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Billie Eilish at the 2021 Met Gala. CONDÈ NAST (THROUGH VOGUE TAIWAN)/CC BY 3.0

The gilded glamour of the Met Gala

Julia Heming May 11, 2022
The first Monday of every May is the Met Gala, fashion's biggest day for the glamour and camp of the carpet. The 2022 theme was “Gilded Glamour and White Tie,” and was part two of this year’s exhibition “In America: An Anthology of Fashion.”
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Stony Brook University Lookbook Vol. 3

Stony Brook University Lookbook Vol. 3

Julia Heming May 10, 2022
Welcome to spring at Stony Brook. The cherry blossom trees are blooming and the fashion on campus has transitioned from winter neutrals to bold colorful outfits for spring. 
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Oscars 2022: The height of Hollywood glamour

Julia Heming April 6, 2022
This year’s Oscars perfectly showed the glitz and glamor of Hollywood high fashion, while still allowing celebrities to showcase their personalities. The looks wowed audiences almost as much as the drama that ensued. 
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Stony Brook University Lookbook Vol. 2

Julia Heming March 6, 2022

Welcome to the outerwear edition of the Stony Brook Lookbook. It’s winter on Long Island, which means every outfit has a coat to go with it. Layering is required to stay warm during walks to class,...

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Stony Brook University Lookbook Vol. 1

Julia Heming November 6, 2021
Welcome to the first edition of the Stony Brook Lookbook, a monthly showcase of the on-campus fashion with breakdowns of each piece, student opinions on styling, and a focus on current trends.
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The most Americana looks of the 2021 Met Gala

Julia Heming September 18, 2021
The 2021 Met Gala was a smaller affair than usual, and the first one since 2019 because of the pandemic. This year's theme was “In American: A Lexicon of Fashion.”
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“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: Always and Forever” review

Julia Heming March 21, 2021
To any rom-com lovers, the “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” film series should be high on the list of movies to watch. The latest installment “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: Always and Forever” was released on Netflix on Valentine’s Day.
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Trump car rally fills Port Jefferson Village

Trump car rally fills Port Jefferson Village

Julia Heming October 30, 2020
Thousands of cars traveled from Port Jefferson Village to St. James to show support for the president’s re-election during “Trumpalooza” on October 17.
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Stony Brook alumni Stephanie Hayman discusses career path and book “Surviving My First Decade in Corporate America”

Julia Heming October 6, 2020
Stephanie Hayman, Hauppauge native and Stony Brook graduate, returned to campus virtually on Sept. 22 to talk about her book, “Surviving My First Decade in Corporate America."
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Different pastries from Druthers Coffee. JULIE HEMING/THE STATESMAN

Druthers Coffee opens across Stony Brook station

Julia Heming September 13, 2020
Druthers Coffee opens up across from the Stony Brook Station of the LIRR and offers a comfortable location for Stony Brook University students, and community members to enjoy a traditional sit-down coffee house experience
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