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Here comes the bride, all dressed in red

Gavin Langdon February 27, 2012

The Bride wore red. Gold threads glittered as she gracefully rose from the palki. Blushing bride Priya Echesse, played by Sahar Bilal of the Hindu Student Council, or HSC, walked toward the altar and...

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Medical Brigade spreads love

Gavin Langdon February 13, 2012

The Stony Brook Global Medical Brigade, or GMB, hosted its first “Spread the Love Gala” in the Student Activities  Center this past Thursday. The event raised funds for the club’s expected trips...

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Professor fuels career with award

Gavin Langdon December 3, 2011

Devinder Mahajan, PhD, a professor in the Material Science & Engineering Department, Co-Director of the Chemical and Molecular Engineering Program (CME) at Stony Brook who holds an appointment...

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Diwali lights up the SAC

Gavin Langdon November 5, 2011

The Student Activities Center, or SAC, was once again alive with color and music as the SBU Hindu Students Council, or HSC, and the Sikh Student Association, or SSA, hosted a collaborative Diwali 2011...

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Garba dances into SAC

Gavin Langdon October 15, 2011
The Stony Brook University Hindu Students Council hosted the annual Navratri, or “Nine Nights,” celebration in the Student Activities Center ballroom this past weekend. The sold-out Garba celebration included 350 students and families displaying a wide range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds with one thing in common: a reason to celebrate.
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Stimulating the heart with light

Gavin Langdon September 30, 2011

What if something as simple as light could be transformed into a way to power the human heart? A research team at Stony Brook University has been developing a new technique in optogenetics, a combination...

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Professor delves into issue of depression

Gavin Langdon August 30, 2011

Homesickness, bouts of sadness and loneliness: many college students living away from home have experienced these feelings at one point or another during their college careers. Is this depression? Maybe,...

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