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MSA invites all Baruch students to celebrate Eid al-Adha holiday
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MSA invites all Baruch students to celebrate Eid al-Adha holiday

The Muslim Student Association hosted its annual Eid al-Adha banquet and welcome back dinner on Thursday, Sept. 6 in the Multipurpose Room. Eid al-Adha is an Islamic holiday celebrated worldwide every year and is also known as the Festival of Sacrifice. This festival commemorates Prophet Ibrahim’s — Abraham in the Hebrew bible — willingness to…

Annual club fair draws huge crowds
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Annual club fair draws huge crowds

Baruch College’s annual club fair held in the beginning of the fall semester for freshmen and transfer students showcased several different clubs and organizations on Aug. 30 in the main gym. Cultural clubs, special interest clubs, honor societies, professional and academic clubs, service clubs, political and social clubs and government and media organizations were present….

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Church group utilizes funds for politics

According to the Internal Revenue Service file, a conservative Christian group called Focus on the Family declared itself a church, although it does not have a congregation. It does not host weddings or funerals, and it does not hold services. Questions have begun to arise about what Focus on the Family actually does. It has…

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Is the Korean War over?

North and South Korea have been in a state of war since the Korean War began in 1950. Recently, South Korea confirmed its intentions to reopen negotiations with North Korea to finally end the war after almost 70 years. The United States is also taking part in these negotiations, hoping the North will relinquish its…

Miss Vietnam dedicates ‘Miss Asia’ 2018 win to her grandmother
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Miss Vietnam dedicates ‘Miss Asia’ 2018 win to her grandmother

The third annual “Miss Asia,” hosted by the Vietnamese Student Association, featured student contestants from Baruch College representing their respective Asian countries and competing for the title of Miss Asia 2018 on April 26. The cultural pageant consisted of three rounds: cultural catwalk, talent portion and evening gown walk to illustrate heritage, culture and beauty….

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Free press requires protection in the US

Freedom of the press has been in danger since President Donald Trump was elected. He consistently blames and attacks the media and this criticism has reached new heights. The protections for journalists have been diminishing for a while, but the United States is the land of freedom and U.S. journalists do get that freedom to…

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VSA discusses Asian American identity

Vietnamese Student Association hosted, “Framing Our Identity: Addressing AAPI Issues” on April 19, a workshop that highlighted the social issues that Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders continue to encounter, in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. VSA opened the discussion with Asian representation in media, exploring common Asian stereotypes. Asian female characters in the media…

UCLA explains dim sum
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UCLA explains dim sum

The United Chinese Language Association celebrated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with “Dim Sum to Win Some” on April 17 to showcase iconic food in Chinese culture. “Dim Sum to Win Some” started off with the history of dim sum and its etiquette, then moving on to explain different and complementary teas. The event ended…

Feminism panel offers students support through shared experience
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Feminism panel offers students support through shared experience

Baruch College’s Women in Business organization held an open discussion titled “Feminism — It’s About Equality,” on March 20 in celebration of Women’s History Month. WIB invited a professor and Baruch club leaders to discuss feminism and ask the Baruch community: “Are we feminists?” The panel included Debbie Li, president of the She’s The First…

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