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On Sept. 22, University officials made the decision to ban NYU’s performing arts clubs from meeting in person for the time being. This decision creates confusion when considering that most of NYU’s activities take place in person. (Photo by Nika Woodfill)

Photo: NYU, reverse the ban on in-person performing arts clubs

October 4, 2021

On Sept. 22, University officials made the decision to ban NYU’s performing arts clubs from meeting in person for the time being. This decision creates confusion when considering that most of NYU’s...

Carolina Saccacio batting for the NYU Women’s Softball Team against Washington University in St. Louis on Friday. NYU dropped both ends of the doubleheader.

Weekly Sports Update: April 17-23

May 1, 2017
Here's a look at how NYU's athletic teams have fared this week in WSN's final weekly update for the semester.
Stern freshman Alex Li, who plays outside hitter, was named Rookie of the Year for men’s volleyball.

2017 NYU Athletics Highlights

May 1, 2017
Here are some highlights from NYU Athletics' spring 2017 season.
GLS sophomore Eli Edwards pitched for the NYU baseball team against Emory University on Saturday. NYU lost both games.

Weekly Sports Update: April 17- April 23

April 24, 2017
The NYU athletic teams are all looking to finish their seasons strong, with many performing well at major games and competitions.
For those who do not have the time  to play on varsity, the women’s club lacrosse team is an excellent alternative. It allows women to play lacrosse while simultaneously having time to relax.

Lacrosse Is Committed but Lax

April 24, 2017
NYU is home to many club sports in addition to its myriad of NCAA DIII contingents. Here is a look at the women's club lacrosse team.
Justine Morris running the 3,000 meter steeplechase during day one of the Sam Howell Invitational, at Princeton University.

Weekly Sports Update April 3-April 9

April 10, 2017
The baseball team had a challenging week, losing three of four matches against Case Western.
NYU’s 2016 women’s ultimate frisbee team. Ultimate frisbee is an often overlooked, complex and strategic sport enjoyed by a number of students at NYU.

The Ultimate Guide to Frisbee

April 10, 2017
An inside look into the world of Ultimate Frisbee from WSN Deputy Sports Editor, Nika Woodfill.
CAS junior Jonathan Iaione throws out a runner in the ninth inning on March 23 in a game against St. Joseph’s.

Weekly Sports Update March 20 to March 26

March 27, 2017
Here's a look at how NYU sports teams fared in competition this week.
Jonathan Iaione bats against the University of Wisconsin-Stout, March 12. The NYU baseball team won this game and three others of seven In Fort Myers over spring break.

Weekly Sports Update: Spring Break Edition

March 20, 2017
The swimming and diving team competed at NCAA championships this weekend, and both the baseball and softball teams had impressive performances in Florida this week.
Amy Harioka was the top scoring player for the NYU Women’s Basketball Team during their final game of the season and close loss to Springfield on March 3.

Weekly Sports Update: Feb. 27 to March 5

March 6, 2017
Baseball had a strong opening to their season this weekend, however both tennis and men's volleyball had painful losses.
Claire Stefanelli scores a grand slam during the opening game of the NYU Softball Team’s 2017 season, March 5.

Softball Season’s Early Hopes

March 6, 2017
The NYU softball team looks to continue last year's success as it opens its season.
The baseball team hopes to improve last year’s record of 23-22 and to win the UAA.  Their first game of the season is on Wednesday, March 1 at 12 p.m. at MCU Park.

Baseball Season Preview: A Young Team Prepares

March 1, 2017
The NYU baseball team begins its season today — here's a look ahead.
Stern freshman Adam Lee exemplifies his skills as the outside hitter by getting 10 kills during NYU’s game against New Jersey City University on Feb. 22. In the end, the Violets demolished New Jersey City 3-0.

Weekly Sports Update: Feb. 21 to Feb. 26

February 27, 2017
The basketball teams concluded their seasons on a painful note this week, but wrestling and men's volleyball enjoy continued success.
Sophomore Ross Udine scores 1,000 points for his career. This week, the men’s basketball team has faced losses, but it is looking ahead to the game with Washington University in St. Louis on Friday, Feb. 17.

Weekly Sports Update: Feb. 13 to Feb. 20

February 21, 2017
NYU's basketball teams had a painful week with each taking two defeats, however both fencing and men's volleyball secured crucial victories.
Lauren Brown, forward for the NYU Basketball team, offering 14 points to the Violet’s win, Sunday. Feb. 12, 2017. Catch up with NYU’s basketball, swimming and diving, wrestling, and Men’s volleyball here.

Weekly Sports Update: Feb. 6 to Feb. 12

February 13, 2017
NYU athletics was in action this week, with the men's basketball team continuing a mediocre season and the wrestling squad proving strong.
NYU’s Ballroom and Latin Dance team rehearses in the Kimmel Center.

Have A Ball With NYU Ballroom

February 13, 2017
NYU is home to many different club sport teams. Here's a look at the ballroom dance club.
Joe Timmes scraped NYU to a one-point victory on Sunday.

Sports Update: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

February 6, 2017
Here's a roundup of the Jan. 30-Feb. 5 NYU sports action.