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

Washington Square News

With the mens hockey  team enjoying a successful season, some believe adding a womens team would be beneficial.

What-If: Women’s Hockey at NYU

Maddie Howard, Staff Writer May 1, 2017
The NYU men's hockey team has nestled itself into the hearts of even the most skeptical NYU student, but what if there were a women's team?
Nikki Webb, pictured during a July 2016 wrestling NYU Global trip to Germany, Austria and Prague, where she volunteered.

Nikki Webb: The Evolution From Athlete to Athletic Trainer

Trevor Francesconi, Contributing Writer May 1, 2017
Coordinator of Athletic Training at NYU Nikki Webb discussed her evolution from an athlete to a member of the NYU Athletics teams.
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

Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor 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.
The Turner Field in Atlanta faces a rain delay. Weather can deter a game from effectively playing out; in addition, it can affect how players play the game.

Weather Makes for Stormy Softball

Maddie Howard, Staff Writer April 24, 2017
Rain caused the NYU softball team to wait a day to play, a common occurrence in the wonderful world of NYU athletics.
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

Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor 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.
NYU suffers from a lack of spirits in sports. WSN weighs in on the reasons why.

Why NYU Students Don’t Care About Sports

Thomas Price, Opinion Editor April 24, 2017
NYU's student body is notorious for its collective lack of appreciation for sports, but this is simply a result of the image NYU has crafted for itself.
Joe Timmes, School of Professional Studies Sports Management senior and captain of the NYU men’s basketball team, will be joining the Brooklyn Nets as their Basketball Operations Seasonal Assistant after graduation.

Joe Timmes: From NYU to NBA

Jake Steel, Contributing Writer April 17, 2017
NYU Basketball player and senior Joe Timmes has excelled in his time with the Violets and, as a soon-to-be Sports Management grad, is headed to the big leagues to work for the Brooklyn Nets.
Bryan Costello joined NYU’s sport medicine department as an athletic trainer in July 2016. He works with the wrestling, women’s soccer and men’s volleyball teams.

The Newest Addition to NYU’s Athletic Training Family

Trevor Francesconi, Contributing Writer April 17, 2017
Meet Bryan Costello, the newest member of the NYU athletic training family.
The softball team had a successful week, clinching the University Athletic Association series.

Weekly Sports Update: April 10-16

Kaitlyn Wang, Managing Editor April 17, 2017
Here's your weekly update from the wonderful world of NYU Athletics.
CAS senior Nathan Pike placed first in the 133-pound championship in wrestling. With the season coming to a close, Pike plans to focus on graduating with an economics major.

Nathan Pike Wrestles to the Top

Maddie Howard, Staff Writer March 27, 2017
Wrestling team senior Nathan Pike is ending his Violet career as an NCAA National Champion.
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

Nika Woodfill, Deputy Sports Editor March 27, 2017
Here's a look at how NYU sports teams fared in competition this week.
WSN profiles Arturo Flores, pictured in the center, who is an athletic trainer at NYU. He has been surrounded by sports his entire life and continues to be active even outside of NYU.

Arturo “Roy” Flores: Athletic Trainer and Mentor

Trevor Francesconi, Contributing Writer March 27, 2017
NYU Athletics would be incomplete without the help of its trainers. Here's a look at the contributions of Arturo "Roy" Flores.