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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.

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.

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.

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.

Discrediting Discrimination Allegations at NYU Is Dangerous

Discrediting Discrimination Allegations at NYU Is Dangerous

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Our university should be a place that not only allows students to recognize the positive differences in other cultures, but rewards those who point out those who abuse the system.

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...

[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.