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Bill Cosby as a Lesson on Accountability for NYU

Bill Cosby as a Lesson on Accountability for NYU

By Melanie Pineda, Deputy Opinion Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Crime, Opinion, University Life

The length of time it took for NYU to revoke Bill Cosby's honorary degree is indicative of a larger trend of questionable treatment toward assaulters.

NYU’s Board of Trustees Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

NYU’s Board of Trustees Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

By Sarah Jackson, News Editor

June 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Story, University News

NYU's Board of Trustees announced on Thursday that they would revoke actor Bill Cosby's honorary degree, which he earned in 1997.

No Justice in Weinstein Case

No Justice in Weinstein Case

By Allison De La Bastida, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With multiple sexual assault allegations surfacing against producer Harvey Weinstein, it’s hard to tell whether any of these women will get the justice they rightfully deserve. Just take Bill Cosby's trial as an example.

Tisch removes Bill Cosby’s name from film workshop

Tisch removes Bill Cosby’s name from film workshop

By Whitt Van Tassell, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU removed Bill Cosby's name from a Tisch film workshop.

Cosby case reveals toxic sexual assault climate

Cosby case reveals toxic sexual assault climate

By WSN Editorial Board

December 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Allegations against Bill Cosby are resurfacing a decade after they first appeared. The current social climate dismisses the voices of victims.

Allegations against Cosby compromise legacy

Allegations against Cosby compromise legacy

By Annie Cohen, Staff Columnist

November 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion

It is difficult to reconcile such a beloved figure with something as reprehensible as rape, especially given the significance Cosby’s work has had on entertainment.