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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Project Now faces tough questions during debate
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Project Now faces tough questions during debate

Baruch College’s “USG Debate” questioned Project Now candidates running for the 2018-2019 term on April 19. The questions came from The Ticker‘s staff, students who anonymously submitted questions via a Google Form and students who attended the debate. Hosted by The Ticker and moderated by News Editor Victoria Merlino, the debate featured Radhika Kalani, the…

CIA presence at Baruch faces student and faculty backlash
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CIA presence at Baruch faces student and faculty backlash

The CIA launched its Signature School Program at Baruch College in the fall 2017 semester amid concerns from staff. The launch of the program was criticized as being vague, and possibly compromising the safety of employees abroad and students at this school. While some see it as an opportunity for students to join a top…

USG revolving door continues to swing
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USG revolving door continues to swing

Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government faced another major shake-up with the resignation of Vice President of Academic Affairs Suleman Aleem and the installation of the recently elected Representative Sen. Mark Vilk. Aleem’s resignation from the table marks the seventh change in the administration and the fifth change this semester. Vilk was elected to the table…

Model UN wins 3rd place in conference
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Model UN wins 3rd place in conference

Baruch College’s Model United Nations team recently participated in the annual “National Model United Nations Conference” and placed in what is equivalent to third place, which is better than they expected. The conference took place in The Sheraton Times Square Hotel from March 18 to March 22. The Baruch team was assigned to represent China…

WIB event counsels women on applying makeup in the workplace
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WIB event counsels women on applying makeup in the workplace

Baruch College’s Women in Business held an event called “Makeup in the Business World” on April 10. Anastasiya Kachur, founder of The Beaut Commute, a company devoted to express beauty services for professional women, led the event. Kachur graduated from Baruch in 2015, and during that time, she was a member of Women in Business….

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The Right Wings discuss capitalism and politics

The Baruch College Republicans hosted “Communism Vs. Capitalism: An Honest Discussion,” where students gathered to watch a presentation about different political philosophies and have candid conversations on the current political climate. The club, also known as The Right Wings, held the panel on April 12. The club invited Winter Green, the 17-year-old founder of GetPolitical,…

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USG campaign season begins for Project Now

The candidates for the Spring 2018 Baruch College Undergraduate Student Government elections were officially approved to campaign following a meeting on campaign ethics held on March 22. While past elections have featured members of multiple parties running against one another for positions on the USG executive board, this year’s election will feature just one major…

Reddit user accuses FLP of hazing, posts ‘harsh’ email in forum
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Reddit user accuses FLP of hazing, posts ‘harsh’ email in forum

Baruch College’s prestigious Financial Leadership Program is facing a “hazing” allegation from an anonymous Reddit user, who started a discussion on the public forum on what the user dubbed “harsh” behavior within the organization. FLP is a highly competitive program within Baruch that recruits sophomores who are serious about securing a career on Wall Street. …

Board of trustees announces student fee outreach plans
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Board of trustees announces student fee outreach plans

The proposed changes to CUNY colleges’ student activity fees may be delayed beyond the 2018-2019 school year, CUNY Board of Trustees Chairperson William Thompson Jr. announced at the March 19 board of trustees meeting. After receiving feedback from CUNY students, faculty and staff, the trustees have decided to develop a communication and outreach plan to…

Harman writer dazzles crowd with new poetry
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Harman writer dazzles crowd with new poetry

Baruch College’s Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program held “A Reading and Conversation” with Rowan Ricardo Phillips, the current writer in residence at Baruch on March 20. The event, which filled the Asriel and Marie Rachow Conference Room in the Newman Library Building, concentrated on Phillips’ poetry, both past and present. Phillips recited poetry from his award-winning…

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