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CPO urges students to love carefully

Nicole Siciliano February 21, 2012

Valentine’s Day may leave many young people preoccupied with intimacy, but Stony Brook University’s Center for Prevention and Outreach, or had students thinking about the serious side of sex with the...

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Behind the striptease

Nicole Siciliano February 13, 2012

Candy*, 24, is a recent graduate of Stony Brook University with aspirations of graduate school and a career in communications. Friendly and ambitious, she chats happily about her friends, studying for...

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An afternoon that would make most people Blush

Nicole Siciliano February 13, 2012

“I’m working my way through school.” As college students, many of us understand the financial pangs that come along with tuition, the cost of books and living expenses, which have us on a penny-pinching...

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Rock Yo Face Case, This Week’s Theme: Hip-Hop and Hip-ster

Nicole Siciliano October 24, 2011
Students traded in their textbooks and midterm study guides in exchange for catchy rogue rappers and stellar indie performances at Hip-Hop and Hip-Sters night last Monday at the bi-weekly RockYoFaceCase concert held at the University Café.
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Lion King is still in our hearts: A new look for an old classic

Lion King is still in our hearts: A new look for an old classic

Nicole Siciliano October 10, 2011

Spending the better part of a 20 dollar bill on a movie ticket for a flick that came out 17 years ago might seem unreasonable, but Disney’s "The Lion King" still dragged in more than $29 million...

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The Dos and Don’ts of parties in college

Nicole Siciliano August 31, 2011

At the ripe old age of 21, I can think back to the oh-so-far away times of underage drinking and two very distinct memories come to mind. The first is of my token perpetually sober friend Eric bawling...

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Adderall: An Option For Lack of Focus

Nicole Siciliano May 11, 2011

With finals fast approaching, students have begun preparing for the long nights ahead of them. They have begun to organize and rewrite notes, arrange study sessions with friends and plan out library hours....

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First Drinking Tradition Takes a Stumble

Nicole Siciliano May 11, 2011

With one week before final exams, Stony Brook students were e-vited to party on Friday in a last "hoorah" for the spring semester. Facebook pseudonym Sterling Von White dubbed the gathering “New Stony...

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College Democrats and College Republicans Battle Issues Out

Nicole Siciliano April 10, 2011

In the left corner, representing the Donkeys, were Adam Peck and Brian Lee from the College Democrats. In the right corner were the Elephants, Aditya Ramanthan and Jonathan Pu from the College Republicans.   Democrats...

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Pell Grant Scholarships Reduced

Nicole Siciliano February 28, 2011

In a statement released last Friday, President Samuel L. Stanley, Jr. announced more bad news to the budget-cut-ailing Stony Brook University community. According to the press release, the House of...

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Fred Walter: A Seat on The Senate and His Eyes on the Stars

Nicole Siciliano November 29, 2010

The subtle electrical hum radiating from the florescent ceiling lights is distinct from the moment one emerges from the stairwell and onto the fourth floor of the Earth Space and Science Building. The...

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Muggles Infiltrate 2010 Quidditch World Cup

Nicole Siciliano November 15, 2010

They came from all over.  Louisiana, Montreal, Kentucky, Texas and Stony Brook, New York— just to name a few. With their faces painted and their brooms in hand, they were all in search of the same...

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