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Violets prepare for Division III championship

Violets prepare for Division III championship

November 12, 2013
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The NYU women’s volleyball team received a bid for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship on Monday, Nov. 11. The Violets, who finished the regular season with an overall record of 27 wins and 7 losses and a University Athletic As... Read more »

Violets volunteer in UK for NYU Global Initiative

Violets volunteer in UK for NYU Global Initiative

September 5, 2013
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The NYU women’s soccer team spent 10 days in the United Kingdom this past August as part of the TeamNYUGlobal:Education, Service and Sport Initiative. The program launched in August 2012, sending varsity NYU athletes abroad to serve as ambassadors in various cities in NYU’s Global Network Universi... Read more »

NYU Nundu loses sight of snitch, lose at Quidditch World Cup

NYU Nundu loses sight of snitch, lose at Quidditch World Cup

April 14, 2013
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  Over a thousand Harry Potter fans descended on Kissimmee, Fla., for the Quidditch World Cup VI on April 14 and 15. The annual World Cup, hosted by the International Quidditch Association, draws teams from around the world to compete for Quidditch glory. NYU’s very own Nundu Quidditch team made it to the World Cup ... Read more »

Violets overtake Brandeis Judges in final home game of season

Violets overtake Brandeis Judges in final home game of season

February 25, 2013
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The Violets played their final home game of the regular season on Saturday Feb. 23, against the Brandeis University Judges in Coles Sports Center. NYU won the game 59-57. On Feb. 22, the Inter-Greek Council and the Commuter Student Council hosted a sports rally for the basketball game as part of the... Read more »

All University Games bring spirited inter-school competition

February 21, 2013
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Students representing 16 schools campus-wide gathered to showcase their athletic prowess last night at the 15th annual All-University Games. NYU students competed in events including basketball, volleyball and tug of war. The Games were the second event of the Violet 100, a series of NYU events that... Read more »

Olympic Committee abandons wrestling

Olympic Committee abandons wrestling

February 14, 2013
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The International Olympic Committee dropped wrestling as an Olympic sport on Tuesday, Feb. 11. With this decision, freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling will no longer appear in the summer Olympics, beginning in 2020. The IOC voted to cut one of the 26 Olympics sports so that one could be added later... Read more »

NYU basketball shaping up for a stellar season

NYU basketball shaping up for a stellar season

February 11, 2013
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  In the last seconds of yesterday’s game against conference foe Carnegie Mellon University, the NYU men’s basketball team failed to secure a victory, losing by one point.  This was the Violets’ third straight loss on the road in the last week. The heated game included 11 ties as ... Read more »

Sports preview: NYU spring 2013 sports season

Sports preview: NYU spring 2013 sports season

January 28, 2013
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From senior fencer Jackie Leval’s third-place finish at the North American Cup Division II Women’s Sabre to freshman Matt Powers’ 200-meter dash NYU record of 22.18, NYU athletes continue to strive to accomplish new goals. There are currently six different sports and 10 NYU teams in season. Violets... Read more »

Alexis Toney: the initiator

Alexis Toney: the initiator

December 13, 2012
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Live Blog The first day of college for Steinhardt senior Alexis Toney was a lonely one. The Tennessee native said she was one of the few black students on campus and was in search for other minority students. Toney, who comes from a large buy cialisfamily, said she wanted to have a family at NYU, too. She ... Read more »

Violets fight to win first in wrestling tournament

Violets fight to win first in wrestling tournament

December 3, 2012
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The NYU men’s wrestling team finished first at the Ted Reese Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 1. The Violets traveled to Gorham, Maine for the competition where they competed against Division I, Division II and Division III teams. There were a total of nine teams in the competition. The Violets captured... Read more »

Men’s, women’s fencing struggle versus tough competition

Men’s, women’s fencing struggle versus tough competition

December 3, 2012
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The NYU fencing teams did not fair well at the Vassar Invitational, where the men finished the day with a 1-5 record and the women, 0-7. The tournament was hosted by Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. on Saturday, Dec. 1 and featured competition among perennial powerhouses University of Pennsylvania,... Read more »

NYU cross country comes in twenty second place at nationals

NYU cross country comes in twenty second place at nationals

November 19, 2012
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NYU men and women’s cross country teams both finished 22nd at the National College Athletic Association National Division III Championship on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the LaVern Gibson Course in Terre Haute, Ind. The men’s team had finished first at the NCAA D-III Atlantic Regional Championship,... Read more »

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