News / December 11, 2018 CUNY professors arrested in protest outside NVC

CUNY faculty, staff and students rallied outside Baruch College’s Newman Vertical Campus on Dec. 10 to provide the proper funding needed to pay competitive salaries to faculty and staff and raise the near-poverty wage currently paid to 12,000 adjunct faculty. The demonstration was organized by the professors’ union, the Professional Staff Congress, to represent 30,000...

News / December 10, 2018 USG votes unanimously in favor of increasing senate stipends

In a unanimous decision, Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government approved a proposal to be presented before the board of directors for a stipend increase for USG representative senators, chairs and vice presidents. The 19-0-0 vote concluded after hours of debate on how much and why the increase should occur. The final result was that representative...

News / December 10, 2018 USS delegate and USG senate member resign from offices

Last year, Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government saw eight resignations from the senate table due to reasons stemming from communication issues. This semester, the resignations have continued, with the latest being a University Student Senate delegate stepping down in October and a USG senator stepping down in November. USS delegate Jasper Diaz ran for re-election...

News / December 10, 2018 Wallerstein changes plans; will continue on as college president until June 2020

In a Nov. 29 personnel and budget committee meeting, Baruch College President Mitchel B. Wallerstein announced that he plans to extend his presidency by a year, contrary to what he said in a public statement on Oct. 1. In his original statement two months ago, Wallerstein said that he would step down from his seat...

News / December 10, 2018 Amazon infiltrates LIC and faces wrath of CUNY protesters

On Nov. 10, CUNY students and faculty members gathered in Manhattan at 100 Wall Street under the offices of CUNY Chairman Bill Thompson to protest against the decision of the CUNY Board of Trustees to support a public investment in Amazon. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state of New York have promised Amazon $3 billion...

News / December 10, 2018 WIB celebrates its 10th annual ‘Style Your Success’ fashion show

To celebrate its 10th anniversary of hosting the “Style Your Success” fashion show, Baruch College’s Women in Business went with the theme “Decade of Decadence” for this year’s Dec. 7 show. This year’s event was largely organized by Melissa Lee, executive secretary of WIB, and her SYS committee. With efforts starting in July 2018, the...

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CUNY professors arrested in protest outside NVC
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CUNY professors arrested in protest outside NVC

CUNY faculty, staff and students rallied outside Baruch College’s Newman Vertical Campus on Dec. 10 to provide the proper funding needed to pay competitive salaries to faculty and staff and raise the near-poverty wage currently paid to 12,000 adjunct faculty. The demonstration was organized by the professors’ union, the Professional Staff Congress, to represent 30,000…

USG votes unanimously in favor of increasing senate stipends
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USG votes unanimously in favor of increasing senate stipends

In a unanimous decision, Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government approved a proposal to be presented before the board of directors for a stipend increase for USG representative senators, chairs and vice presidents. The 19-0-0 vote concluded after hours of debate on how much and why the increase should occur. The final result was that representative…

USS delegate and USG senate member resign from offices
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USS delegate and USG senate member resign from offices

Last year, Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government saw eight resignations from the senate table due to reasons stemming from communication issues. This semester, the resignations have continued, with the latest being a University Student Senate delegate stepping down in October and a USG senator stepping down in November. USS delegate Jasper Diaz ran for re-election…

Amazon infiltrates LIC and faces wrath of CUNY protesters
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Amazon infiltrates LIC and faces wrath of CUNY protesters

On Nov. 10, CUNY students and faculty members gathered in Manhattan at 100 Wall Street under the offices of CUNY Chairman Bill Thompson to protest against the decision of the CUNY Board of Trustees to support a public investment in Amazon. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state of New York have promised Amazon $3 billion…

WIB celebrates its 10th annual ‘Style Your Success’ fashion show
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WIB celebrates its 10th annual ‘Style Your Success’ fashion show

To celebrate its 10th anniversary of hosting the “Style Your Success” fashion show, Baruch College’s Women in Business went with the theme “Decade of Decadence” for this year’s Dec. 7 show. This year’s event was largely organized by Melissa Lee, executive secretary of WIB, and her SYS committee. With efforts starting in July 2018, the…

SASA throws an end-of-year bash that stays true to its roots
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SASA throws an end-of-year bash that stays true to its roots

The South Asian Student Association held its biggest and last event of the year, “Disco Deewane” in the Multipurpose Room on Dec. 5. With a bright stage setup, dinner tables decorated in purple and white and club members dressed in colorful ethnic salwar kameezes and kurtas, SASA welcomed Baruch College students to its last event…

USG ‘Town Hall’ addresses student concerns and critiques
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USG ‘Town Hall’ addresses student concerns and critiques

Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government held its third annual “Town Hall” on Nov. 26 with the aim to increase transparency between itself and the student body and address any questions or concerns. The event was held at the Bearcat Den, organized by Representative Sen. Erick Ventura and moderated by The Ticker’s News Assistant, Sheik Floradewan….

USG senator resigns from table as the semester comes to a close
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USG senator resigns from table as the semester comes to a close

Vice President of Legislative Affairs Mark Vilk announced his resignation from Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government on Nov. 27. The announcement occurred during the weekly USG senate meeting. Vilk is currently a senior at Baruch and a transfer student from Kingsborough Community College. Before being elected to his former vice president seat as a part…

Students claim Baruch professor kisses girls on cheeks in class
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Students claim Baruch professor kisses girls on cheeks in class

By Yelena Dzhanova and Angel Torres Multiple students expressed to The Ticker that a Baruch College philosophy professor kissed female students on the cheek in class and made suggestive and inappropriate compliments toward women in his classes. Three students in separate interviews said they either witnessed or experienced professor James Frederick William Rowe kissing students…

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