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Sophomore middle hitter McKyla Brooks. ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Volleyball defeats Hartford and UMass Lowell in home matches

Giselle Miranda and Jhacquelle Swaby November 16, 2016
Stony Brook Volleyball used its enthusiastic energy to defeat the Hartford Hawks, 3-1 (25-18, 20-25, 25-17, 25-12) at Pritchard Gymnasium last Friday night.
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Lighting candle and clay lamp in their house and at temples during Diwali night Khokarahman/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA BY SA 4.0

Diwali celebration lights up campus

Giselle Miranda November 3, 2016
The annual traditional Hindu celebration Diwali, or the “Festival of Lights,” illuminated the Stony Brook campus on Wednesday night.
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Students gather in the Melville library to share scary stories as they celebrate Halloween. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ

Literary Karaoke gets a Halloween revamp

Giselle Miranda October 31, 2016
Spooky tales and fall poems haunted the room at Melville Library’s first Halloween-themed literary karaoke event on Oct. 27.
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Speedy Ortiz playing Irving Plaza in Jan. 2014. GREG CHOW VIA FLICKR CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

‘Stony Brooklyn’ series continues with Speedy Ortiz performance

Giselle Miranda October 9, 2016
The alternative indie rock band Speedy Ortiz gave an electrifying performance at Stony Brook’s LDS center in H Quad on Oct. 6.
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Dan Lornitis hypnotizes Stony Brook

Dan Lornitis hypnotizes Stony Brook

Giselle Miranda September 25, 2016
Comedian hypnotist Dan Lornitis performed in the Student Activities Center auditorium on Sept. 23.
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The International Student Office is located on the fifth floor of the campus library.

International exchange students’ first impressions on campus

Giselle Miranda September 11, 2016
For international exchange students studying abroad, starting out at a new university campus in a new country can be a surreal experience.
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The Cultural Carnival comes to campus

The Cultural Carnival comes to campus

Giselle Miranda October 19, 2015
This year’s Cultural Carnival Event hosted by CASB and Asian Student Alliance (ASA) took place on Thursday, Oct. 15 in the Student Activities Center Ballroom A.
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Concorso d’Eleganza: A celebration of Italian automotive excellence

Giselle Miranda September 28, 2015
The Concorso d'Eleganza is an annual car show held in recognition of Robert Cess, a distinguished professor emeritus of Marine Sciences at Stony Brook University.
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Stony Brook students exiting the Lava Twist, one of the water slides at Soak City. (GISELLE MIRANDA/THE STATESMAN)

Soak City helps students beat the summer heat

Giselle Miranda August 30, 2015
Take a look at this year's Soak City, an annual outdoor water park that is made for beating the late-summer heat at Stony Brook University.
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