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On Convocation Day, Baruch Chorus Director Parker spent time teaching incoming freshmen how to sing Baruch College’s alma mater in Mason Hall. Photo by Bianca Monteiro.

Convocation Day welcomes over 1,300 freshmen

Each year, masses of incoming freshman line up outside of Mason Hall to observe Convocation Day, the official induction ceremony into Baruch College. At 10 a.m. on Aug. 24, the students were ushered in by a continuous trail of Freshman Seminar peer mentors. Most of the freshmen were unaware that one of the peer mentors present...
Rado decided to make Dreams Matter in order to document the difficulties faced by undocumented students. Photo courtesy of Praq Rado.

Filmmaker awarded for piece on undocumented immigrants

Preke Radoina, a 35-year-old Albanian filmmaker, confidently took the podium earlier this month to accept the 2016 Leadership Award from the Baruch College Alumni Association. While this award represents his storied past, his academic excellence and the difficult process he underwent fighting to eventually gain his citizenship, he understands that the future is more important...
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