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The entrance to the Center of Civic Justice. The center held its first Community Dialogue discussion regarding healthcare was brought up on Stony Brook campus. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Center for Civic Justice’s addresses access to healthcare in underserved communities

Jennifer Ojilere March 6, 2022
The idea of driving innovative healthcare solutions has been prominent in many policymakers’ minds; however, healthcare reigns both controversial and troublesome in underserved communities. 
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A map of the United States of America. PUBLIC DOMAIN

After four years of division, we’re not that divided

Matt Venezia November 29, 2020
#OPINION After the past four years of division and then the 2020 presidential election, we have seen countless renditions of how the nation is divided between Republicans and Democrats.
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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

SBU Professor Nancy Goroff and incumbent Lee Zeldin vie for eastern Suffolk’s seat in Congress

Iryna Shkurhan November 3, 2020
In New York’s Congressional District 1, former Chairwoman of Stony Brook University’s Chemistry Department Nancy Goroff (Democrat) and incumbent Lee Zeldin (Republican) are on the ballot for the Nov. 3 election. 
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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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Skyler Johnson, a 19-year old campaigning for the 2020 Democratic nomination to run for the District 1 New York State Senate seat against 42-year incumbent Kenneth P. LaValle (R-Port Jefferson).COURTESY OF SKYLER JOHNSON

Local student seeks Democratic nomination to challenge state senator Kenneth LaValle

Alek Lewis January 2, 2020
19-year-old Skyler Johnson is campaigning for the 2020 Democratic nomination to run for the District 1 New York State Senate seat against 42-year incumbent Kenneth P. LaValle (R-Port Jefferson).
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The Student Health Center across from H-Community.  COVID-19 vaccinations will no longer be required to attend classes starting this summer. BRIANNE LEDDA/STATESMAN FILE

Breaking down SBU’s student health plan

Matina Douzenis October 27, 2019
An analysis of Stony Brook University's health insurance coverage.
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The walk-in clinic at the campus recreation center is one of the resources available to students in need of healthcare services. However, many students feel the university attendance policy does not support student health. MARIE MATSUNAGA/STATESMAN FILE

The human cost of health care

Joshua Blake November 14, 2018
I’ve been receiving intravenous Remicade treatment for the last five and a half years, and it’s sent my ulcerative colitis into remission. It’s allowed me to pursue a college career, and helped me get my life back. Visits to the emergency room are long gone, but not long forgotten.
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The Stony Brook University hospital. Oregon was the first state to codify a right-to-death law in 1997. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Union fears the repeal of Obamacare will create chaos in hospitals

Michaela Kilgallen January 29, 2017
According to the press release, 153,000 people in Suffolk County are at risk of losing health insurance.
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Sex Issue 2016

A prophylactic pro definitively ranks birth control

Briana Finneran February 10, 2016
Luckily for you, I’ve spent my adult life jumping from one prophylactic to the next in an attempt to find the method that suits my life as a college student best.
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Graduate student work hours cut to save university money

Jonathon Kline October 16, 2014
Over the semester, the SUNY system has limited almost all of its graduate students to only working up to 29 hours a week so that they will not be considered “full time” workers.
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Campus briefing: USG senate condemns SUNY student assistant policy

Arielle Martinez October 14, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) senate passed a resolution condemning State University of New York (SUNY) student assistant employment restrictions at its meeting Thursday evening.
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