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Republican Mayoral Candidate Speaks to College Republicans

Republican Mayoral Candidate Speaks to College Republicans

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under City News, News, University News

Nicole Malliotakis, the Republican Candidate for New York City Mayor, spoke to NYUCR.

Bill de Blasio wins New York City mayoral election

Bill de Blasio wins New York City mayoral election

By WSN News Staff

November 6, 2013


Filed under News

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio was elected the 109th mayor of New York City on Nov. 5, winning 73.7 percent of the vote with 99 percent of precincts reporting according to The New York Times. “Progressive changes won’t happen overnight, but they will happen,” de Blasio said in his victory s...

Bloomberg enters bid for eternal mayor of New York City

Bloomberg enters bid for eternal mayor of New York City

October 31, 2013


Filed under News

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a press conference yesterday that has shocked the city. “To promote transparency within this city, I need to be completely honest about who I am and who I am becoming,” Bloomberg said at the conference. “I am a vampire.” Bloomberg said he c...

WSN Editorial Board endorses Bill de Blasio for mayor

WSN Editorial Board endorses Bill de Blasio for mayor

September 16, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In a sweeping upset in the democratic primary, Bill de Blasio, a former activist and New York public advocate, had a decisive victory over the previous mayoral front-runner Christine Quinn and may avoid a runoff vote for William Thompson. De Blasio’s strong progressive message has resonated ...

Candidate Profile: Bill De Blasio

Candidate Profile: Bill De Blasio

September 11, 2013


Filed under News

Party: Democratic Background: De Blasio began working in public service under David Dinkins, and eventually moved to working as the regional director in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. In 2000, he managed Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the U.S. Senate. In 2002, he started work...

Candidate Profile: Adolfo Carrion

Candidate Profile: Adolfo Carrion

September 10, 2013


Filed under News

Adolfo Carrion ran unopposed on the Independent ticket.  Party: Carrión Jr. is running under the Independent ticket. Formerly a Democrat, he tried making a bid for the Republican primary but was unsuccessful. Background: Carrión Jr. served two terms as the Bronx Borough President before being nam...

Candidate profile: Joe Lhota

Candidate profile: Joe Lhota

September 10, 2013


Filed under News

Party: Republican Background: Joe Lhota was born in the Bronx. His father was an NYPD officer. He attended Georgetown University and later went to Harvard Business School before becoming an investment banker. He worked under former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s administration, holding several positions, includ...

[UPDATE] Mayoral candidates send letter to Sexton, administration

[UPDATE] Mayoral candidates send letter to Sexton, administration

September 9, 2013


Filed under News

UPDATE October 6, 2013 10:55p.m.: NYU sent a letter to the Director of the UAW Region 9A to propose an offer to graduate assistants regarding their bargaining rights. This letter comes before the decision of National Labor Relations Board, which the university had previously said they wanted to wa...

On the Wire: Your biweekly NYU news update (August 4th, 2013)

On the Wire: Your biweekly NYU news update (August 4th, 2013)

August 4, 2013


Filed under News

Welcome back. Here are your clips for the last half of the week. Again [email protected] for your, you know, tips. University news bites: Civil liberties: A Steinhardt Professor of Applied Psychology argued that gay marriage can help fight AIDS in an op-ed published in the New York Daily News.   Stude...