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National Association of Scholars Holds Event on Academic Freedom

National Association of Scholars Holds Event on Academic Freedom

By Sasha Solovyeva, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The National Association of Scholars and Heterodox Academy held an event last Thursday about the evolution of academic freedom on college campuses. In the face of faculty members who have called for white genocide and the elimination of political correctness, NYU is facing its own question of academic freedom.

‘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?

Reply to LS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group

Reply to LS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group

By Michael Rectenwald

February 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In response to the Liberal Studies Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workforce, NYU Professor Michael Rectenwald explains why the Social Justice Warrior ideology should be expunged, both within the university and beyond it.

Anti-PC NYU Professor Is Now Promoted

Anti-PC NYU Professor Is Now Promoted

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Michael Rectenwald, known as "Deplorable NYU Professor," has been given full professorship.