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Talk Newsy to Me Episode 3: The Wall

Talk Newsy to Me Episode 3: The Wall

Aleeza Kazmi and Sara Ruberg February 24, 2019

https://soundcloud.com/sbstatesman/talk-newsy-to-me-episode-3-the-wall/s-cCio3 The image is the wall at the border of Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego; the crosses represent migrants who have died in crossing...

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Sex and Relationships photoshoot 2019

Sex and Relationships photoshoot 2019

Sex and Relationship Photoshoot 2019
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Four people SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Inclusivity: You have no excuse

Aleeza Kazmi February 11, 2019
I pitched the idea of dedicating the whole Sex & Relationships issue to POC sexuality.
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New York City Womens march in January 2017. ALEEZA KAZMI/STATESMAN FILE

#HimToo is the #AllLivesMatter of #MeToo

Aleeza Kazmi December 2, 2018
The #HimToo movement, if you can even call it a movement, is the #AllLivesMatter of the #MeToo movement.
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The Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest near in California began on Aug. 17, 2013 and is under investigation. The fire has consumed approximately 149, 780 acres and is 15% contained. U.S. Forest Service photo.

Talk Newsy to Me Episode 2: U.S. Climate Change Report

Aleeza Kazmi and Sara Ruberg December 2, 2018
Four students sit down to discuss the United States government's new climate change report and why it matters to college students.
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Students at the Back to the Brook concert on Friday, Sept. 22. This years concert did not feature a student competition as it has in past years. SASCHA ROSIN/THE STATESMAN

USG teases the Back to Brook concert

Aleeza Kazmi October 3, 2018
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) teased the Back to the Brook concert in a video posted to their YouTube channel, sbusg, on Monday, Oct. 1.
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Justas USG.EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

New USG president aims for increased sustainability and student engagement

Aleeza Kazmi April 22, 2018
Klimavicius has spent the past year serving as executive assistant to Vice President of Student Life Jaliel Amador.
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Justine Josue, former USG Vice President of Communications resigned. STATESMAN FILE

USG VP of Communications resigns

Aleeza Kazmi April 3, 2018
Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Vice President of Communications, Justine Josue, resigned on Monday, March 19, and has been replaced by A.T Bianco, former executive assistant to the Vice President of Student Life.
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Candidates for Undergraduate Student Government President, Meelod Wafajow (left)and Justas Klimavicius (right) take the stage during USGs elections debate in the Student Activities Center Ballroom B on Tues. March 20.

HOUSE party dominates USG elections

Aleeza Kazmi April 3, 2018
In a landslide victory, every single member of the HOUSE Party was elected in the Undergraduate Student Government elections, with the exception of Vice President of Clubs & Organizations candidate.
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Candidates for Undergraduate Student Government President, Meelod Wafajow (left)and Justas Klimavicius (right) take the stage during USGs elections debate in the Student Activities Center Ballroom B on Tues. March 20. The debate gave candidates running for executive positions an opportunity to inform students of their platform. This election, four of the seven executive positions have candidates are running uncontested. LUIS RUIZ/THE STATESMAN

USG debate indicates decreased participation in upcoming elections

Aleeza Kazmi March 24, 2018
The Undergraduate Student Government at Stony Brook University held a candidates debate in the Student Activities Center Ballroom B Tuesday evening ahead of their elections next week.
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USG denounces lack of cooperation from university administration

Aleeza Kazmi March 12, 2018
Stony Brook’s Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution during their senate meeting on Monday March 1, outlining their discontent with the lack of transparency and collaboration between the campus administration and USG.
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One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted on college campuses, but only 10 percent of survivors report their cases. ARACLEY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook needs to reaffirm its commitment to gender equality

Aleeza Kazmi February 20, 2018
I was shocked that a campus administration that has vocalized its support of Dreamers, Muslims and transgender people in this past year alone has not made an active effort to tell the survivors of abuse on its campus that it stands with them.
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