The next New York City mayor will determine how the quality of life at CUNY will progress. Mayoral candidate Dianne Morales’ “Free CUNY” proposal proves that she is the only candidate who understands the impact CUNY has on New York City.
Twenty-nine-year-old Diana Iser was new to CUNY’s Baruch College, having just transferred from CUNY’s Borough of Manhattan Community College for the spring 2020 semester. Iser was looking forward to her college experience now that she found herself at a four-year institution. But her excitement about the new chapter in college life came to a halt about six weeks into the semester when on March 18, 2020, CUNY fully transitioned to remote learning as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold
New York led a 50-year battle in legalizing marijuana and, thanks to the combined efforts of New York Democrats and New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act has been passed.
President Joe Biden revealed the details of his $2 trillion infrastructure package on March 31 just as his administration turned its attention to boosting the post-COVID 19 pandemic economy.
New York Sen. Chuck Schumer announced recently that the signed American Rescue Plan includes $2.6 billion for New York State’s private, public and proprietary institutions of higher education.
With the COVID-19 vaccination rollout steadily progressing in the United States, a popular trend of taking selfies with the vaccination cards is also spreading across social medua.
A recent report by The New York Times mentioned that experts warned that personal information on the COVID-19 vaccination cards could potentially be used against people in crimes such as identity theft or scams.
Nickelodeon recently announced the launch of “Avatar Studios,” a newly developed division whose mission is to create original content that resides in the Avatar world. Avatar Studios will be the home to original animated series and movies that will be set in the same universe as “Avatar: The Last Airbender” and its sequel series, “The Legend of Korra.”
March 11 marked the one-year anniversary of New York City Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that CUNY and SUNY schools would transition to remote learning due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Ticker compiled Baruch College students’ reflections on their personal experiences thus far.
The COVID-19 pandemic allowed some Americans, who were fortunate enough to remain in the workforce, to adapt to the idea of working from home.With the reopening of many businesses slowly becoming a reality, the job force should look at allowing its employees to balance their work between physically being in an office and working at home.
The Democrat-controlled Senate voted to pass a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill on March 6. Then on March 10, House Democrats made a final vote on President Joe Biden’s relief bill. Biden’s stimulus package, which aims to aid small businesses, arrives at a time when states like New York have announced that indoor dining will increase their capacity to 50% stating March 19.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo is the face of two major scandals: allegations of a cover-up over misreported nursing home death numbers and sexual harassment. While both sides of the political spectrum are calling for him to step down as governor, Cuomo’s resignation is premature and hypocritical.
Baruch College alumnus and community college professor Jack Mandel died at the age of 73 due to heart complications, Business News reported.
In 2020, the coronavirus pandemic forced the Pokémon fandom to stay indoors. With more free time and, for some, saved money, nostalgia served as a driving force of the secondary market.