According to a Department of Housing Preservation and Development spokesperson, the financing agreement for the renovations was reached in December 2013, and construction is expected to start this spring.
Espaillat will face off against Rangel and newcomer Rev. Michael Walrond for New York's 13th congressional seat in June.
UPDATED: The statement said that the sorority will reach out to various campus organizations “in hopes of partnering together to advance multicultural awareness within our community.”
UPDATED: Photos sent to Spectator Sunday morning showed students in Kappa Alpha Theta wearing costumes depicting several nationalities at an event Saturday night.
Out of 32 votes for the 13th Congressional district, 28 members voted to endorse Rangel, two voted for uptown State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, and none voted for newcomer Michael Walrond.
Bill Campbell, co-chair of Columbia’s board of trustees, has been named as a central figure in two ongoing, high-profile lawsuits involving major tech companies including Apple, eBay, and Google.
After last week's six-alarm fire, neither Citibank nor the building’s owners have commented on whether the bank plans on returning to the location or if the building needs to be demolished.
A six-alarm fire engulfed the Citibank on 111th Street early Saturday morning, leaving three firefighters and four civilians injured.
University President Lee Bollinger and Barnard President Deborah Spar both said they oppose a recent boycott of Israeli universities by the American Studies Association in statements released Friday and Sunday.
Adriano Espaillat, the State Senator who came close to defeating Rep. Charles Rangel in 2012, is planning to challenge him for Congress again next year, two uptown political insiders have confirmed to Spectator.
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