News / November 17, 2017 BSA ‘Mock Wedding’ exceeds all expectations

Almost a year after hosting the event for the first time, the Bangladesh Student Association experienced significant growth in attendance for its second annual “Mock Wedding,” held on Nov. 14. A massive crowd, estimated to be in the hundreds, lined up outside the Multipurpose Room at Baruch College for this year’s festivities. The event was...

News / November 17, 2017 ‘Food Week’ adds Latin American flavor to Baruch

This past week, Baruch College’s Latin American Student Organization pulled off a successful week-long event known as “Latin Food Week.” During club hours on Nov. 14 and Nov. 16, the club offered Latin American appetizers, entrees and desserts to any Baruch student who wanted to experience some of the cultures Latin America has to offer....

News / November 17, 2017 Chen proposes new co-sponsorship cap

Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government held its weekly senate meeting on Nov. 14. Due to Provost David Christy privately visiting the table, the meeting officially began just past 6:15 p.m. instead of its usual scheduled time of 5:30 p.m. The meeting started with the confirmation of Suzanna Egan as the new treasurer of the table,...

News / November 17, 2017 SHAP hosts talk on bystander intervention

On Nov. 16, Baruch College’s Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Committee hosted a bystander intervention workshop. The workshop, which was presented by the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault, explained the underlying problems around not taking action when sexual harassment happens. It also detailed how people can be “positive bystanders” and stop actions of...

News / November 11, 2017 ‘Langar Day’ promotes generosity in students

Anyone heading to Avenue C on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. would have had the pleasure of participating in “Langar Day,” hosted by the Baruch College United Sikh Association.  The typical dining room setup was nowhere to be seen; instead the cafeteria was transformed into the cultural likeness of a Sikh...

News / November 11, 2017 BSA gears up for 2nd mock wedding

As a prelude to its second annual “Mock Wedding” event on Nov. 14, the Bangladeshi Student Association held its first-ever “Mehndi and Mishti” event on Nov. 9. Traditional Bangladeshi weddings sometimes last up to a week or longer. The length of the wedding festivities depends on the family, but there are a few events that...

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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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Prisoners get financial aid under pilot program

The John Jay College of Criminal Justice will have more funding to supplement programs at its Prisoner Reentry Institute with the launch of the second-chance Pell Pilot Program for Incarcerated Individuals, funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The Pell Pilot Program will allow participating institutions to provide Pell Grants to otherwise eligible students who…

Former director of Student Life reflects on her tenure at Baruch
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Former director of Student Life reflects on her tenure at Baruch

While Baruch’s smorgasbord of student organizations are independently run, the support infrastructure and mentorship provided by the executive team at the Office of Student Life supplies the backbone for the school’s rich co-curricular and extracurricular activities. Spearheading this often behind-the-scenes effort was Shadia Sachedina who, at the end of the 2015 Spring Semester, resigned as…

USG works over the summer, plans Welcome Week
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USG works over the summer, plans Welcome Week

In their eighth summer senate session, the Undergraduate Student Government discussed  items of new business including plans for the annual Welcome Week, a new USG website and the resignation of USG Executive Secretary Vivian Lau. Currently, USG seats nine representative senators, four vice presidential senators and three members on the executive board, along with several…

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