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Mayor Adams announces first annual increase in the minimum hourly pay for app-based restaurant delivery workers to $19.56
Mayor Adams announces first annual increase in the minimum hourly pay for app-based restaurant delivery workers to $19.56
Joonwoo Kim April 15, 2024

New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection Commissioner Vilda Vera Mayuga announced that the...

NYC Council members call to reverse budget cuts for libraries and schools
NYC Council members call to reverse budget cuts for libraries and schools
Olivia O’Dvaier April 15, 2024

After months of budget hearings, the New York City Counsel responded to New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ budget proposal for the fiscal year...

Mayor Adams tests gun scanners with AI technology in subways 
Mayor Adams tests gun scanners with AI technology in subways 
Megan Russo April 15, 2024

Taking "the next step forward" to protect commuters after deploying the National Guard into the subway system, New York City Mayor Eric Adams...

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Robin Hood donates $700,000 to CUNY
Nana Komnan April 15, 2024

CUNY announced on March 25, the receipt of $700,000 from Robin Hood to support the integration of career milestones into academic degree maps. The...

NYC will allow robotaxis
NYC will allow robotaxis
Olivia O’Dvaier April 15, 2024

New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced a new plan that will allow the testing of self-driving cars in the city. However, New York and the technology...

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Even more exciting events
Adriana Cuca April 15, 2024

Hi Bearcats! Spring break is nearly here and the Undergraduate Student Government is so excited to host fun-filled events to get us ready for...

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Baruch needs a therapy dog
The Editorial Board April 15, 2024

Baruch College students face a variety of pressures — many students balance jobs, family responsibilities and extracurricular commitments....

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Even post-pandemic, nurses continued to be underpaid
The Editorial Board April 15, 2024

The recent nurse’s strike at the Staten Island University Hospital is a reminder that healthcare workers continue to be underpaid, understaffed...

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Tesla stock dips after delivery report shows declines
Rina Samson April 15, 2024

Tesla Inc.’s stock declined 29% on April 2 following the company’s first-quarter delivery report, which fell significantly short of expectations.  Tesla...

Market Update 04/08/24
Market Update 04/08/24
Chris Koruth John April 15, 2024

Markets remained mixed between April 2-8 as investors weighed the likelihood of forthcoming interest rate cuts. By Tuesday’s close, the...

FTC’s Lina Khan talks big tech monopolies on The Daily Show
FTC’s Lina Khan talks big tech monopolies on The Daily Show
Irza Waraich April 15, 2024

Jon Stewart was asked by Apple Inc. to not have Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan on his podcast. Nonetheless, amid several ongoing investigations...

Google to settle ‘Incognito’ lawsuit by deleting billions of browser records
Google to settle ‘Incognito’ lawsuit by deleting billions of browser records
Olivia O’Dvaier April 15, 2024

Alphabet Inc. settled a lawsuit on April 1 that accused the company of violating the privacy of users who used “Incognito mode” while browsing....

Mr. Asia 2024 pageant showcases diverse student talent
Mr. Asia 2024 pageant showcases diverse student talent
Carol Chen April 15, 2024

Baruch College’s Filipinos Uniting Students in Other Nations club held its annual Mr. Asia cultural pageant on April 3. It followed the theme...

Lexington Music competition fosters community and creativity
Lexington Music competition fosters community and creativity
Melani Bonilla and David Martinez April 15, 2024

Baruch College's campus recently reverberated with the sounds of musical talent as the Lexington Music club hosted a music competition on April...

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Off-Broadway playwright Carmen Rivera shares insights and inspiration
Melani Bonilla, Multimedia Editor • April 15, 2024

    Renowned playwright Carmen Rivera, celebrated for her groundbreaking work including the off-Broadway hit “La Gringa,”...

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Hozier travels through Dante’s ‘Inferno’ in ‘Unheard’ EP
Khushi Gupta April 15, 2024

Irish singer-songwriter Hozier released his new EP “Unheard” on March 22 following his third studio album “Unreal Earth.” The EP is comprised...

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Baltimore bridge collapse sparks debate about American infrastructure
Ali Hussain April 8, 2024

A cargo ship lost power and struck Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge, causing part of the bridge to collapse into the Patapsco River below...

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New study illuminates ancient human migration through the Persian Plateau
Melani Bonilla, Multimedia Editor • April 8, 2024

A recent study published in Nature Communications has provided unprecedented insights into the migratory patterns of early Homo sapiens, unraveling...

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The secrets of the sea: The race to the deep sea
Celine Lozach April 1, 2024

Globally adopting solar, along with other renewables, is a continuing trend as the share of renewables reaches 30% in the global market. With...

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HIV may be eliminated by cutting off its cells 
Melani Bonilla, Multimedia Editor • April 1, 2024

In a stride towards a potential HIV cure, researchers from the Netherlands presented findings utilizing CRISPR-Cas gene editing technology. Your...

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...

Current Dominator vs. Future Dominator
Jack Van Hecke April 15, 2024

The best team in the Western Conference faced off with the worst team in the conference. On April 2, the defending champions Denver Nuggets played...

Stefon Diggs traded to the Texans
Michael Berger April 15, 2024

The Buffalo Bills have traded one-time All-Pro and four-time Pro-Bowl wide receiver Stefon Diggs to the Houston Texans. ESPN Senior NFL Insider...

Haasan Reddick traded to New York Jets
Michael Berger  April 8, 2024

The Philadelphia Eagles traded All-Pro edge-rusher Haason Reddick to the New York Jets. ESPN Senior NFL Insider Adam Schefter announced the news...

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