Baruch College clubs, the Office of Student Affairs, and the college president gathered to honor and commemorate the at least 50 people who died during the mosque terrorist attacks in New Zealand.Read More
With Dr. James McCarthy set to take the position of Baruch College interim provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs in August, many of the decisions that current Provost David Christy has made may be about to change.Read More
Baruch College club Women Empowered for Success hosted a fashion show on March 19, using the outfits in the show to highlight that female fashion choices should not lead to sexual assault and rape culture.Read More
In honors of Women’s History Month, Baruch College hosted a workshop called “Strategies for Salary Negotiation” led by Deb Ellis, founder and consultant of End the Pay Gap, on March 21. Ellis gave instructions and suggestions on how to negotiate salaries, bonuses and other job benefits.Read More
To help Baruch College students deal with their midterm stress, the Undergraduate Student Government hosted a dog therapy session on March 18. The event strictly required RSVP, and all of the spots were filled quickly.Read More
The Undergraduate Student Government hosted “Rainbow Carnival” to raise money for women's causes, such as Live Your Dream. Click through to see what went on in the Multipurpose room!Read More
Sen. Bernie Sanders visited Brooklyn College on March 2 to hold his first 2020 presidential campaign rally. Sanders announced on Feb. 19 that he was running for president again and his campaign announced the rally just four days later. The senator was born and raised in Brooklyn and attended Brooklyn College in 1959 before transferring to the University of Chicago after one school year.Read More
Pre-Recorded Friday Nights, a Baruch College-sanctioned club, posted a controversial video to its Instagram page on March 7, garnering backlash from student leaders of prominent black organizations on campus. The now-deleted video features PFN President Marwa Mouaki, who said, “Hi, I’m Marwa. I’m the president of PFN. I’m African-American, so I can say n—.”Read More
The Black and Latino Studies department is in the process of developing a major, specifically focused on Latino studies. Currently the department is the only one in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences that does not offer a major curriculum to students, only offering minors in Black Studies, Latino Studies and Black and Latino Studies.Read More
Over the past three months, the chair of the Transportation Committee of Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government has been meeting with officials from major transit groups to secure a reduced transit fare for CUNY students. Brandon Santiago started the committee in late December 2018, enticing Baruch students to join in on his advocacy efforts with promises of reduced fare.Read More
Baruch College’s Office of Student Life kicked off Women’s History Month with an opening ceremony to celebrate this year’s theme, “Visionary Women,” on March 7. The opening ceremony took place in the second-floor lobby of the Newman Vertical Campus with trivia, do-it-yourself activities, giveaways and sweets.Read More
After six years of tenure at Baruch College, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs David Christy announced his plan to retire at the end of the current academic year. Dr. James McCarthy is set to serve as interim provost for the next two years.Read More
In response to two resignations last semester, Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government elected two new members to fill the empty spots at the senate table. Taji Sanders was elected as representative senator to fill the seat vacated by Mohammad Shahid, and Noah Epstein was elected as vice president of campus affairs to fill the seat vacated by Kendra Lojano.Read More
Hillel at Baruch, the TAMID group and College Entrepreneurship Organization came together to host a start-up technology fair for Baruch College students on Feb. 26.
The event began with guest speaker Dr. Alex Cahana, who discussed his journey from being in military to working in the tech world.Read More
The Black Book Club is making its debut to Baruch College on March 7 as an open space for people of color and those looking for liberation to be able to read and discuss literature.Read More
Before campaigning begins for the 2019-2020 Baruch College Undergraduate Student Government elections, the current members of USG held a general interest meeting to inform students who want to run about how to get involved.Read More
William Newman, Baruch College’s Newman Vertical Campus and Newman Library Building's namesake, died on Feb. 24 at the age of 92.
Newman graduated from the Zicklin School of Business in 1947 with a Bachelor of Business Administration, and in 1997 he was awarded an honorary doctorate.Read More
Baruch College’s United Chinese Language Association hosted its annual Lunar New Year Festival on Feb. 25.
Regarding the Chinese calendar, 2019 is the Year of the Pig — the 12th animal that appears in the 12-year cycle.Read More
Every year the Undergraduate Student Government selects student delegates to attend the annual New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators Conference to lobby and advocate for CUNY related issues. This year marked the 48th anniversary of the NYSABPRL caucus with the theme: “We are the Agents of Change: Strong, Resilient, Unified.”
Baruch College Campus Peace Officer Linzy Chapman died from a heart attack last Saturday while on duty at the Newman Vertical Campus. He was found while in cardiac arrest at around 9:30 p.m. by his coworkers, who performed CPR on him until the ambulance arrived, according to Officer Adrian Crespo who worked closely with Chapman.Read More