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G.L.A.S.S. instructs students on how to be better allies
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G.L.A.S.S. instructs students on how to be better allies

The Gender, Love and Sexuality Spectrum at Baruch College hosted an “Allies Lunch” event on March 23, promoting deeper understanding and respect of the LGBT community through a panel of guest speakers. The event opened with a short video, made by G.L.A.S.S., instructing straight and cisgender students on how to be good allies to lesbian,…

Siemionko encourages women to take charge
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Siemionko encourages women to take charge

Katherine Siemionko, head organizer of the Women’s March on New York City, led an event titled “An Empowered Woman” on Tuesday, March 21, during club hours. The objective of the event was to discuss how to avoid recurrent drawbacks that prevent women from achieving success and how to take charge of their careers. Siemionko opened…

HSA invites students to observe Holi
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HSA invites students to observe Holi

The Hindu Student Association hosted a tabling event titled “What’s Holi?” on March 16, informing Baruch College students of the Hindu spring festival of Holi through small activities and food. Also known as the “Festival of Colors,” Holi is traditionally a Hindu holiday celebrated by those in India and Nepal, though it has become popular…

Edit-a-thon fills in the blanks of women’s history
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Edit-a-thon fills in the blanks of women’s history

The Equality Archive Women’s History Wikipedia Edit-a-thon took place at Baruch College on Thursday, March 9, during club hours. This was an all-day event dedicated to improving Wikipedia entries on topics linked to the people, history and issues surrounding women’s history in the United States. The objective of the Equality Archive Women’s History Edit-a-thon was…

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…

Women’s History Month commences with lobby event
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Women’s History Month commences with lobby event

Baruch College kicked off Women’s History Month with an Opening Ceremony event on Thursday, March 2, during club hours. The event’s aim was to celebrate the strength of women. Students who attended enjoyed desserts, fun activities and giveaways. Josephina Ragon, the activities adviser at the Office of Student Life, explained that the idea for this…

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…

Marketing professor teaches mindfulness and self-awareness
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Marketing professor teaches mindfulness and self-awareness

Sunaina Chugani begins the preparation for the event she is hosting in her Upper West Side apartment on Thursday, Feb. 23, almost two days before the actual event. She starts by buying the ingredients for the food she is going to cook and by cleaning up the space that will soon be inhabited by strangers…

BHM Committee closes with event honoring Obama’s legacy
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BHM Committee closes with event honoring Obama’s legacy

The Black History Month Committee held the closing ceremony for Black History Month on Feb. 28 in the Multipurpose Room, focusing on the legacy of former President Barack Obama and the future of the United States. Entitled “#PostObama,” the event featured a roundtable discussion that included input from students and guest panelist members from the…

Student delegates lobby for CUNY in Albany
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Student delegates lobby for CUNY in Albany

Student delegates selected by the Undergraduate Student Government attended the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators 46th Annual Legislative Conference to lobby to members of congress on behalf of CUNY-wide issues. Year after year, the most sought-after issue is the battle to win a perpetual tuition freeze for all CUNY students….

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