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

Washington Square News

Eight people stand in a line on a grass field and are doing warmup exercises, with a few of them talking to each other.

‘Unrecognizable’: How the women’s cross country team went from 4 runners to 5th in the nation

In less than three seasons, head coach Tyler Deck Shipley elevated a struggling cross country team to one of the nation's best.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

When Tyler Deck Shipley inherited the women’s cross country team in 2021, he only had four runners — not enough to score in meets. In nearly three seasons, with strong recruiting...

N.Y.U. swimmer Caitlin Marshall swims in a pool with other athletes in adjacent lanes.

A swimming star’s reflection on her NYU season

NYU athlete Caitlin Marshall looks back on her breakout season as a sophomore on the university’s swim team.
Nicole Ranile, Staff Writer April 19, 2023

If you ever decide to step foot into NYU Palladium’s natatorium to watch a swim meet, you’ll likely find your attention grabbed by a standout performer. Standing at about 5...

Five players wearing white jerseys and a libero wearing a light blue jersey huddle around next to the net.

NYU men’s volleyball hopes to end regular season on a positive note

After a string of tough losses throughout the season, the Violets look to bounce back in the regular season finale.
Jonathan Mak, Staff Writer April 4, 2023

The NYU men’s volleyball team is looking to redeem itself at Springfield College following a loss to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in which the Engineers overcame their...

A softball player runs across a field while wearing a helmet and a purple jersey with the text “N.Y.U.” on it.

NYU softball catches fire in second half of season

The Violets have won 12 of their last 14 games.
Malone Lohmann, Staff Writer March 30, 2023

As NYU’s softball team slides into the second half of the season, confidence and performance continue to reign. After a 17-20 finish last season, the Violets are off to a hot...

The N.Y.U. women’s volleyball team fist-bump on the court. Most players wear a white jersey and black shorts.

Women’s volleyball loses in Final Four of NCAA tournament

After a 3-1 loss to Trinity University, the No. 2 Violets ended their dominant season.
Pablo Ocariz, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

The NYU women’s volleyball team ended its strong season on a sour note after a loss to Trinity University on Thursday, Nov. 17, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Violets had...

During their game on Sunday against the University of Chicago, freshman Ted Georgiadis scored 12 points.

Sports Update: The Winter Action

Diamond Naga Siu, Editor-in-Chief January 23, 2017
While classes, mostly, weren't in session, NYU's athletes were still competing hard, here's what you missed.
Elise Gibbs helped maintain the NYU women’s swimming team’s undefeated status on Sunday.

Women’s Swimming and Diving Crushes

Rachel Ruecker, Sports Editor November 21, 2016
Violet sports action this weekend included continuations to the wrestling and swimming and diving seasons, while the cross country team complete theirs.

Violet Nation serves to expand the reach of NYU Athletics.

Violet Nation: Rallying Together

Zel Fortson, Contributing Writer November 7, 2016
Violet Nation exists to promote NYU athletics, a difficult task with many games being played outside of Manhattan, but are constantly seeking to improve NYU's sports presence.
Although new to collegiate sports, freshman Alex Benedict has already made her mark on the NYU women’s soccer team.

Benedict Translates Winning Attitude to Pitch

Zel Fortson, Contributing Writer October 24, 2016
Freshman forward Alex Benedict has been tearing up the field this season, making her presence known on the women's soccer team.