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Saher Jafri posing in her apparel. COURTESY OF SAHER JAFRI

Stony Brook alumna designs henna beyond tradition

Rawson Jahan June 16, 2018
She said her work is not that profitable yet, because of the costs associated with shipping and maintaining an online storefront. But for Jafri, it is more about the art and connecting with other Muslim millennials.
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Stony Brook students participate in PHOTO COURTESY OF ERIN MAURNO

Project Adventure pushes students and staff out of their comfort zones

Rawson Jahan November 4, 2017
Project Adventure Challenge Course is mentally and physically demanding, and aims to improve the academic and social lives of participants through team building and low rope elements.
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The relationship between a mother and daughter. CORRADO MATTEONI/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC 2.0

Becoming best friends with my mom

Rawson Jahan October 15, 2017
In my 21 years of living, I have learned that friends come and go, but my mom will never leave.
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Peter Baigent, above, was the Vice Prisedent for Student Affairs. He passed away. ,em>PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

VP for Student Affairs passes away, leaving behind legacy

Rawson Jahan and Mahreen Khan October 2, 2017
Vice President for Student Affairs Peter Baigent passed away on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 1, according to an email sent to the campus community Sunday evening.
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Chávez Hall is one of the dorms on campus that offers gender-neutral suites.LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

SBU’s gender-inclusive housing services

Rawson Jahan September 13, 2017
The start of the semester at Stony Brook University brought with it the largest group of students to move into gender-inclusive housing in the program’s 10 years of existence.
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A New York City fireman calls for 10 more rescue workers to make their way into the rubble of the World Trade Center.PUBLIC DOMAIN

WTC Wellness Program receives $60M for expansion

Rawson Jahan April 27, 2017
Almost 16 years later and the deadly toxins that escaped on that horrific Sept. 11 day still linger in the bodies of the first responders who risked their health to help those in need.
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Members of the Pi Lambda Phi fraternity at the Open Door Exchange on April 10. PHOTO COURTESY OF DHAVAL SHAH

Pi Lambda Phi fraternity brothers partner with community outreach program

Rawson Jahan April 26, 2017
Every Saturday, a dozen brothers from the 46-member fraternity head out to the furniture bank, load up furniture in trucks and then distribute it all to the greater Suffolk County area.
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College Gal Cooking: Frittatas, French toast and more

College Gal Cooking: Frittatas, French toast and more

Rawson Jahan April 24, 2017
But this is the holy grail guide that not only will give you fun, delicious recipes for a Saturday night in or a Thirsty Thursday, but are budget-friendly too.
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Stony Brook team competes in nationwide research competition

Stony Brook team competes in nationwide research competition

Rawson Jahan April 2, 2017
Although Stony Brook’s team did not win, Alberto Perez says that the team’s opportunity to compete in STAT Madness was unexpected yet rewarding.
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Computer addiction is bad PEXELS VIA CC0

Cut out the computer

Rawson Jahan March 29, 2017
I love reading the news, creating media and writing a good story--but that means I’m on the Internet or behind a computer screen for more than four to five hours everyday.
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Associate professor of ----- Josipa Roska above, published a study in the Journal of Higher Education which found negative diversity experiences are highly detrimental. LYNN BELL/UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

Study finds negative diversity experiences can harm students

Rawson Jahan February 26, 2017
The research project was inspired by a previous study administered by Josipa Roksa, an associate professor of sociology and education at the University of Virginia, and Richard Arum, dean of the school of education at the University of California, Irvine.
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Professor analyzes the impact of age in the presidential election

Professor analyzes the impact of age in the presidential election

Rawson Jahan October 22, 2016
A project published by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis changes how age is defined; as not by the years someone has lived, but by the years someone has left to live.
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