Estelle Saad

Professors teach in China exchange
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Professors teach in China exchange

Baruch College professors Christine Markussen and her husband, James Walsh, taught at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, or SWUFE, this past Fall semester. SWUFE, which is located in Chengdu, China, has two programs in conjunction with Baruch: students can either study at SWUFE for three years and then at Baruch for one year, or…

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Proposed US metal tariffs may lead to international trade war

President Donald Trump recently called for tariffs of 25 percent and 10 percent on imports of steel and aluminum, respectively. The announcement, which was made on Thursday, March 1, has been met with controversy, as investors fear the potential of a trade war. Canada, China and the EU are already reacting by threatening tariffs of…

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UCLA entertains crowd of students with Lunar New Year celebration

Baruch College’s United Chinese Language Association hosted its annual “Lunar New Year Festival” on March 6, as a celebration of the Lunar New Year. The event consisted of numerous performances, some tied to the theme of the Lunar New Year, while others were more for entertainment. Additionally, a series of games were played, where members…

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Amazon will soon organize an independent delivery service

Amazon.com, Inc. recently reported that it will be launching its own delivery service, which will compete directly with United Parcel Service Inc. and FedEx Corp. as well as indirectly with the United States Postal Service and other delivery companies. The shipping service is to be called “Shipping with Amazon,” or SWA, according to The Wall…

Slavery museum educates students for Black History Month
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Slavery museum educates students for Black History Month

The Lest We Forget Slavery Museum came to Baruch College to teach students about the history of slavery and its continued effects on contemporary America. The traveling exhibit was brought to the school on Feb. 21 in honor of Black History Month. As Gwen Ragsdale, co-curator of the museum, explained about the artifacts, “This is…

‘Perfect Winter’ provides festive fun for students
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‘Perfect Winter’ provides festive fun for students

The Undergraduate Student Government hosted “A Perfect Winter” on Dec. 7, closing out the Fall 2017 semester with dancing and fun. The event was meant to “spread holiday spirit to students,” explained Frances Subervi, vice president of campus affairs. The room was decorated with white balloons and streamers hanging overhead. The winter theme was prevalent…

WIB offers fun and fashion in 9th annual ‘Style Your Success’
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WIB offers fun and fashion in 9th annual ‘Style Your Success’

The ninth annual Baruch College Women in Business “Style Your Success Fashion Show” event took place on Nov. 30. WIB hosted the show, in which different business attire was styled by volunteer models. Money raised through the event was donated to the American Cancer Society. Each segment of the show focused on a different type…

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