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Former Tisch Asia President Sues NYU for the Second Time

Former Tisch Asia President Sues NYU for the Second Time

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

October 27, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Former Tisch Asia President Pari Shirazi is suing NYU.

Tisch Asia Student Opens Up About Program

Tisch Asia Student Opens Up About Program

By 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.

Promote a Global Network Without the Issues Lawsuit Spotlights

Promote a Global Network Without the Issues Lawsuit Spotlights

By 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.

Trump Controversy Reaches State Level

Trump Controversy Reaches State Level

By 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.

Ex-NYU Professor Sues For $16 Million Over Discrimination

Ex-NYU Professor Sues For $16 Million Over Discrimination

By 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.

Student Guilty of Defrauding NYU $1 Million

Student Guilty of Defrauding NYU $1 Million

By 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

By 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

By 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.

[UPDATE] Langone hospital takeover resumes

[UPDATE] Langone hospital takeover resumes

By 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.

[UPDATE] NYU 2031 hearings to begin today

[UPDATE] NYU 2031 hearings to begin today

By Rebecca Spalding, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2014


Filed under News

NYU's appeal on the 2031 plan ruling will begin today at 2 p.m.

MTA sued over highly disputed posters

MTA sued over highly  disputed posters

By Nathaly Pesantez, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2014


Filed under News

Community reactions to a lawsuit levied against the MTA by a group trying to post anti-Muslim advertisements on MTA property throughout the city.

Langone backs out of hospital agreement

Langone backs out of hospital agreement

By Stephanie Grella, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2014


Filed under News

NYU Langone is no longer purchasing Long Island College Hospital due to a lawsuit outcome that forces them to hire back nurses.

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