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USG passes resolution in support of ending social Greek life moratorium
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USG passes resolution in support of ending social Greek life moratorium

The Undergraduate Student Government senate officially passed a resolution in support of ending the moratorium on fraternity activities during its Feb. 27 meeting. The resolution came just prior to a March 2 deadline imposed by David Christy, provost and senior vice president of academic affairs. Christy, while asking for USG’s stance on the matter, is…

USG elects D’Souza, Maddix, Windsor to senate
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USG elects D’Souza, Maddix, Windsor to senate

In the shadow of three resignations from the table during CUNY’s winter break, Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government elected three new representative senators to fill empty spots at the senate table. The 15 prospective candidates vied for the positions during the elections, which took place on Feb. 13, during a weekly senate meeting. In addition…

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USS tables CUNY DREAMers decision

The University Student Senate’s decision to officially recognize CUNY DREAMers has once again been tabled in its last plenary meeting of the semester on Dec. 3. The issue will be addressed during a steering committee meeting, which will take place on Jan. 27 with the start of the Spring 2018 semester, over a month later….

USG elects Jorgensen, Dimcevski as senators
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USG elects Jorgensen, Dimcevski as senators

Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government officially elected two new representative senators — Alexander Dimcevski and Emma Jorgensen — on Nov. 21 during its senate meeting. A total of 14 students ran for the positions. Jorgensen was also confirmed as chair of appeals, a position she took over after serving as interim chair for two weeks….

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Chen proposes new co-sponsorship cap

Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government held its weekly senate meeting on Nov. 14. Due to Provost David Christy privately visiting the table, the meeting officially began just past 6:15 p.m. instead of its usual scheduled time of 5:30 p.m. The meeting started with the confirmation of Suzanna Egan as the new treasurer of the table,…

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USG senator resigns; two seats now left open

The Baruch College Undergraduate Student Government has now officially seen two table resignations, with Representative Senator Josue Mendez leaving on the evening of Nov. 7 and Treasurer Ehtasham Bhatti departing on Nov. 9. Bhatti announced his resignation to the table during a senate meeting two weeks prior. He made his leave official after the latest…

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Bhatti resigns as USG treasurer, Egan prepares to assume his seat

Ehtasham Bhatti, the treasurer of Baruch’s Undergraduate Student Government, formally announced his resignation during the Oct. 24 senate meeting. Bhatti, who is an accounting major, said at the meeting that his resignation was necessary after examining the growing commitments in both his academic workload and family life. Chair of Appeals Suzanna Egan will be taking…

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USG holds Oct. 24 senate meeting

Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government held its weekly senate meeting on Oct. 24, featuring presentations, appeals and the resignation of the government’s treasurer. The meeting started with Chair of Finance David Barros introducing the Baruch Roller Hockey Club. The club, which previously failed to have its last appeal approved by the board of directors, presented…

CUNY students and professors rally at City Hall for free tuition
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CUNY students and professors rally at City Hall for free tuition

Around 40 students, adjuncts and professors gathered in front of New York City Hall on Oct. 10 at 4 p.m. in an organized effort to advocate for a tuition-free CUNY. Participants of the rally were representatives and supporters of the CUNY Adjunct Project, the Coalition for the Revitalization of Asian American Studies at Hunter, CUNY…

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Coming out does not excuse past slurs

With his release of Flower Boy, Tyler, The Creator has officially cemented his sexuality. While he attempted to come out several times in the past few years, his newest album has ended the mystery. The official news of his sexuality, however, has also complicated an issue that many listeners have previously had, or still have,…

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