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Baruch should do more to honor fallen heroes of 9/11

The terrorist attacks perpetuated on 9/11 left scars on the collective U.S. consciousness that continues to run deep over 16 years later. While the whole United States was affected by the fear, trauma and pain the attacks caused, there was nowhere that was hit harder than New York. There are reminders everywhere: streets named after…

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Modeling needs nuanced regulation

Following a string of bad press, two of the largest French fashion companies, Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE and Kering, have chartered new standards for their models. The two companies have banned models who are a U.S. waist size of women’s zero or two or men’s 34 from appearing in any of their shoots or…

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Lawsuit draws attention to assaults

Carlos Montoya, the former manager of an Manhattan Italian restaurant Valbella, was wrongfully terminated from his position for allegedly speaking out against sexual harassment in the establishment. Montoya was approached by two employees. They claimed that the harassing workers taunted a gay employee on multiple occasions and made inappropriate remarks about a female employee’s appearance….

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The Ticker discloses future plans and welcomes new year

The Fall 2017 semester begins the 85th year of production for The Ticker and the editorial board is excited to announce that there is much to look forward to during the year. In Issue 1, News Editor Victoria Merlino covered the student government election nullification at the City College of New York, analyzing its potential…

Social media creates irresponsibility
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Social media creates irresponsibility

New Yorkers living in the five boroughs have been experiencing the effects of social media on their favorite local hangouts for about a decade now. Gentrification and the increase of tourism to many of the city’s neighborhoods is in no small part due to the increase in the attention social media brings to what were…

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Third floor landing creates hazardous conditions for all

Trying to exit the Newman Vertical Campus or walking to another class has become a nightmare, especially when trying to navigate the third floor. With a narrow passageway and escalators that most students think are the only means of getting around on campus, the third floor of the NVC seems to have become more of…

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Hollywood silences minority voices

Ed Skrein, an actor known for playing supporting roles in “Game of Thrones” and Deadpool, has stepped down from playing Major Ben Daimio in the reboot of Hellboy. Although Daimio appeared as a Japanese-American character in the original comic, Skrein was cast in the role in the film reboot despite being a white Englishman himself….