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

Washington Square News

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

Washington Square News

Hockey players lined up side-by-side on the ice.

The PWHL: Paving the way forward for women’s ice hockey

In its inaugural season, the Professional Women’s Hockey League is proving to be the future of the sport.
Sidney Snider, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

The American Collegiate Hockey Association Division I league is made up of 72 universities, and 41 of them do not have a women’s team — including NYU. But with the rising popularity...

An illustration of a New York Rangers hockey puck with a blue background with tweets that read “hashtag N.Y.R., hashtag No Pride In N.H.L., hashtag No Quit In N.Y. and hashtag No Pride In N.Y.”

No pride in New York after Rangers failed Pride Night

The New York Rangers’ Pride Night debacle sent shockwaves throughout the hockey world.
Avery Hendrick, Staff Writer January 31, 2023

There was a distinct lack of pride when the New York Rangers took the ice for warmups before their 7 p.m. game against the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday, Jan. 27. Not in pride...

An illustration of the New York Rangers N.H.L. team logo on a hockey puck against a blue-and-white background reminiscent of a skating rink.

How the New York Rangers can help develop their young players

Through 10 games this season, the Rangers are 5-3-2. Here’s WSN’s evaluation on how players have fared so far.
Ahaan Sabherwal, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

With the month of November underway, the Rangers have had a decent start to the season. While they have yet to dominate the league, they have also not collapsed to start the year,...

Members of the NYU hockey team are growing out their mustaches for Movember. (Photos Courtesy of NYU Hockey)

Mustaches for a Cause: NYU Hockey Joins Movember Movement

The men’s hockey team is growing out their mustaches to raise awareness for men’s testicular and prostate cancer and suicide awareness.
Bin Cho, Staff Writer November 18, 2019

This November, members of the NYU men’s hockey team are growing out their mustaches in support of Movember, a global charity dedicated to raising awareness about men’s physical...

The NYU Men’s Hockey team played its first game at Chelsea Piers on Friday. (Staff Photo by Julia McNeill)

NYU Hockey Opens Quest for Redemption With Win

The Violets started off their season with a 5-2 win over William Paterson University on Friday night.
Bela Kirpalani, Sports Editor October 7, 2019

The NYU hockey team started its season on a high note, defeating William Paterson University 5-2 on Friday night at the Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers. NYU scored two unanswered goals...

(Illustration by Sophia Di Iorio)

The Finish Line Is Further for Women

In the first edition of The Sports Girl column, our Deputy Managing Editor reflects on the accomplishments and coverage of women in sports.
Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Managing Editor March 25, 2019

In honor of Women’s History Month, I thought I would take a moment (or several moments) to reflect on the many inspirational figures in women’s sports who have paved the way...

The Violets faced off against the University of Delaware in two back-to-back home games this past weekend. ( Photo by Bela Kirpalani)

Hockey Closes out Season With Exciting Overtime Win

The NYU Ice Hockey team enjoyed an exciting end to the regular season, with President Andrew Hamilton and several members of the Board of Trustees in the stands on Friday night and a dramatic overtime win on Saturday night.
Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Managing Editor March 4, 2019

The NYU Hockey team ended its regular season with back-to-back home games against the University of Delaware on Friday and Saturday nights. On Friday, the team hosted special guest...

Sophomore Jake Drucker plays hockey for NYU, but his path to get there included a tumor and the death of his father. (Photo by Alana Beyer)

Conquering Collegiate Hockey Against All Odds

Meet Jake Drucker, the NYU Hockey player who overcame a tumor and his father's death to live out his dream of playing collegiate hockey.
Zach Han, Sports Editor October 22, 2018

On the first day of training camp, NYU Ice Hockey Head Coach Chris Cosentino told his players, “Battles win shifts, shifts win periods, and periods win games.” He emphasized...

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.
An athlete in the Palladium Athletic Facility opens the Spotify app before a workout.

Student-Athletes Hit Play on Pre-Game Hype Playlists

Tori Bianco, Staff Writer February 20, 2018
Need to increase your hype levels? Check out what NYU varsity athletes listen to before competitions.
The Evolution of Title IX in Sports

The Evolution of Title IX in Sports

Warner Radliff, Contributing Writer February 12, 2018
Title IX has lead to changes throughout both the collegiate and professional sports world.
Screenshot from a video taken during the fight. The fight broke out immediately after the game when a fan insulted a Syracuse player.

Syracuse Hockey Team Suspended after NYU Fan Punched in Brawl

Mack DeGuerin, Sakshi Venkatraman and Maddie Howard, News Editors and Sports Editor February 5, 2018
After the NYU-Syracuse club hockey game on Jan. 27, a fight broke out between Syracuse players and NYU fans.