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Affirmative Consent Causes Confusion

Affirmative Consent Causes Confusion

By Sierra Jackson, Contributing Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

An in-depth look into NYU's policies regarding sexual assault on campus.

Enrollment of Student Accused of Rape Brings Up Ban the Box Questions

Enrollment of Student Accused of Rape Brings Up Ban the Box Questions

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

A student who was suspended from Cornell for sexual assault now attends NYU, and students are torn about the ban-the-box discussion.

The Brock Turner Law Won’t Catch Privileged Rapists

The Brock Turner Law Won’t Catch Privileged Rapists

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

September 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The fallout from mandatory minimum laws hardly fits the profile of Brock Turner’s life: white, educated and wealthy.

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.

New York Must Lead Reform on Sexual Assault Laws

New York Must Lead Reform on Sexual Assault Laws

By WSN Editorial Board

February 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

New York State should be leading the nation in establishing rights for sexual assault victims, not lagging behind the rest of the country.

Take stand against street harassment

Take stand against street harassment

By Larson Binzer, Senior Editor

April 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion

More must be done to address street harassment.

From the Emirates: All NYUAD students to receive training on sexual misconduct

By Andres Rodriguez, Editor-in-Chief at The Gazelle

December 1, 2014


Filed under News

NYUAD will be addressing sexual misconduct and awareness with new training for students.