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One-Time Professor Leads Unlikely Bid for Governorship

One-Time Professor Leads Unlikely Bid for Governorship

By Sarah Jackson, News Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under City News, NYU, Top Story, University, University News

Though Stephanie Miner is unlikely to make it to Albany, the former Mayor of Syracuse hopes to eliminate partisan gridlock.

A Guide to New York’s Midterm Elections

A Guide to New York’s Midterm Elections

By Sarah Jackson, News Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under City News, News

A look at the upcoming Sep. 13 gubernatorial primary election between Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon.

Why I’m Excited to See ‘Miranda’ Running for Governor

Why I’m Excited to See ‘Miranda’ Running for Governor

By Charlie Kolczynski, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Cynthia Nixon is the refreshing candidate we deserve.

Former New Jersey Gov. Whitman supports nuclear energy at NYU discussion

Former New Jersey Gov. Whitman supports nuclear energy at NYU discussion

By Maddie Norwood, Contributing Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Wagner held a discussion on clean energy with New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman on Tuesday.

Cuomo calls for transparent legislators in speech at NYU Law

Cuomo calls for transparent legislators in speech at NYU Law

By Alanna Bayarin, News Editor

February 3, 2015


Filed under News

Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke on his new policy about transparency with legislators' outside income.

Republican gubernatorial candidate discusses plans for New York

Republican gubernatorial candidate discusses plans for New York

April 18, 2014


Filed under News

The 2014 New York gubernatorial race was in full swing last night as presumptive Republican nominee Rob Astorino spoke to the College Republicans at NYU. Astorino spoke to a full house of supporters including university students from NYU, Fordham, Columbia and Pace. Sebastian Albrecht travelled from Fo...

Gov. Cuomo to allow New York hospitals to dispense medicinal marijuana

Gov. Cuomo to allow New York hospitals to dispense medicinal marijuana

January 26, 2014


Filed under News

During his fourth State of the State Address, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a plan to relax constraints on the use of medical marijuana in the state. Citing research on the benefits of the drug and the policies of the 20 other states that have legalized medical marijuana, Cuomo announced t...

Christie can afford to digress from constituents on gay marriage

Christie can afford to digress from constituents on gay marriage

By Christina Coleburn, Contributing Columnist

October 7, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Gov. Chris Christie took his position by storm in 2010, bringing far more to Trenton than New Jerseyans could have imagined. Equipped with a fast tongue and fierce demeanor, Christie became known to the state — and ultimately the nation — for his straight-talking, truth-dumping, no-nonsense brand...

Wendy Davis too smart for Texas

Wendy Davis too smart for Texas

September 18, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Dave Carney, longtime advisor to the Texas attorney general and potential GOP nominee for governor Greg Abbott, believes Texas Sen. Wendy Davis is “too stupid to be governor.” Carney, who also served as top advisor to current Gov. Rick Perry’s thankfully failed presidential campaign, consequently t...