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Violet Nation: Rallying Together

Violet Nation: Rallying Together

By Zel Fortson, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

Violet Nation exists to promote NYU athletics, a difficult task with many games being played outside of Manhattan, but are constantly seeking to improve NYU's sports presence.

Sports vs. Theater: Working Toward a Common Cause

Sports vs. Theater: Working Toward a Common Cause

By Rachel Ruecker, Sports Editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Sports Editor and Tischie Rachel Ruecker takes us through why maybe sports and theater aren't so different after all.

With Coles’ Destruction, There Is a Loss of School Spirit

With Coles’ Destruction, There Is a Loss of School Spirit

By Nishad More, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Inside Coles, there are hundreds of people working almost every day to make NYU Athletics happen, but no one notices, or cares. At a school where we consistently complain about a lack of campus and/or community, we overlook all our athletic resources and dismiss them as nothing more than the gym we go to once or twice a week.

Sports traditions create dangerous expectations

Sports traditions create dangerous expectations

By Emily Fong, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Sports commentators and fans are doing players a disservice when they call for players to be tough and power through their injuries. Sports can only improve when we treat our athletes better, not worse, and the rules and regulations need to address this treatment more.