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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.

LS Professor No Longer Teaching After Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Surface

LS Professor No Longer Teaching After Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Surface

By Alex Domb and Yasmin Gulec

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

Liberal Studies Professor J. Ward Regan no longer has teaching responsibilities at NYU after news emerged of sexual relations he had with a 15-year-old student in a class he was teaching in the early 1990s.

Conversations From the ‘Field’ with Anna Deavere Smith

Conversations From the ‘Field’ with Anna Deavere Smith

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

HBO partnered with the 92Y on Monday to bring actress and Tisch professor Anna Deavere Smith’s one-woman show “Notes from the Field” to the big screen.

Zadie Smith Talks New Book ‘Feel Free’

Zadie Smith Talks New Book ‘Feel Free’

By Alex Cullina, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Acclaimed novelist, essayist and short story writer Zadie Smith gave a talk at Barnes and Noble, where she covered a wide range of topics in her essays.

Participants Tend to Exaggerate Emotions on Surveys, Study Says

Participants Tend to Exaggerate Emotions on Surveys, Study Says

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A study authored by an NYU professor shows that participants are more likely to exaggerate their emotions on surveys.

The Difference Between Fake and Real News

The Difference Between Fake and Real News

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It is imperative that we identify the differences between media and journalism and understand the value of authentic journalism, rather than allowing ourselves to lose trust in news sources all together.

Ta-Nehisi Coates to Teach at NYU

Ta-Nehisi Coates to Teach at NYU

By Natasha Roy and Diamond Naga Siu

January 31, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates will be joining NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism school as a Professor.

Despite Inconsistent Stories, Anti-PC Prof Should Return to Classes

Despite Inconsistent Stories, Anti-PC Prof Should Return to Classes

By WSN Editorial Board

November 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Whether or not Rectenwald’s grievances were valid, his integrity has been challenged by the inaccuracy of his own narrative. His false allegations are evidence that he is not a misunderstood victim, but a hypocrite.

Anti-PC NYU Professor Put on Paid Leave

Anti-PC NYU Professor Put on Paid Leave

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Deplorable NYU Professor is now on paid leave for the rest of the semester.

Censorship of @antipcnyuprof is Problematic

Censorship of @antipcnyuprof is Problematic

By WSN Editorial Board

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Rectenwald’s conduct was inappropriate, but the school’s rash decision to put him on ice has potentially far-reaching consequences.

We Talked to the Professor Who Saved Someone’s Life Last Week

We Talked to the Professor Who Saved Someone’s Life Last Week

By Natasha Roy, Deputy News Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under City News, Featured Video, Multimedia, News, Top Stories

WSN catches up with French professor who saved a young boy from a subway attack.

Professor, playwright Julia Jarcho combines academia and theater

Professor, playwright Julia Jarcho combines academia and theater

By Abraham Gross, Staff Photographer

November 5, 2015


Filed under Arts, Theater

NYU English professor Julia Jarcho presented scenes from several of her distinctive, witty plays.

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