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Student performance reveals struggles arts majors face at Baruch
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Student performance reveals struggles arts majors face at Baruch

For a final project, a group from THE 4102 — a special topics in applied theater class at Baruch College — showcased the struggles that arts majors experience in the college to administrators and students on Dec. 5. One of the students who participated in the performance was Zeynep Akca, a distributor for The Ticker….

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Consumer DNA tests raise privacy concerns

A recently popular trend throughout the United States has been genealogical DNA testing. A person sends a sample of their DNA to a facility, two popular ones being Ancestry.com LLC and 23andMe, and in return, they obtain an analysis of their DNA and ethnic background. The idea behind DNA testing — giving people an insight…

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False convictions must be compensated

On Oct. 13, Lamonte McIntyre was released from prison after being locked away from society for over two decades. The issue with McIntyre’s release lies in the fact that he was falsely imprisoned and released without any form of financial compensation or government assistance. McIntyre was imprisoned in 1994 for a double homicide and has…

G.L.A.S.S. ‘Open Mic Night’ delights students
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G.L.A.S.S. ‘Open Mic Night’ delights students

Baruch College’s annual LBGTQ History Month “Open Mic Night” was hosted on Oct. 19 by the Baruch Gender, Love and Sexuality Spectrum. Jose Benitez, G.L.A.S.S. secretary and a graphic communication major, described the event as, “a joyful event, filled with poetry readings … singing and much more.” His description proved to be correct, as the…

VSA clinches win at F.U.S.I.O.N.’s 6th annual ‘Fear Factor’ event
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VSA clinches win at F.U.S.I.O.N.’s 6th annual ‘Fear Factor’ event

Baruch College’s Filipinos Uniting Students in Other Nations hosted its sixth annual “Fear Factor” event on Oct. 12, with the Vietnamese Student Association taking the evening’s top prize. This year’s theme was “The Jungle Baruch,” based on The Jungle Book, and had foods from different areas of the world. Students competed in teams and were…