Geisy Arruda

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Student Booted for Minidress Wins $24K in Damages

Geisy Arruda compensated after thigh-high controversy

(Newser) - A Brazilian student briefly expelled from her university for wearing a dress officials deemed too short has been awarded $24,000 in damages. Geisy Arruda—whom school officials accused of having a flagrant lack of respect for ethical principles, academic dignity and morality—was readmitted to the Sao Paolo institution... More »

Brazil School Lifts Minidress Expulsion

Government pressure helps this 20-year-old get back on campus

(Newser) - A Brazilian woman whose short, pink dress caused a near-riot at a private college and led to her expulsion will be allowed to return to class. The private Bandeirante University today reversed its decision to expel 20-year-old Geisy Arruda following a flood of negative reaction in a nation where skimpy... More »

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