News / December 14, 2017 Fraternity files lawsuit against Baruch

Updated at on December 14 at 12:32 p.m.  A lawsuit against Baruch College was filed by the Alpha Phi Delta Fraternity Inc. on Dec. 13 over the alleged suspension and harassment of members of Alpha Phi Delta at Baruch by the college administration. Administrators named in the complaint include CUNY Chancellor James Milliken, Baruch College...

News / December 9, 2017 USG forum debates social Greek life at Baruch

The existence of social Greek life at Baruch College was hotly debated on Dec. 5 at a forum hosted by the Undergraduate Student Government during its weekly senate meeting. Packed with alumni and current students, the forum discussed the issues surrounding the moratorium on fraternity and sorority recruitment at the college, and attempted to gauge...

News / December 9, 2017 ‘Perfect Winter’ provides festive fun for students

The Undergraduate Student Government hosted “A Perfect Winter” on Dec. 7, closing out the Fall 2017 semester with dancing and fun. The event was meant to “spread holiday spirit to students,” explained Frances Subervi, vice president of campus affairs. The room was decorated with white balloons and streamers hanging overhead. The winter theme was prevalent...

News / December 9, 2017 USS tables CUNY DREAMers decision

The University Student Senate’s decision to officially recognize CUNY DREAMers has once again been tabled in its last plenary meeting of the semester on Dec. 3. The issue will be addressed during a steering committee meeting, which will take place on Jan. 27 with the start of the Spring 2018 semester, over a month later....

News / December 9, 2017 ‘Town Hall’ allows students opportunity to ask USG questions

Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government hosted its second “Town Hall” of 2017 in the Bearcat Den on Dec. 5 in order to address its constituents’ questions and concerns. The town hall was moderated by The Ticker’s Editor-in-Chief Yelena Dzhanova, and was attended by roughly 25 students. While the audience was not overwhelming in size, the...

News / December 9, 2017 PSC holds protest on Plaza during board of trustees meeting

Amid CUNY Professional Staff Congress protesters with vibrant signs, the CUNY Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting on Dec. 4 on the 14th floor of Baruch College’s Newman Vertical Campus. The meeting began promptly at 4:30 p.m., but was quickly interrupted by the protesters, who started marching and chanting loudly enough to propel the...

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ASEDOM injects Dominican heritage into club life
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ASEDOM injects Dominican heritage into club life

In a college known for its fast-paced and diverse commuter population, it is difficult to imagine a group promoting togetherness among different cultures existing at all. A club working to mesh different cultures is a valuable community service. Associate Estudiante Dominicano does just that. Although they take pride in their Dominican roots and proudly support…

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CSI opens food pantry to serve students in need

On February 26th, the College of Staten Island opened its first food pantry for students dealing with food insecurity This new pantry, in accordance with the CSI Office of Student Life, will be providing food for all disadvantaged students regardless of any verification of need. This pro bono act is just one measure that CSI…

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TAMID facilitates Israel-related start-up tech fair

The student organization brought The Startup Nation Technology Fair to Baruch on Feb. 25 in partnership with outside organizations Students at Baruch College are equipped to become impactful business leaders through extensive coursework in management, accounting and finance, offered by the Zicklin School of Business. Workshops are often offered to students by clubs, giving them…

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Artists and experts explore evolution of hip-hop genre

According to Grand Wizzard Theodore, hip-hop is all about “peace, hope, unity and fun.” Six hip-hop artists and experts took the stage in the multipurpose room to share their stories and opinions on hip-hop in an event titled, “Hip Hop Pedagogy: The Evolution of Black Music,” which was part of Baruch’s Back II Black series…

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ALPFA molds students into professionals through workshops

Baruch College offers a wide range of opportunities for students looking to network with professionals and enhance their professional skills. Baruch’s club life provides students with access to clubs and professional organizations aimed toward assisting students achieve such goals, gearing them up for successful careers. The Association of Latino Professionals For America works toward this…

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USG reprimands F.U.S.I.O.N. for ‘non-inclusive’ event

The Undergraduate Student Government announced the passing of a resolution regarding the exclusivity of the Filipinos Uniting Students in Other Nations’ winter gala event held last semester. In the resolution made public on Feb. 23 USG resolved that the club’s event was not inclusive to the entire Baruch community and subtracted 50 percent of the…

Bulldogs crush shorthanded Bearcats in back-to-back thrillers
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Bulldogs crush shorthanded Bearcats in back-to-back thrillers

  The Baruch College men’s and women’s basketball teams welcomed their CUNYAC rivals, the Brooklyn College Bulldogs, to the Athletics and Recreation Center to face off in the Bearcats 12th annual Battle of Lexington. The Lady Bearcats dropped the first game of the night, 67-45, and the Baruch men’s team also lost to the Bulldogs,…

Women in Islam educates on gender inclusion
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Women in Islam educates on gender inclusion

Proverbially known as a commuter school, Baruch’s club life is overlooked, and often, students rush to lectures and open-internship fairs in lieu of getting involved with the clubs around campus. Over 100 clubs reflect the diversity of the college’s population—their interests, talents and cultures—giving students an opportunity to connect with one another on common grounds….

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