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VSA introduces Vietnamese culture to Baruch
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VSA introduces Vietnamese culture to Baruch

The Vietnamese Student Association presented a series of workshops featuring elements of Vietnamese culture to attendees of “Passage to Vietnam” on Thursday, March 16, during club hours, in the Multipurpose Room. With the event, VSA aimed to facilitate conversation and foster cultural exchange between students at Baruch College and Vietnam’s culture. VSA members created tri-fold…

Baruch faculty share experiences on Peace Corps Day
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Baruch faculty share experiences on Peace Corps Day

Baruch College students and faculty alike gained insight into the world of international development thanks to a panel discussion on the Peace Corps held on March 1. The event featured a discussion with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers teaching and working in Baruch. The event began with an introduction by moderator Teresa Liu, who volunteered in…

UCLA celebrates Lunar New Year with annual event
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UCLA celebrates Lunar New Year with annual event

The Multipurpose Room was filled to capacity on Feb. 23 as students gathered to eat, play games and watch guest performances at the United Chinese Language Association of Baruch College’s seventh annual “Lunar New Year Festival.” Lunar New Year is the celebration of the first day of the lunar calendar and is a term that…

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MBA speaker gives talk on Muslim culture

The Muslim Business Association of Baruch College hosted its event, “The Race Against Time,” on Thursday, Feb. 23. The event featured guest speaker Dr. Omar Shareef, who spoke about his experiences as a doctor and the importance of not losing sight of one’s goals throughout life. Besides being a doctor, Shareef is a comedian who…

Senior Night honors efforts of Baruch’s graduating athletes
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Senior Night honors efforts of Baruch’s graduating athletes

Baruch College men’s and women’s basketball teams honored their seniors before their final regular season games on Feb. 13. Senior Night is always a bittersweet evening for the graduating athletes and their coaches, families and teammates. It is the culmination of hundreds of hours spent on the court, whether they were grinding through practice sessions…

Black History Month continues with black hair panel
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Black History Month continues with black hair panel

In recognition of Black History Month, Baruch College hosted its first annual “Me, My Hair, & I” event on Feb. 14 to discuss the history, myths, expectations and trends surrounding black hair. The event featured a panel of YouTubers and natural hair enthusiasts who shared their own journey from having straight hair to letting their…

Vagina Monologues caps off Sex Week
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Vagina Monologues caps off Sex Week

Sex Week culminated with the performance of The Vagina Monologues, a collection of anecdotes compiled by Eve Ensler that focus on elements of female sexuality.  The event took place on Feb. 16. The Vagina Monologues is intended to be read out loud and colleges all over the nation strive to put this show on for…

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