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Wallerstein to step down as college president after spring 2019
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Wallerstein to step down as college president after spring 2019

After eight years of leadership, Baruch College President Mitchel B. Wallerstein announced his decision to step down at the end of the current academic year following commencement in June 2019. Wallerstein explained in an email to students sent on Oct. 1 that with the new five-year strategic plan completed and all three schools named and…

USG discusses first projects and conserving energy via escalators
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USG discusses first projects and conserving energy via escalators

Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government held its weekly senate meeting on Sept. 4 in which the table discussed its first projects for the semester. In the first senate meeting, President Radhika Kalani suggested the creation of an event proposal system for USG. Kalani, who was previously the vice president of The FemCode, a Baruch club…

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USG calls for more art through the Student Art Program intitative

After being elected into the table with just two weeks remaining of the 2018 spring semester, Representative Sen. Liam Giordano proposed the Student Art Program initiative. The initiative seeks to place student created artwork throughout Baruch College by hosting a contest where students can submit their artwork. Currently, there is no set date for when…

USG votes in another new senator as spring semester comes to a close
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USG votes in another new senator as spring semester comes to a close

Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government recently elected Representative Sen. Liam Giordano to fill the seat vacated by former Vice President of Academic Affairs Suleman Aleem. With just two weeks remaining of the 2018 spring semester, Giordano was elected to the table through in-house elections during the weekly senate meeting on Tuesday, May 2. While there…

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Escape room in Midtown terrifies puzzle-solvers

For anyone who enjoys solving mysteries, puzzles or simply taking on challenges, Komnata Quest is the place to experience an unforgettable adventure in the form of escape rooms. With various locations throughout the city, the escape room venue in Midtown, Manhattan, has four different rooms. The horror escape room, “Cursed,” is the second largest room…

Kalani and Project Now sweep a largely uncontested election
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Kalani and Project Now sweep a largely uncontested election

The sole party running, Project Now, won the 2018 Undergraduate Student Government elections, along with their presidential candidate Radhika Kalani. The Student Election Review Committee announced in their official results that a total of 742 ballots were cast in this year’s election, which is significantly lower than in previous years. The referendum to change the…

Project Now faces tough questions during debate
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Project Now faces tough questions during debate

Baruch College’s “USG Debate” questioned Project Now candidates running for the 2018-2019 term on April 19. The questions came from The Ticker‘s staff, students who anonymously submitted questions via a Google Form and students who attended the debate. Hosted by The Ticker and moderated by News Editor Victoria Merlino, the debate featured Radhika Kalani, the…

USG revolving door continues to swing
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USG revolving door continues to swing

Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government faced another major shake-up with the resignation of Vice President of Academic Affairs Suleman Aleem and the installation of the recently elected Representative Sen. Mark Vilk. Aleem’s resignation from the table marks the seventh change in the administration and the fifth change this semester. Vilk was elected to the table…

Senator proposes Greek life committee
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Senator proposes Greek life committee

Representative Sen. Andrew Windsor proposed a new ad hoc committee focusing on social Greek life at Baruch College during the Undergraduate Student Government weekly senate meeting on March 20. The senate decided not to accept his proposal and instead stated that the Greek life issue can be independently researched or examined by an already established…

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