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Reduced MetroCards for NYU students: fantasy or feasible?

Transportation Compensation Still Stalled for NYU Commuters

October 6, 2016
NYU students could possibly get MetroCards at reduced prices in light of the introduction of half-priced MetroCards at Hunter College.
Slice Out Hunger, a nonprofit project raising money through pizza has 57 pizzerias throughout the city participating in this year’s event.

Dollar Pizza That Gives Back

September 26, 2016
Scott Wiener, founder of Scott’s Pizza Tours, collaborates with local pizzerias to fight hunger in New York City.
The Yankee Stadium in the Bronx is an iconic space for sports in NYC.

The Hottest Sports Tickets in NYC Aren’t Always a Pipe Dream

September 9, 2016
A handy guide to New York City professional sports teams for NYU students.
The NYU Coles sports center before the construction.

The 411 on the 2031 Plan

September 8, 2016
Months after the closure of Coles and opening of the 404 Lafayette facility, the NYU community and neighborhood locals maintain mixed views of the 2031 Expansion Plan.
Palladium is one of many workout facilities that NYU offers to its students.

Where Are You Working Out at NYU?

September 6, 2016
A preview of the best spots to stay in shape on campus.
NYU Ability Project, located at the Media and Games Network at Tandon, serves as a connection point for people with disabilities to modern technology.

NYU Improving Disability Tech

September 6, 2016
NYU Tandon students are recognized by Mayor Bill de Blasio for their work with handicapped youth.
Athletes of the Year Ready for Their New Seasons

Athletes of the Year Ready for Their New Seasons

August 28, 2016

Sophomore golfer Jenni Bluetling and senior wrestler Nathan Pike took home the honor of being the 2015-2016 NYU Athletes of the Year. Straight from Feldafing, Germany, Jenni Bluetling...

NYUs Website Is Now Device-Agnostic

NYU’s Website Is Now Device-Agnostic

August 28, 2016

The NYU.edu website officially relaunched on Sunday with updated features for all electronic platforms. Executive Director of the Digital Communications Group Jim Robertson said...

Members of both the Men and Women’s Track Team competed at The College of New Jersey and University of Pennsylvania this past weekend.

Track Splits Team Between Four Competitions

May 2, 2016
New Jersey and Pennsylvania were the sights of exciting action on the track this weekend, as the Violets competed at the Penn Relays and Lions Invite.
Kahala Bonsignore had two hits across the two games played against Drew University on Wednesday, April 27.

Softball’s Big Bats Secure Doubleheader Sweep

April 28, 2016
The NYU softball team continued its offensive rampage, overwhelming Drew in a two-game series.
Sophomore Chase Denison pitches a complete game shutout, the first in NYU DIII history.

Baseball Has Up and Down Weekend While Softball Dominates

April 25, 2016
The action on the diamond heated up this weekend, as the NYU baseball and softball teams kept busy under sunny skies.
If you have a job interview over a meal, chew your way to success with proper etiquette.

Photo: Proper Over-Meal Interview Etiquette

April 18, 2016

If you have a job interview over a meal, chew your way to success with proper etiquette.

Chase Klein played well despite the NYU Volleyball Team’s loss against Vassar College.

Volleyball Sputters to Sub-.500 Finish

April 11, 2016
The NYU volleyball team fell to Vassar in a tough five-set battle in the first round of the UVC Championship on Friday.
Chipotle is attempting to branch away from burritos by getting into the burger business.

Chipotle Is Considering Coming Out With A Burger Chain. No, Seriously.

April 8, 2016
Your favorite Mexican grill might now be launching a burger chain for even more deliciousness.
Freshman Mary Conti finished in third place for the 400m.

Track: Women 6th, Men 29th at Roadrunner Invitational

April 4, 2016
Track and field traveled to Mahwah, NJ on Saturday to compete in the Roadrunner Invitational.
Freshman Cassi Parulis finished the game with four combined RBIs.

Softball Breaks Even Against Stevens, Offense Shines

March 31, 2016
The NYU softball team split two on Wednesday against the Stevens Institute of Technology.
Jorge Maldonado was one of several NYU students who broke their personal records.

Track Goes to Raleigh for Easter Weekend

March 28, 2016
The NYU track and field teams traveled from North Carolina back to New Jersey, competing in two events.
Lucky Charms and Saltines are both great long-lasting snacks you can purchase so you can stay in your dorm when hungry.

Photo: 8 Essential Dorm Room Foods That Will Last

March 23, 2016

Lucky Charms and Saltines are both great long-lasting snacks you can purchase so you can stay in your dorm when hungry.

