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5000 Long Island jack o’lanterns will move to Governor’s Island on Halloween weekend

5000 Long Island jack o’lanterns will move to Governor’s Island on Halloween weekend

Jill Ryan and Joshua B. Milien October 27, 2017
The RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns ends this Sunday and for the first time in the event's history, the final weekend will be on Governors Island, Manhattan.
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Stony Brook University students celebrate winning a heat at Roth Regatta on April 29, 2016. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Teams prepare boats to race, or sink, at Roth Regatta

Jill Ryan April 20, 2017
The boats will be designed to match this year’s theme: Superheroes vs. Supervillains.
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Donald Trump speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. He won the 2016 US election stunning many media outlets who thought he had no chance of winning. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Professor plans to resist federal income taxes in protest of Trump administration

Jill Ryan March 23, 2017
To protest the Trump administration, English professor Andrew Newman plans to resist paying his 2017 federal income taxes.
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Roller Hockey club president and captain Justin Corbo at nationals in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK ROLLER HOCKEY TEAM

Roller Hockey Club provides off-ice alternative for fans of the sport

Jill Ryan February 26, 2017
An oasis of classic competition amid a desert of academics, the Stony Brook Roller Hockey club proves to be champions without single-minded dedication for the sport.
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Phone snubbing, or phubbing, is the social phenomenon of paying more attention to an electronic device than a romantic or sexual partner. ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

‘Phubbing’ can force partners apart

Jill Ryan February 13, 2017
The third wheel that always separated Nahmias and his girlfriend was nothing more than a phone. And even after pointing that fact out to her, he found that nothing changed.
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Drew Barrymore at the Whip It roller derby presentation at Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto International Film Festival, 2009. She plays Sheila Hammond in the Netflix original Santa Clarita Diet. JOSH JENSEN/FLICKR VIA CC BY SA 2.0

Show Review: Santa Clarita Diet will eat you alive

Jill Ryan February 5, 2017
"Santa Clarita Diet" is a family show with all the stops, from quirky lifestyles and humor to a lighthearted soundtrack. But Netflix has thrown in something extra – zombies.
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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office in Dec. 2012. GULBENK/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 3.0

Immigration lawyers educate students on Muslim travel ban

Jill Ryan February 2, 2017
The State Department has stated visas from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will be revoked.
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SUNY applications will no longer ask for criminal history

SUNY applications will no longer ask for criminal history

Jill Ryan September 29, 2016
Convicted felons, with the exception of sex offenders, will no longer have to disclose their criminal history on any State University of New York enrollment applications.
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Laundry prices cut by 20 percent

Laundry prices cut by 20 percent

Jill Ryan September 3, 2016
Each machine now costs $1.40 to use as opposed to last year’s $1.75.
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A reporters near-deck experience

A reporter’s near-deck experience

Jill Ryan August 31, 2016
Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity threw a party late on the night of Aug. 26 that ended with dozens of people, myself included, in free fall after the house’s deck collapsed.
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Courtesy of Adam E. Moreira/Wikimedia Commons

Suffolk County budget cuts force bus route changes

Jill Ryan August 24, 2016
In order to close a $78 million deficit, Suffolk County plans to institute bus changes that will affect Stony Brook main and Southampton campuses.
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Campus Briefing: iGEM club denied SSC budget

Campus Briefing: iGEM club denied SSC budget

Jill Ryan February 14, 2016
The International Genetically Engineered Machine club was denied a SSC budget at the Undergraduate Student Government Senate meeting on Thursday.
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