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Polls are snapshots — don’t let them mislead your judgement

Anya Marquardt November 11, 2019
Polls are predictions of the future, and unfortunately, we can’t predict the future as well as we would like to.
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Inside the Stony Brook Hospital. BOREUM LEE/STATESMAN FILE

SBU School of Medicine renamed after Renaissance Technologies

Brianne Ledda November 25, 2018
Stony Brook University School of Medicine has been renamed the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. announced on Wednesday, Nov. 21.
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New York Times Editor Dean Baquet discusses his life as a journalist at My Life As... on Feb. 23. SKYLER GILBERT/THE STATESMAN

New York Times executive editor talks Trump, fake news and the future

Mike Adams February 26, 2017
The conversation began with a discussion of Donald Trump, mainly the Times’ coverage of the 2016 presidential election and subsequent coverage of the newly minted president.
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President Obama meets with President-Elect Trump on Nov. 10. After the election, Obama, Trump and Clinton all called for PUBLIC DOMAIN

Understanding ideological ‘others’

Todd L. Pittinsky December 1, 2016
What exactly is healing? It is common to talk about empathizing, but I think there’s a more basic step that has to come first: understanding.
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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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Republican Presidential nominee Donald trump speaking at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona. GAGE SKIDMORE VIA FLICR CC BY-SA 2.0

Trump isn’t the problem, toxic masculinity is

Genie Ruzicka October 10, 2016
This isn't a problem with Trump. This is a problem with the society that let Trump turn into Trump unchecked.
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The great academic rift in the Grand Old Party

The great academic rift in the Grand Old Party

Nick Zararis March 29, 2016
We need an educated populous to properly participate in a representative democracy. This is where the divide in the Republican Party truly comes from.
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