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LeAnn Rimes performed at Stallers Main Stage on ADRIENNE ESPOSITO/THE STATESMAN

Grammy Award winner LeAnn Rimes graces the Staller Main Stage

Adrienne Esposito December 3, 2023
On Nov. 18, iconic country singer LeAnn Rimes performed for a packed house on the Staller Center’s main stage. Rimes won her first Grammy Award at age 14 and remains the youngest Grammy winner to date. 
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Solving the mystery of the missing theatre major

Adrienne Esposito November 12, 2023
The once-popular theatre major at Stony Brook University disappeared in a nondramatic fashion. Although this change incited little fanfare, it affected students nonetheless. In 2016, the theatre major at the University was thriving.
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A failed midterm dresses as a vampire. There are many things that students can do to make midterms less scary. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

How to make midterms less scary

Adrienne Esposito October 31, 2023
The spookiest part of the fall season at Stony Brook University is not Halloween, or even SpookyBrook: it is midterms. Here are some tips to make them less scary.
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The USG Senate council in a meeting on Sept. 7. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

USG discusses campus concerns for upcoming semester

Adrienne Esposito September 25, 2023
Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) has big plans for this school year, ranging from hosting multiple student-life events to addressing the ongoing campus parking dilemma.
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Studio Rousseau’s ‘The Art of Couture’ unveils fashion-inspired artwork at NYFW exhibition

Adrienne Esposito September 14, 2023
On Saturday, Sept. 9, The Statesman was invited to visit a closed event at the Studio Rousseau Art Gallery in New York City for the annual New York Fashion Week (NYFW). The gallery exhibition, titled “The Art of Couture,” showcased a stunning collection of artwork inspired by various impeccably designed fashion pieces. 
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A screenshot of the homepage for the Center for Clean Water Technology. SCREENSHOT OF WWW.STONYBROOK.EDU/CLEANWATER/

New update to septic system will remove nitrogen and dioxane from Long Island water

Maya Brown April 3, 2021
Stony Brook University’s Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT) has revealed an updated septic system that removes water contaminants at a high rate. 
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Roth Pond at Stony Brook University. REBECCA LIEBSON/THE STATESMAN

Long Island waters threatened by excess nitrogen

Rebecca Liebson June 3, 2018
Last year, toxic algae was found in nearly every major bay and estuary across Long Island, according to data compiled by the Nature Conservancy, a national environmental organization. 
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A cake from one of the Relay for Life events on campus.

Letter to the Editor: The Cure Awaits

Adrienne Esposito February 1, 2018
The main problem here is that a school known for its incredible strides in STEM is not efficiently or effectively doing anything to promote important STEM-related and life-saving initiatives on campus.
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This year was the 26th annual Roth Regatta. Besides the boat races, the regatta offered many live student performances. The performances varied from singing groups to acoustic sets. HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN

Student performers brought a creative touch at Roth Regatta

Craig Petraglia May 4, 2015
Students have been constructing boats and racing across the Roth Pond since 1989, but this year’s 26th annual regatta featured a halftime show.
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Food waste, the future of recycling at Stony Brook

Chris Woods October 1, 2013
Stony Brook University may soon be converting its food waste into electricity thanks to plans for a new waste processing plant pending regulatory approval.
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Stony Brook Compliments holds hands and leaves love

Caithlin Pena May 8, 2013

Stony Brook Compliments has been known to spread love, happiness and acceptance throughout campus since it first launched as a well-liked Facebook page. On Wednesday, May 1 during Campus Life Time, it...

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