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The administrative block of Ossining Correctional Facility, also known as Sing Sing Correctional Facility, in Ossining, N.Y., circa 1970. PHOTO BY THREE LIONS/HULTON ARCHIVE/GETTY IMAGES

Corcraft: How the state profits from modern-day slavery

Sara McGiff May 1, 2024
Corcraft is a state-run program within the New York State (NYS) Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
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Kono and Patrick Leahy shake hands and paw at the Sex and Relationships photoshoot. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Patrick Leahy: the Stony Brook campus “dog guy”

Mariam Guirgis, Assistant News Editor April 29, 2024
Veteran Patrick Leahy has been labeled by students on campus as the “dog guy,” as he can be found around campus with a big American Akita named Kono.
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Equal access, higher grades

Equal access, higher grades

Hannah Thomas April 29, 2024

At the age of 18, I have experienced more than 75 menstrual cycles, each of which has required hygiene products. Attempting to count how many products I've used would be absurd. It is an understatement...

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Students gathered on Staller Steps to watch student films at the Create + Imagine Film Festival on Thursday, April 25. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESAMN

Exploring how SBU’s media consumption has changed over the last decade

Joshua Lee April 29, 2024

The entertainment landscape has experienced a significant transformation with the rise of streaming platforms, reshaping how we consume media. This trend is noticeable within the Stony Brook University...

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The Hidden Treasures’ table at their Flea Market event, selling second hand clothing on -- PHOTO COURTESY OF CYNTHIA SAH

SBU students combat fashion waste with trash to treasure thrift shops

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor April 28, 2024

As the focus on fashion sustainability and raising awareness about clothing waste surpluses gains traction on social media and in the news, students at Stony Brook University aren’t just hitting...

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The lower level of the Student Activity Center where most clubs go to practice. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Beyond the stage: challenges faced by performance-based clubs at SBU

Christina Marie Mariani April 28, 2024

From Stony Brook University’s Philippine United Student Organization’s three dance teams to Wolfie’s Big Band, there is no shortage of performance-based clubs on campus. According to the 2023-24...

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An SBU official attempts to remove pro-Palestinian protesters from the Student Union with support from UPD on --
PHOTO COURTESY OF KAYLA GOMEZ MOLANO

Stony Brook criminalizes pro-Palestinian students and contradicts own values by failing to divest from Israeli apartheid

Namal Fiaz April 25, 2024

Since Oct. 7, 2023, pro-Palestinian college students across the United States have made their voices heard despite repression from universities and governments. I am the President of the Students for...

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