Yasmeen Persaud

Amazon’s HQ2 leaves Queens residents with mixed feelings
Business

Amazon’s HQ2 leaves Queens residents with mixed feelings

Popular e-commerce giant Amazon is planning to build a home for its innovations in Queens. The company wants to build a second headquarters in Long Island City, which is causing both lifted spirits and heartaches for residents. According to a CNBC article, it would seem ideal for Amazon to choose Long Island City, an area…

Opinions

Individual attention in classes is crucial

It is a typical morning for the average Baruch College student. A frenzy of swipes, a boost of caffeine and now, a waste of valuable time. Ninety-two percent of college students are on their phones during lectures, with 80 percent acknowledging that this is a total distraction, according to studies found by The Derek Bok…

Students voice opinions ahead of Baruch’s reaccreditation
News

Students voice opinions ahead of Baruch’s reaccreditation

The 14th floor at Baruch College’s Newman Vertical Campus had more than just a great view on Oct. 18; it also had an opportunity for students to broadcast their opinions. The first “community conversation” provided a gateway for students to provide feedback about Baruch’s environment. The event centered around the recent news of Baruch undergoing…