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The student news site of Baruch

The Ticker

The student news site of Baruch

The Ticker

Celebrating Ticker Alumni: Steven Scheer
Celebrating Ticker Alumni: Steven Scheer
Maya Demchak-Gottlieb, Copy Editor • May 16, 2022

The Ticker, founded in 1932, was the student-run newspaper of City College’s Downtown Campus and in 2022 it celebrated its 90th anniversary...

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Senate Meeting: USG provides updates after Faculty Senate
Edgar Llivisupa, Sports Editor • May 15, 2022

Baruch College's Undergraduate Student Government met for its 13th Senate meeting of the spring 2022 semester on May 10. It was its first...

Baruch undergoes renovation
Baruch undergoes renovation
Kayla Aaron May 15, 2022

In a campus facilities update email sent on March 11, Baruch College students received notification of several projects that were slated to begin...

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Mayor Adams launches CUNY partnership with NYC Pandemic Response Institute
Rachel Dalloo May 15, 2022

New York City Mayor Eric Adams officially launched the New York City Pandemic Response Institute, an initiative between Columbia University and...

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Baruch bathrooms should have both working hand air dryers and stocked paper towel dispensers
The Editorial Board May 15, 2022

A visit to the Baruch College bathrooms poses a strange dilemma. It is possible to be conscious about health or the environment –- but not...

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Baruch should not reinstitute mandates in response to omicron variant
Tahreem Ashraf May 15, 2022

As the omicron variant spreads, Baruch should raise awareness about the increase in COVID-19 cases and prevention by urging students to mask...

Reinstating the old culture at Baruch should be a priority
Reinstating the old culture at Baruch should be a priority
Amanda Salazar, Editor-in-Chief • May 15, 2022

With the spring 2022 semester ending, it seems that what will hopefully be the last semester of remote courses and COVID-19 regulations at Baruch...

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Farewell Letter
Richard Reyes May 15, 2022

Four years ago, I came to Baruch College as a timid first-year student from Long Island. I would have never imagined that my time here would...

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TurboTax compensates users for misleading information
Basmalla Attia May 14, 2022

Tax-filing service TurboTax has agreed to pay $141 million in restitution to 4.4 million lowincome customers who were charged after using the...

Starbucks increases benefits for non-union workers
Starbucks increases benefits for non-union workers
M’Niyah Lynn May 14, 2022

Starbucks Corp. announced it would implement many new changes, with about $1 billion in total investments this fiscal year. Some of the investments,...

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Entrepreneurship center unveils winning design for inaugural mural competition
Caryl Anne Francia, Business Editor • May 14, 2022

The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship unveiled the winning design for its inaugural “Essence of Entrepreneurship” mural art competition...

Market Update 05/09/22
Market Update 05/09/22
Katerina Berezovsky May 14, 2022

Stocks remained volatile from May 3 to May 9 as investors attempted to navigate the most aggressive U.S. monetary policy tightening in over two...

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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announces class of ‘22 
Amanda Salazar, Editor-in-Chief • May 13, 2022

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2022 inductees on May 4. The list shows Pat Benatar, Lionel Richie, Eminem, Carly Simon, Harry...

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Queens College to open a new School of Arts
Amanda Salazar, Editor-in-Chief • May 13, 2022

Queens College officially launched its new School of Arts on May 5 with an “Art Walk” that took family members and other visitors on a tour...

Met Gala ’22 highlights Gilded Age fashion
Met Gala ’22 highlights Gilded Age fashion
Míriam Sierra May 13, 2022

The Met Gala returned on the first Monday of May for the first time since 2019. On May 2, a select group of A-list celebrities arrived at the...

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Consent is questioned in ‘Anatomy of a Scandal’
David Alvarado May 13, 2022

Netflix’s original series “Anatomy of a Scandal” hit television screens across the United States on April 15. The suspenseful series explores...

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NYC celebrates first ‘MeatOut Day’
Amanda Salazar, Editor-in-Chief • May 14, 2022

New York City celebrated its first-ever “MeatOut Day,” a vegan holiday that celebrates plant-based diets, from March 20 through March 25. “Plant-based...

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Department of Justice launches the Office of Environmental Justice
Nathan Woo Yang May 14, 2022

Attorney General Merrick Garland has announced the creation of a new office at the Department of Justice that will focus exclusively on environmental...

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DOE suspends nearly 100 staff over fake vaccine cards
Amanda Salazar, Editor-in-Chief • May 14, 2022

The New York City Department of Education suspended up to 100 employees from working in schools without pay indefinitely, following news of an...

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NYC’s Car Free Earth Day returns after two-year hiatus
M’Niyah Lynn May 5, 2022

This year marked the return of the fifth annual Car Free Earth Day, where 100 New York City streets went car-less on April 23. These streets...

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Baseball wins fifth CUNYAC title in school history
Edgar Llivisupa, Sports Editor • May 16, 2022

In an MVP performance, Matthew Lawlor secured the 2022 CUNY Athletic Conference Baseball Championship for the Baruch College Bearcats over the...

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Bearcats tennis dominates CUNYAC all-star awards
Dani Heba, Copy Editor • May 16, 2022

The Baruch College Bearcats men’s tennis team dominated the CUNY Athletic Conference’s 2022 All-Star list, announced on May 3 en route to...

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Bearcats tennis defends CUNYAC title
Dani Heba, Copy Editor • May 16, 2022

The Baruch College Bearcats have defended their CUNY Athletic Conference men’s tennis championship following a 5-0 win versus the Hunter College...

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Bearcats softball does well with CUNYAC All-Stars
Dani Heba, Copy Editor • May 16, 2022

The Baruch College Bearcats softball team did well in the CUNY Athletic Conference All-Star selections this year, winning a number of awards...