Sports, school should be separated

Sports, school should be separated

April 22, 2014
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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 »

Golf, track teams impress over weekend

Golf, track teams impress over weekend

April 21, 2014
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This past weekend, the NYU track and field team competed at the Widener Invitational in Chester, Pa. On the men’s side, CAS freshman Budd Brown shined in the 400-meter dash, grabbing a first-place finish for the Violets with an impressive time of 49.73 seconds. Gallatin junior Zac Kish competed... Read more »

Kendo team boasts strong season

Kendo team boasts strong season

April 3, 2014
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CAS sophomore Sung Hun Choi  has led the NYU Kendo team to victory in several intercollegiate tournaments, including first place in the team division of the Harvard Invitational Shroyuhai Intercollegiate Kendo Tournament in late March. Choi is one of the team’s more experienced members, having... Read more »

Men’s golf team finishes with spirit in Florida

Men’s golf team finishes with spirit in Florida

March 11, 2014
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NYU’s men’s golf team concluded the second day of the UAA Championships on par with last year’s fourth-place standing. Carnegie Mellon University hosted NYU’s first conference tournament of the spring season at Red Tail Golf Course in Sorrento, Fla., from March 9 to March 10. In addition to the host team, the me... Read more »

Hockey team heads to Nationals

Hockey team heads to Nationals

February 27, 2014
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After defeating the fifth-ranked University of Connecticut Huskies 7-2 last Sunday, NYU Ice Hockey cemented its spot in the American Collegiate Hockey Association National Tournament. Hosted by Northeastern University, the tournament will be held in Marlborough, Mass., from March 21 to 25. Under head co... Read more »

Kimbler named NYU baseball coach

Kimbler named NYU baseball coach

February 25, 2014
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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 »

Men’s, women’s basketball split games with Emory, Rochester

Men’s, women’s basketball split games with Emory, Rochester

February 24, 2014
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Men’s basketball split their slate of games this weekend against UAA competition. The team traveled first to Atlanta to face the Emory University Eagles on Feb. 21. The Violets were outscored by 11 points in the first half and fell by a final score of 86-77. While the Violets faced a large d... Read more »

Poly merger compromises success of tennis team

Poly merger compromises success of tennis team

February 24, 2014
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  Despite its anticipated benefits, the merger between NYU and the Polytechnic School of Engineering backfired for Poly’s women’s tennis team, effectively disbanding their program. Poly junior Fatima Khalid is speaking out about the effects the merger has had on her dissolved women’s tenni... 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 »