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Student Claims NJ Professor Gave Her 'F' for Being Muslim: Suit

A spokesman for the college says the school is investigating a complaint Sahna ElBanna made against the professor,; he declined comment on the lawsuit

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    Student Claims NJ Professor Gave Her 'F' for Being Muslim: Suit
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    A Muslim woman has filed a lawsuit against Union County College in New Jersey claiming a professor discriminated against the student because of her religion.

    A student has filed a lawsuit against a New Jersey college claiming her professor gave her an "F'' in a course because she is Muslim. 

    Sahna ElBanna alleges she endured two semesters of Toby Grodner making derogatory comments toward Muslims at Union County College, according to NJ.com. 

    ElBanna asked Grodner to stop after he made comments during a marketing class in the fall 2016 semester. ElBanna's lawyer says she received an "F'' for that class, even though she received two "A''s on assignments worth 60 percent of her grade. 

    A spokesman for the college says they are investigating a complaint ElBanna filed against the professor. He declined to comment on the lawsuit. 

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    ElBanna's lawyer says the grade could delay her graduation and cost the student to make up the course. 

    Grodner didn't immediately return messages seeking comment.