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Letter from the editor: Advice from a graduating senior

Emily Benson May 7, 2017
Thank you Stony Brook for giving me the opportunity to share my stories with you. Now it is your turn to go out there and create your own.
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Blogger Tim Urban at a TED Conference on Dec. 3, 2016. TED CONFERENCE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC 2.0

Don’t always treat yo self

Emily Benson April 29, 2017
Finally opened that Word document with instructions to that 10 page paper? Yeah, you can go get Chipotle.
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Logo of The Onion Bagel column. STATESMAN FILE

The Onion Bagel: Joe Jonas and random other musicians perform in this year’s Brookfest

Emily Benson April 22, 2017
“I don’t care what anybody says, if DNCE doesn’t play ‘Love Bug’ I’m suing USG."
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Making a change jar is just one of many ways a student can save money. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Eight ways to save money while living on campus

Emily Benson March 27, 2017
It’s a small gesture, but keep throwing your pocket pennies and found change from the dryer in there and you’ll have a free Bagel Express meal in no time.
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A tall classic chai tea latte. Stony Brooks newest Starbucks location opened in the basement of the library on Jan. 23.TAYLOR HA/STATESMAN FILE

Let them drink coffee

Emily Benson March 26, 2017
Why can’t I bring in the most necessary ingredient for my long day of studying?
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Logo of The Onion Bagel column. STATESMAN FILE

The Onion Bagel: Students return from Cancun more worldly and wise

Emily Benson March 19, 2017
“I’ve been drinking tequila for five days straight,” Bret said. “I love this place but it’s trying to kill me, which makes me think I understand the wall now.”
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The Bench Bar and Grill in Oct. 2015. The Bench, a bar right off Stony Brook campus, has a ladies night on Thursdays where women arent charged for drinks.  FRANCESCA CAMPIONE/THE STATESMAN

Keep your Ladies Night deal. I don’t want it.

Emily Benson March 5, 2017
It would be nice to pay a cheaper price for products without being treated as something cheap as well.
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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos (right) meets with Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick (left) on Feb. 9. US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

A week in the life of new biology professor, Betsy DeVos

Emily Benson February 19, 2017
DeVos told us that she found a better textbook more suitable for our class. IT’S THE BIBLE.
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The womens march on washington MOBILUS IN MOBILI/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Student thoughts and reactions to weekend protests

Emily Benson January 22, 2017
This weekend, more than one million people took to the streets to protest the inauguration of Donald J. Trump.
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The average american reads 12 books a year. According to the Pew Research Center, seven in ten Americans read one book a year. PHOTO CREDIT: GINNY/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

New year, new semester, same problems of procrastination

Emily Benson January 22, 2017
The issue with accomplishing goals comes with having to change your lifestyle to complete a task with an arbitrary deadline and no repercussions for not meeting those goals.
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Yes, it is OK to still want your Teddy bear

Yes, it is OK to still want your Teddy bear

Emily Benson October 9, 2016
I don’t need or want constant protection, but who said there was anything wrong with seeking it out once in awhile?
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The ferris wheel at Wolfieland, the carnival hosted by USG in fall 2016. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Don’t opt-out of being optimistic this semester

Emily Benson September 11, 2016
Even in our suffering time of tiny, tasteless burgers and tightly, tripled dorms, there are a lot of positive changes happening on campus.
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