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Students Demand University Helps Clean Up After Looting on Fordham Road

June 4, 2020

Protests broke out in the Bronx on Fordham Road on June 2. The Bronx looting left parts of Fordham Road littered with glass, ashes and debris.

As the consequences of his failures threaten the city, de Blasio has found that spreading the blame is preferable to stopping the corona virus from doing the same.

Mayor de Blasio’s Botched Pandemic Response

April 1, 2020

Nothing can fix previous mistakes made by de Blasio and his response team, but what can change is the message he conveys to New Yorkers.

In this case, Corey really shouldn’t be in the house.

BERNABEI: Mayor Corey Johnson? Let’s Hope Not

February 18, 2020

Now, let’s not whitewash the utter failure de Blasio’s mayorship has been — but Corey Johnson would be even worse at the helm of the United States’ most populated city.

Even after the pull-out, Jeff Bezos finds himself looking for a Plan B.

Amazon’s Pull-Out Couched in NYC’s Best Interest

February 19, 2019

Amazon’s Feb. 14 announcement that the company would cancel its plans was the happy ending New York never saw coming.

This may be a chalk illustration, but the disrepair of the New York City subway system is not child's play. (COURTESY OF ZAYDA BLEECKER-ADAMS)

Metropolitan Turmoil Authority

November 7, 2018

Together, de Blasio and Cuomo don’t even know who’s paying the $30 billion for the repairs that need to be made.

At Least 12 Dead in Fire Near Fordham in the Bronx

December 28, 2017

By MORGAN STEWARD Editor-in-Chief At least 12 people have died in a fire at an apartment complex near Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) on Thursday, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio. The Fire Department of New York City (FDNY) has reported that at least nine others are injured. A spokesperson for the FDNY stated ...

The State of the City Address was held on Feb. 13 in the Apollo Theater. (KYLE J. KILKENNY/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Students Attend the State of the City Address

February 23, 2017

On Monday, Feb. 13, students of Dr. Christina M. Greer’s “Introduction to Urban Politics” course waited...

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks to a crowd in New York City.  (PHOTO COURTESY of Kevin Case via Flickr)

The Mayor Should do More for New York’s Veterans

April 30, 2015

By CATHERINE ATHERTON Staff Writer Published: April 29, 2015 In New York City, one of the great...

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Horns of Calamity: The State of Pedestrian Safety in NYC

February 4, 2014

By TYLER BURDICK Contributing Writer Published: February 8, 2014 It has yet to be a full month since New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has t...

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Students and Faculty React to de Blasio’s Election Win

November 8, 2013

  By GUNAR OLSEN Contributing Writer Published: November 8, 2013 On Tuesday Nov. 5, Brooklyn native, Democrat Bill de Blasio, was elected New York’s 109th mayor. His election elici...