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Porzingis shows promising start to establish a new Knicks era

It is hard to imagine the NBA without the international stars that grace its court. The San Antonio Spurs would not be the dynasty it is today without Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili. Dirk Nowitzki’s signature one-legged step-back jumper would have been relegated to European basketball, as European players are commonly stylized as being finesse…

Hunter hands Baruch second straight championship defeat
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Hunter hands Baruch second straight championship defeat

With Baruch College down 0-2 against the Hunter College Hawks, head coach Carrie Thomas and her Bearcats prepared to face a daunting third set in the 2015 CUNYAC Championships with an all-too familiar feeling of last season’s finale. The Baruch women’s volleyball team faced a similar predicament last year when they met Hunter for the…

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Domestic violence remains an unsettling concern around the NFL

Prior to the 2015-16 NFL season, the Dallas Cowboys sent shockwaves throughout the league by announcing they had signed embattled defensive lineman Greg Hardy. Earlier an elite talent for the Carolina Panthers, Hardy watched his career tumble amid allegations of domestic violence. The Cowboys’ owner and billionaire businessman, Jerry Jones, was quick to defend Hardy,…

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Kenyans take NYC marathon by storm

Over 50,000 runners participated in the annual New York City Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 1. Both amateurs and elites from around the world traversed the 26.2 mile course spanning all five boroughs starting at Staten Island and concluding in Central Park. Millions of spectators lined up along the race path to cheer on the athletes…

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Saints topple Big Blue in NFC clash for record-breaking night

Leading up to week 8, the matchup between the New York Giants and New Orleans Saints was generally overlooked as a dull, low-scoring exhibition, featuring two teams with their fair share of trouble on offense and defense alike. Drew Brees entered the Mercedes Benz Superdome merely a shell of his former elite-level quarterback ranking; a…

Women’s tennis emerges victorious in CUNYAC championship
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Women’s tennis emerges victorious in CUNYAC championship

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, the Baruch women’s tennis team captured its first CUNYAC championship title since 1997. The team’s long-awaited return as conference champions marked just its fifth time in team history that the Bearcats accomplished such a feat. Baruch wasted no time finishing off the Hunter College Hawks in the finals. They swept…

Longtime Baruch administrator, Aaron shifts focus to athletics
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Longtime Baruch administrator, Aaron shifts focus to athletics

Keeping the expansive sports programs running at Baruch College is no easy task. Baruch houses a variety of sports teams—basketball, volleyball, tennis and swimming, to name a few—for its students, male and female. Working behind the scenes to keep competition alive at Baruch—that is, outside of the trading floor—is Dr. Ronald Aaron, who was appointed…

Men’s soccer disappoints in season finale against CCNY Beavers
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Men’s soccer disappoints in season finale against CCNY Beavers

Ever since their victory in the CUNYAC championships last season, the Baruch College men’s soccer team has been working hard to return to the biggest stage the conference has to offer for the fourth consecutive time. From middling preseason rankings that favored the College of Staten Island Dolphins over the defending champions, to last minute…

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