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Talking in lectures and the library has to stop

Jonathon Kline November 5, 2014
When you are trying to study for that soul-crushing midterm in Melville Library, all you hear is the sound of multiple people talking about a bunch of topics you could more or less not care about.
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Millenials come up short on election day

Jonathon Kline October 29, 2014
The Harvard University Institute of Politics Poll found out that about only a quarter of millennials that can vote plan on going to cast their ballot in this year’s midterm elections.
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Learning languages opens up doors to new worlds

Jonathon Kline October 21, 2014
A regret that seems to be almost universal among many people is their regret that they did not study a second language while they went to college.
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Graduate student work hours cut to save university money

Jonathon Kline October 16, 2014
Over the semester, the SUNY system has limited almost all of its graduate students to only working up to 29 hours a week so that they will not be considered “full time” workers.
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The Midterm Elections may alter students financial packages. (PHOTO CREDIT : MCT CAMPUS)

Midterm Elections could change financial aid for all SBU students

Jonathon Kline October 7, 2014
An even more significant event will take place early this November: the midterm elections for the United States Senate, which could lead to a Republican dominated House of Representatives and Senate.
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Homecoming, it seems, was generally well-received by students, though some were dissatisfied. (MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN)

Seawolves pride very evident at homecoming

Jonathon Kline October 2, 2014
This past weekend, Stony Brook’s Homecoming game ended in spectacular fashion after Stony Brook blew a lead late in the fourth quarter and lost the game in overtime.
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Over 18,000 passengers used the Stony Brook bus service on Tuesdays alone during the 2013-2014 academic year. (BRIDGET DOWNES/THE STATESMAN)

Bus system inconsistency a product of overwhelming traffic

Jonathon Kline September 25, 2014
Stony Brook University is kept alive by the vital transportation available to all students, with multiple buses running to and from the commuter lot, the train station and throughout the campus.
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Do not mourn Joan Rivers, mourn the good

Jonathon Kline September 11, 2014
Earlier this week, iconic comedienne Joan Rivers passed away. Though the cause of death currently unknown, it is being speculated that her death was caused by complications from a surgery she had.
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Back with a quack

Jonathon Kline September 4, 2014
As the fall semester officially goes into full swing, many familiar sights and things will return once again.
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You can let your old friends go

Jonathon Kline August 28, 2014
As the summer ends, the inevitable goodbyes will start to happen as you say farewell to your friends, telling everyone that you will stay in touch or that you might try to visit them up at school.
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Snow storm strands students

Jonathon Kline April 10, 2014
On March 31, 2014, something unsurprising happened: it snowed once more on Long Island. Monday’s crazy bout of early spring snow created horrible traffic jams all throughout Long Island: Nicolls Road, one of the major roads that most commuters use to get to class, was an absolute mess, while I’m sure the L.I.E., Route 25A and 347 could not have fared any better.
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Sobrio app could be the next designated driver

Jonathon Kline March 11, 2014
Ever needed a designated driver, but could not find someone who wanted to do the job? Well, as of 2012, a couple of students from the University of Connecticut got together and created an app that has now spread across seven college campuses, including Stony Brook University.
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