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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.

Sexual Harassment in Fashion

Sexual Harassment in Fashion

By Amelia McBain, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features, Top Stories

Voices from fashion models are adding to the #metoo movement on social media, calling out men like photographer Terry Richardson for predatory behavior.

New York Child Abuse Laws Are ‘Regressive’ and ‘Absurd’

New York Child Abuse Laws Are ‘Regressive’ and ‘Absurd’

By WSN Editorial Board

April 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

New York State needs to support the victims of some of the most heinous crimes imaginable by reforming the statute of limitation and providing greater resources for the abused.

“The Club” Succeeds Without Being Preachy

“The Club” Succeeds Without Being Preachy

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The Chilean film is a thought-provoking look at priests and sexual abuse.

100 Voices app speaks out about sexual assault

100 Voices app speaks out about sexual assault

By Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under City News, News

100 Voices Strong, a campaign against sexual abuse, gives a voice to victims around the country.

Students fight sexual assault with awareness

Students fight sexual assault with awareness

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

April 14, 2015


Filed under News

Students for Sexual Respect at NYU has planned a slate of events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Course to address sexual assault

Course to address sexual assault

By Marita Vlachou, News Editor

March 11, 2015


Filed under News

NYU will be rolling out a mandatory online training program for students designed to address sexual misconduct.

Double X: Normalization of sexual assault cannot continue

Double X: Normalization of sexual assault cannot continue

May 1, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Women have worked tirelessly since the 1970s to make the reporting of sexual assault crimes more accessible and effective. However, sexual assault still remains one of the most underreported crimes in America. In 2011, the American Association of University Women found that out of the 40 percent of wome...

Going Global: No tangible progress in combating Catholic sexual abuse

Going Global: No tangible progress in combating Catholic sexual abuse

March 7, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

It has been almost one full year since Pope Francis was elected to take Pope Benedict XVI’s place in the Vatican. He has been hailed by both the Catholic community and its critics for his openness to bringing much needed reform to the outdated ethos of the church. His forthcoming attitude has all...

School district's blaming of sexual abuse victim is misuse of power

School district's blaming of sexual abuse victim is misuse of power

November 8, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Victim shaming has been a prominent issue in the larger discourse of sexual abuse. The term represents the belief that the abused should shoulder the blame for being assaulted — a belief that has been challenged by womens’ rights activists and rape awareness programs across the country. Despite these...