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Professor Maitland Jones Jr. taught organic chemistry at Princeton for years and was an adjunct at NYU but before the fall semester started, the university let him go over student complaints that his course was too difficult. NBC News’ Joshua Johnson is joined by Arnav Binaykia who wrote an editorial about the controversy for NYU’s independent newspaper.