News / June 25, 2018 Even in summer, work never stops for the average Baruch student

During the summer heat, while some would rather be outside, many Baruch College students are found indoors working full-time or interning at top-tier companies across the city. This begs the questions of whether these students will miss school amid their busy schedules or if they would prefer to not walk through the halls of Baruch...

News / June 25, 2018 Baruch provost speaks candidly on decision to extend the social Greek life moratorium

Baruch College Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost David P. Christy reiterated his stance against social Greek life on campus in an hour-long interview with The Ticker. While he does not have the power to ban social fraternities and sororities outright — only the Undergraduate Student Government or a change to the CUNY...

News / May 15, 2018 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...

News / May 15, 2018 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...

News / May 15, 2018 WICC shares Caribbean culture during ‘Cultural Explosion’

The West Indian Culture Club hosted its “Cultural Explosion” event as part of Baruch College’s “Caribbean Week ‘Back to The Islands’” festivities. The event took place on May 10 during club hours and consisted of eating, dancing and listening to traditional Caribbean music. Caribbean Week kicked off with an opening ceremony called “Monday Madness” and...

News / May 15, 2018 Blue Notes showcase features two other CUNY a cappella groups

The Baruch College Blue Notes held their spring showcase on May 7 in the Engelman Recital Hall located in the Baruch Performing Arts Center. The showcase featured several performances from members of the a cappella group as well as the Macaulay Triplets and the Queens College iTones. The entire show was hosted by sophomore Joshua...

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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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Proposed SAF changes cause confusion on CUNY campuses

Confusion reigns across CUNY as the proposed changes to student activity fees are revised, leaving unclear what the consequences of the changes will be to student organizations. Even leaders at Baruch College are unsure what the proposed changes will bring in the coming semesters as the board of trustees attempts to pass the changes this…

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…

Dimcevski’s departure leads to ‘unconstitutional’ executive decision
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Dimcevski’s departure leads to ‘unconstitutional’ executive decision

Following the resignation of Representative Sen. Alexander Dimcevski, the Undergraduate Student Government made an executive decision to shorten the public notice period for the newly opened representative senator seat from two weeks to one week. This, however, was deemed unconstitutional by three members of the senate. In a soft vote, Andrew Windsor, co-chair of the…

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….

Hillel condemns USS for proposing an anti-Israel resolution
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Hillel condemns USS for proposing an anti-Israel resolution

The CUNY University Student Senate tabled a controversial resolution following major concerns over lack of information and strong critique from the Jewish community at CUNY. The resolution, titled CUNY Investment Policy, was in line with the ideology of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel. That the BDS resolution would be voted on at…

Ecuadorian Club celebrates Carnaval with music, dance and drink
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Ecuadorian Club celebrates Carnaval with music, dance and drink

The Ecuadorian Club hosted its annual “Carnavalito” event in honor of Carnaval on April 17. The event focused on the culture and history behind Carnaval, which is a week-long Catholic holiday leading up to Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. Carnaval is also known around the world as Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday The holiday…

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…

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VSA discusses Asian American identity

Vietnamese Student Association hosted, “Framing Our Identity: Addressing AAPI Issues” on April 19, a workshop that highlighted the social issues that Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders continue to encounter, in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. VSA opened the discussion with Asian representation in media, exploring common Asian stereotypes. Asian female characters in the media…

UCLA explains dim sum
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UCLA explains dim sum

The United Chinese Language Association celebrated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with “Dim Sum to Win Some” on April 17 to showcase iconic food in Chinese culture. “Dim Sum to Win Some” started off with the history of dim sum and its etiquette, then moving on to explain different and complementary teas. The event ended…

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