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Washington Square News

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Women’s basketball remains undefeated, men’s wrestling sees first loss of season and other news

Here’s what you need to know from the past week in NYU athletics. This week: Jan. 21 - Jan. 28.
Sydney Barragan, Sports Editor January 29, 2024

Basketball The NYU women’s basketball team remains undefeated in the first seven games of conference play, protecting their overall 18-0 record for the season. The week started...

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Opinion: NYU needs more club sports

NYU has a club sport shortage. College students should be able to play sports without needing to be on the varsity team.
Claudia Yoon, Contributing Writer November 21, 2022

The best part about swimming is being part of a team. There is something so rejuvenating about part of a group of people who come together to practice for a common goal. And the...

The logo of WSNs 2022 While You Were Here graduation-themed special issue.

While You Were Here

May 6, 2022
A WSN special issue commemorating the graduating class of 2022. Seniors review their college application essays four years later, student athletes reflect on how sports influenced their college experiences, we celebrate graduating members of our staff — and more!
Star guard Kyle Guy, above, hopes to help lead the University of Virginia Cavaliers to its first-ever national title. (via Wikimedia Commons)

NCAA March Madness Final Preview

Who do you have winning it all Monday night?
Matt Stingone, Contributing Writer April 8, 2019

The regular season, conference tournaments, selection Sunday, round of 64, the Final Four — all come and gone. Now, just two teams are left standing. Tony Bennett’s No. 1 seed...

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To Pay or Not to Pay College Athletes

Why the issue of paying college athletes is more complicated than it seems.
Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Managing Editor March 31, 2019

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past two weeks, you know that we are in the midst of March Madness, the biggest college basketball tournament in the nation. Over...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Sept. 2

Weekend Wrap-Up: Sept. 2

Kyle Luther, Contributing Writer September 2, 2014
The Violets began their season with strong performances from men's soccer, women's volleyball and women's soccer teams.
[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: College Sports

[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: College Sports

April 20, 2014
Our sports editors take opposing sides on where college athletics is heading.

Universities fail student athletes

April 9, 2014
Students with an interest in athletics should be held to the same standards as their classmates.
Universities must prioritize education over athletics

Universities must prioritize education over athletics

April 8, 2014
College athletes are not getting paid or receiving a good education.