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USG greets new students with Welcome Week
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USG greets new students with Welcome Week

The Undergraduate Student Government hosted its semiannual “Welcome Week” event between Jan. 30 and Feb. 2, welcoming students to a new semester at Baruch with fun, games and prizes. The week began with “Musical Monday,” where students were treated to musical performances by fellow Baruch students. Sponsored by  USG’s Arts Committee, Monday’s event also featured …

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Anti-abortion club files lawsuit against Queens College

A conservative Christian advocacy group filed a federal lawsuit against Queens College, last month, alleging that the school violated an anti-abortion student organization’s First Amendment rights. Alliance Defending Freedom filed the lawsuit on the behalf of Queens College Students for Life, a Queens College chapter of Students for Life of America. The student organization’s application…

Milliken details his vision for CUNY
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Milliken details his vision for CUNY

The CUNY system, comprised of 24 colleges and over 270,000 students, has been committed to several overarching themes since its inception: inclusion, mobility and success. While CUNY has received much praise and acknowledgement recently for being one of the most successful universities in the country in terms of social class mobility, it has failed at…

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Baruch student arrested at Trump Tower

A Baruch College student was arrested at Trump Tower after he was allegedly found to be in possession of an M-100 firework and a hunting knife. Alexander Wang, a sophomore who competes on Baruch’s men’s cross-country team, was charged by the NYPD with unlawful possession of fireworks and two counts of weapons possession. Wang attempted…

Seminar addresses safety concerns
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Seminar addresses safety concerns

In response to student safety concerns, the Undergraduate Student Government co-sponsored with Peers Advocating Wellness Services to create a self-defense seminar that was held on Dec. 8. The event was led by Peter Flores, an officer in Baruch’s Department of Public Safety. In an interview, USG Representative Senator Andrew Windsor explained that he got the…

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…

Wallerstein discusses upcoming Baruch projects over lunch event
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Wallerstein discusses upcoming Baruch projects over lunch event

Baruch College hosted its “Lunch with President Wallerstein” on Thursday, Dec. 8 in NVC 14-270. The luncheon, which featured Baruch College President Mitchel B. Wallerstein, takes place twice a semester and allows students to meet their president, bring up any matters that they think require his attention and talk to him casually. Lasting from 12:30…

Panel discusses Trump’s first 100 days in office
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Panel discusses Trump’s first 100 days in office

Baruch College President Mitchel B. Wallerstein joined a panel of professors in a discussion moderated by David S. Birdsell, Marxe Dean of the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs. The discussion focused on predictions for President-elect Donald Trump’s actions during his first 100 days in office. The professors, who were experts in their respective…

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