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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Hillel commemorates Yom HaShoah with week of events
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Hillel commemorates Yom HaShoah with week of events

Before World War II broke out on Sept. 1, 1939, Theresa Nayman was like any other Jewish teenager living in Poland. More than 3.3 million Jews lived in Poland before the start of World War II. Some families lived there for several centuries, but none of them could predict just how dark their lives were…

Model UN event includes international food, games
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Model UN event includes international food, games

Baruch Model United Nations members doled out food and smiles on Tuesday during their Taste of Model U.N. event. Held in the second floor lobby of the Vertical Campus, Taste of Model U.N. allowed students to sample cuisine from around the world, speak with Model U.N. members and win prizes. The spread included foods from…

Lack of interest threatens to end Relay at Baruch
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Lack of interest threatens to end Relay at Baruch

Because of dwindling fundraising efforts over the course of the last couple of years, Baruch College is in jeopardy of losing its annual Relay for Life event. The approximately $40,000 raised for this year’s event was about 23 percent less than the sum that was collected last year and almost half of what was raised…

Holi on the Plaza greets spring with Hindu flair
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Holi on the Plaza greets spring with Hindu flair

The Hindu Student Association hosted its second annual Holi on the Plaza on April 21. Baruch students congregated in a confined, rectangular space in the Plaza after picking up a shirt from the multipurpose room to wear to the event. The start of the event was indicated not by the slowly expanding crowd sporting white…

Baruch Bash marks end of semester
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Baruch Bash marks end of semester

As the semester moves into its final weeks, tickets for Baruch College’s annual end-of-year party, Baruch Bash, have gone on sale. Hosted by USG, Baruch Bash is an opportunity to celebrate the end of the academic year. Students are able to dance, mingle and, if they are over 21 years of age, drink alcohol from…

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Rotaract stresses community service

At the core of the effort to bring community service, professional development and social service to Baruch is Rotaract Club, a non-religious, non-political and nonprofit organization. Baruch’s chapter of Rotaract Club is one of over 9,500 subsidiary chapters of Rotary International, an international humanitarian organization known for its secularism. Rotaract clubs are unique from their…

Boishakhi Night brings Bangladesh to Baruch
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Boishakhi Night brings Bangladesh to Baruch

Pohela Boishakh, also known as the first day of the Bengali calendar, is a holiday rarely celebrated outside the Bangladeshi community. On April 11, Baruch’s Bangladesh Student Association managed to change that with Boishakhi Night, an event that used live music, live dancing and traditional foods to bring Bangladeshi culture to Baruch. Before the main…

East meets West during Asian Pacific-American heritage showcase
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East meets West during Asian Pacific-American heritage showcase

Baruch College’s Japan Club presented their Japanese-American performing arts showcase “West Meets East Matsuri” on Tuesday night in the multipurpose room. Co-sponsored by 28 different clubs, as well as USG, the event occurred as part of Asian Pacific-American Heritage Month. The title of “West Meets East” underscored a larger theme of cultural exchange that ran…

Performances net Model UN five awards in two years
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Performances net Model UN five awards in two years

Two of Baruch College’s Model United Nations members received personal awards for their skillful performance at a recent New York University Model United Nations Conference. Because of the organization’s work, its members managed to win five awards in the past two years. Navtej Ahuja and Samuel Rubinstein’s recognition brings attention to Baruch’s Model UN, which…

Relay for Life raises $40,000 for cancer research
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Relay for Life raises $40,000 for cancer research

Baruch College’s 12th annual Relay for Life event raised approximately $40,000 by hosting a number of competitive and engaging events in the Baruch gyms. Several months of intensive fundraising on the part of student organizations led to a 12-hour-long walkathon held from 5:30 p.m. on April 15 to 5:30 a.m. on April 16. The money…

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