NYU denies it's forcing out dissident Chen over criticism of China

NYU denies it's forcing out dissident Chen over criticism of China

NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) -- New York University denies accusations by Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng that he is being forced to leave over concerns about his activism.

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Jell-O wrestling lawsuit thrown out

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A New York judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by a New York University student who was injured while wrestling in Jell-O.

Student accused of misusing school funds

NEW YORK, April 25 (UPI) -- The president of New York University's student council has become embroiled in a controversy about her decision to pay a relative to speak at the school.

Muslims take up DJ on anti-terror march

LODI, Calif., June 22 (UPI) -- Plans are under way for an anti-terror "Million Muslim March" in Lodi, Calif., inspired by challenges from a controversial Sacramento radio talk show host.

NYU students' information placed on Net

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Some 1,800 New York University students have been notified by the New York City school that their Social Security numbers were posted on the Internet.

John Beckman (October 22, 1895 in New York, NY – June 22, 1968 in Miami, Florida) was an early professional basketball player.

During his 27 years lasting pro career (1914-41) he was known as the "Babe Ruth of basketball". He is mostly known for his time with the Original Celtics (1918/19, 1921-27, 1929).

He was enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1973.

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