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SASA organizes workshop to bring students together through dance

Baruch College’s South Asian Student Association partnered with the International Student Organization to hold “Dance Without Borders” on April 11 to demonstrate how dance can connect people across cultures. At the event organized by SASA, attendees first were able to learn a Spanish-style dance taught by some members of ISO and then had an opportunity to learn an Indian dance led by members of SASA’s executive board. 

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The ECO club promotes sustainablity at Baruch

Environmental Cooporation Organization will be hosting its annual "Bearcats on Mountains" hiking event this coming May. Baruch College’s Environmental Cooperation Organization is a club that is promoting sustainable choices, bringing awareness to environmental issues and encouraging the students to connect with nature. 

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ISO brings students together for a fiery night of dance and food during annual "Arabian Nights"

Students enjoyed a night filled with live singers, belly dancing and falafel at the International Student Organization’s biggest event of the semester “Arabian Nights,” which took place in the Multipurpose Room on April 11th.  The event was organized by the Baruch International Student Organization and was intended to celebrate Arab culture by offering a taste of Arab art, customs and traditions.

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Students unite with PSC, demanding pay increase for adjuncts

Baruch College faculty and students demonstrated with signs and chants during the height of activity during club hours on April 11, seeking to raise awareness of the status of union contracts, as well as call for an adjunct pay raise. This action was organized by Baruch’s chapter of CUNY Professional Staff Congress as CUNY administrators and the PSC work through contract negotiations for pay for union members, including full-time and adjunct professors, across CUNY. 

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TedxCUNY

TEDxCUNY, which is an independently organized TED event ran by CUNY students, held its fifth conference in the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College on April 5 with both speakers and various workshops. This year’s theme was “What matters now!”

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The Ticker's Guide to USG Elections

Two parties are battling for students’ votes this year to be the next representatives of Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government. The Ticker spoke to the e-boards of both POP! and Imagine Baruch to better understand their goals, platforms and leaders. Read on to learn more about what each platform has to offer.

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USG supports Baruch rideshare partnerships

The Baruch College Undergraduate Student Government’s #BeFare Committee that has been advocating for an equitable commuting process for all Baruch and CUNY students, passed the proposed resolutions during the weekly senate meeting on April 2. There are three resolutions: the USG Sponsored MetroCard resolution, the LIRR and MetroNorth Resolution and the USG Co-sponsored Ridesharing Resolution.

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‘Global Village' informs students about AIESEC

A purposeful exchange of knowledge, opportunities and culture kicked off AIESEC’s “Global Village for Global Goals” event on April 4 in Baruch College’s Multipurpose Room. AIESEC stands as one of the largest student-run organizations in the world, according to HuffPost, and one that focuses on making an impactful difference in global communities and also in developing the lives of its members.

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CUNY students and staff call for more funding in City Hall rally

CUNY students, faculty and staff rallied outside City Hall on March 23 to bring awareness to the budget cuts proposed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and push for more funding. The rally was held the week before the April 1 budget deadline and was followed by the third annual “March in March” across the Brooklyn Bridge. The march was organized by the CUNY University Student Senate, which called for a tuition freeze, an increase in public funding and equitable contracts for adjunct professors.

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