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Montclair State Student Suspended Over ‘Bleached Hams’ Comment Speaks Out

January 17, 2013

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A graduate student, suspended from Montclair State University for making derogatory comments about another student’s weight, spoke with CBS 2′s Christine Sloan on Thursday...

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Montclair State Student Suspended Over ‘Bleached Hams’ Comment Speaks Out

January 17, 2013

CBS New York

 

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A graduate student, suspended from Montclair State University for making derogatory comments about another student’s weight, spoke with CBS 2′s Christine Sloan on Thursday.

The comments made by 26-year-old Joseph Aziz on YouTube could be called mean. He compared a fellow female student’s legs to “a pair of bleached hams...