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The Disney Plus website. SCREENSHOT OF DINSEY PLUS WEBSITE

The Disney Plus app is getting in the way of the Disney Plus hype

Isabelle Panza November 24, 2019
Disney Plus is showing promise in its competition with Netflix, but the app still has a few bugs to work out.
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Cover for Jesus is King, by Kanye West. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Kanye West’s “Jesus Is King” is different but still controversial

Isabelle Panza November 3, 2019
Kanye West's new album is nothing short of controversy despite his new apparent lease on life. "Jesus is King" released on Oct. 25.
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Pecan butter tart, a desert at some Canadian Thanksgiving meals. HISAKAZU WATANABE/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 2.0

Butter Tarts are New Pumpkin Pie for Canadian Thanksgiving

Isabelle Panza October 20, 2019
Presidential pardons of turkeys, mothers stressing over what to put in the stuffing, kids fighting over which end of the wishbone they can take and fathers glued to the TV watching football.
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Art Therapy: The Intriguing, Transformative, Therapeutic Technique

Art Therapy: The Intriguing, Transformative, Therapeutic Technique

Isabelle Panza October 8, 2019
People throughout the ages have expressed their deepest emotions through art. Today, art therapy is used to help people struggling with mental illnesses.
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Rosh Hashanah meal. EDSEL LITTLE/FLICKR VIA CC BY SA 2.0

Rosh Hashana is more than just a day off from school

Isabelle Panza October 6, 2019
Many students know Rosh Hashanah as “that fabulous day they get off from school.” Some spend the day by sleeping in until 12 and binge-watching their favorite Netflix shows; however, Jewish students spend it very differently.
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World Suicide Prevention Day is a reminder that mental health is a priority

World Suicide Prevention Day is a reminder that mental health is a priority

Isabelle Panza September 15, 2019
September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and it is a reminder to every student that their mental health is imperative to leading a happy, healthy life.
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In 2017, Wolfieland attracted 6,000 students on Saturday, September 8.
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And yet, another price increase for Wolfieland

Isabelle Panza September 1, 2019
Undergraduate Student Government (USG) started charging students five dollars for advanced Wolfieland tickets, a two-dollar increase from 2018. This will be Wolfieland’s fourth year at Stony Brook; but just two years ago, Wolfieland was entirely free for students
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