Welcome, incoming Bearcats! Baruch College has a lot of great things to offer each and every new student, though a cafeteria is not one of them. For students too busy or just not willing to cook their own food, Manhattan can be an expensive place to eat.Read More
The 2020 presidential race is in the works, and many are candidates vying for the Democratic seat, including New York City’s very own mayor, Bill de Blasio. Ever since announcing his candidacy, de Blasio has received a great deal of backlash, especially from New Yorkers.Read More
In NBC’s medical drama Chicago Med, the character Samuel Abrams, portrayed by Brennan Brown, is a brilliant neurosurgeon who is able to step in and save lives.Read More
Millennials are worse off than their parents. A report by the Federal Reserve compared financial milestones of generations and found that despite having similar consumption habits of past generations, millennials have far less money to spend.Read More
The “Blue Wave” tells Instagram’s story of Sudan. Users of the popular photo-sharing app have started to act in response to the recent uprisings in Sudan by changing their profile pictures to blue icons and by following accounts claiming to send aid to the country.Read More
As you walk up the stairs that lead to Baruch College’s second-floor lobby, statements like “Go green! Take the stairs” jump out at you. These statements, a sign of Baruch trying to promote sustainability and the environment are plastered on each step in sticker form, proudly boasting the Environmental Cooperation Organization club’s logo.Read More
In recent times, there have been influxes of revelations about certain large companies doing whatever is possible within their power to cut costs.
This is certainly understandable since one of the goals of a company should be their own survival.Read More
Podcasts are growing in popularity by the second and so are the means in which one can listen to them.
Many music streaming services, such as Google Play Music and Pandora, have incorporated podcasts into their services. Some listeners tune in to their favorite music and talk programs, sometimes weekly, as much as they tune in to their favorite artists and musicians.Read More
Baruch College can often feel like the kind of place where it’s easy to be forgotten. Classrooms have little to distinguish them from one another and students leave little to no trace behind.
Most club areas could easily be converted to spaces for different organizations.Read More
Sometimes, I feel overwhelmed by all the information I receive every day. There is so much to take in — whether it is about student government, my own classes or my future career. I realized the best thing to do with information is to record it at all times.Read More
On June 23, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security released a statement with Health and Human Services amidst President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, assuring the American people that the U.S. government “knows the location of all children in its custody and is working to reunite them with their families.”Read More
Telecommuting came to change the workplace environment and is here to stay. However, there are concerns about work-life balance and employee engagement while working away from the office. As telecommuting transforms the workplace, companies should change the way employees are engaged. Since companies want to improve business outcomes every day, the importance of highly motivated employees working remotely play a fundamental role in company structure.Read More
It’s that time of year again — the sun is out, the birds are chirping and Baruch College has a newly elected Undergraduate Student Government.Read More
Identity politics is the act of forming an alliance with people of a shared identity to the exclusion of others. It has negative connotations of prejudice and persecution. One way would be to think of identity politics in the context of intersectionality.Read More
After 22 months of investigation, Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded his probe into Russian interference efforts in the 2016 presidential elections claims of the Donald Trump campaign colluding with the foreign government and the possibility that Trump obstructed justice. Facing public dissatisfaction with Attorney General William Barr’s four-page summary of the 448-page report, the Department of Justice released a redacted version of the Mueller report on April 18.Read More
As Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame hit theaters and Game of Thrones’ longest episode to date arrived on TV, the two releases raised the concern of spoilers among viewers. It’s understandable to want to avoid a situation in which the viewing of a movie or TV show is ruined or literally spoiled, but the obsession with avoiding spoilers is a problematic one.Read More
The Baruch College Undergraduate Student Government's role is to represent and advocate for the student population at Baruch but The Ticker’s editorial board believes that USG should also take an active role in advocating and lobbying for CUNY-wide issues.Read More