The 2019 Baruch College commencement ceremony celebrated its 50th anniversary and awarded degrees to over 3,800 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students on June 3 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.Read More
On June 24, the CUNY Board of Trustees met at Baruch College and voted almost unanimously to raise tuition for all CUNY students, effective immediately. The members of the board purposely avoided the stares of student protesters as they walked into the building to do it.Read More
Baruch College’s chapter of the Golden Key International Honor Society was labeled inactive by the Office of Student Life early in June due to the chapter’s failure to elect an executive board.Read More
Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government announced on May 20 that “Baruch Bash” has been cancelled due to “complications with insurance, legal and many other aspects above us.”
USG, who hosts this annual end-of-year party, publicly apologized for this on its Facebook page, as “Bash” is a Baruch tradition that has been in place for 50 years, and many students look forward to the event every year.Read More
The unofficial results show three representative senator seats and one seat on the Student Media Council changed following Baruch College’s reelection for Undergraduate Student Government involving 21 positions. 414 students voted in the second election — held May 13-15 — representing a 66 percent drop in voters from the 1,222 who had voted in the initial election.Read More
CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez appointed five top-level positions on the first day of his term. Matos Rodríguez, who was confirmed as CUNY’s eighth chancellor and first Latino chancellor on February 13, had an eventful first day on the job, as he used the day to announce five appointments to various positions throughout CUNY.Read More
UNICEF at Baruch held its annual showcase at Baruch College’s Bearcat Den on May 8 to celebrate the work that UNICEF does around the world.
Members of the club displayed posters around the den that explained how UNICEF — which stands for the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund — helps people around the world.Read More
The Undergraduate Student Government for 2018-2019 ended the year with the event “Great Artists Steal.”
USG’s final event of the year showcased the artistic talent of Baruch students and brought together various artists from across the school for stellar performances.Read More
Baruch College’s chapter of She’s the First assembled on May 7 to fight against girls’ education inequality by hosting a fundraising carnival on the second-floor lobby.
The club’s last event of the semester, “Pay it Forward,” included baked treats, henna, raffles and nail painting.Read More
Baruch College’s Encounters Magazine hosted a “Game of Thrones Workshop” during club hours on May 7 to show beginner photoshop users how to use the program to put themselves into scenes of the show.
Encounters Magazine has a partnership with Adobe through Creative Cloud, making this workshop sponsored by both of the organizations. The reason for hosting this workshop was to “promote Game of Thrones and strengthen our relationship with Adobe,” according to David Betancur, the marketing director for the magazine and a freshman majoring in marketing.Read More
The Blue Notes held their Spring 2019 Showcase in Baruch College’s Engelman Recital Hall on May 7, which featured Mass Transit, Hawkappella and Macaulay Triplets.
This year’s theme was “A Journey of Stars” and there were 14 performances by the Blue Notes, which also included solos from the group’s members.Read More
Before voting even started, the ballots for the Baruch College Undergraduate Student Government race were destined for contention.
The Office of Student Life confirmed to The Ticker that a student who had dropped out of the race still found herself on the ballot on election day. Mona Jiang, a Student Media Council candidate from POP!, received 500 votes in the election, according to the unofficial results released by OSL, beating out three candidates who were still in the running.Read More
USG election results invalidated by at least nine ineligible voters, 30 candidates affected
The Office of Student Life confirmed on May 7 that there will be a second election for all representative senators, Student Media Council and Faculty/Student Disciplinary Committee positions due to the participation of ineligible voters in this year’s Undergraduate Student Government election.
Polling for these positions will take place May 13-15.Read More
The Office of Student Life confirmed on May 7 that there will be a second election for all representative senators, Student Media Council and Faculty/Student Disciplinary Committee positions due to the participation of ineligible voters in this year’s Undergraduate Student Government election.Read More
“We did exactly what we were supposed to do.”Read More
A workshop focused on the mental health of Asian-American students discussed how stigma can affect receiving treatment.Read More
Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government faced its sixth resignation this year with the latest being Vice President of Legislative Affairs Navjot Pal Kaur who resigned the week before spring break.Read More
The Baruch College Climate Change Faculty Seminar hosted a series of three discussions in April and May on different aspects of climate change, with the final talk occurring on May 1.Read More
Baruch College's annnual "Spring Fling" was hosted on May 2 by WBMB in the gym. Students who attended the event were able to enjoy multiple activities, including a blow-up bouncy slide, although the most exciting part of the event was the concert that featured a Baruch rapper and big names such as JID. In addition, the Office of Student Life held a "Spring Fling" carnival during club hours, where students could eat popcorn and candy apples while getting their pictures drawn. Both events come shortly before finals week and the end of classes.Read More
Baruch College’s main gym was outfitted with concert speakers and a stage on May 2 for “Spring Fling,” the annual concert hosted by Baruch’s WBMB radio station.
Three performances were scheduled for the night, though each performer brought guests to add to the concert.Read More