The student news site of Baruch

The Ticker

The student news site of Baruch

The Ticker

The student news site of Baruch

The Ticker

[USG Column]
Senate Meeting: Public Safety officials comment on pandemic protocols
Edgar Llivisupa October 22, 2021

Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government met for its seventh Senate meeting of the fall 2021 semester on Oct. 19. Public...

[Podcast]
CUNY’s inaugural student podcast releases its first episode
Edgar Llivisupa October 22, 2021

CUNY’s inaugural student podcast, “CUNY Uncut,” released its first episode on Oct. 13. Hosted by executive producer Hannah Kavanagh,...

[Film]
Film by CUNY professors recounts discovery of Nazi victims’ driver’s licenses
Mia Gindis October 22, 2021

A documentary produced by three CUNY professors tells the story of how a school project led 13 Jewish families to uncover the fate of...

[National Consortium]
CUNY named to national consortium to improve opportunities for Latinx students
Rachel Dalloo October 22, 2021

CUNY was named to a new prestigious national consortium which seeks to improve academic opportunities for Latinx students in the humanities,...

Save The Bees
Everyone can help save the bees
Stacy Kim October 22, 2021

Bees, which are responsible for pollinating over one-third of the food supply, are at the risk of disappearing because of parasites....

Health center
Baruch should provide free menstrual products in bathrooms
Ayse Kelce, Managing Editor • October 22, 2021

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill on Oct. 8 that makes it mandatory for California public schools and colleges to provide free...

enrollment
Baruch owes its students a smoother enrollment process
The Editorial Board October 22, 2021

Baruch College needs to do a better job of informing students of their enrollment dates. Freshman and transfer students are...

Schools covid editorial,
NYC public schools should expand COVID-19 testing program
The Editorial Board October 22, 2021

Recent analysis shows that the current average weekly positivity rate among New York City public school students is .25%, much less than...

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Increase in Crude Oil Prices Benefit OPEC+
Yesenia Barrios October 22, 2021

Crude oil prices have more than doubled since April 2020, selling at $80.52 a barrel on Oct. 11. Oil prices have not been this high since...

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Pepsi’s sponsorship of Super Bowl halftime show set to expire
Basmalla Attia October 22, 2021

PepsiCo Inc.’s contract with the NFL regarding the sponsorship of the Super Bowl halftime show is set to terminate after the 2022 season. The...

Kellogg Article
Kellogg plant workers on strike across the US
M’Niyah Lynn October 15, 2021

Workers at the Kellogg Company went on strike because the union contracts have expired, and year-long negotiations between the union...

Twitch Article
Twitch suffers data breach amid demand for a less toxic environment
Yesenia Barrios October 15, 2021

Twitch, the video game live-streaming platform owned by Amazon.com Inc. suffered a data breach on Oct. 6, with more than 120 gigabytes...

Gay Superman
Superman’s son forges his own journey with same-sex relationship
Jahlil Rush October 22, 2021

Comic book writers and artists are putting in efforts to bring diversity to their content. The newest Superman, Jonathan Kent, will soon...

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Adele returns with a powerful ballad in ‘Easy on Me’
Miosori Polanco October 22, 2021

If there is anyone who knows how to make a roaring comeback with little to no promotion beforehand, it is Adele. The now 33-year-old...

Pokemon
Pokémon's latest movie pushes the importance of family
Jahlil Rush October 15, 2021

The Pokémon franchise has always had the ability to capture fans’ hearts with its heartwarming and sometimes melancholic moments, and its...

Squid Game Graphic
‘Squid Game’ takes the world by storm
Mia Gindis October 15, 2021

The Korean drama “Squid Game,” has become a global phenomenon practically overnight despite the language barrier for most of its viewers. The...

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World Health Organization approves first malaria vaccine
M’Niyah Lynn October 22, 2021

The World Health Organization approved the world’s first malaria vaccine for use in children across Africa, where the burden of the...

Facebook Crash
Facebook outage leads to global communications shutdown
Arianne Gonzalez, Arts & Style Editor • October 15, 2021

Social media users were in disarray when Facebook and its affiliated apps, including Instagram and WhatsApp, crashed for several hours...

NYC DOE Vaccine Mandate
New York City enforces vaccine mandate for DOE employees
Rachel Dalloo October 9, 2021

Starting on Sept. 27, all New York City Department of Education employees will be required to provide proof of at least the first dose...

Facebook insta
Facebook knew Instagram was toxic for teenage users, according to new report
M’Niyah Lynn October 1, 2021

A recent report from The Wall Street Journal found that Facebook was aware Instagram created a toxic environment for its users, particularly...

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What’s the Deal With Kyrie Irving?
Kyle McKee, Sports Editor • October 24, 2021

Brooklyn Nets All-Star Kyrie Irving is part of the 22%of the adult population in the United States that hasn’t received a single dose...

AEW Wrestling
All Elite Wrestling provides an alternative for wrestlers
Fahim Khan October 15, 2021

All Elite Wrestling, LLC, a professional wrestling company created on Jan. 1, 2019 has become legitimate competition to the multibillion-dollar...

NBA Predictions
Opinion: Predicting NBA Standings for upcoming season
Vasileios Michaelides October 15, 2021

Western Conference 1. Phoenix Suns The Suns will come into this season with something to prove. They will not want to be seen as a fluke...

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New York Knicks 2021-22 season preview
Vasileios Michaelides October 1, 2021

For the first time in a very long time, New York Knicks fans are excited for the upcoming NBA season. The buzz that was created last...