Victoria Merlino

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Women’s History Month Committee plans events

The Women’s History Month Committee met on Feb. 14 to discuss plans for Women’s History Month in March. Led by Assistant Director of Student Activities Crystal Tejada and Activities Advisor Josephina Ragon, the meeting served as an opportunity for collaboration on events for the month between students and the Office of Student Life. Event ideas…

Cuomo requires insurers to give free contraceptives
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Cuomo requires insurers to give free contraceptives

New York will require insurers in the state to provide free access to contraceptives and medically necessary abortions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Jan. 21. This announcement comes as a direct rebuke to the current scrutiny the Affordable Care Act is under, as well as reaffirms Cuomo’s commitment to women’s rights, serving as the next…

BSA mock wedding exposes Baruch to Bengali culture
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BSA mock wedding exposes Baruch to Bengali culture

Bangladesh Student Association hosted its first ever “BSA Wedding” on Monday, Dec. 5, giving all students at Baruch College the opportunity to experience a mock Bengali wedding. Students were led into the Multipurpose Room, which was decorated with candles, flowers and lights. Rows of chairs were placed on either side of the center aisle, with…

‘Winter Wonderland’ promotes holiday spirit
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‘Winter Wonderland’ promotes holiday spirit

The Undergraduate Student Government held its annual end of the Fall semester party, “Winter Wonderland,” on Dec. 8 in the Multipurpose Room. The event lasted from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Students lined up outside of the Multipurpose Room well before the event started. Once inside, students were encouraged to partake in a buffet with…

WIB fashion show raises funds for cancer research
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WIB fashion show raises funds for cancer research

Baruch College Women in Business held its eighth annual “Style Your Success Fashion Show” on Thursday, Dec. 1, showcasing business attire to students as the club worked to raise money for cancer research. The theme for this year’s show was “Fire & Ice.” Corporate sponsors for the event included Argo Tea, Red Bull, Schnipper’s Quality…

President and Deans’ Reception covers Baruch’s current state
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President and Deans’ Reception covers Baruch’s current state

The Sigma Alpha Delta Honor Society held its annual “President and Deans’ Reception” in the Newman Library Building on Nov. 15. Baruch College President Mitchel B. Wallerstein, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs David P. Christy, Dean of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences Aldemaro Romero Jr., Willem Kooyker Dean of the…

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…

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