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Latinx Mental Health event at the SAC. DESHAUN ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN

Student orgs talk mental health in the Latinx community

Vincent Sparagna November 11, 2018
Several Stony Brook groups associated with Latinx community came together to discuss issues of mental health. Issues include the need for Latinx healthcare professionals and stigma of mental health care in Latinx community.
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Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. in the moment he exits the Administration building to greet the demonstrators. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

My reflections on speaking with President Stanley

Vincent Sparagna October 21, 2018
Vincent Sparagna recalls his discussion with President Stanley on various topics from increasing graduation rate to the messy budget cuts.
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The Career Center located in the Melville Library at Stony Brook University. (NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE)

Career Center teaches students effective salary negotiation

Vincent Sparagna October 20, 2018
Assistant Director of Graduate Career Services Alfreda James and Employer Relations Associate Crystal Diaz outlined the steps to effective salary negotiation at the Career Center on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
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Research shows Alzheimers disease relationship with obesity and testosterone

Research shows Alzheimer’s disease relationship with obesity and testosterone

Vincent Sparagna October 14, 2018
Though old age is the biggest risk factor for Alzheimer’s, Pike’s talk suggested that biological factors such as obesity and low testosterone levels in men can further increase risk of getting the disease.
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Some psychological factors that cause eating disorders are phobic responses to food or weight gain, and conflicted feelings over adolescent development. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Inside my mind behind my eating disorder

Vincent Sparagna October 3, 2018
I face a fundamental dilemma that’s disturbed me for nearly three years now: a constant struggle with disordered eating, particularly cycles of binging and purging.
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Dr. Ram Raju JUSTIN GOODRIDGE

Dr. Ram Raju gives commentary on America’s “two-tiered” healthcare system

Vincent Sparagna September 28, 2018
Senior Vice President and Community Health Investment Officer for Northwell Health, Dr. Ram Raju, spoke about the flaws in the United States’ health care system in a lecture at the Charles B. Wang Center Theater on Wednesday, Sept. 26
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Students discuss ways to promote inclusion at USG’s Diversity Dialogues

Vincent Sparagna September 23, 2018
Ian Lesnick, the student representative from the Office of Diversity who helped run the event, explained that USG formed the Office of Diversity in response to Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban,” expressing the student body’s intent to support everyone on campus.
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