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Baruch student hosts ‘Bearcats work the polls’ event to get students to vote
Baruch student hosts ‘Bearcats work the polls’ event to get students to vote
Selma Sihali May 13, 2024

Mary Abdelmassih, a senior at Baruch College, organized a voter registration drive and poll worker information booth in collaboration with the...

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Cheeseball Man wins hearts by eating a barrel of cheeseballs in Union Square
Jocelyn Aucapina May 13, 2024

Hundreds of people gathered in Union Square on April 27 to watch an anonymous person behind an orange mask consume an entire container of cheeseballs....

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City College closes its community food pantry
Chishana Rattan May 13, 2024

At 11:14 a.m. on April 29, City College shut down its campus food pantry in response to the pro-Palestine protests. In an email, Benny’s Food...

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CUNY faculty go on illegal ‘May Day’ strike in support of students protests
Divine Adeniyi May 13, 2024

On May Day, May 1, hundreds of CUNY faculty and staff signed a pledge to not work, in solidarity with a student encampment at City College.  The...

USG Report - Goodbye from USG
USG Report - Goodbye from USG
Adriana Cuca May 13, 2024

We made it to the last stretch, Bearcats! The semester is coming to an end and the Undergraduate Student Government has hosted so many events...

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The Vessel must take preventative measures
Dua Jafri May 13, 2024

The Vessel, Hudson Yards’ spiraling staircase sculpture, will reopen this year, with a new addition: a mesh safety net. The tourist attraction...

Farewell Letter: The Ticker gave me an unexpected but cherished purpose
Farewell Letter: The Ticker gave me an unexpected but cherished purpose
Suporna Das, Managing Editor • May 13, 2024

At the beginning of the spring 2024 semester, after The Ticker finally recovered from the malware attack and went back to print, I remember agonizing...

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Both parties deserve institutional endorsement
The Editorial Board May 13, 2024

With the conclusion of the 2024-2025 Undergraduate Student Government elections at Baruch College, it's critical to reflect not only on the results...

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The Chicago Tribune and more sue OpenAI and Microsoft
Olivia O’Dvaier May 15, 2024

Alden Global Capital, the second-largest newspaper owner in the country, sued OpenAI Inc. and Microsoft Corp. through its subsidiary-owned publications...

Field Center’s third mural unveiling shows frogs in business
Field Center’s third mural unveiling shows frogs in business
Rina Samson and Judah Duke May 15, 2024

The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship revealed the winner of its third annual “Essence of Entrepreneurship” mural design competition...

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Fed holds interest rates steady in May 
Basmalla Attia May 15, 2024

The Federal Reserve’s recent decision to keep policy rates unchanged during its May meeting marks the sixth consequent month it chose to hold...

Market Update 05/6/24
Market Update 05/6/24
Chris Koruth John May 15, 2024

Markets gained between April 30 and May 6 as investors digested information about the Federal Reserve’s likelihood of cutting interest rates. Markets...

BLS professor, students highlight migration stories with mural project
BLS professor, students highlight migration stories with mural project
Mia Euceda, Arts & Culture Editor • May 13, 2024

Black and Latino Studies assistant professor Lizbeth De La Cruz Santana and Baruch College students unveiled "El Paso Del Norte," a mural project...

Upcoming New Media Arts capstone class exhibition contorts ‘Timelines’
Upcoming New Media Arts capstone class exhibition contorts ‘Timelines’
Mia Euceda, Arts & Culture Editor • May 13, 2024

Every semester, students from Baruch College's New Media Arts capstone class take a few weeks to brainstorm final projects and find a common...

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Talent and connection at Encounters and WBMB open mic 
Merlin Macdonald May 13, 2024

WBMB and Encounters Magazine held an open mic event where students displayed a wide variety of artistic talent at Baruch College on April 9.  The...

Dragon Fest returns for Year of the Dragon
Dragon Fest returns for Year of the Dragon
Snow Tan April 29, 2024

From afar, a bright yellow flagpole peeked out through a sea of people. Nearing the bustling crowd, chatter in English and Mandarin could be...

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Global warming affects bumblebee populations 
Ali Hussain May 13, 2024

As heatwaves become more frequent, bumblebee populations face a critical challenge: their nests can no longer regulate internal temperatures...

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Scientists are learning how to talk to whales
Ali Hussain April 24, 2024

Scientists seem to have made a leap forward recently with the first ever conversation with non-human intelligence. They recently published a...

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Newly discovered Parkinson’s gene provides a breakthrough on evolutionary origin
Joshua Huante April 24, 2024

Geneticist and molecular neuroscientist Matthew Farrer and his team have discovered a new genetic variant related to Parkinson’s disease that...

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Japan will send astronauts to the moon with NASA
Chioma Onyema April 24, 2024

Japan announced that a team of astronauts will be sent to the moon in a partnership with NASA. “America no longer will walk on the moon...

Knicks vs. Sixers last series game recap
Knicks vs. Sixers last series game recap
Sonia Kalo, News Editor • May 13, 2024

The New York Knicks and the Philadelphia 76ers faced off for their last series game at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. This year’s...

Bearcats collect championship titles
Victoria Lisi, Sports Editor • April 22, 2024

The Bearcats experienced another athletic victory when the men’s volleyball team took home their fourth consecutive CUNYAC Championship after...

Pretenders to contenders: the rise of Stade Brestois
James DePuy April 22, 2024

Paris Saint-Germain is dominating the French league as expected, it is not big spenders like Olympique Marseille, RC Lens, AS Monaco and Stade...

Students win second annual Students vs Faculty basketball game
Carol Chen April 15, 2024

The undergraduate Student Government and Student Athlete Advisory Committee held their second annual Students versus Faculty basketball game...

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