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NYU Law Students' Private Emails Subpoenaed By Trustee

The private email accounts of two New York University law students have been subpoenaed by an NYU Law trustee over the circulation of a letter critical of him, DNAinfo is reporting. [ more › ]

Arne Duncan dismisses critics: ‘Lots of drama, lots of noise’

There he goes again. Education Secretary Arne Duncan went to New York recently and introduced state Education Commissioner John King at a function at New York University, calling him “a remarkable leader” and “as smart and as thoughtful as anyone working in this space.” As for the growing number of critics of King’s education reforms, Duncan […]

JAMES TARANTO: Poor Little Rich Man: How to become a millionaire by lamenting income inequality. …

JAMES TARANTO: Poor Little Rich Man: How to become a millionaire by lamenting income inequality. Being a “distinguished professor” of economics at the City University of New York is nice work if you can get it. “During year-one,” the boss explains in a letter to the new hire, “you will not be expected to teach [...]

Constructive Feedback University: BLACK EQUALITY Will Not Be Admitted But EXPOSED By The Trickle Of Evidence To The Affirmative - For The First Time The US Education Dept Civil Rights Division Affirms Injustice As A Powerful Black Star Athlete Compels A

New York Times Investigation Of The Florida State University Investigation Of Rape Accusations Against Football Star Jamies WinstonFlorida State University Responds To The NY Times Story There is far more interest among the usual suspects...Show More Summary

NYT: FSU "did little" in Winston case; Univ. objects

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The New York Times says Florida State University didn't properly investigate the rape accusation against football star Jameis Winston; the University "vigorously objects"

The Quiet Death Of The Tech Company Mascot

Why doesn't the tech industry use mascots as much as other industries? The answer is more nuanced than you'd think. This story contains interviews with clinical associate professor of marketing at New York University, Sunder Narayanan; professor of marketing at the University of Montana, Jakki Mohr; and illustrator and designer, Kevan Atteberry. Read Full Story

Selfless Crusader Against Income Inequality to Heroically Accept $225,000 Per Year from State-Funded Organization to Occasionally Give a Few Quotes About the Scourge of Income Inequality

$225,000 would be quite a rate of pay for a part-time job. But this isn't even a part-time job. Former Enron shill Paul Krugman is now taking another "big money call" to promote the City University of New York's Luxembourg...

Krugman to the Rescue!

(Steven Hayward) There’s hardly anyone who can top former Enron adviser (TM James Taranto) Paul Krugman in the sweepstakes for bemoaning income inequality, and so it makes perfect sense that City University of New York would hire Krugman...Show More Summary

New York Times Reveals That Basically No One Investigated the Jameis Winston Rape Allegations

Thank you, Walt Bogdanich of the New York Times, for getting to the bottom of what went so horribly wrong in the investigation of the sexual assault accusation against Jameis Winston, Florida State University’s star quarterback. I’ve been writing about this case since news of it broke last November. Show More Summary

Paul Krugman Offered 'Comfortable Perch' to Focus on Income Inequality

Left-wing columnist and professor Paul Krugman has a new job by City University of New York. The university is paying him $225,000 a year to teach on the subject of income inequality. Gawker reports that CUNY offered Krugman $225,000 a year plus a travel fund of $10,000. Show More Summary

NYU Converted Duplex For President Sexton's Son During Housing Scarcity

At New York University, one of the most expensive colleges in the country, tuition covers all the basics: affordable housing, Chick-fil-A, access to world-renowned professors at an internationally recognized university, Fire Island summer...Show More Summary

Report blasts Jameis Winston rape investigation

During an investigation of a rape allegation, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston received preferential treatment and “there was virtually no investigation at all, either by the police or the university,” the New York Times reported. State Attorney Willie Meggs acknowledged that the investigation was flawed when he announced that there would be no charges in […]

How Police And Florida State University Botched The Jameis Winston Sexual Assault Investigation

A new report in the New York Times details police and university failures in the Jameis Winston case -- and America's failures on sexual assault in general. The post How Police And Florida State University Botched The Jameis Winston Sexual Assault Investigation appeared first on ThinkProgress.

“I learned that keeping players on the field was a priority.”

If you want your head to explode with rage this afternoon, go read The New York Times in-depth report on the investigation — or rather, lack thereof — into the rape accusation against Florida State University football star Jameis Winston. As the Times reports — and then methodically and devastatingly documents — “there was virtually no investigation at [...]

Income Inequality Institute Will Pay Paul Krugman $25,000 Per Month

In late February, the City University of New York announced that it had tapped Princeton economist and New York Times blogger Paul Krugman for a distinguished professorship at CUNY’s Graduate Center and its Luxembourg Income Study Center, a research arm devoted to studying income patterns and their effect on inequality. Read more...

Report: Pair of South Carolina prospects wanted for police questioning

A pair of prospects from the University of South Carolina is apparently wanted for questioning by police in relation to an incident at a New York City nightclub last week. According to TMZ, defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles and cornerback Victor Hampton are “wanted for questioning at the very least” stemming from an alleged attack at…

Two journalists injured covering clashes in Egypt

New York, April 15, 2014--Two Egyptian journalists were shot by live ammunition on Monday while covering clashes in Cairo between security forces and university students supportive of the Muslim Brotherhood, according to news reports. At least one student was killed in the clashes, news reports said....

Entitle builds a bookshelf in the mobile universe, and North Carolina

Entitle CEO Bryan Batten is an unlikely librarian. Gangly, tan and sea-worn, the Wilmington, N.C., native might seem more at home on the pro surf circuit than in back room meetings with New York publishing house executives or Silicon Valley investors. But as Entitle, his digital book subscription company, closes in on 200,000 available titles, Batten might be the most...

Stunning Photos Of Last Night's Blood Moon That New Yorkers Couldn't See

  Early this morning, around 3 a.m., New York City was promised a magnificent Blood Moon during the total lunar eclipse. Promised... by Science, by the Universe, by Mother Nature, by The Internet (we will now be talking about all of you in therapy). Show More Summary

Maps Reveal A Starkly Segregated NYC

Using census data, a Chicago grad student and blogger has created an interesting series of maps to examine the racial breakdown of New York City. Intrigued by a University of Michigan study suggesting that New York is the second-most-segregated metropolitan area in the U.S. Show More Summary

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