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Student says professor claims moon landing was faked

WAYNE, N. J. – New Jersey William Paterson University says that the officials of the school, watching videos that show that a professor told the students the moon landing was faked, and the promotion of other conspiracy theories.

First-year student Maxim Koval, of Fair Lawn, says she raised concerns after sociology professor Clyde Magarelli said things in the classroom that she says made her and others uncomfortable. Magarelli — who has taught at William Paterson since 1967 not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Associated Press on Wednesday.

A video shows Magarelli telling students that landing someone on the moon was impossible.

University officials said Tuesday they are looking into the complaint and videos. Koval says that she was told Magarelli earlier complaints submitted against him.

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Information from: The Record (Woodland Park, New Jersey, http://www.northjersey.com

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Information from: The Record (Woodland Park, N. J.), http://www.northjersey.com

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