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Washington Square News

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

Washington Square News

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 April 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...

Three gala attendees in blazers and turtlenecks chatting under the purple lights of the V100 Gala event.

V100 is a better spirit week than your high school’s

If you didn’t know what V100 was before, here’s your quick guide to NYU’s spirit week events.
Mayee Yeh, Identity & Equity Editor April 18, 2022

I’ve never had school pride. My high school’s name was synonymous with its top Science Olympiad team, much like NYU is known for its Sternies and Tischies. Never falling into...

A sprawling view of the Manhattan skyline can be seen from the Long Island City waterfront. This scenic corner of Queens is a popular spot for students who want to escape the city for a while over spring break. (Staff Photo by Chelsea Li)

Spring Break Staycation Guide

What to do in New York City if you can't go home, don't want to go home or just want to get out of the NYU bubble!
Daniela Ortiz, Staff Writer March 9, 2020

Spring break. Despite what pop culture depicts, not everyone’s counting down the days for their remote island getaway, beach vacation or weeklong party. Instead, if they aren’t...

Team photo of the 2017-2018 hockey team.

NYU Hockey Concludes First Club Division I Season

Warner Radliff, Staff Writer March 5, 2018
NYU's Hockey team played in Division I this season — WSN recaps the season and the team's plans moving forward.

Most Underrated

Hot Spots in the City
Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor January 22, 2018
NYU students have their favorite, go-to places, but WSN challenges some of these strongly held campus-wide opinions.
For more than 20 years, Chelsea Piers has been open to NYU for sporting events and practices.  Many are discussing the idea of having more NYU sports relocate to the facility.

Exploring the NYU-Chelsea Piers Relationship

Lorenzo Gazzola, Contributing Writer February 13, 2017
Chelsea Piers houses a myriad of NYU sports, but how likely is a total partnership?
The NYU Hockey Team playing at their home ground of Chelsea Piers, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. The game saw the Violets experience their first loss of the year, against Sacred Heart University.

Hockey Enjoys Success in Regular Season Finale

Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor February 13, 2017
The NYU hockey team heads into the post-season next weekend riding the wave of a competitive 4-0 victory over rivals William Paterson University.
The NYU hockey team had a busy weekend with two very close, competitive games.

Hockey Splits Penultimate Weekend

Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor February 6, 2017
The NYU hockey split its weekend decisions at home.
The NYU Hockey Team defended its home ground with a strong 12-2 victory over the weekend.

Hockey Strong at Home

Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor January 30, 2017
The NYU hockey team played at home for the first time in 2017 and displayed offensive prowess Friday in a 12-2 showing against Central Connecticut State University and kept things interesting Sunday against Keene State College in a 4-3 win.
The NYU Hockey team split their decisions on the road.

Post-Break Hockey Roundup

Rachel Ruecker, Sports Editor December 5, 2016
The NYU hockey team hit the road this weekend in their return from break, playing Keene State and Northeastern.
The NYU Hockey team has enjoyed smooth sailing so far this season.

Violet Hockey by the Numbers

Rachel Ruecker, Sports Editor November 28, 2016
A numbers breakdown for the Violet hockey team.
The NYU hockey team suffered a loss at Chelsea Piers, in its first game of the season.

Hockey Breaks Streak, Rebounds

Rachel Ruecker, Sports Editor November 21, 2016
After dropping just their second of the season Friday at home against RPI, the Violet hockey team redeemed themselves Saturday against Marist, shutting out the Red Foxes 3-0.