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Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, Human Development Commencement

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, Human Development Commencement

Francisco Navas, Sports Editor
May 19, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Monday, May 19 10:30 a.m. Radio City Music Hall 1260 Avenue of the Americas 725 bachelor degree graduates Radio City Music Hall offered perfect acoustics for the 2014 Steinhardt commencement. Associate dean for Student Affairs Patricia Carey opened the ceremony, after the parade of studen... Read more »

Sports, school should be separated

Sports, school should be separated

April 22, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

Since the end of the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship, the college sports landscape has been teeming with political buzz. NCAA Tournament MVP Shabazz Napier’s comments about not having enough to eat made headlines, drawing more attention to the financial struggles of student athletes. This brought at... Read more »

Universities must prioritize education over athletics

Universities must prioritize education over athletics

April 8, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

The Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote that sport and education should co-exist, as sport is one of the highest of human activities and the closest a person can come to contemplation. Any athlete can attest to a feeling of being out of body while performing at a high level. Perhaps American universit... Read more »

NYU fencing, wrestling teams see success over break

NYU fencing, wrestling teams see success over break

March 24, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

While many NYU students were enjoying their spring recess, NYU athletes were hard at work. Last night, 10 members of the men’s fencing team competed at the NCAA DIII Tournament at Ohio University in Columbus, Ohio to close out their 2013-2014 season. With two fencers ranking in the top 25 overal... Read more »

Basketball teams earn postseason accolades

Basketball teams earn postseason accolades

March 6, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

In just her second season as the women’s head coach, Lauren Hall-Gregory is leading the Violets to the NCAA tournament pool of 64. CAS freshman and guard Kaitlyn Read said the Violets received news of their tournament bid on March 3 and were thrilled. “A few of us got together and watched ... Read more »

Kimbler named NYU baseball coach

Kimbler named NYU baseball coach

February 25, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

NYU announced on Feb. 24 that Douglas Kimbler will be the coach of the university’s first baseball team since 1974. After being drafted by the Detroit Tigers and playing minor league baseball for eight years, Kimbler served as coach at multiple universities before coming to the then Polytechni... Read more »

Antonio Duran | The Optimist

Antonio Duran | The Optimist

December 12, 2013
Filed under FEATURES

“Hey sweetie,” he said, exclaiming. CAS senior Antonio Duran greeted every resident assistant with his catchphrase as they stepped through the double doors into a meeting for the National Residence Hall Honorary. With eyes focused and wide open, he stopped a resident to ask about the test he took ... Read more »

Predicting World Cup results: Who will come out on top?

Predicting World Cup results: Who will come out on top?

December 10, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, SPORTS

  This draw for the World Cup is quite conservative by most standards, leaving the teams with the four best odds in the semifinals. Selecting two finalists is never easy. Odds put Brazil (4-1) and Argentina (5-2) in the finals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 13. I see Germany and Argentina instead, a rematch of multiple cu... Read more »

How To: Find where you fit into New York City

How To: Find where you fit into New York City

November 18, 2013
Filed under FEATURES

Saying that adjusting to NYU was hard for me is an understatement. I was alienated, lost and foreign to every portion of the experience when I arrived — the food, the language, the culture and the weather. You could say that I’ve forced myself to love it here. But freshman year, when everyone else seemed to have an ... Read more »

The NYU Athletes You Should Know: Fall Edition

The NYU Athletes You Should Know: Fall Edition

August 25, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, SPORTS

Men’s Soccer: Tino Kardassis With the exodus of key seniors like powerhouse, goal-scoring forwards Kyle Green and Paolo Luciano, who contributed to about half of the team’s goals last season, the sights have turned to the leadership in the Violets backline. Tino Kardassis, the team’s 6-foot center back, has now taken the reins. Kardassis helped the men k... Read more »

Playing ball: NYU rugby team enters final game of season

Playing ball: NYU rugby team enters final game of season

April 8, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, SPORTS

  Rugby football, a game of elegance and aggression, origina-ted in the early 19th century and is played worldwide. The same basic rules apply to rugby union and rugby league, two distinctive forms of rugby: get the ball over the line for a 5-point try. Started in 1996 by a group of Ste... Read more »

Talented teams face off in Champions League play

Talented teams face off in Champions League play

March 5, 2013
Filed under SPORTS

The Union of European Football Associations’ Champions League is undoubtedly the most exciting club level soccer competition around. Every year, Europe’s best squads are pitted against each other in a round-robin of group play and then four rounds of two-legged knockout rounds. The world’s b... Read more »

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