CJ Picerni was standout performer in the NYU Men’s Baseball team against Ursinus College.

Baseball Drops Fourth Straight

March 21, 2016
Struggles continued for the NYU baseball team on Friday against Ursinus College.
Colman Hendershot was a standout performer for NYU’s Men’s Baseball team despite their loss.

Baseball’s Pitching Shaky in 12-8 Loss

March 7, 2016
The NYU baseball team hoped to climb back to .500 with a win against the University of Rochester on Sunday.
New York bagels are a cheap and delicious snack that can be found almost anywhere.

Photo: The Good, the Bad, the Doughy

March 7, 2016

New York bagels are a cheap and delicious snack that can be found almost anywhere.

Dunkin Donuts brought back old favorites, the raspberry cheesecake square and the Oreo cheesecake square, for their new spring menu.

Students Love the New Dunkin’ Donuts Spring Menu

March 4, 2016
Dunkin' Donuts just amped up their menu by adding some new breakfast items and bringing back some of its old coffee flavors.
Baseball Sweeps in Thrilling Doubleheader, Freshmen Shine

Baseball Sweeps in Thrilling Doubleheader, Freshmen Shine

March 3, 2016
The NYU baseball team bounced back from three straight losses by taking two against John Jay.
Christian Bloom was 2-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base.

Baseball: Fresh Grass, Slow Start

February 29, 2016
The NYU baseball team started the second season of its rebirth against Washington and Lee University.
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Photo: Brittany Hall

February 25, 2016

Kahala Bonsignore is a current Gallatin Senior on NYUs Womens Softball team.

NYU Sports Spring Back Into Action

February 25, 2016
Believe it or not, the NYU spring sports season is upon us.
The Boba Guys dont make just your average bubble tea.

Photo: No Longer a Pop-up, The Boba Guys Serve Organic Bubble Tea in SoHo

February 24, 2016

The Boba Guys don't make just your average bubble tea.

The men’s and women’s basketball teams played against University of Chicago and Washington University in St. Louis over the past weekend.

Basketball Has Mixed Results in Last Games at Coles

February 22, 2016
Coles finally closed its doors with a pair of home finales for the men's and women's basketball teams.

Making it Easier to #SeeBuyWear

February 22, 2016
Rebecca Minkoff and Michael Kors started a movement towards taking clothes from the runway directly to the consumers' closets.
NYU men’s volleyball had two five-set victories at the United Volleyball Conference.

Volleyball Grinds Out Two 5-Set Wins at UVC Crossover

February 16, 2016
The men's volleyball team finally seemed to be hitting its stride at the UVC Crossover.
Nothing says Happy Valentines Day like receiving chocolate from your loved ones.

Try These Activities Instead of Making Ben and Jerry Your Valentine’s Day Dates

February 12, 2016
Spice up your weekend with some fun Valentine's Day activities!
NYU swimmer, Max Phillips, who injured himself last October is finally back and swimming better than ever.

Junior Swimmer Endures Recovery After Zip-Tying Own Feet

February 9, 2016
Sometimes luck isn't on his side, but that won't stop Max Phillips from diving into the pool.
Austin Palmer, of NYU’s men’s Swimming team, was a double-winner over the weekend.

Swimming Hosts NYU Invitational

February 8, 2016
The NYU men's and women's swimming teams hosted the NYU Invitational on Saturday.
Both men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both competed in Pennsylvania against West Chester University on Saturday where the men lost 178-12, while the women had a 204-82 win.

Women Dominate, Men Lose Close Call in Swimming

February 1, 2016
NYU's swimming and diving teams prepped for the championship season against West Chester University.
The NYU men’s volleyball team took two out of three games in their opening weekend tournament.

Volleyball Looks to Set Bar High

January 25, 2016
The NYU men's volleyball was able to avoid the snow, competing in the Posada Royal Invitational.

Violet Sports Gear Up For Success in New Year

January 25, 2016
With most students relaxing at home, the world of NYU sports didn't skip a beat in January.

The winter sports season ahead

December 9, 2015
With most students enjoying their long break, NYU's winter athletic schedule continues. Here's what to expect.
Swimming shaves time, breaks records

Swimming shaves time, breaks records

December 7, 2015
NYU's swimming and diving team had an action packed weekend at the MIT Invitational.
Washington Square Diner is located at 150 West Fourth Street. It is conveniently around the corner of NYU’s Hayden Hall and Washington Square Park.

Photo: Diners for when you just need food

November 30, 2015

Washington Square Diner is located at 150 West Fourth Street. It is conveniently around the corner of NYU’s Hayden Hall and Washington Square Park.

