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Sexual violence talk helps educate students
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Sexual violence talk helps educate students

As a part of the Baruch College celebration of Women’s History Month, students were invited to participate in a workshop discussing the ways they can stop sexual violence and the perpetuation of rape culture. The event, held on March 6, was led by two consultants from the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault, Jeenie…

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Sexual violence talk helps educate students

As a part of the Baruch College celebration of Women’s History Month, students were invited to participate in a workshop discussing the ways they can stop sexual violence and the perpetuation of rape culture. The event, held on March 6, was led by two consultants from the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault, Jeenie…

History of black hairstyles illustrated for Black History Month
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History of black hairstyles illustrated for Black History Month

Students were able to attend a conversation that educated on hair in the African-American community — its development — as part of a series of several events honoring Black History Month. Taking place on Feb. 13, the event’ speaker, Baruch College’s Associate Director of Health and Wellness Joy Allison, took students through the history of…

USG’s ‘Welcome Week’ greets students with food and games
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USG’s ‘Welcome Week’ greets students with food and games

After a long winter break, Baruch College came back to a litany of events hosted by the Undergraduate Student Government. The week was dedicated to upping the morale of our school community, as well as giving students a chance to meet new friends and find out about new clubs and organizations. “Welcome Week” spanned from…

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‘Food Week’ adds Latin American flavor to Baruch

This past week, Baruch College’s Latin American Student Organization pulled off a successful week-long event known as “Latin Food Week.” During club hours on Nov. 14 and Nov. 16, the club offered Latin American appetizers, entrees and desserts to any Baruch student who wanted to experience some of the cultures Latin America has to offer….

‘Langar Day’ promotes generosity in students
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‘Langar Day’ promotes generosity in students

Anyone heading to Avenue C on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. would have had the pleasure of participating in “Langar Day,” hosted by the Baruch College United Sikh Association.  The typical dining room setup was nowhere to be seen; instead the cafeteria was transformed into the cultural likeness of a Sikh…

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MSA and WII give back with ‘Charity Week’

From Oct. 22 to Oct. 29, a series of events took place in the Newman Vertical Campus lobby as part of the Muslim Students Association and Woman in Islam’s “Charity Week” festivities. All events were meant to raise money to support the cause behind “Charity Week.” Some of the events included a bake sale, a…

Parade kicks off LGBTQ History Month
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Parade kicks off LGBTQ History Month

The Baruch College Gender, Love and Sexuality Spectrum launched LGBTQ History Month on Oct. 10, which will be a month-long celebration of LGBTQ rights, progress and goals looking toward the future. The event’s annual kickoff of the festivities was a march around the 25th Street Plaza with any and all supporters who wanted to join….

UNICEF starts fundraiser
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UNICEF starts fundraiser

UNICEF at Baruch combined two college student passions — volunteering and free candy — by bringing the national “Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF” campaign to Baruch College’s campus. This is an organization-wide event that Baruch students can take part in all throughout October. UNICEF at Baruch launched the trick-or-treat fundraiser on Oct. 5. The campaign is designed…

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Choonghee educates students on North Korea

The Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College has been conducting a series of breakfast discussions in order to spark discourse. On Sept. 19, the discussion on the agenda involved a guest speaker: Hahn Choonghee, the South Korean ambassador to the United Nations. Many Americans have been anxious about North Korea’s nuclear…