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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Homecoming breeds school spirit with parade, competition
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Homecoming breeds school spirit with parade, competition

  Baruch College’s second annual Homecoming was celebrated on Oct. 20 with festivities throughout the day, ending with the crowning of the Homecoming king and queen. Homecoming began in the afternoon with a parade of clubs on the 25th Street Plaza. A host of clubs were present, including Ecuadorian Club, Lexicon, Transfer Student Organization, United…

Baruch celebrates LGBT History Month with series of events
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Baruch celebrates LGBT History Month with series of events

The Gender, Love and Sexuality Spectrum of Baruch College hosted the opening ceremony for LGBT History Month on Oct. 13. The event occurred during club hours and consisted of an informal pride parade around the 25th Street Plaza, immediately followed by a talk given by a keynote speaker and a light reception. Those who planned…

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Right Wings give forum for political discussion

Those looking to discuss conservative policy in a friendly environment can look no further than Baruch College Republicans, a relatively new club on campus that seeks to spread information and further political discussions. The club, which is in the process of becoming chartered by the College Republican National Committee via the New York Federation of…

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USG establishes two new committees

The Undergraduate Student Government recently created two new committees, the Arts Committee and the Constitutional Review Committee, which will work to improve students’ experience on campus and possibly change the principles on which USG operates. Depending on the extent of the possible amendments to the USG constitution and the amount of resources the Arts Committee…

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USG spurs voter registration with rally in 25th Street Plaza

The Undergraduate Student Government held a voter registration rally and competition in the 25th Street Plaza on Tuesday, Sept. 27. USG held the rally to give students an opportunity to register as voters for the 2016 presidential election. The event was organized by Ehtasham Bhatti along with members of USG. Bhatti, who serves as the…

Baruch hosts debate viewing, discussion panel
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Baruch hosts debate viewing, discussion panel

Baruch’s Engelman Recital Hall was filled to the brim on Monday, Sept. 26, when students, faculty and guests met to watch the first presidential debate. A media alert advertising the event stated that the goal of hosting a debate viewing party was to allow students to watch, react and voice their opinion about specific parts…

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival celebrates Chinese culture
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Mid-Autumn Moon Festival celebrates Chinese culture

The United Chinese Language Association invited students to gather on Sept. 27 to eat and revel during its annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival event. Also known as the Moon Festival, the Harvest Moon Festival and the Mooncake Festival, the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is a holiday that is traditionally celebrated by Chinese and Vietnamese people. Originally a…

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USS convenes for first joint meeting at Guttman

The CUNY University Student Senate held its first complete meeting of the Fall semester at Stella and Charles Guttman Community College. The senate convened at noon on Sunday, Sept. 25, and began the eight-hour meeting by performing a roll call. The packed room included more than 40 voting members of the senate. The meeting quickly…

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Universal bathrooms receive backing

Executive board members of the Gender, Love and Sexuality Spectrum of Baruch College have been advocating and planning for the construction of a gender-neutral restroom. The proposal has recently been approved by CUNY administration after a semester-long dispute with Baruch students. Conflict arose when GLASS petitioned for the creation of the first gender-neutral bathroom at…

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