News / February 23, 2018 Public Safety questions ability to protect students

In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that occurred on Feb. 14 in Parkland, Florida, school security has been at the forefront of the public’s consciousness. In an investigation by The Ticker, it was discovered that Baruch College’s Public Safety, might not be able to adequately protect students in the event...

News / February 23, 2018 The Vagina Monologues delves into female sexuality and struggles

Ten Baruch College students commanded the stage in the Multipurpose Room and challenged many attitudes by exploring female sexuality and empowering the female identity on Feb. 22. The students performed the episodic play, The Vagina Monologues, made famous by playwright Eve Ensler in 1996: a play that is much more than a collection of anecdotes...

News / February 23, 2018 Slavery museum educates students for Black History Month

The Lest We Forget Slavery Museum came to Baruch College to teach students about the history of slavery and its continued effects on contemporary America. The traveling exhibit was brought to the school on Feb. 21 in honor of Black History Month. As Gwen Ragsdale, co-curator of the museum, explained about the artifacts, “This is...

News / February 23, 2018 History of black hairstyles illustrated for Black History Month

Students were able to attend a conversation that educated on hair in the African-American community — its development — as part of a series of several events honoring Black History Month. Taking place on Feb. 13, the event’ speaker, Baruch College’s Associate Director of Health and Wellness Joy Allison, took students through the history of...

News / February 23, 2018 USG elects D’Souza, Maddix, Windsor to senate

In the shadow of three resignations from the table during CUNY’s winter break, Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government elected three new representative senators to fill empty spots at the senate table. The 15 prospective candidates vied for the positions during the elections, which took place on Feb. 13, during a weekly senate meeting. In addition...

News / February 11, 2018 John Jay professors create slavery index

Two CUNY professors launched the first New York State Slavery Records Index at the end of January. Professors Warren “Ned” Benton and Judy-Lynne Peters at John Jay College of Criminal Justice embodied the college’s mission statement, “We educate fierce advocates for justice,” through their work with a team of graduate students in the Master of...

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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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