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Staying productive while working from home

Melissa Azofeifa April 1, 2020
There is a whirlwind of change happening as the world tries to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19); we cannot underestimate the importance of maintaining good mental health to be able to stay productive as people transition to working from home and remote learning.
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“Need a Break”: Quarantine Edition

Melissa Azofeifa March 25, 2020
We know being in self-isolation is hard. In case you need something to distract you or something to do in between online classes, take a break and check these out!
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The Staller Center for the Arts closes their doors through May 15

Melissa Azofeifa March 22, 2020
COVID-19 is disrupting life as we know it and Inkles wanted people to know that The Staller Center for the Arts is committed to doing their part for the common goal, which is keeping everyone safe and healthy.
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Campus residents question the future

Melissa Azofeifa March 16, 2020

Resident students on campus are wondering if they should pack their bags and go home as Stony Brook University transitions to online-only courses in an effort to contain COVID-19. Although the university...

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School of Journalism updates students as SBU goes remote

Melissa Azofeifa March 15, 2020
The School of Journalism (SoJ) sent students a curriculum-update on March 11, about 40 minutes after Stony Brook University officially announced that it would be moving classes online.
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Annual Lunar New Year celebration at SBU canceled

Melissa Azofeifa February 13, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak — now called COVID-19 — is causing growing anxieties around the world, and cancellations of these important festivities are becoming a national trend.
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“Rare” by Selena Gomez celebrates recovery and self-love

Melissa Azofeifa January 19, 2020
Selena Gomez’s latest album “Rare” is a celebratory album, having been released on Friday Jan. 10., five years since the release of “Revival” in 2015. The album celebrates Gomez surviving a tumultuous couple of years.
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SBU professor charged with theft granted trial delay

Melissa Azofeifa December 4, 2019
At a Dec. 3 court status conference, Stony Brook Associate Professor Geoffrey Girnun was granted a speedy trial waiver due to “ongoing plea negotiations.”
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A conversation with composer Simon Taufique on “The Interpreters”

Melissa Azofeifa November 10, 2019
"The Interpreters” is a documentary that follows the lives of three interpreters in Afghanistan and Iraq. Phillip Morris, Malik and Mujtaba represent over 50,000 local interpreters who helped U.S. soldiers on the ground communicate with locals and gather intel.
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Need a Break ?!

Melissa Azofeifa September 24, 2019
A list of this fall's video game releases
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“13 Reasons Why” continues important conversation in its third season

Melissa Azofeifa August 25, 2019
The third season of the controversial show, “13 Reasons Why” came out on Netflix on Friday, Aug. 23, and it does not disappoint. For those of you who haven’t caught up yet, don’t worry, there will not be any spoilers in this article.
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Review: “Lola And Her Brothers”

Melissa Azofeifa August 5, 2019
The French film, “Lola and Her Brothers,” directed by Jean-Paul Rouve, closed the 10-day Stony Brook Film Festival on Saturday night, July 28.
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