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Long Awaited Aziz Ansari Comes to Stony

Long Awaited Aziz Ansari Comes to Stony

Jennifer Long February 20, 2011

Picking up girls, internet arguments and Harris’ college essay.  With some vulgar words and a few explicit images, comedian Aziz Ansari had students roaring with laughter throughout his hour-long performance...

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News Analysis: University Budget Cuts Have Art Dept. Struggling to Make Ends Meet

Jennifer Long December 6, 2010

With more possible cuts on the horizon, state universities are trying to figure out how to do more with less. But at Stony Brook, one of the smallest departments in the College of Arts and Sciences is...

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Simons Center Opens, Art Outreach Still Under Construction

Jennifer Long December 6, 2010

As mathematicians and physicists contemplate complex equations in the newly opened Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, artists and art lovers are still waiting for the Center’s art outreach program...

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Leaving Behind More than Just a Mural

Leaving Behind More than Just a Mural

Jennifer Long December 6, 2010

Just a few months ago, the hallway outside of the University Bookstore in the Melville Library could be summed up in two words: white cinderblock. Now the wall is full of color. Painted books, including...

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Stony Brook Catches McPheever

Stony Brook Catches McPheever

Jennifer Long November 8, 2010
As the lights dimmed and the music began, an idol walked onto the stage. Wearing a sparkling black blazer and spiked tan heels, Katharine McPhee took the mic at Stony Brook’s Staller Center on Nov. 7.
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Newly Published Photos on Display  at Pollock Krasner Study Center

Newly Published Photos on Display at Pollock Krasner Study Center

Jennifer Long October 26, 2010

Black and white photos now on display in the Pollock Krasner House and Study Center in East Hampton give visitors a rare glimpse into the lives of the famous abstract artist and his wife. Helen Harrison,...

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Art Department’s new Chair is from Math Department

Jennifer Long October 18, 2010

It’s easy to see how Tony Phillips, the new chair of the Art Department, differs from the department’s former chairs. Phillips is from the Math Department. Phillips, who has been teaching mathematics...

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2010 VMA Winners

Jennifer Long September 13, 2010

Best Female Video- Lady Gaga, Bad Romance Best Male Video- Eminem, Not Afraid Best Hip Hop Video- Eminem, Not Afraid- Best Pop Video- Lady Gaga, Bad Romance Best Rock Video- 30...

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Frank Melville Jr. Library Mural

Frank Melville Jr. Library Mural

Jennifer Long September 12, 2010
Over the summer, a group of Stony Brook art students painted a mural that now spans 100 feet down the hallway outside of the University Bookstore in the Melville Library.
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Opening night sells out, Stony Brook Film Festival 2010

Jennifer Long August 30, 2010

It was too good to be true. These were the words Alan Inkles used to describe the two films that opened Stony Brook’s 15th annual film festival.  Inkles, the director of the Stony Brook Film...

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Statesman Faces USG Supreme Court, Ruling Grants Paper Budget Hearing

Statesman Faces USG Supreme Court, Ruling Grants Paper Budget Hearing

Jennifer Long April 22, 2010

The future of the Statesman is no longer black and white. According to an article in the New York Times, 2009 was the worst year for the newspaper business in decades. Advertising revenue dropped...

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Student Activities Fee Stays Mandatory

Jennifer Long April 12, 2010

The votes are in, and the student activities fee is still mandatory for all undergraduate Stony Brook students. Well, at least for the next two years. Since the 2004-2005 school year, all State University...

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