Victoria Merlino

Day of the Dead event honors departed loved ones
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Day of the Dead event honors departed loved ones

Students gathered on Nov. 2 to celebrate “Day of the Dead—Dia de los Muertos,” with food, fun and games. Cohosted by the Ecuadorian Club, Latin American Student Organization and MexiCulture, the event sought to educate students on the meaning behind the Day of the Dead while letting them partake in some of the holiday’s customary…

LGBT History Month events close with Fright Night
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LGBT History Month events close with Fright Night

LGBT History Month came to a close on Oct. 27 with the celebration of the ninth annual Fright Night dance party. The event was co-sponsored by The Gender, Love and Sexuality Spectrum of Baruch College and the Undergraduate Student Government, among others. The Multipurpose Room was transformed for the occasion with Halloween themed decorations, dim…

Homecoming breeds school spirit with parade, competition
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Homecoming breeds school spirit with parade, competition

  Baruch College’s second annual Homecoming was celebrated on Oct. 20 with festivities throughout the day, ending with the crowning of the Homecoming king and queen. Homecoming began in the afternoon with a parade of clubs on the 25th Street Plaza. A host of clubs were present, including Ecuadorian Club, Lexicon, Transfer Student Organization, United…

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival celebrates Chinese culture
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Mid-Autumn Moon Festival celebrates Chinese culture

The United Chinese Language Association invited students to gather on Sept. 27 to eat and revel during its annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival event. Also known as the Moon Festival, the Harvest Moon Festival and the Mooncake Festival, the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is a holiday that is traditionally celebrated by Chinese and Vietnamese people. Originally a…

Frank Ocean releases Blonde, makes radical return as artist
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Frank Ocean releases Blonde, makes radical return as artist

In the four years following the release of his critically-acclaimed album Channel Orange, Frank Ocean has grown into a modern myth. Aside from a handful of blog posts, a smattering of guest spots and a few cryptic release date announcements for an album that consistently failed to materialize, the RnB star’s voice remained inexplicably elusive. Ocean…

Latino Heritage Month events begin
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Latino Heritage Month events begin

Baruch College’s Latino Heritage Month began in earnest Sept. 1 with music, dancing and fun as students gathered for its opening ceremony, ¡Despierta Baruch! The event drew students old and new as the smell of empanadas wafted through the Newman Vertical Campus. A line quickly formed around the empanada table, a feature of the event…

Baruch Commencement hosts 3,000 graduates
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Baruch Commencement hosts 3,000 graduates

Brooklyn’s Barclays Center was filled to capacity on Friday, May 27, as 5,873 students graduated from Baruch College. The 2016 Commencement exercises saw 441 bachelor’s and master’s degree recipients from the School of Public Affairs, 1,255 bachelor’s and master’s degree recipients from the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences and 4,177 bachelor’s and master’s degree…

Baruch celebrates 42nd annual Caribbean Week
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Baruch celebrates 42nd annual Caribbean Week

Baruch’s 42nd annual Caribbean Week began on Monday with food, music and fun as students gathered in VC 2-125 for “Monday Madness.” Held by the Student Organization for Caribbean Appreciation, with assistance from the Caribbean Student Association and the West Indian Cultural Club, Monday Madness served as an engaging way to spread awareness of Caribbean…

Model UN event includes international food, games
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Model UN event includes international food, games

Baruch Model United Nations members doled out food and smiles on Tuesday during their Taste of Model U.N. event. Held in the second floor lobby of the Vertical Campus, Taste of Model U.N. allowed students to sample cuisine from around the world, speak with Model U.N. members and win prizes. The spread included foods from…

Baruch Bash marks end of semester
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Baruch Bash marks end of semester

As the semester moves into its final weeks, tickets for Baruch College’s annual end-of-year party, Baruch Bash, have gone on sale. Hosted by USG, Baruch Bash is an opportunity to celebrate the end of the academic year. Students are able to dance, mingle and, if they are over 21 years of age, drink alcohol from…

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