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The Ticker

Students advocate for better prayer accommodations for Muslim students
Students advocate for better prayer accommodations for Muslim students
Kayla Aaron and Maya Demchak-Gottlieb December 15, 2022

Muslim students at Baruch College are asking for a larger space for daily prayer that will be accessible during the week and on weekends. Students...

Harman fiction writing contest winners share provocative horror stories
Harman fiction writing contest winners share provocative horror stories
Maya Demchak-Gottlieb, News Editor • December 12, 2022

Baruch College’s Sidney Harman Writer-In-Residence program celebrated the winners of its fall 2022 fiction writing contest at an event on Dec....

Hillel International’s interfaith coat drive becomes holiday tradition
Hillel International’s interfaith coat drive becomes holiday tradition
Maya Demchak-Gottlieb, News Editor • December 11, 2022

Hillel International at Baruch College launched its second annual interfaith holiday coat drive on Dec. 6 to help those in need this season. To...

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Nonprofits adjust to aid in the influx of immigrants in New York City
Malina Seenarine December 11, 2022

Those working at non-profit organizations that provide services to immigrants say the influx of Venezuelan immigrants to New York City has been...

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Farewell Letter: The people make The Ticker
Arianne Gonzalez, Arts & Culture Editor • December 13, 2022

It took me a few tries to write this letter as I have never been good at goodbyes. But, as with any article that has undergone revisions, I persisted. It...

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Respect for Marriage Act is not a win for LGBTQ community
Natalie Cardona December 13, 2022

The LGBTQ community deserves more protection than the Respect for Marriage Act will provide. In a show of bipartisanship, the Senate passed...

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Baruch must support students who deferred education during pandemic
The Editorial Board December 13, 2022

Eleven CUNY colleges were selected to receive grants through “Bold Solutions to re-Engage,” an initiative which awarded nearly $2 million...

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Forced hospitalization plan will not reduce crime
Adriana Maria Lopez Tavares December 13, 2022

Mayor Eric Adams issued a directive on Nov. 29 that authorized outreach workers, city-operated hospitals and first responders to transport presumed...

Baruch alumnus Mark Goldsmith discusses social entrepreneurship with Field Center
Baruch alumnus Mark Goldsmith discusses social entrepreneurship with Field Center
May Khin December 10, 2022

Baruch College’s Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship welcomed alumnus Mark Goldsmith to host a conversation as part of its “Lunch...

A little credit advice jumpstarts business ventures and personal adventures
A little credit advice jumpstarts business ventures and personal adventures
Matthew Nunez December 10, 2022

Welcome to the last issue of Credit Fundamentals. In the last issue, we focused on some more debt criticisms. For this issue, we will talk about...

Sister-run business encourages people to ‘Feel Better’ through nostalgic stationery
Sister-run business encourages people to ‘Feel Better’ through nostalgic stationery
Caryl Anne Francia, Business Editor • December 10, 2022

A simple phrase can go a long way and make someone’s day. In the case of a shop named “Feel Better,” it proved that in less than two years’...

Field Center’s festive ‘Marketplace’ showcases businesses run by Baruch community
Field Center’s festive ‘Marketplace’ showcases businesses run by Baruch community
Melani Bonilla, Multimedia Editor • December 10, 2022

Baruch College’s Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship invited students and faculty to shop locally at its inaugural “Baruch Marketplace”...

Winter in NYC: a photo story
Winter in NYC: a photo story
Lily Burns December 15, 2022

The holidays are back in New York City! It’s a joyous and festive time with plenty to do, see and shop. Explore the city and all the cheer...

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The Doors release lost track in new compilation album
Mia Euceda December 14, 2022

“Paris Blues,” the last known unreleased studio recording from the classic rock band The Doors, was released as part of an exclusive compilation...

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NY Artists receives guaranteed income in ambitious program
Natalie Cardona December 14, 2022

A new initiative will help New York based artists get a guaranteed income for the next year and a half. The  Creatives Rebuild New York announced...

Gaslighting is the word of the year from Merriam Webster
Gaslighting is the word of the year from Merriam Webster
Hailey Chin December 14, 2022

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary announced that 2022’s word of the year is “gaslighting.” According to the dictionary, the word is defined...

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Ants discovered to produce milk that aids their colonies
Melani Bonilla, Multimedia Editor • December 13, 2022

Ants and their colonies have been studied by scientists for years. On average, a colony can have anywhere from 100,000 to 500,000 workers along...

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Scientists create lab grown black hole in the Netherlands
Matthieu Pattugalan December 13, 2022

A group of scientists created a lab-grown black hole to explain one of Stephen Hawking’s greatest theories -- Hawking radiation. The lab-grown...

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The Earth surpasses population of 8 billion
Stephanie Gabriel December 2, 2022

The Earth has astonishingly surpassed a population of eight billion people. This new feat, while impressive, brings up many questions surrounding...

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NYC’s technology workforce lacks CUNY graduates
Caryl Anne Francia, Business Editor • December 2, 2022

CUNY graduates struggled to obtain employment in New York City’s technology sector, according to a report by the Center for an Urban Future. The...

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Despite the loss, Team USA made us proud
Dani Heba, Sports Editor • December 11, 2022

The Netherlands eliminated the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team at the FIFA World Cup this weekend, winning 3-1. Regardless, the American team’s...

‘Battle of Lexington’ headlines week of Bearcats basketball
‘Battle of Lexington’ headlines week of Bearcats basketball
Dani Heba, Sports Editor • December 11, 2022

As the semester winds down, so do the number of games the Baruch College Bearcats play. But, this week, the men’s and women’s basketball...

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Bearcat Recap: Basketball fever from Nov. 15 to Nov. 27
Caryl Anne Francia, Business Editor • December 2, 2022

Baruch College’s Bearcats continued their prowl going into Thanksgiving weekend. Although most teams already ended their fall campaigns, the...

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Holiday Highlights: NFL Week 12 Thanksgiving Recap
Victoria Lisi December 2, 2022

With the playoffs quickly approaching, teams continued to battle it out on the field in Week 12. The holiday season started with an action-packed...