Estelle Saad

WeWork continues to expand, though critics remain skeptical
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WeWork continues to expand, though critics remain skeptical

WeWork, a startup that offers rentable space to companies and businesses, is now the largest office tenant in New York City and has plans to expand further. Though it is valued at $20 billion and is growing quickly, critics are skeptical about how the company is turning a profit. WeWork currently opens at least 20…

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Baruch alum talks entrepreneurship

Baruch College alumnus Michael Gilvary, the co-founder and CEO of both Idion and Cutaneous Information Technologies, came to speak at Baruch on Sept. 30 about his business ventures and gave students advice on how to become successful entrepreneurs. Gilvary’s company Idion created an identification and security platform with skin-wearable stickers. The technology authenticates wearers and…

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New Baruch comedy club brings big laughs both on and offline

Pre-Recorded Friday Nights of Baruch is a relatively new club at Baruch College and is a place where people of all different talents can come together. The club, which creates comedy sketches and uploads them to its YouTube channel, is a place for writers, actors, directors, comedians and editors. Club secretary David Raufova explained that…

GOP tax plan hurts small businesses and aids big corporations
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GOP tax plan hurts small businesses and aids big corporations

Contrary to the promises Republicans have made to small business owners in the past, the GOP’s recently passed tax plan is not as beneficial to small businesses as was expected, with a majority of the plan only benefiting large corporations. The tax plan, which was passed through the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate…

WICC shares Caribbean culture during ‘Cultural Explosion’
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WICC shares Caribbean culture during ‘Cultural Explosion’

The West Indian Culture Club hosted its “Cultural Explosion” event as part of Baruch College’s “Caribbean Week ‘Back to The Islands’” festivities. The event took place on May 10 during club hours and consisted of eating, dancing and listening to traditional Caribbean music. Caribbean Week kicked off with an opening ceremony called “Monday Madness” and…

Ecuadorian Club celebrates Carnaval with music, dance and drink
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Ecuadorian Club celebrates Carnaval with music, dance and drink

The Ecuadorian Club hosted its annual “Carnavalito” event in honor of Carnaval on April 17. The event focused on the culture and history behind Carnaval, which is a week-long Catholic holiday leading up to Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. Carnaval is also known around the world as Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday The holiday…

Model UN wins 3rd place in conference
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Model UN wins 3rd place in conference

Baruch College’s Model United Nations team recently participated in the annual “National Model United Nations Conference” and placed in what is equivalent to third place, which is better than they expected. The conference took place in The Sheraton Times Square Hotel from March 18 to March 22. The Baruch team was assigned to represent China…

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