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Stony Brook Fencing Club journeys to CFC national championships

Stony Brook Fencing Club journeys to CFC national championships

Christopher Cameron April 8, 2016
The Stony Brook Fencing Club traveled to Rhode Island last weekend to participate in the Collegiate Fencing Clubs national championships at Brown University.
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Randy Ferguson, a senior economics major and President of the Student African-American Brotherhood at Stony Brook, stands in the rain outside of the Student Activities Center during the demonstration. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Male minority students frustrated by alleged lack of academic support

Christopher Cameron April 1, 2016
“Everybody keeps saying about ‘diversity’ and ‘diversity is good,’” Ricky Simanjuntak said. “And I’m not saying it’s bad. But what I have to point out is … it’s hard.”
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Fans hold up a sign outside of Island Federal Credit Union Arena to send off the Stony Brook Basketball team on Tuesday, March 15.  KRYSTEN MASSA/THE STATESMAN

Seawolves deliver passion and emotion during buildup to NCAA bout

Christopher Cameron and Krysten Massa March 17, 2016
Fans stormed the arena court as deafening applause fell around them. Stony Brook Men's Basketball became the America East champions and set its sights on the NCAA bracket.
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Political science professor forecasts Trump as general election winner

Political science professor forecasts Trump as general election winner

Christopher Cameron February 23, 2016
A professor of political science at Stony Brook University has forecasted that Trump has a minimum 97 percent chance of winning the general election as the Republican nominee.
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SBU honors activist writers at Black History Month opening ceremony

SBU honors activist writers at Black History Month opening ceremony

Christopher Cameron January 28, 2016
Amiri Baraka was the writer most highlighted by the guest speakers during the ceremony, having formerly been professor emeritus of Africana Studies of Stony Brook University.
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Winter Storm Jonas dumps two feet of snow on Stony Brook

Winter Storm Jonas dumps two feet of snow on Stony Brook

Christopher Cameron January 25, 2016
A major blizzard dumped snow on Stony Brook University’s campuses and the rest of Long Island on Saturday. The storm was expected to bring 18 to 24 inches of snow by Sunday.
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Study: Long Islanders worried about young people leaving

Study: Long Islanders worried about young people leaving

Christopher Cameron January 6, 2016
A Long Island Index report prepared by Leonie Huddy has found a concern among Long Island residents about the threat of youth emigration due to high cost of living.
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Stony Brook sophomore épée fencer Olivia Hu (above, right) helps sophomore épée fencer Brianna Bawayan stretch out for her direct elimination match against Haverford épée fencer Julie Petersen. Bawayan would go on to place 47th out of 84 in her division. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Temple Open a “good start” for Stony Brook Fencing’s 2016 season

Christopher Cameron December 1, 2015
With the Swathmore Invitational and Temple Open behind them, coach Janelle Mara called the fall semester a “good start” for the Stony Brook Fencing team in the 2016 season.
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Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. participates in a demonstration with Stony Brook students on Nov. 12, 2015. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Students and faculty participate in demonstration to support Mizzou

Christopher Cameron and Kelly Zegers November 12, 2015
Stony Brook students, faculty, and administrators linked arms outside both the SAC and the Administration building in recognition of the University of Missouri protests.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo submitted 184 vetoes on the 2015-2016 State Budget. Two of these applied to Stony Brook University, rejecting funding to Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium and a proposed indoor practice facility and exam center.  PHOTO CREDIT: GOVERNORS PRESS OFFICE

Cuomo signs legislation to protect women against sexual discrimination

Christopher Cameron November 7, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed several pieces of legislation on Oct. 21 designed to protect women against unequal pay, human trafficking, and employment and housing discrimination.
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Republican debate was poorly managed, political science professor says

Christopher Cameron October 29, 2015
The CNBC Republican presidential debate on Oct. 28 was contentious, poorly managed and ineffectively moderated, said Stony Brook political science professor Leonie Huddy.
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New York Times columnist Charles Blow talks about race relations

Christopher Cameron October 23, 2015
Race relations was also the subject of Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Charles Robbins’ interview of Charles Blow, and his open Q&A with students afterward.
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