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The plight of the Weissman student: How Baruch limits its liberal arts students with a poor selection of classes

Those few frantic weeks known officially as the class registration period at Baruch College — and unofficially known as the season of dread — see their share of small injustices. Classes fill up faster than the No. 6 train during rush hour, and the time it takes to make a three-week trek through the Amazon seems shorter than the wait for an academic adviser.

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Too cold for class but CUNY doesn't care

On Jan. 30, the polar vortex hit New York drastically. Under such temperatures, it would seem appropriate for New Yorkers to stay indoors rather than sacrifice their health during the intense commute to school or work. New York City officials declared a “code blue” alert for the dipping and brutal temperatures, according to The New York Times.

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OpinionsFelix GeyzerComment
The MTA must add elevators

The tragic story of a mother falling to her death at a train station has been shocking to many. The lack of accessibility in the MTA is unsurprising to most New Yorkers, who commute to work or school often for hours each day. From “station rehabilitation” to trains that are always late, many detest the MTA system but still continue to take it.

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OpinionsAlison LuiComment
Life beyond cat videos: BuzzFeed needs change

BuzzFeed, a media source for both real news and entertainment content, has sparked popularity among its younger audience for posting outlandish stories and creative quizzes. However, this growing digital news network has recently announced that it will cut approximately 220 staff members among the 1,300 and above it once had, according to The New York Times.

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OpinionsFelix GeyzerComment