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Professor Not Disciplined for Alleged Transphobia — Without Explanation from NYU

Professor Not Disciplined for Alleged Transphobia — Without Explanation from NYU

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Despite being reported for transphobia in November, Professor Edgar Coons was not disciplined by CAS, and NYU has yet to offer an explanation.

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Everything You Think You Know About Spain Is Wrong

Everything You Think You Know About Spain Is Wrong

By Sierra Jackson, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

We all have some expectations before setting foot on a foreign country, but we must learn to set them free to truly fall in love with our abroad sites.

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Bias Response Line Unresponsive

Bias Response Line Unresponsive

By WSN Editorial Board

January 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The Bias Response Line should be more transparent about its reports and reaffirm its commitment to inclusivity.

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Do More for Women, NYU

Do More for Women, NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU must ensure that women are not discouraged from pursuing their desired majors by working towards eliminating biases within fields.

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CMEP’s New Therapist Adds to Its Wealth of Student Resources

CMEP’s New Therapist Adds to Its Wealth of Student Resources

By Alesha Bradford, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs (CMEP) offers health and academic services for students of various social identities—including HIV testing and a 24-hour bias response line.

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Post-Its With Swastika, ‘White Pride’ Found on Gramercy Door

Post-Its With Swastika, ‘White Pride’ Found on Gramercy Door

By Sayer Devlin and Diamond Naga Siu

November 17, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

A student living in the Gramercy Green residence hall found her door covered in post-it notes displaying pro-Trump rhetoric on Thursday morning.

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Alum Short Film Tackles Islamophobia

Alum Short Film Tackles Islamophobia

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In his powerful new short film "Dastaar," NYU alumni Javian Ashton Le examines the pervasive bias towards Muslims and practitioners of Islam in today's heated political climate.

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Bias Hotline Fights Discrimination

Bias Hotline Fights Discrimination

By Natasha Roy, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News

NYU has taken measures to make sure students of all backgrounds feel safer on campus with the new Bias Response Line, which lets students report incidents of marginalization via an online form or telephone.

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NYU Bias Hotline Offers Constructive Resolutions

NYU Bias Hotline Offers Constructive Resolutions

By WSN Editorial Board

September 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

By promoting an official and one-on-one system of reporting discrimination, NYU administrators are offering an outlet for students’ complaints without prejudgment.

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