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Social media creates Harlem Shake campus sensation

Social media creates “Harlem Shake” campus sensation

Emily Heller February 24, 2013
The craze took over the world and has now entered the doors of Stony Brook. The Harlem Shake hit campus on Wednesday with a bang as nearly 300 people observed and participated in what appeared to be a dance party on the Staller steps.
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Flirtexting: 10 rules to flirting through technology

Emily Heller February 10, 2013
Let’s face it. Technology has taken over, and it has sadly become a primary way of communication. That being said, flirting has become harder by being easier to mess up. Here are 10 rules to live by when ‘Flirtexting’ that special someone.
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Hot music venues for students looking to get off campus

Emily Heller December 7, 2012
When it comes to the music scene, Stony Brook offers concerts in a few different places. There is RockYoFaceCase at the University Café, the occasional show on the Staller Steps and, if you feel like waiting until spring, there is always a huge show at the end of the semester. But what happens when campus life gets boring, or Stony Brook just isn’t cutting it with their musician selection?
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Mohammed Naeem founded Project Sunshine at SBU. Photo Courtesy: Project Sunshine

SBU student founds Project Sunshine chapter on campus

Emily Heller November 26, 2012

Most seniors at Stony Brook have one thing on their minds: getting their final semesters and projects over with so they can show off the cap and gown they have worked four years to wear. But while his...

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Port Jeff music festival offers more than a few concerts

Emily Heller September 24, 2012

The seventh annual Port Jefferson American Music Festival is coming back to the village on Sept. 29 and 30 to kick off another free weekend full of musicians from all genres ranging from rock, folk...

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“ParaNorman” a kids’ movie with a message of tolerance

Emily Heller September 17, 2012

At first glance, “ParaNorman” may seem like just another PG film attempting to add ghosts and ghouls to drive older audiences to the box office. Kids’ movies that involve creepy towns, eerie...

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The Greater Academic or Just Foolishy Brave?

Emily Heller December 5, 2011

This year’s National Survey on Student Engagement just came in with some data the average Stony Brook student might not find so surprising. The survey, Academically Adrift, named engineering, the...

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Commuting Med Students Get a New Roof Over Their Heads

Emily Heller November 10, 2011

Students who frequent the South Parking Lot may have noticed a thing or two different this semester. Last summer, parts of the lot had been repaved and new "pads," waiting areas where students waits for...

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Rohlf Award received at Monday’s Provost Series

Emily Heller November 1, 2011

Stony Brook University's Office of the Provost is not unfamiliar with hosting lectures. This semester alone, the Provost plans to have hosted a total of seven lectures by the end of November. Still, according...

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Avon grants SEASA wishes

Emily Heller October 7, 2011

The Students Empowered Against Sexual Assault club may be seen on campus a lot more now after receiving a $10,000 grant from Avon Products Inc. The club members describe SEASA as “a community of students...

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Good eats say, “good bye”

Emily Heller September 21, 2011

Clifton Bangaree  and Ashrinder Ranu are two roommates who, like many students, had high hopes to move to one of several highly desired residence halls. Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond...

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