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Baruch’s 5-year plan is explained

A feedback forum was held on Wednesday, May 9, to discuss the draft of the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan. David Christy, provost and vice chair of the Strategic Plan Steering Committee, held the forum along with Kenya Lee, the committee’s interim chief of staff. An email was sent out to Baruch College students, but only one…

Tournament raises money for cancer
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Tournament raises money for cancer

Determination was strong, spirits were high and intentions were pure at the 4th Annual 3-on-3 Charity Basketball Tournament organized by Baruch College’s National Association of Black Accountants held on May 10 in the Baruch gymnasium. NABA organized the Charity Basketball Tournament to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Various members of NABA Baruch as…

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ALPFA hosts a banquet

The Baruch College chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals for America held its 11th “Annual Business Banquet” as its final event of the year. A former president shared her journey, new e-board members were announced and JPMorgan Chase was awarded the Outstanding Corporate Partner of the Year. ALPFA Baruch, one of the oldest and…

PSC, the CIA and Baruch: are we really dancing with the devil?
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PSC, the CIA and Baruch: are we really dancing with the devil?

The Baruch chapter of the Professional Staff Congress-CUNY held a “teach-in” on April 24 during club hours. The event was open to all CUNY faculty, staff and students and was titled, “Dance with the Devil? Baruch, the CIA, and the Signature Relationship.” The keynote speaker was David Price, professor of  anthropology and sociology at St….

Humans of Baruch showcase students’ stories at annual gala
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Humans of Baruch showcase students’ stories at annual gala

As the end of the term nears, Humans of Baruch celebrated the stories and interviews its club members gathered throughout the school year. On April 19, they hosted their annual gala called “Humans of Baruch 3.0 | New Pages.” Humans of Baruch is an organization inspired by Humans of New York, a photo blog that…

CIA presence at Baruch faces student and faculty backlash
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CIA presence at Baruch faces student and faculty backlash

The CIA launched its Signature School Program at Baruch College in the fall 2017 semester amid concerns from staff. The launch of the program was criticized as being vague, and possibly compromising the safety of employees abroad and students at this school. While some see it as an opportunity for students to join a top…

WIB event counsels women on applying makeup in the workplace
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WIB event counsels women on applying makeup in the workplace

Baruch College’s Women in Business held an event called “Makeup in the Business World” on April 10. Anastasiya Kachur, founder of The Beaut Commute, a company devoted to express beauty services for professional women, led the event. Kachur graduated from Baruch in 2015, and during that time, she was a member of Women in Business….

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The Right Wings discuss capitalism and politics

The Baruch College Republicans hosted “Communism Vs. Capitalism: An Honest Discussion,” where students gathered to watch a presentation about different political philosophies and have candid conversations on the current political climate. The club, also known as The Right Wings, held the panel on April 12. The club invited Winter Green, the 17-year-old founder of GetPolitical,…

CUNY Rising Alliance holds meeting
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CUNY Rising Alliance holds meeting

The CUNY Rising Alliance held a meeting on March 20 at Baruch College, led by Yael Shafritz, a paid organizer, as well as Yana Kalmyka and Afsana Akhter, who are both organizing fellows with the alliance. About 15 students attended the meeting.  The goal of the meeting was to spread the message that students are…

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Provost and dean hold diversity forum

Art King, vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students, and David Christy, provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, held a meeting titled “From Diversity to Inclusion” on March 13. The meeting invited students to talk about their experiences on campus with diversity, opening a forum to convey their thoughts and feelings…

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