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Bangladeshi Hunter College student dies on subway tracks
Bangladeshi Hunter College student dies on subway tracks
Emanuela Gallo, News Editor • June 24, 2022

Hunter College student, Zinat Hossain, died from a moving train on May 11 in a Brooklyn subway station. She was reportedly on her way home from...

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Professor email migration sparks frustration
Maya Demchak Gottlieb and Caryl Anne Francia June 24, 2022

Baruch College professors' emails migrated from Microsoft Exchange to Microsoft 365 in the middle of final exams. The transition was announced...

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Colour of Music Festival performs at CUNY in NYC debut
Caryl Anne Francia, Business Editor • June 24, 2022

The Colour of Music Festival made its New York City debut at the CUNY Graduate Center on June 15. In a public performance at the Baisley Powell...

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Baruch’s 2022 Valedictorian and Salutatorian graduate
Maya Demchak-Gottlieb, Copy Editor • June 24, 2022

Baruch College named Ashley Mei Bo Torrenti as the valedictorian and Briana Staten as salutatorian for the Class of 2022. The titles are awarded...

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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...

Broadway celebrates diversity and understudies in 75th Tony Awards
Broadway celebrates diversity and understudies in 75th Tony Awards
Caryl Anne Francia, Business Editor • June 25, 2022

The 75th Tony Awards returned to Radio City Music Hall on June 12 to celebrate Broadway’s big return during its 2021-2022 season,a rebounding...

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Stranger Things 4: Volume 1 is an Eleven out of Ten
Samantha Sollitto June 25, 2022

The long-awaited fourth season of the popular Netflix series “Stranger Things” has arrived, and it did not disappoint. Similar to its predecessors,...

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Harry Styles celebrates new album with pop-up shops and ‘one night only’ concert
Rebecca DiSaverio June 25, 2022

Harry Styles released his third solo album, “Harry’s House,” on May 20. He commemorated this release with the opening of limited-time pop-up...

Gov Ball 2022: New York City’s iconic music festival returns in fullsswing
Gov Ball 2022: New York City’s iconic music festival returns in fullsswing
Malina Seenarine and Karina Aslanyan  June 25, 2022

Over 100,000 people flocked to New York City’s iconic Governor’s Ball Music Festival, the annual 3day festival experience filled with musical...

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Tesla vehicles involved in nearly 70% of all self-automated car crashes
Gabriel Rivera, Science & Technology Editor • June 25, 2022

There were almost 400 car crashes with vehicles with partially automated driver assist systems over the past 10 months, according to a new report...

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Secret subterranean habitat uncovered in Antarctica
Chioma Onyema June 25, 2022

Nearly two weeks ago, New Zealand scientists discovered a previously unexplored ecosystem about 1,640 feet beneath the Antarctic’s Larsen Ice...

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Microsoft says goodbye to Internet Explorer, pushes out Microsoft Edge
Arianne Gonzalez, Arts & Culture Editor • June 25, 2022

It’s the end of an era. After nearly three decades, Microsoft Corp. is retiring its longtime and iconic web browser Internet Explorer. In...

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FDA announces COVID-19 vaccines for toddlers and infants
Farah Javed, Copy Chief • June 25, 2022

Following unanimous support from advisors to the Food and Drug Administration, the FDA announced on June 17 that children between six months...

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Bearcats collect accolades after two-year hiatus
Julia Cuttone June 25, 2022

The Baruch College Bearcats had a thrilling season in several sports, winning seven CUNY Athletic Conference championships and receiving a CUNYAC...

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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...