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Nostalgia: tricking our memories and media

Skylar Sena September 30, 2022
#OPINION: CM Punk’s berating of his colleagues and backstage political strife got me thinking — given his history of conflict and displeasure in his former company, why bring Punk back to the squared circle in the first place? The answer is simple: nostalgia.
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Michael Mann speaking at the CSIConference in 2016. KARL WITHAKAY/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 4.0

Michael Mann discusses climate change in the age of Trump

Maya Brown April 24, 2019
Dr. Michael E. Mann, a prominent climate scientist, geophysicist and professor of atmospheric science at Pennsylvania State University, came to Stony Brook University’s Earthstock celebration on Friday, April 19, where he was the university’s keynote speaker.
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New York voter registration papers distributed by Stony Brooks Vote Everywhere group in partnership with the Andrew Goodman Foundation. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook students show enthusiasm for midterm elections

Samantha Robinson November 4, 2018
Ahead of Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6, The Statesman randomly surveyed 50 students around campus to get their take on this year’s midterm races.
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Angela Peoples holds a sign at the Womens March in Washington, D.C  on Jan. 21, 2017. KEVIN BANATTE/TWITTER

I hope the future is NOT female

Genie Ruzicka February 18, 2018
“The Future is Female.” This phrase is purported to be a feminist rallying cry and if you question its merit, you are seen as anti-feminist. But what if you are a feminist who does question the merits of this phrase?
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New student media organization tackles human rights issues

New student media organization tackles human rights issues

Brianne Ledda January 28, 2018
Audrey Farrell, a sophomore physics major, has started an online magazine known as The Advocate that went live just before the start of the semester.
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Students walk around the Peace by Piece event put on by the Stony Brook Hillel on Nov. 9. PHOTO COURTESY OF TAL MANSU/STONY BROOK HILLEL

Stony Brook Hillel hosts peaceful event the day after election

Jess Stoneburner November 12, 2016
In the aftermath of a presidential election that caused a national uproar, students found solace in a “Peace by Piece” event hosted by Stony Brook Hillel.
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New York voter registration papers distributed by Stony Brooks Vote Everywhere group in partnership with the Andrew Goodman Foundation. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

The future should be in our hands, literally

Paula Pecorella November 8, 2016
If we spend most of our waking hours online, isn’t it time we ought to be able to vote online, too?
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Professor of Political Science at Stony Brook Helmut Norpoth, above, moments after announcing his forecast at the SUNY Global Center on Feb. 22nd, 2016. Norpoths findings with the electoral cycle method show the Republican Party winning with a three point lead in the general election. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Before he predicted a Trump victory, Norpoth was inspired by JFK

Chris Gaine October 13, 2016
At 72, Stony Brook professor Helmut Norpoth got his first taste of fame thanks to his Primary Model, which has predicted a Trump presidency.
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New York voter registration papers distributed by Stony Brooks Vote Everywhere group in partnership with the Andrew Goodman Foundation. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Feeling down about the election? Down ballot races have got your back

Rebecca Liebson October 12, 2016
If you feel that your voice is being stifled by the electoral college, voting down ballot gives you a chance to be heard.
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