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Ayyan Zubair, above, was elected to serve as USG president for the 2017-2018 academic year. Zubairs policies include free feminine hygiene products and a new course retake policy. PHOTO COURTESY OF AYYAN ZUBAIR

Incoming USG President sets his sights high

Joseph Konig May 7, 2017
“There’s free condoms everywhere and sex is optional,” Zubair said. “Having a period isn’t. And for too many Seawolves it’s too expensive to buy menstrual pads. Which is really saying something because it’s a basic human right.”
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Pulitzer-winning war correspondent talks Syria, covering conflicts

Mike Adams March 31, 2017
When asked what the United States could do to make a difference in Syria, Gutman pointed to the lessons of Afghanistan, stressing that the answer is far from simple.
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Foreign correspondent Clarissa Ward visited Stony Brook on Monday, Sept.23 as the second speaker for the Marie Colvin Distinguished Lecture Series. (NINA LIN / THE STATESMAN)

Clarissa Ward brings her experiences as a foreign correspondent close to home

Kelly Zegers September 24, 2013
CBS foreign correspondent Clarissa Ward, who recently returned to the United States from Syria, visited Stony Brook on Monday, Sept. 23 as the second speaker for the Marie Colvin Distinguished Lecture Series.
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