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My celebration of the Chinese New Year

My celebration of the Chinese New Year

Matthew Yan February 19, 2018
Like western New Year’s celebrations, the Lunar New Year is both a time of reflection of the past year as well as a time of preparation for the future.
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Three unfinished plates of food at East Side Dinning. SERENA TAUSZ/THE STATESMAN

It’s up to us to stop wasting food

Matthew Yan February 4, 2018
Why are we routinely dumping this food we’ve paid for?
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The recent changes to campus dining since the arrival of CulinArt have caused long lines at West and East Side Dining. ZACHARY DYER/THE STATESMAN

CulinArt is cool, can it continue to captivate?

Matthew Yan September 17, 2017
If CulinArt wants to keep its lucrative contract with Stony Brook, they’d better start brainstorming how to address these issues and others to keep us students happy once the initial novelty of their arrival wears off.
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East Side Dining, above, opened in the fall 2016 semester. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Lettuce taco ’bout campus dining improvements

Matthew Yan April 24, 2017
Sodexo scrambled to regain student trust with a number of additions and improvements to dine-in options around campus. We should at least acknowledge some of these improvements.
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The main stacks at Melville Library at Stony Brook University. While some students aim for exciting summer jobs, the merits of working at places like a local library should not be over looked. ANNA CORREA/STATESMAN FILE

Tales of a summer library assistant

Matthew Yan March 27, 2017
Getting punched in the face wasn’t part of the job description. Then again, not a lot of things I did that summer were.
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Professor explores where elements heavier than iron come from

Professor explores where elements heavier than iron come from

Matthew Yan September 4, 2016
Have you ever wondered how did the chemical elements that we are made of come to be?
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Campus Dining / Megan Miller / Campus Dining

Students criticize new meal swipe system

Matthew Yan September 3, 2016
Over the summer, many changes to the meal plans and dining options occurred in hopes of improving the dining experience, but some students aren't so happy about them.
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