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Grouplove will be opening at this years spring concert at the Kenneth P. LaValle stadium. (GROUPLOVE)

Q & A with Grouplove

Will Rhino April 25, 2013
The Statesman and “The Press” were able to sit down (literally, we sat down in the grass in the Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium) with GROUPLOVE. All questions below, unless otherwise noted, were asked by The Statesman (Will Rhino).
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With season/series finales, networks plan future line-ups

Will Rhino April 4, 2013
For some, spring means hanging out at the Staller Steps, weekend trips to Jones Beach or studying for finals, but, for a select few, spring means only one thing—the soul crushing loss of a TV show ending or going on summer hiatus.
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Q & A Interview with “World War Z” Author Max Brooks

Will Rhino April 4, 2013
Before Brooks came out to entertain audience members, he took a moment to speak to me about his book, zombies, and "The Walking Dead." Will Rhino "WR" talked with Max Brooks "MB" about zombies.
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Max Brooks brings zombie awareness to Stony Brook

Will Rhino April 3, 2013
Stony Brook University prepped the student body for an emergency situation that cannot be solved with a drill—a zombie apocalypse. Max Brooks, author of “The New York Times” best-selling book and soon-to-be-released movie starring Brad Pitt, "World War Z," came to campus on Thursday.
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The annual Staller Gala provides an evening of Broadway talent

Will Rhino March 3, 2013
The Staller Center for the Arts transformed into a Broadway stage on Saturday as two Tony award winners performed in the annual Gala. The evening was appropriately titled A Broadway Evening with Brian Stokes Mitchell and Laura Benanti.
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Laura Benanti is currently starring on NBCs Go On. (LAURA BENANTI)

The Staller Center’s annual Gala offers up Broadway talent

Will Rhino February 24, 2013
The time has come again for the Staller Center for the Arts to host its annual Gala. It is the biggest night of the season for Staller, and the talent to be showcased represents this attitude.
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The Statesman Editors’ hottest celeb picks of 2013

Will Rhino February 10, 2013
While there are countless A-list celebrities that deserve to be on the first The Statesman's Sexiest List, it is just not possible to include all of them. The arts & entertainment editors and the photo editor have teamed up to rank the sexiest celebrities based on sex appeal, success and personality.
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“30 Rock” and “Community:” low ratings, high quality

Will Rhino February 3, 2013
Television is a business that thrives on the number of viewers who tune in to a show in any given week. These viewers are calculated by the Nielsen ratings. That phrase alone can strike fear and rage into the hearts of TV viewers. A low viewership never bodes well for a show, because that determines whether or not a program will renewed.
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Photo Credit: MCT Campus

Movies, music books and television: your way to stay entertained over winter break

Will Rhino December 7, 2012
Biggest news in entertainment over winter break.
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Mindy Kaling poses in a FOX promo for The Mindy Project. (Photo Credit: MCT CAMPUS)

Both “Go On” and “The Mindy Project” get full seasons

Will Rhino November 5, 2012
As the fall television season wears on, the ratings drop, fans desert their shows in favor of real life and cancellations begin to kick in. Some freshmen series, however, manage to beat the ever dwindling odds and achieve that coveted full first season.
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(Photo Credit: Taylor Swift)

Taylor Swift’s “Red” may be different, but it still pleases fans

Will Rhino November 4, 2012
Since the release of her self-titled album six years ago, Taylor Swift has become even more relevant in the pop culture and music landscape with her fourth studio album, "Red."
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Fall television: A year in review and a season’s preview

Will Rhino September 10, 2012
Whether it is a prime time drama or a cult comedy, almost everyone has a TV show he/she keeps up with. This upcoming fall season, there are plenty of quality returning shows and countless new programs with a lot of potential. But what can viewers expect from all these programs? Here is a preview of this upcoming television season and a quick reminder of some of last season's most popular shows. Beware, there are spoilers ahead.
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