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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Marc Mauer talks criminal justice

Prison economy pundit Marc Mauer, founder of the think-tank The Sentencing Project, was the selected speaker for the Fall 2015 Ackerman lecture at Baruch College, hosted annually by the School of Public Affairs. In a presentation titled ‘The Changing Climate for Criminal Justice Reform,’ Mauer let the numbers do the talking. Data compiled by the…

FUSION hosts annual Baruch Fear Factor
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FUSION hosts annual Baruch Fear Factor

Contestants took their seats for the fourth annual Fear Factor at Baruch College on Nov. 10. Hosted by Filipinos Uniting Students in Other Nations, the event tried to include as many different cultures’ cuisines in the six-round event. A range of funky cuisines were offered: chicken hearts, fried silk worm, turkey testicles, red ant egg…

USG reallocates budgets of social Greek organizations
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USG reallocates budgets of social Greek organizations

Following much deliberation, the budgets of five social Greek clubs were approved and reallocated during the Undergraduate Student Government’s 10th senate meeting on Nov. 10. Due to the moratorium on recruitment, social Greek clubs Kappa Phi Alpha, Beta Phi Sigma, Kappa Phi Lamda, Alpha Kappa Delta Phi, La Unidad Latina and Lambda Upsilon Lambda had…

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Baruch alumni advise international students on careers

Baruch College alumni who identify as international students regaled their journey in the U.S. job market at an “International Panel” last week hosted by Golden Key International Honor Society. The panel was comprised of Baruch alumni Ilya Bratman, Yash Upadhyay, Renny Saldanha and Cherlyn Agbayani. Panelists shared the challenges faced by international students in school,…

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Difference Makers a sounding board for the disabled

In order to get to her classes in the 23rd Street Building, Amar Sharif traverses a steep ramp on the rear side of the building that serves as an accessible entrance for students with disabilities. The psychology major is just one member of the Difference Makers, a year-old club that strives to promote awareness for…

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Black History Month Planning Already in the Works

Black History Month at Baruch College is a month filled with various events and programs prepared by Student life’s Black History Month committee in order to celebrate the diversity and richness of Black history at Baruch and planning for February 2016 has begun. According to Savanna Ramsey, assistant director of student activities, Black History Month…

G.L.A.S.S. Evolves to be More Inclusive
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G.L.A.S.S. Evolves to be More Inclusive

Working collaboratively, the LGBT History Month Committee and Gender, Love and Sexuality, Spectrum, G.L.A.S.S., have held a range of events celebrating the month of October for the LGBTQ+ community. Students frequently stop by the Health and Wellness Center, where G.L.A.S.S.’s resource room is located, to ask what time the next event will be held that same…

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CCNY USG leading trend in student-government transparency

Throughout the fall semester, Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government has worked to fulfill goals they ran on during their Next in Lex campaign last spring. They promised to advocate for all, build bridges and create connections. Perhaps most important—especially in light of contemporary views on government—was their platform’s promise to run a more transparent government….

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Community College tuition to be frozen

CUNY administration has announced its plan to “hold community college tuition at its current rate for the coming fiscal year” while campaigning to ask the New York State Legislature to “extend the university’s authority for a modest, predictable tuition increase at the senior colleges,” in an article published on the CUNY Newswire website on Nov….

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PSC-CUNY protests during contract negotiations

CUNY offered the Professional Staff Congress a 6 percent wage increase over six years, following hours of negotiation between the Office of Labor Relations and the union’s bargaining team on Nov. 4. The negotiations were protested by CUNY faculty and staff outside of the CUNY Central Office on 42nd Street, resulting in 54 arrests. The…

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