Sheron Virani

SASA throws an end-of-year bash that stays true to its roots
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SASA throws an end-of-year bash that stays true to its roots

The South Asian Student Association held its biggest and last event of the year, “Disco Deewane” in the Multipurpose Room on Dec. 5. With a bright stage setup, dinner tables decorated in purple and white and club members dressed in colorful ethnic salwar kameezes and kurtas, SASA welcomed Baruch College students to its last event…

On the edge of glory: Students battle for lip sync domination
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On the edge of glory: Students battle for lip sync domination

The annual lip sync battle hosted by Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government was themed “Lucha Libre” this year — a term used for a type of professional wrestling in Latin America in which wrestlers wear special masks to cover their faces. The event took place in the Multipurpose Room on Nov. 16 and was centered…

F.U.S.I.O.N. tests students’ appetites for exotic and unusual foods
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F.U.S.I.O.N. tests students’ appetites for exotic and unusual foods

It was an atmosphere of pure adrenaline, commotion and fun at “Fear Factor VII: FUSION’S Inferno” hosted by F.U.S.I.O.N. and the Undergraduate Student Government on Nov. 6 in the Multipurpose Room. Members from various Baruch College clubs competed against one another in a contest that consisted of eating unusual food items, ranging from exotic animals…

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Math major and mom reveals how she does it all

Baruch College is made up of a highly diverse population with students and faculty coming from different backgrounds and ages who bring unique perspectives to the community. One such student is not only a senior at Baruch but also a mother — her name is Alexandra Chavez. Chavez, who will be graduating in December, is…

CCNY students protest downsizing of college’s prayer space
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CCNY students protest downsizing of college’s prayer space

City College of New York students from organizations such as Women in Islam, the Muslim Student Organization and the Catholic Newman Club showed up to silently protest the recent decision to downsize prayer and club areas in the college. To express their discomfort and unhappiness, numerous members of WII and MSO as well as other…

Was the first-year text as engaging as Baruch faculty hoped?
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Was the first-year text as engaging as Baruch faculty hoped?

Every year, the incoming freshmen at Baruch College are assigned a text, a book to read to prepare them for college and enhance their intellectual skills. This book is also used to bring the students together and is discussed in the First-Year Seminar class that is mandated for every freshman. A committee consisting of Baruch…