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Time’s Up on Victim Blaming in Ronell Case

Time’s Up on Victim Blaming in Ronell Case

By Janice Lee, Opinion Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

In the midst of a high-profile investigation — and lawsuit — the WSN Opinion Editor discusses the impacts of NYU's response to accusations of sexual misconduct.

Student Sues NYU Over Sexual Harassment

Student Sues NYU Over Sexual Harassment

By Alex Domb, News Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

A former NYU graduate student sues the school after accusing his professor of sexual misconduct.

The Former Downstein Manager’s $5 Million Lawsuit Against NYU and Aramark, Explained

The Former Downstein Manager’s $5 Million Lawsuit Against NYU and Aramark, Explained

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, NYU, Top Stories

Detailed summary of the lawsuit being filed against NYU and Aramark by a terminated employee.

Lawsuit From Former Downstein Manager Reveals Aramark Misled Public About Insensitive Black History Month Meal

Lawsuit From Former Downstein Manager Reveals Aramark Misled Public About Insensitive Black History Month Meal

By Sayer Devlin, Alex Domb, Kristina Hayhurst, and Jemima McEvoy

May 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, NYU, Top Story

NYU and Aramark face a five million dollar lawsuit. The suit alleges wrongful termination of an Aramark employee after February's insensitive Black History Month meal.

Activist Ravi Ragbir Granted Stay of Deportation Files First Amendment Lawsuit

Activist Ravi Ragbir Granted Stay of Deportation Files First Amendment Lawsuit

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under City News, News, Top Stories

Immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir has been granted a stay of deportation, which allows him to stay in the country at least until his next check-in with ICE on March 15. He has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, claiming ICE deports immigrants for speaking out against the agency.

‘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.

NYU Professor’s Lawsuit, Lies and Bogus Victimhood

NYU Professor’s Lawsuit, Lies and Bogus Victimhood

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

How far will the "anti-PC" professor go?

Brennan Center Wins Trump Lawsuit

Brennan Center Wins Trump Lawsuit

By Amy Rhee, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, University News

The Brennan Center for Justice won a suit against Trump’s third iteration of the travel ban in Zakzok v. Trump.

NYU Student Sentenced to 45 Days in Jail for Albatross Murders

NYU Student Sentenced to 45 Days in Jail for Albatross Murders

By Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor

July 7, 2017


Filed under News, University News

An NYU student was sentenced to 45 days in jail on July 6 for crimes in 2015 that left over a dozen endangered albatrosses dead in a Hawaii nature reserve. Community members have been petitioning to expel him from the university.

Hamilton Affirms Opposition to Immigration Ban

Hamilton Affirms Opposition to Immigration Ban

By Natasha Roy and Jemima McEvoy, News Editors

March 20, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, News, NYU, University News

On Macrh 15, President Andrew Hamilton sent an email detailing the NYU's efforts to counter Trump's executive order banning immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries. However, some NYU activism groups are still unsatisfied with the administration's actions.

NYU Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination and Retaliation

NYU Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination and Retaliation

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

A painter employed by NYU has filed a lawsuit against the university on the grounds of discrimination.

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