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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Former director of Student Life reflects on her tenure at Baruch
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Former director of Student Life reflects on her tenure at Baruch

While Baruch’s smorgasbord of student organizations are independently run, the support infrastructure and mentorship provided by the executive team at the Office of Student Life supplies the backbone for the school’s rich co-curricular and extracurricular activities. Spearheading this often behind-the-scenes effort was Shadia Sachedina who, at the end of the 2015 Spring Semester, resigned as…

USG works over the summer, plans Welcome Week
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USG works over the summer, plans Welcome Week

In their eighth summer senate session, the Undergraduate Student Government discussed  items of new business including plans for the annual Welcome Week, a new USG website and the resignation of USG Executive Secretary Vivian Lau. Currently, USG seats nine representative senators, four vice presidential senators and three members on the executive board, along with several…

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