The Editorial Board


Green Wall initiative wastes funds and sustainability efforts

On March 6, the Undergraduate Student Government’s Sustainability Committee and Baruch College’s Sustainability Task Force proposed the “Greener Baruch Initiative,” a project comprised of two parts: planting a tree on the corner of 24th Street and Lexington Avenue and installing a “Green Wall” at the south entrance of the Newman Vertical Campus, above the statue…


DeVos disregards poor public schools

Betsy DeVos’ March 11 interview on 60 Minutes with Lesley Stahl has stirred up outcry over her controversial position as secretary of education. Criticisms revolved around DeVos’ perceived ignorance and lack of intrust toward public schools in the United States as she indirectly answered Stahl’s questions. When asked by Stahl about allocation of funds, DeVos…


Delta Airlines given unfair ultimatum

The recent school shooting at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has led to a swift backlash against the National Rifle Association. Businesses and corporations, such as Delta Air Lines Inc., are discontinuing special discounts and offers for NRA members. In response to its decision to join the boycott, the Georgia government has given Delta…


Scaramucci threatens student media

A Tufts University student recently questioned a Fletcher School for Law and Diplomacy advisory board member’s competency. Camilo Cabellero published a pair of op-ed pieces in a student newspaper, The Tufts Daily, criticizing Anthony Scaramucci. Scaramucci subsequently wrote a cease-and-desist letter to the student and newspaper demanding an apology, threatening to sue them on the…

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