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

Washington Square News

A group of volleyball players wearing purple N.Y.U. uniforms huddled while standing in an indoor volleyball court.

NYU men’s volleyball falls at first hurdle in UVC quarterfinals

The Violets were unable to break their three-game losing streak, going 2-3 in the opening round of the tournament.
Jonathan Mak, Staff Writer April 21, 2023

The NYU men’s volleyball team finished its season with a loss against St. John Fisher University in the quarterfinals of the United Volleyball Conference Championship on Friday,...

Group photograph of players from N.Y.U’s men’s basketball team. They are in a huddle with their arms in the air.

The shot that ended NYU men’s basketball’s season

A disappointing first-round defeat to Lancaster Bible College ended the Violets’ season.
Pablo Ocariz, Staff Writer March 7, 2023

NYU men’s basketball lost 64-67 against Lancaster Bible College in the first round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament in Alliance, Ohio, on Friday, March...

Members of both the Men and Women’s Track Team competed at The College of New Jersey and University of Pennsylvania this past weekend.

Track Splits Team Between Four Competitions

Ashley Arnold, Staff Writer May 2, 2016
New Jersey and Pennsylvania were the sights of exciting action on the track this weekend, as the Violets competed at the Penn Relays and Lions Invite.
One of the key moments of the semester occurred when the facilities at Coles Sports Center closed for renovations and facilities opened at 404 Fitness for NYU students to continue their workouts.

Notable Moments From Sports This Year

Michael Thompson, Sports Editor May 2, 2016
After three months of action this semester, there are a number of highlights and moments that define this season in NYU sports.
NYU Softball was scheduled to play a total of six games throughout the weekend, ending with NYU beating New Jersey City University twice on Friday, and Brandeis University twice on Saturday;  their games on Sunday were cancelled.

Softball Finishes 13-1 at Home

Rachel Ruecker, Deputy Sports Editor May 2, 2016
The NYU softball to play well this weekend against NJCU and Brandeis.
NYU Baseball played three games over this past weekend, beating CCNY on Friday 9-0, and Lehman College twice on Saturday, 6-2 and 10-4.

Baseball Finds Form Late in Season

Kyle Ryan, Contributing Writer May 2, 2016
The baseball team looked as good as it has all season, blowing by CCNY and Lehman this weekend.
Kahala Bonsignore had two hits across the two games played against Drew University on Wednesday, April 27.

Softball’s Big Bats Secure Doubleheader Sweep

Ashley Arnold, Staff Writer April 28, 2016
The NYU softball team continued its offensive rampage, overwhelming Drew in a two-game series.
Matthew Wells scattered three hits over four innings of relief, allowing only one run on Wednesdays losing effort.

Baseball Pitches, Slips, Ultimately Misses in Coney Island Game

Tony Schwab, Contributing Writer April 28, 2016
Hot bats weren't enough, as the NYU baseball team dropped their game against the College of Mount Saint Vernon, 6-5.
Why NYU Sports Matter: A Personal Account

Why NYU Sports Matter: A Personal Account

Rachel Ruecker, Deputy Sports Editor April 26, 2016
For some at NYU, the university's athletics programs actually matter, just ask Rachel Ruecker.
The distance between campus and NYU Baseballs home field, MCU Park in Coney Island has proven to be a difficult factor to overcome for the team to manage.

Going the Distance: Baseball’s Commute to Coney Island Places Strain on Student-Athletes

Michael Thompson, Sports Editor April 26, 2016
The life of a student athlete is even more difficult at NYU, where nothing seems close.
Women’s tennis took seventh place at the UAA championship.

The 2016 Season Comes to and End for Tennis

Michael Thompson, Sports Editor April 25, 2016
The tennis season came to a close in Florida, as the Violets were in UAA Championship competition.
Sophomore Chase Denison pitches a complete game shutout, the first in NYU DIII history.

Baseball Has Up and Down Weekend While Softball Dominates

Ashley Arnold, Staff Writer April 25, 2016
The action on the diamond heated up this weekend, as the NYU baseball and softball teams kept busy under sunny skies.