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Latina alumna discusses how segregated Long Island communities lead to gangs

Latina alumna discusses how segregated Long Island communities lead to gangs

Anna Correa and Alexandra Grace Gaspar October 12, 2018
“The segregation that exists here on Long Island has had horrendous implications on the communities that S.T.R.O.N.G. focuses on. Gangs on Long Island is not something that’s new either,” Zatar said.
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Flags displayed during HispU.S. Army South proudly joins the rest of the nation in honoring Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the rich cultural heritage of our largest linguistic and ethnic minority in a month-long tribute to Hispanic contributions. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Stop homogenizing the Hispanic community

Anna Correa September 30, 2018
Not all Hispanic people come from the same country, nor do we all share the same cultural traditions, but the over-stereotyping and fetishizing of Hispanic people has become a norm in American culture.
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Port Jefferson hosts fifth annual Dragon Boat Race Festival

Anna Correa September 17, 2018
The fifth annual Dragon Boat Race Festival brought together Stony Brook University students and staff, amateur and professional competitive racers, community groups, civic and non-profit organizations, vendors and performers to celebrate pan-Asian culture at the Port Jefferson Harbor.
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LACS Center brings bracero photography exhibit

Anna Correa September 9, 2018
The Latin American Caribbean Studies’ (LACS) yearly gallery, Braceros, a photographic documentation of Mexican migrant laborers expressed through the lens of the Hermanos Mayo, a photography collective, opened on Sept. 5 at the Social & Behavioral Sciences Building in Rm. 320.
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The not so “Crazy Rich Asians”

Anna Correa September 2, 2018
The film “Crazy Rich Asians” is progressive for the East Asian-American community when it comes to representation in Hollywood films, but it isn’t an original storyline in the overall Asian community, nor does it do justice to the diverse minority groups of Singapore.
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A man getting his hair styled. NUNO LOPES/PIXABAY

The men’s beginner’s guide to getting groomed

Anna Correa August 26, 2018
With over $50 billion a year in grooming products sales sold in 2016, which includes cosmetics and beauty supplies, men have become an emerging market in the cosmetics and beauty world.
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An American flag waving. Typically devotion and patriotism go hand in hand, but they can also lead to issues and arguments. PUBLIC DOMAIN

VESO empowers student veterans, spreads awareness among civilians

Anna Correa May 3, 2018
The Veteran Students Organization (VESO) is a group dedicated to uniting veteran students with each other and the campus community, bringing awareness to social issues and difficulties that concern veterans during their college careers and post-service lives.
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The Climate Reality Project GAVIN TAPP/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Students petition for renewable energies at SBU

Anna Correa December 10, 2017
The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit working to solve global climate change, hopes to end the fossil fuel industry’s decades-long presence on Stony Brook University’s campus.
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Two Stony Brook students play music in the middle of Tabler quad during the blackout on Friday morning. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Lights out! Campus-wide blackout prompts dance party

Anna Correa September 3, 2017
A steam leak in the Administration Building caused an electrical interference that resulted in a blackout across main campus on Friday, Sept. 1, Assistant Chief of Police Eric Olsen said. The blackout started at 12:20 a.m. and lasting an hour.
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Actor Michael J Fox, above, is one of five people recieving honorary degrees from Stony Brook University. TEODOR BJERRANG/FLCKR VIA CC BY-NC 2.0

Michael J. Fox among five receiving honorary degrees

Anna Correa May 12, 2017
Along with the Class of 2017, five distinguished individuals will receive honorary degrees at Stony Brook University’s 57th commencement ceremony at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on May 19.
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Protestors marched in Washington DC against President Donald Trumps science agenda on April 22. Marchers called for ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook community marches for science in D.C.

Anna Correa April 23, 2017
Members of the Stony Brook community traveled from campus to Washington D.C. on Earth Day, April 22 for the March for Science.
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Two students in the THR 351 class perform in SAC lobby. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Theater class stages socially conscious performances across campus

Anna Correa April 9, 2017
THR 351: Acts of Race and Justice is challenging racial injustice with pop-up performances throughout campus.
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