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Rutgers Suicide

Tyler Clementi's Parents Blame Dharun Ravi For Son's Suicide

AP | Posted 08.29.2012 | Crime

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — The family of Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi said they have come to believe he killed himself in part because of hi...

Prosecutor Requests Prison Sentence In Rutgers Hate Crime Case

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2012 | Crime

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) - Prosecutors on Thursday recommended a former Rutgers University student be sentenced to...

Dharun Ravi: Gay Rights Activists 'Going Overboard' With Clementi Case

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.23.2012 | College

Former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi says he "wasn't the one who caused" Tyler Clementi to jump off a bridge in his first televised interview...

Injustice at Rutgers

Jess Coleman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

Had Clementi not committed suicide or had the case not been given so much attention, Ravi probably never would have faced a jury. The prosecutors had no choice but to push the harshest possible charges.

Dharun Ravi And Tyler Clementi Timeline: Roommates In Dorm Room Spying Case

The Huffington Post | Kyle McGovern | Posted 05.22.2012 | Crime

A timeline of events could be crucial to determining if Dharun Ravi is guilty of bullying and snooping on Tyler Clementi in the so-called "Roommate We...

Michelangelo Signorile

Tyler Clementi's Older Brother Speaks Out On Suicide, Coming Out And Media Barrage | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The older gay brother of Tyler Clementi, the Rutgers University freshman who took his own life in 2010 after his roommate allegedly used a webcam to t...

David Lohr

Tyler Clementi Suicide: Ex-Rutgers Student Avoids Jail (VIDEO) | David Lohr | Posted 07.06.2011 | College

Molly Wei, the former Rutgers University freshmen accused of using a webcam to watch a male classmate's sexual encounter with another man, has been ap...

Roommate Hit With Bias Charge In Rutgers Suicide Case

AP | By BETH DeFALCO | Posted 06.20.2011 | College

TRENTON, N.J. -- A former Rutgers University freshman was indicted Wednesday on bias intimidation and other charges after allegedly using a webcam to ...

Dharun Ravi And Molly Wei Withdraw After Rutgers Suicide

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Two Rutgers University freshmen, accused of secretly broadcasting a classmate's sexual encounter online, have withdrawn from t...

Top 10 College Scandals of 2010

Christie Garton | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Christie Garton

Throughout 2010, a number of colleges have tackled scandals dealing with everything from a highly publicized sex list to a suicide that set off a nationwide advocacy campaign to support gays and lesbians.

Molly Wei Feels 'Attacked,' Friend Says | Diane Herbst and Nicole Weisensee Egan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Before she entered Rutgers University's prestigious six-year pharmacy program, Molly Wei was known as a sweet, quiet and smart girl with a love of mah...

Dharun Ravi, Molly Wei May Not Be Charged With Hate Crime In Tyler Clementi Case | By Bill Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

New Jersey prosecutors say they may not be able to bring hate crime charges against two Rutgers University students linked to the suicide of classmate...

Ex-NJ Gov. McGreevey 'Filled With Sadness' Over Tyler Clementi's Suicide

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey governor who resigned after he announced he was a "gay American" says he's "filled with great sadness" at the sui...

Tyler Clementi's Parents: Outpouring Of Support Has Been 'Deeply Moving' | By Rich Schapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The heartbroken parents of the Rutgers freshman who committed suicide after his gay hook-up was streamed live with a webcam said Friday they hope thei...

After Tyler Clementi's Death, Rutgers LGBT Community Demands Safe Space

The Daily Targum | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

What started as a group of people marching down College Avenue quickly grew to a crowd of more than 20 people lying outside the entrance of the Rutger...

New Jersey Weighs New Bullying Laws After Rutgers Suicide

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey lawmakers introduced an "anti-bullying bill of rights" Monday that one advocate said would be the toughest state law ...

Rutgers Copes With Two Tragedies

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The day after Rutgers junior defensive tackle Eric LeGrand suffered a paralyzing spinal cord injury, the New Jersey campus is wondering how much more ...

More Than a Test Score

Carolyn Foote | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Carolyn Foote

When we try to define what makes a good education, we can never forget that what we teach our students goes far beyond what is measured on a test.

Homophobia: The Plague That Is Killing Our Youth

Jason Mannino | Posted 09.25.2011 | Home
Jason Mannino

If hate is learned, then it lies on our shoulders to teach our young kids acceptance before they continue hurting each other, and before they become adults who will likely pass their hatred to the next generation.

Whoops, Didn't Mean to Destroy Your Life

Jeffrey Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jeffrey Evans

People today -- including cyber bullies -- have an incredible power to post and share information with the entire world. But who is talking about the responsibility that comes with this power?

NJ Senator Calls For Anti-Bully Law After Rutgers Suicide

AP | BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI and BILL NEWILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The president of Rutgers University says the university responded appropriately to a complaint by a student whose gay sexu...

Dharun Ravi's Lawyer Speaks Out: 'This Is Not The Time For Explanations Of Defenses'

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Two weeks after Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi jumped from the George Washington Bridge to his death, the lawyer of the young man charged ...

Sex, Suicides and Videotape

Stephen Balkam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

If we are to learn anything from this horrendous incident at Rutgers, we will need to look deeply into the social, psychological and technological forces that converged on this young man's psyche.

Failing to Distinguish What We Have a Right to Do -- From the Right Thing to Do

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

I am a staunch supporter of the First Amendment. But having the right to do something brings with it a certain responsibility for common sense and fairness.

Tyler Clementi's Suicide Resonates On Campus, Beyond

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL and SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — "Things will get easier; people's minds will change," Ellen DeGeneres pleads in an Internet video, staring into the camera...