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Professor Not Disciplined for Alleged Transphobia — Without Explanation from NYU

Professor Not Disciplined for Alleged Transphobia — Without Explanation from NYU

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Despite being reported for transphobia in November, Professor Edgar Coons was not disciplined by CAS, and NYU has yet to offer an explanation.

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Bias Response Line Unresponsive

Bias Response Line Unresponsive

By WSN Editorial Board

January 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The Bias Response Line should be more transparent about its reports and reaffirm its commitment to inclusivity.

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Professor Reported to Bias Response Line for Alleged Transphobia

Professor Reported to Bias Response Line for Alleged Transphobia

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Junior August Enzer reported psychology professor Edgar Coons to the Bias Response Line last week. Enzer alleges that Coons has made transphobic remarks multiple times, but Coons denies the validity of these claims.

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Lack of Diversity Task Force Accountability Disconcerting

Lack of Diversity Task Force Accountability Disconcerting

By WSN Editorial Board

October 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The issue of campus diversity was an opportunity for the Hamilton administration to prove that it could make good on its word. Instead, we got broken promises, forgotten deadlines and needlessly puerile rebuffs from official spokespeople.

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Fast Food Can Make You Sick(er)

Fast Food Can Make You Sick(er)

By Kaitlyn Wang, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Last week the Chain Reaction II report gave many popular restaurants around NYU including Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, and IHOP “F” grades for their high use of antibiotics in their food.

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Students Flock to Brooklyn, Gentrification and Rising Prices Follow

Students Flock to Brooklyn, Gentrification and Rising Prices Follow

By Alexander Kario, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under City News, News, Uncategorized, University News

NYU Wagner's Rudin Center, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, and Appleseed Inc. released a report recently describing Downtown Brooklyn's innovative urban developments and advancements.

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NYPD now must report use of force against civilians

NYPD now must report use of force against civilians

By Carmen Russo, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015


Filed under City News, News

The NYPD announced its plans to require its officers to document every time they use force on a civilian.

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Investigators release report on NYUAD labor violations

Investigators release report on NYUAD labor violations

By Marita Vlachou and Alanna Bayarin

April 16, 2015


Filed under News

An independent investigative firm hired by NYU to review allegations of labor violations at the NYUAD campus released their report.

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Crime Log: Feb. 2 to 3

By Christine Park, Deputy News Editor

February 9, 2015


Filed under Crime Log, News

A weekly roundup of crime from around campus.

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Crime Log: Jan. 20 to 27

Crime Log: Jan. 20 to 27

By Christine Park, Deputy News Editor

February 2, 2015


Filed under Crime Log, News

A weekly wrap-up of campus crimes reported to public safety.

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NYU crime log

NYU crime log

By Christine Park, Staff Writer

September 29, 2014


Filed under News

Weekly report on the on-campus crimes that have been reported to Public Safety.

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New York State public schools suffer from segregation

New York State public schools suffer from segregation

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

April 2, 2014


Filed under News

New York State public schools are the most segregated in the nation, according to a report released on March 26. The report, published by the Civil Rights Project at the University of California, Los Angeles, says New York State public schools have held this record for many years. Gary Orfield, co-...

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