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Shkreli receives jail time

Martin Shkreli, the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, was sentenced to 7 years in prison on March 9. Skhreli is a Baruch College alumni and a former business editor of The Ticker. In 2015, Retrophin, a biotechnology firm Shkeli founded in 2011 and then was ousted from in 2014, accused him of creating and taking…

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Himalayan Club hosts Tihar event

The Himalayan Club at Baruch College hosted its first event of the semester, “Deusi-Bhailo,” on March 8. The event highlighted Tihar, the Hindu “Festival of Light,” an event that brings people together through song, food and dance. Prasiddha Thakuri, president of the Himalayan Club, opened the event with information about the Tihar celebration. The religious…

Event celebrates Ecuadorian battle
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Event celebrates Ecuadorian battle

The Ecuadorian Club at Baruch College held its annual “Battle of Ecuador” on March 8 to commemorate the Battle of Pichincha. The battle, fought in May of 1822, was part of Latin America’s fight for independence from colonialists and a turning point for the South American rebels. With this victory over Spanish royalists, the rebels…

USG senate table left with 3 vacant seats as Spring semester begins
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USG senate table left with 3 vacant seats as Spring semester begins

Undergraduate Student Government Representative Sens. Zakari Abubakar, Molly Bhuiyan, and Michael Cherry all announced their resignations from their postions between the end of the Fall 2017 semester and the start of the Spring 2018 semester, leaving three open seats at the table. Abubakar resigned due to obtaining an internship in the Spring semester that would…

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‘Winter Village’ delivers holiday-themed fun

Golden Key International Honour Society at Baruch College hosted its’s holiday-themed “Winter Village” event on Dec. 7. The room was decorated with miniature trees and lights to create a welcoming ambiance, with the event in celebration of the holiday season — Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Hanukkah were all emphasized. This event was largely held as the…

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Nearly 5,000 Bearcats graduate at Barclays Center

Around 4,891 Baruch College graduates celebrated their commencement ceremony at The Barclays Center on June 5. Thousands of caps were decorated and the Baruch spirit was present and alive throughout the entire arena. As graduates entered the arena, they were organized and seated according to their corresponding school. The representatives holding the schools’ banners—members of…

Baruch graduate earns prestigious scholarship
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Baruch graduate earns prestigious scholarship

Hasin Ishraque, a Baruch College graduate, was awarded the U.S. Student Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award. Ishraque will teach English to Malaysian schoolchildren. Originally from Bangladesh, Ishraque is a 2016 alumnus of the Marxe School of International and Public Affairs. During his time at Baruch College, he was the Science & Technology Editor at The…

Power Rangers brings hit ‘90s television show to silver screen
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Power Rangers brings hit ‘90s television show to silver screen

Tugging at the nostalgic heartstrings of adults across the country, Power Rangers was released March 24 to shocking results. The Dean Israelite-directed film is an adaptation of the hit ‘90s television show, “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” a story of five teenagers with attitude who are given superhero powers from an ancient wizard to combat against…

Green Day leads politically charged concert at Barclays Center
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Green Day leads politically charged concert at Barclays Center

“Rock ‘n’ Roll will change the world,” exclaimed Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong. Armstrong preached that whether a person is liberal or conservative, black or white or gay or straight, rock ‘n’ roll will unite everyone, and together the world will sing, dance, laugh and cry. One thing is sure—Armstrong can definitely keep his…

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Steel Panther releases fourth studio album

One of the newest additions to the niche subgenre of comedy rock is Steel Panther, a band that both parodies and pays homage to the glam metal movement that dominated the second half of the 1980s. The band is led by frontman Michael Starr, delivering the swaggering and cocky style of singing that defined the…

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