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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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Transfer students require guidance in navigating CUNY

When transferring to a new school, students are often faced with the issue of having to become involved in an unfamiliar community. At Baruch College, transfer students who come from residential colleges may notice that the difference is huge at a commuter school. Becoming involved and making friends is not as easy as one would…

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MTA fails to enact changes to subway

The Metropolitan Transit Authority is replacing the phrase “Ladies and Gentlemen” in its New York City subway and bus announcements with gender-neutral language. According to PIX11, a bulletin was circulated among MTA staff earlier this week, instructing them to utilize gender-neutral terms such as “passengers,” “riders” and “everyone.” Pre-recorded messages that do not include these…

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DNAinfo shuttered amid union vote

On Nov. 2, DNAinfo and Gothamist LLC were shut down, following a vote by newsroom workers at both organizations to join the labor union Writers Guild of America, East. The decision came from CEO Joe Ricketts. “The decision by the editorial team to unionize is simply another competitive obstacle making it harder for the business…

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Baruch organizers fail to help promote student voter turnout

During the 2016 presidential election, the importance of voting and exercising one’s democratic rights was made evident by the wide amount of polarizing opinions. For many people, the need to vote did not warrant second guessing. For others, the strong opposition to one of the candidates was enough to galvanize them to put in a…

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