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Baruch kicks off 2019 fall semester with ‘Welcome Week' festivities

Baruch College's Undergraduate Student Government hosted "Welcome Week" to kick off the new semester with some excitement. Over the course of the first week of classes, there was a variety of activities and events. Each day had one event, except for Monday which had none due to convocation and Thursday which had two events. The goal of "Welcome Week" is to help ease students back into the rhythm of school with a little fun.

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Baruch ‘Bash’ cancelled after legal issues

Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government announced on May 20 that “Baruch Bash”  has been cancelled due to “complications with insurance, legal and many other aspects above us.”

USG, who hosts this annual end-of-year party, publicly apologized for this on its Facebook page, as “Bash” is a Baruch tradition that has been in place for 50 years, and many students look forward to the event every year.  

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USG second election leads to four position changes

The unofficial results show three representative senator seats and one seat on the Student Media Council changed following Baruch College’s reelection for Undergraduate Student Government involving 21 positions. 414 students voted in the second election — held May 13-15 — representing a 66 percent drop in voters from the 1,222 who had voted in the initial election.

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Chancellor announces 5 high-level appointments

CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez appointed five top-level positions on the first day of his term. Matos Rodríguez, who was confirmed as CUNY’s eighth chancellor and first Latino chancellor on February 13, had an eventful first day on the job, as he used the day to announce five appointments to various positions throughout CUNY.

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UNICEF highlights global outreach

UNICEF at Baruch held its annual showcase at Baruch College’s Bearcat Den on May 8 to celebrate the work that UNICEF does around the world. 

Members of the club displayed posters around the den that explained how UNICEF — which stands for the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund — helps people around the world.

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