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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.

GSOC Panel Discusses Title IX and Sexual Harassment

GSOC Panel Discusses Title IX and Sexual Harassment

By Darcey Pittman, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under News, University News

GSOC, NYU's graduate students' union, held an event Tuesday on Title IX and sexual misconduct.

Stamp Out Sexual Harassers

Stamp Out Sexual Harassers

By WSN Editorial Board

February 19, 2018


Filed under House Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

NYU needs to be proactive by investigating potential professors in order to ensure that our campus is not open to sexual assailants and harassers.

Taylor Swift’s Assailant Should Not Have Been Hired as a DJ Again

Taylor Swift’s Assailant Should Not Have Been Hired as a DJ Again

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The DJ who sexually assaulted Taylor Swift was finally hired by a new radio station. Now he has the ability to make his female coworkers, fellow employees and guest stars feel uncomfortable and violated, just as he did with Swift.

US Gymnastics Board of Directors and Michigan State President Resign

US Gymnastics Board of Directors and Michigan State President Resign

By Helen Xie, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Top officials step down as Larry Nassar is sentenced to prison.

We Need to Reconsider the Way We Talk About Sexual Assault

We Need to Reconsider the Way We Talk About Sexual Assault

By Sarah Lifson, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

All students at NYU must come together to start a positive dialogue on consent and sexual assault.

Heatherton’s Firing a Right Step

Heatherton’s Firing a Right Step

By WSN Editorial Board

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As the amount of allegations of rape, sexual assault and harassment continue to rise, NYU must continue to ensure that its campus remain a safe place for its students.

How to Get Kicked Out of NYU

How to Get Kicked Out of NYU

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under News

An explainer of what governs the university's response to student conduct at NYU, the disciplinary process and what happens when you don't do as you're told.

University to Use Climate Survey Results to Decrease Sexual Misconduct

University to Use Climate Survey Results to Decrease Sexual Misconduct

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under News, University News

President Andrew Hamilton alerted students to the results of a sexual misconduct survey that the university conducted in 2016.

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.

Rape through the lens of a survivor

Rape through the lens of a survivor

By Felipe De La Hoz, Staff Writer

December 4, 2014


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Trigger warning: rape, sexual assault, PTSD

Experts discuss changes to sexual misconduct policy

By Eliff Koc, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2014


Filed under News, Uncategorized

The University Committee on Student Life held a meeting to discuss NYU's new sexual assault policy.

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