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‘Deplorable’ NYU Professor Sues University, Colleagues for Defamation

‘Deplorable’ NYU Professor Sues University, Colleagues for Defamation

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Self-proclaimed "deplorable" LS professor Michael Rectenwald is suing NYU and four professors for defamation. The basis of the suit is a series of department-wide emails from last May, in which he was called a racist and sexist, among other things.

This Weekend: Cupid’s Undie Run, Grammy Viewing Parties and More

This Weekend: Cupid’s Undie Run, Grammy Viewing Parties and More

By Callie Chute, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Features

It may be cold out, but the city is heating up with fun activities this weekend.