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North Korea and the United States must work harder to achieve peace
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North Korea and the United States must work harder to achieve peace

After 68 years of war, recent interactions between the United States and North Korea, which culminated in the historic first meeting between each country’s respective leaders, have become romanticized by world observers, but it is important to remember that millions of lives hang in balance. President Donald Trump may be trying to ease the tensions…

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Zicklin should review its math standards

The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College is recognized as one of the best business schools in New York City. Upon completion of the Zicklin requirements, students are rewarded with a Bachelors of Business Administration in their respective major. Although Zicklin is recognized for its rigorous curriculum, one of the major issues of Zicklin…

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NYC’s betrayal of its tenants must end

Mayor Bill de Blasio aims to settle in court for more than $2 billion to improve living conditions within New York City’s housing projects. This means roaches, rotten plasters and leaky roofs. These cover the complaints that more than 400,000 residents have reported against the New York City Housing Authority. Therefore, it is no surprise…

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FIFA should not tolerate corruption

Russia has had a long history of racism and corruption in football, yet the country is still allowed to hold the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Past incidents, like the friendly match between Russia and France in March 2018, have shown the nonwhite French football players subject to racist taunts such as being called “monkeys.” Countries…

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Baruch academic advisement needs to upgrade its technology

Without the benefits of modern technology to keep appointments up to speed, the waiting room experience at the Office of Undergraduate Advisement and Orientation can be quite daunting. There is always a backlog of appointments and this creates confusion for students. In addition, the staff is overworked, leading to plenty of room for misinformation. The…

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Gambino’s video demands change

On May 5, Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, released a single called “This is America.” His video took the country by storm due to its graphic and honest depiction of gun violence and police brutality. Some aspects of the video show Gambino firing off a gun to  highlight how America places guns above…

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The Ticker supports Baruch student victimized by racism

It is an unfortunate occurrence when baseless acts of hatred are perpetrated. Many viewed the video shared on April 25 by Aneesa Janat Rafeek, a rider on the Long Island Rail Road, capturing a racist tirade delivered by an angry white passenger, cursing and aiming racially charged epithets at a black Baruch College student. Soraya…

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Trump’s new hire comes as no surprise

Ty Cobb, the top White House lawyer representing President Donald Trump, declared that he will be resigning. Cobb has had dissenting opinions with Trump in the past, particularly regarding the Robert Mueller investigation in which he urged Trump not to fire Mueller. Cobb has also spoken about his distaste for the president’s constant tweets regarding…

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