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Course evaluation results must be more accessible to students

At the end of each semester, every Baruch College student receives an email asking them to fill out a course evaluation survey for every class they took. Course evaluations have the potential to be a great resource for both students and administrative members if they were more accessible, held tenured professors more accountable and received…

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Tumblr needs to rethink its NSFW ban

The popular microblogging platform Tumblr faced a setback when Apple Inc. removed it from its app store in November due to child pornography found on the site. The website, which is owned by Verizon Wireless, announced to users that it would ban all porn and not-safe-for-work images, gifs and content by Dec. 17 in an…

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Campus cleanliness: Baruch students need to do their part

Students at Baruch College often complain about the cleanliness and maintenance of the college’s facilities. Students enter the school bathrooms and have to deal with clogged sinks, broken soap dispensers and clumps of toilet paper scattered around the toilets, sink and floor. It is an unpleasant sight, especially when it seems like the bathrooms haven’t…

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Make Hollywood innovative again

While film is a powerful medium that is often subject to rapid innovation, nowadays the film industry has become unoriginal for the sake of profit. The essence of art is the presentation of new ideas in different formats. But Hollywood has readily done away with new ideas in order to generate revenue. The rise of…

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CCNY must put a stop to corruption

Lisa Coico, former president of the City College of New York, resigned amid controversy involving her own financial wrongdoings two years ago and has not received any indictments following suit. Instead, she receives $129,213 a year as a tenured professor with fewer than 10 students at the CUNY School of Medicine. Coico was the first…

Students claim Baruch professor kisses girls on cheeks in class
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Students claim Baruch professor kisses girls on cheeks in class

By Yelena Dzhanova and Angel Torres Multiple students expressed to The Ticker that a Baruch College philosophy professor kissed female students on the cheek in class and made suggestive and inappropriate compliments toward women in his classes. Three students in separate interviews said they either witnessed or experienced professor James Frederick William Rowe kissing students…

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CUNY Login promised to make our lives easier, but it hasn’t

How do you access your school information online? It’s simple. For class assignments, just go to the CUNY Portal website. Enter your username, password and log in. You will be redirected to the Citizen CUNY website, in which you’ll click to open Blackboard and enter a different username and password on the CUNY Login website….

Voting should be more convenient
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Voting should be more convenient

In the age of Trumpism, discussions of the once-stuffy midterm elections have moved beyond the realms of upper-crust bars and college quads, and into the kitchens, subway cars and sidewalks of the average American. With an estimated 113 million votes cast on Nov. 6 and some key race wins eked out by just a few…

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