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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...

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...

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...

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?

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.

Dorm Life Is a Jungle: The Tragedy of Tyler Clementi

Ruth Starkman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ruth Starkman

Has anyone yet reported on the life Tyler Clementi and Dharun Ravi lived together? What kinds of cultural experiences was Ravi encountering that might have complicated his own decisions? What about his Asian-American accomplice Molly Wei?

Students Question Events Surrounding Tyler Clementi's Death

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In the wake of Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi's suicide, some students are questioning the media's representation of what really happened ...

Tyler Clementi's Suicide Sparks Outrage At Rutgers

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP)-- The death of a Rutgers University freshman stirred outrage and remorse on campus from classmates who wished they could have st...

Rutgers Student Believed To Have Committed Suicide After Classmates Allegedly Recorded Him In Gay Sexual Encounter

The Huffington Post | Danielle Wiener-Bronner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

UPDATE 5:46 p.m. EST: The Clementi family's lawyer, Paul Minardi, has released a statement confirming that Tyler committed suicide: "Tyler was a fi...