Brandon Tingle

Nintendo makes a CEO switch after impressive console sales
Business

Nintendo makes a CEO switch after impressive console sales

Nintendo’s current president, Tatsumi Kimishima, announced that he would hand over his role in June to a younger executive. The consumer electronics company is based in Kyoto, Japan. Kimishima was a former banker and took the position of CEO in 2015 after the death of then-CEO Satoru Iwata. Due to Kimishima’s age, flying frequently was…

Harman writer-in-residence teaches Baruch students tips for writing fiction
Arts & Style

Harman writer-in-residence teaches Baruch students tips for writing fiction

On April 26, during club hours in room 7-160, the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program hosted a fiction workshop co-sponsored by Encounters Magazine. Nafissa Thompson-Spires, author of the book Heads of the Colored People: Stories, discussed creative writing and fiction. The event was preceded by an introduction by the graphics director of Encounters, Bianca Monteiro. Monteiro,…

Watch out humans: IKEA-building robots could make you obsolete
Science & Technology

Watch out humans: IKEA-building robots could make you obsolete

With the advancement of robots, the need for manual labor is becoming more and more obsolete. Although many people might object, these advancements in technology help many people in their day-to-day lives. In an article from Scientific American titled “IKEA-Building Robot Conquers Touchy-Feely Challenge,” robots are described as being capable of building Ikea-produced STEFAN chairs,…

Video game industry continues to grow as it attracts new investors
Business

Video game industry continues to grow as it attracts new investors

 Millennials are contributing to the expanding trend of online gaming and streaming. Consequently, corporations are trying to use this trend as a method to make a profit.  An article written by Kimberly Chin and published by Markets Insider stated that esports, multiplayer video games played competitively by professional gamers for spectators, are growing in popularity…

Opinions

Taking food from club events is justified

Since its inception, Baruch College has come to offer over 130 clubs to the student population. Nowadays, a lot of these clubs offer food for their members during club hours from 12:40 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. Quite often students who are not members intrude on these meetings to take food and leave. This may seem…