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Booster Shot Mandate
COVID-19 booster shot mandate instated for CUNY and SUNY students
Amanda Salazar, Editor-in-Chief • January 10, 2022

New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a new COVID-19 booster shot mandate for all CUNY and SUNY students during a press conference on Dec....

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Baruch financials show increase in revenue and net position amid pandemic
Ayse Kelce, Managing Editor • December 11, 2021

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, Baruch College’s revenue has increased, mainly due to the decrease in expenses...

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CUNY to host 2022 national public interest technology conference
Jahlil Rush December 10, 2021

CUNY announced that it will host the 2022 annual conference of the Public Interest Technology University Network. Created in 2019,...

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CUNY financial aid grant leaves students confused
Dani Heba, Copy Editor • December 10, 2021

CUNY uploaded a message on Nov. 18 to its website informing students of grant money available to them, but a lack of proper communication...

Straws editorial
NYC businesses need to take the plastic straw ban seriously
The Editorial Board December 11, 2021

New York City restaurants and cafes can no longer provide free single-use plastic straws except upon request, for free, since Nov. 1. They are...

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USG Report: Closing out the fall 2021 semester
Richard Reyes December 11, 2021

The fall semester is finally concluding. Baruch College’s last day of classes is Dec. 13 with Reading Day falling on Dec. 14th—  a day which...

Kyles Farewell
Farewell message: Thankful for my experience at The Ticker
Kyle McKee, Sports Editor • December 11, 2021

For the past year, I have been The Ticker’s sports editor. However, my experience as an editor is probably more unique than those who came...

Injection sites
Supervised injection sites help fight the opioid crisis
Stacy Kim December 11, 2021

New York City is a forerunner of installing supervised injection sites to fight opioid overdoses. The two centers, which are operated by a nonprofit...

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Big conglomerates split apart to make way for small companies
Omar Sinani December 3, 2021

A new trend among many of the world’s largest companies is emerging as several conglomerates have announced their plans to break apart into...

Joe Biden
President Biden reappoints Fed Chairman Jerome Powell
Parvesh Rudher December 3, 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden announced that he intends on renominating current Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for a second term on the Board...

Airlines
Airlines seek Thanksgiving comeback despite setbacks
Caryl Anne Francia, Business Editor • December 3, 2021

The airline industry expected a high turnout to recoup losses from the coronavirus pandemic as millions of Americans flew home for Thanksgiving....

CVS
CVS to close 900 locations over the next 3 years
Amanda Salazar, Editor-in-Chief • December 3, 2021

Drugstore and retail chain CVS Pharmacy Inc. announced that it will close 900 of its storefront locations within the next three years, according...

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Ridley Scott’s ‘House of Gucci’ dramatizes the scandalous true story
Raja Abdullah December 13, 2021

Editor’s Note: The character of Patrizia Reggiani in the movie will be referred to by her first name while the actual person of the...

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Presale tickets for ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ shatter records and websites
Jahlil Rush December 13, 2021

Tickets for Marvel Studios’ upcoming third installment of the Spider-Man franchise were supposed to be on sale midnight on Nov. 29....

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Ticker Wrapped 2021: Ticker staff shares favorite content from the year
Amanda Salazar, Ayse Kelce, Emanuela Gallo, Angelica Tejada, Caryl Anne Francia, Arianne Gonzalez, Gabriel Rivera, Edgar Llivisupa, Farah Javed, Alexandra Adelina Nita, Suporna Das, and Dani Heba December 11, 2021

Here is a look into some of the favorites from some of the Ticker staff! These favorites aren’t necessarily released in 2021, but they have...

Get Back
A look into thein Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’
Maya Alexander December 11, 2021

The breakup of the Beatles, which is probably one of music history’s greatest lores, has finally gotten a proper assessment thanks to Peter...

NYC Public School Vaccines
NYC public schools open vaccination drives to increase vaccinations among students
Rachel Dalloo December 11, 2021

New York City public schools mobilized vaccination sites for students to receive the PfizerBioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine after the U.S. Food...

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COP26’s Glasgow Climate Pact leaves climate experts and activists disappointed
Basmalla Attia December 11, 2021

After days of negotiations and shouts of urgency, the COP26 climate summit concluded on Nov. 13 with the Glasgow Climate Pact, an agreement many...

COVDI Pfizer Pill
New Pfizer antiviral pill shows promising results in new report
Razia Islam December 11, 2021

Pfizer Inc. released study results last month which showed that Paxlovid, an antiviral pill created to combat COVID-19, reduced hospitalization...

American Museum of Natural History Press Release
Unidentified bat species finally given its own name
Amanda Salazar, Editor-in-Chief • December 3, 2021

A species of bat not previously known to be its own species has recently been identified as separate from other species in its genus,...

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Formula One finale pits one of the greatest drivers against a prodigy
Edgar Llivisupa, Sports Editor • December 13, 2021

Following the chaotic inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen are tied in the driver's championship. The...

Bearcats recap
Bearcat Recap: Men's soccer wins CUNYAC championship
Edgar Llivisupa, Sports Editor • November 19, 2021

The men's soccer team won the CUNY Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Championship after beating the Lehman College Lighting 3-1 at Brooklyn...

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Early NBA overachievers and underachievers
Vasileios Michaelides November 19, 2021

With the NBA season a month in, it’s now possible for fans to have an outlook on the rest of the 2021-22 season. Then again, each team has...

Atlanta Braves
The Atlanta Braves win the 2021 World Series
Kyle McKee, Sports Editor • November 12, 2021

The Atlanta Braves won the 2021 World Series with their four games to two series victory over the Houston Astros. It’s the franchises’ first...