU season

After over a month of practice and their first win, three first-year swimmers discuss the team’s culture and the season ahead.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer Oct 27, 2022

First-year swimmers — Nicole Ranile, Emery Muller and Christopher Mina — of NYU’s Swimming & Diving team reflect on the start of their first season, the differences in...

Terry Nagai wears a white jersey, a pair of purple shorts is about to kick a soccer ball down the field. Opponents from Wilke University dressed in black are in the background.

NYU men’s soccer secures 7th win in dominant fashion

The Violets showed out for Alumni and Parents Weekend with a 5-0 win against Wilkes University on Saturday, Oct. 22.
Dustin Gardner, Staff Writer Oct 25, 2022

The Violets took an early lead and didn’t look back against Wilkes University on Saturday, Oct. 22. Their record on the season is now 7-4-2. It took just under eight minutes...

Olivia Lewandowski, Dominique Drust and Sarah Lattan dressed in black jerseys throw their hands up. Volleyball is in mid air.

NYU women’s volleyball dominates during senior weekend

The Violets only lost one set in three matches this past weekend as the regular season nears its end.
Pablo Ocariz, Staff Writer Oct 25, 2022

No. 6 NYU women's volleyball continued its dominant season this past weekend, winning all but one set across its games against Stockton University, Stevens Institute of Technology...

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5 things to know about the New York Rangers this season

After an unprecedented run to the Eastern Conference finals last season, the Rangers have started 3-1-1 in its 2022 campaign.
Avery Hendrick, Staff Writer Oct 24, 2022

The New York Rangers are five games through the regular season, with a current record of 3-1-1 after an overtime loss to the San Jose Sharks on Oct. 20. While it is still early,...

NYU Womens Swimming and Diving team pose for photo wearing their black swimsuits.

NYU Swimming & Diving kicks off with a splash

The NYU men’s and women’s swimming teams both clinched their first meet of season against Rowan University.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer Oct 24, 2022

In their first meet of the season, the No. 8 women’s and No. 9 men’s NYU Swimming & Diving teams emerged victorious versus unranked Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey,...

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Q&A: Cross country runners reflect on their final NYU season

With a week left until the postseason, two senior runners look back on their time at NYU.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer Oct 20, 2022

Leah Haley and Mubeen Zainul, two senior runners of NYU’s men’s and women’s cross country teams, reflect on their final season, discuss how New York City affects their training,...

Viv Kane, Grace Richardson and Janie Cooper run on the cross country track at the Connecticut College Invitational in New London, Connecticut, wearing purple N.Y.U jerseys.

NYU cross country teams near the finish line of the season

The runners of both the men’s and women’s cross country teams prepare for their final races before the postseason.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer Oct 18, 2022

No. 20 women’s and No. 28 men’s NYU cross country teams placed sixth and 14th respectively at the Connecticut College Invitational in New London, Connecticut, on Saturday,...