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The College Music Journal has been making artists famous for 30 years

Fumi Honda October 14, 2013
The College Music Journal is a free five-day concert featuring rising artists for free. This year’s CMJ festival runs from Tuesday, Oct. 15 to Saturday, Oct. 19 hosting 932 artists.
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Students celebrate Holi at Stony Brook University

Fumi Honda April 7, 2013

What better way to celebrate the leaving of winter by frolicking on the grass and throwing vibrant colorful powder at each other? One traditional Hindu festival has become popular among the young adults—Holi....

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College students can enjoy Broadway shows for cheap

Fumi Honda February 3, 2013
What Broadway play could possibly top "The Phantom of the Opera," a play already set in an opera house?
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Rigoletto is set in 1960s Las Vegas, and the outfits show it. (The Staller Center for the Arts)

Staller Center brings Metropolitan Opera to Stony Brook

Fumi Honda February 3, 2013
The new year draws fresh shows from the Metropolitan Opera (MET) in its latest productions of “La Rondine” and “Rigoletto.”
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The Hood Internet made their first appearance at Stony Brook on Thursday night. (KEVIN LIZARAZO)

The Hood Internet performs at Stony Brook University

Fumi Honda December 7, 2012
The Hood Internet managed to get Stony Brook University students’ blood racing as the end of the semester draws near.
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Donka - A Letter to Chekhov incorporates acts such as talented acrobats. (KENNETH HO / THE STATESMAN)

“Donka – A Letter To Chekhov” captivates the audience

Fumi Honda November 12, 2012
On Saturday, Nov. 10, students traveled back in time with a group of Dublin dancers to medieval Russia, and the portal through time is “Donka - A Letter To Chekhov.”
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The Staller Center Art Gallery hosts renowned artist Larry Rivers work. (Nina Lin)

Larry Rivers gallery comes to campus

Fumi Honda November 5, 2012
What is art through the lens of a musician, film director, actor or a nightclub’s emcee? This month, you can find an answer at the Staller Center for the Arts’ “Larry Rivers: Collaboration and Appropriation” exhibit.
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Kelsey Truglio sports her cartilage and earlobe piercings. (Taylor Bouraad)

Students express their creativity with body modifications

Fumi Honda November 4, 2012
Body art is a popular option for college students who are fresh out of the bounds of legal and parental restrictions. As a way of self-expression, students assert their autonomy over their bodies by getting piercings or tattoos.
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RockYoFaceCase returns with Ra Ra Riot

Fumi Honda October 15, 2012

Countless bands have formed with the members met in college, so it would only make sense to take a peek at the college music scene to see potential talent.  On Saturday, Oct 13, at the Stony Brook Union...

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