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MSU Administration "Appears At War With Survivors Of Abuse" Says Reporter Who Broke Engler Emails

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Kevin Lavery
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WKAR-MSU

Still reeling from the fallout of the Larry Nassar Sexual Abuse Scandal, Michigan State University is in hot water again this week after The Chronicle of Higher Education revealed previously unpublished emails in which Interim President John Engler criticizes lawyers of the assault survivors. The email exchange between Engler and a university official also implied a belief that survivor Rachael Denhollander would receive a kickback from her lawyer. WKAR's Karel Vega spoke with Chronicle of Higher Education reporter Jack Stripling, who wrote the article revealing the contents of the emails. 

UPDATE 7pm: Following a request from WKAR to the office of Interim President John Engler, a Michigan State University spokesperson said they had "no comment."

As managing editor, Karel Vega supervises news reporters and hosts of news programming, and is responsible for the planning and editing of WKAR's news content.
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