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NYU Student Sentenced to 45 Days in Jail for Albatross Murders

NYU Student Sentenced to 45 Days in Jail for Albatross Murders

Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor
July 7, 2017
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, 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.

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Hamilton Affirms Opposition to Immigration Ban

Hamilton Affirms Opposition to Immigration Ban

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.

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NYU Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination and Retaliation

NYU Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination and Retaliation

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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Former Tisch Asia President Sues NYU for the Second Time

Former Tisch Asia President Sues NYU for the Second Time

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
October 27, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

Former Tisch Asia President Pari Shirazi is suing NYU.

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Tisch Asia Student Opens Up About Program

Tisch Asia Student Opens Up About Program

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
October 11, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

WSN speaks with a Tisch Asia student about his experience at the university.

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Promote a Global Network Without the Issues Lawsuit Spotlights

Promote a Global Network Without the Issues Lawsuit Spotlights

WSN Editorial Board
October 6, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Despite the Tisch Asia lawsuit and the NYU community’s legitimate concerns regarding expansion, the university’s campuses abroad are a valuable asset and should be maintained.

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Trump Controversy Reaches State Level

Trump Controversy Reaches State Level

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
September 19, 2016
Filed under 2016 Election, NEWS, TOP STORIES

The New York College Republicans Federation has been plunged into controversy as Cornell Republicans threatened to sue SPS senior Eli Nachmany for decertifying the club after it officially endorsed Libertarian Gary Johnson.

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Ex-NYU Professor Sues For $16 Million Over Discrimination

Ex-NYU Professor Sues For $16 Million Over Discrimination

Diamond Naga Siu and Abraham Gross
September 15, 2016
Filed under City News, NEWS

Former Steinhardt professor Kaya Abe is suing the University for alleged discrimination, withholding his wages and finally ending his employment at the school because of his age and Japanese background.

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Student Guilty of Defrauding NYU $1 Million

Student Guilty of Defrauding NYU $1 Million

Rachel Rivers, Contributing Writer
September 15, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

While NYU financial aid is known for being stingy, an NYU alum was even stingier: he defrauded NYU of over $1.3 million dollars of financial aid. 48-year-old Frank Harrison was sentenced to 18 months in prison last Wednesday for six years of fraudulent behavior. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara charged him for...

NYU Sued Over Retirement Plan Fees

NYU Sued Over Retirement Plan Fees

Lexi Faunce, Investigative News Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under NEWS

New York University is facing a class-action lawsuit after allegedly allowing a number of participants in its retirement plans to pay millions of dollars in excessive fees.  The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Yale are also facing similar lawsuits as all three universities have been accus...

Freedom of Speech Snubbed in Hogan Case

Freedom of Speech Snubbed in Hogan Case

WSN Editorial Board
March 21, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Terry Bollea, whether he is play-acting Hulk Hogan or not, is a public figure. But the plaintiff carelessly conflated newsworthiness with taste and the jury fell for that legal sleight of hand. If this case holds up, the precedent it would set could prove disastrous.

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[UPDATE] Langone hospital takeover resumes

[UPDATE] Langone hospital takeover resumes

Stephanie Grella, Contributing Writer
October 2, 2014
Filed under NEWS

The judge handling the nurses' lawsuit against Langone Medical Center has thrown out the case, leading Langone to stay on with its deal with Long Island College Hospital.

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