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...

News / May 15, 2018 USG calls for more art through the Student Art Program intitative

After being elected into the table with just two weeks remaining of the 2018 spring semester, Representative Sen. Liam Giordano proposed the Student Art Program initiative. The initiative seeks to place student created artwork throughout Baruch College by hosting a contest where students can submit their artwork. Currently, there is no set date for when...

News / May 15, 2018 ‘It was a long time coming:’ social Greek life moratorium continues for Baruch students

Following six months of debate, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost David P. Christy announced that the moratorium on social Greek life will be extended by another three years. The moratorium was scheduled to expire this year. In an email to students, faculty and staff sent on May 8, Christy wrote that the...

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Home Depot foundation funds renovation to veterans’ lounge
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Home Depot foundation funds renovation to veterans’ lounge

The Veterans Resource Center at Baruch College has been renovated to better accommodate the growing population of student veterans who use the space. The Home Depot Foundation, in partnership with the national chapter of Student Veterans of America, awarded Baruch’s chapter a grant of $8090 to buy furniture and redesign the space, bringing a vibrant…

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,…

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