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Editorial: Saying goodbye to The Statesman in print

The Editorial Board August 22, 2021
Now, in 2021, we must change in order to serve our campus community for another 60 years to come. Due to challenges brought on by the pandemic and the shifting business of journalism, The Statesman will stop producing its weekly newspaper version indefinitely.
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Candace Owens speaking at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Candace Owens’s tweet encourages toxic masculinity and outdated gender stereotypes

Justin Chassin March 9, 2021
#OPINION: “Bring back manly men,” tweeted conservative author, Candace Owens, on Nov. 14. When first reading this tweet, my eyes transfixed on the words “manly man.” 
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A wildfire in 2013 at Yellowstone National Park. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Without drastic climate action, California will continue to burn

Xenia Gonikberg February 23, 2021
#OPINION: Winters are getting colder, and summers are getting warmer. Extreme temperatures are becoming more common as the effects of climate change continue to ravage communities across the United States.
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How Donald Trump’s impeachment lulled a false sense of accomplishment

Steven Keehner February 22, 2021
#OPINION Instead of critiquing the left and right, I’d like to address those celebrating Trump’s impeachment and the detachment from reality that continually gets swept under the rug.
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Chinese Spanish artists, authors and activists discuss identity in the age of COVID-19

Michelle Chen February 22, 2021
On Feb. 17, Chinese Spanish activists Quan Zhou, Chenta Tsai and Jiajie Yu Yan joined SBU to discuss anti-Asian racism and Chinese diasporic identity in  “Pensando Xībānyá: Voices from the Chinese Diaspora in Spain”, a three-part lecture series.
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A group of students hold posters as they march around campus in support of the Black Lives Matter protests last fall. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Instagram account features Black student narratives to show that Black Lives Matter

Maya Brown February 13, 2021
2020 was a milestone year for racial unrest and protests. During the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, one student at Stony Brook University made it their mission to show the racial unrest within the campus community. 
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The Stony Brook University Administration Building.  EMMA HARRIS/ STATESMAN FILE

SBU issues a budget initiative update, outlines task forces and their roles in the initiative

Alek Lewis November 16, 2020
Stony Brook University issued a progress report on the university’s financial sustainability initiative through a campus-wide email on Nov. 10, updating the community on the efforts to identify long and short term opportunities to improve the university’s finances.
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Vigil held on Staller Steps for Breonna Taylor and other victims of police violence

Sam Rowland November 14, 2020
“It’s not a fancy hashtag. It’s not a publicity stunt. This is not a call for attention,” Figeroux said. “This is a call for action, justice, and call for our basic rights and an end to police brutality.”
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The outside of the White House before the election results. Joseph Biden is projected to defeat Donald Trump in the presidential election. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

Joe Biden wins the presidency, but the fight is not over

Steven Keehner November 11, 2020
#Opinion: Now, I have to be honest — I did not expect to write this article. Before the outbreak of COVID-19, if you would have asked me who I expected to win, I would have said Trump.
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Republican Elephant and the Democrat Donkey icons. Stony Brook University’s Chemistry Department Nancy Goroff. Goroff alongside incumbent Lee Zeldin is on the ballot for the upcoming election.DONKEYHOTEY/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Playing slow and steady wins the final presidential debate for Biden

Steven Keehner October 27, 2020
#OPINION It’s often said that time flies by when you’re having fun. Nothing has better proven this statement more than the 2020 Presidential Election, which has been miserable and never-ending.
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Black Lives Matter, financial issues hot topics as Stony Brook Athletics gears for return

Black Lives Matter, financial issues hot topics as Stony Brook Athletics gears for return

Ethan Tam October 26, 2020
On Nov. 25, the men’s and women’s basketball teams will begin their season, marking the first official competition for a Stony Brook team since the NCAA halted all college sports in March.
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Outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University hospitals named leaders in LGBTQ healthcare

Steven Keehner October 11, 2020
Two Stony Brook University hospitals have been named leaders in LGBTQ healthcare, according to the 2020 Healthcare Equality Index. The index grades facilities based on their commitment to meeting the LGBTQ community’s needs.
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