With the closing of Coles, many NYU sports teams will have to move Palladium for practices and games.

Coles closure from the athletes’ perspective

November 17, 2015
Coles will be closing down soon and student athletes will have to deal with the repercussions.
Senior Captain Lily Corsaro was NYUs top finisher, with 29th place, on Saturdays NCAA Regional Championship.

Cross country captain heads to Nationals

November 16, 2015
NYU's cross country teams competed in Geneseo, New York for the NCAA Regional Championships.
Through study changes, Engel focuses on fencing

Through study changes, Engel focuses on fencing

November 12, 2015
This week, WSN profiles sophomore fencer and athlete of the week Hans Engel.
Emily Dethlefs helped NYU to fifth-place finish at the ECAC Championship on Saturday, November 7.

Runners tune up before NCAAs

November 9, 2015
NYU's cross country teams were in Massachusetts, competing in the ECAC Championships.
The Mets’ success in getting to the World Series has lead to an increase in the purchase of Mets merchandise, but fans should wear gear because they support the team, not because they have jumped on the bandwagon.

Support the team you love, not the one that’s winning

November 6, 2015
In sports, the playoffs go hand in hand with an increase in apparel sales. Why are we so interested the latest items for our favorite teams?
Jorge Maldonado was NYU’s top finisher on Saturday.

Cross country runners pace themselves before ECACs

November 2, 2015
NYU Cross Country competed in the UAA Championships this weekend.
Junior Nia Sorgente took first in the three-meter competition.

Training pays off for Violet swimmers and divers

October 26, 2015
NYU's swimming and diving teams competed against Canisius College this weekend.
Toni Patricks 101 Things to do with Ramen Noodles is a great cookbook for college students who want to try something new with their ramen.

Photo: The 5 best cookbooks for college students

October 22, 2015

Toni Patrick's "101 Things to do with Ramen Noodles" is a great cookbook for college students who want to try something new with their ramen.

5 nude nail polishes, & Other Stories - Cane Oats, Essie - Penny Talk, Essie – Mamba, OPI - Dulce De Leche, and OPI - Samoan Sand.

Falling for flesh-tones, autumn’s easiest nail styles

October 20, 2015
Tips for sporting bare and neutral-colored nails this season.
After losses for both the men and women’s team, both squads will have to refocus if they want to compete for a postseason spot.

Soccer can’t break mid-season slump

October 19, 2015
Both the men's and women's soccer teams struggled over the weekend, each losing to Wash U and Chicago.
Max Phillips finished first in the 200-yard freestyle helping the Violets Defeat Cortland in their season opener.

NYU swimming dives into another win

October 13, 2015
After one of the best seasons in program history in 2014, the swimming and diving teams are off to a solid start in 2015.

Video: Baking basics: from measuring to mixing

October 13, 2015
WSN's Guide to Baking for Dummies.
Spa Week is taking place from October 12-18, with numerous 50$ deals at many top New York City spas.

Spa week, your ticket to relaxation

October 13, 2015

New Yorkers can finally get their fix of facials and therapy without breaking the bank. From October 12-18, the city hosts Spa Week offering treatments, massages and more from...

Steinberg recorded another shutout for the Violets.

Women’s soccer rolls on to make it 8 straight

October 6, 2015
The NYU women's soccer team looked to make it 8 wins in a row against Brooklyn College on Monday night.
Matt Osubor is making a great impression with the start of his freshman career.

Osubor leads XC, student clubs

October 5, 2015
Freshman runner Matt Osubor has used leadership positions at NYU to help smooth his transition from Cincinnati to New York.
Lucas Doucette is a goalkeeper for the NYU men’s soccer team.

Junior goalie trades San Diego for soccer

September 28, 2015
Sophomore goalkeeper Lucas Doucette talks about his transition from California and his off-the-field life.

Sub-par second half sinks Violets against Midshipmen

September 24, 2015
The NYU men's soccer team struggled in a 4-1 loss to the United States Merchant Marine Academy on Tuesday.
Doucette recorded six saves in the win for his second shutout of the year.

Soccer impresses on Violet Nation Day

September 21, 2015
Violet Nation Giveaway was a huge success for both the men's and women's soccer teams, as both blanked their opponents.
Professor Bruce Bueno de Mesquita discusses the Iran Nuclear deal with the NYU Politics Society

Photo: Politics Society discusses Iran nuclear deal

September 18, 2015

Professor Bruce Bueno de Mesquita discusses the Iran Nuclear deal with the NYU Politics Society

Setya placed fourth overall.

Cross country makes top 10 in Saratoga Invitational

September 14, 2015
The men's and women's cross country teams were in action over the weekend.