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Maker Hub provides students with creative opportunities
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Maker Hub provides students with creative opportunities

The future of creative construction has arrived at Baruch College. Run by Baruch students and alumni, Makerspace, which is being rebranded as Maker Hub, is a program that allows students and faculty to build and test their very own ideas and creations all while learning about how to use 3-D printing and other new technologies….

Baruch installs ablution sinks for Muslim students
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Baruch installs ablution sinks for Muslim students

In order to better accommodate its Muslim student body, Baruch installed ablution sinks in third floor bathrooms in the Student Life area toward the end of the 2015 Spring semester. Muslims perform their ablution, or Wudhu, prior to each of the five prayers that they observe daily. Wudhu mandates that practitioners wash their arms, face,…

Students charged in Deng’s homicide
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Students charged in Deng’s homicide

Five members of the Pi Delta Psi fraternity are facing charges of third-degree murder, with 32 other members being charged with various offenses, which range from hindering apprehension, concealing or destroying evidence, and providing false information. All charges relate to the death of Chun Shien  ‘Michael” Deng, a Baruch College freshman killed during a hazing…

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Baruch students address academic integrity

From faster communication with people over long distances to paying bills with the simple press of a button, the cellphone has created seemingly limitless opportunities for those who are willing to take advantage. However, there are students who exploit cellphones and their ability to access vast amounts of information in order to cheat on exams…

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USG welcomes Yu to executive board

At the first senate meeting of the fall term, the Undergraduate Student Government announced a couple of changes to its staff, nominating Katy Yu, who will fill the USG Executive Secretary chair on the executive board position previously held by Vivian Lau. The organization also announced the resignation of USG Vice-Presidential Senator for Campus Affairs…

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John Jay studies the “narrative identities” of ex-felons

Accustomed to living quarters no larger than a bathroom cubicle and gleaning snatches of the real world through newspaper clippings, former inmates emerge from prison existentially disoriented and at a loss to perform even simple functions like swiping a MetroCard. The stigma of a criminal record, like a hovering rain cloud or forehead tattoo, bars…

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Board of directors revise bylaws affecting voting

As part of a CUNY-wide change, the Bernard M. Baruch College Association Inc. has made several alterations to its official bylaws for the 2015-2016 academic year. Operated “for the charitable purpose” of supporting the college, the association’s job is “to plan, develop, promote, and cultivate educational and social relations among the students, faculty and administrative…

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USS hosts annual leadership summit to train new delegates

During their 28th Annual Leadership Retreat, the Undergraduate Student Senate focused on training new student delegates and alternates for their positions for the academic year. Held at the Villa Roma Resort in the Catskills from Friday, Aug. 21 to Sunday, Aug. 23, USS delegates, alternates and administrative personnel across all CUNY senior and community colleges…

Convocation welcomes new students to Baruch
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Convocation welcomes new students to Baruch

Baruch College, along with its faculty and student body, welcomed about 1500 new members into its family on Aug. 28  at convocation. Consisting of nearly 12 hours of programming and events, the entire day went off without a hitch as the class of 2019 was officially welcomed into the Baruch community. The incoming freshmen shuttled…

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