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The outside of a Sephora store in Toronto. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Danger in Sephora, hand sanitizers and lollipops: The psychological toll of allergies

Melanie Formosa April 29, 2021
Death lurks in first kisses, in almond butter jars and in movie theatre popcorn for 18-year-old Kristen Pittaro, a freshman psychology major at Stony Brook University. 
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A letter to SBU students: staying informed in the face of COVID-19

Clara Tucker March 11, 2020
As I'm sure you all know, the COVID-19 has reached Long Island. The virus will also reach campus. This is not a question of “if” but “when.” Many people are wondering how much we should worry, and what we should expect.
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Cross-contamination: an unnecessary evil

Simran Gupta March 6, 2014
If you were ever adventurous enough to walk a mile in a vegetarian’s shoes at Stony Brook, you would immediately realize that eating out on campus is a lot like suffering through a game of “Where’s Waldo?” The other day, I visited the SAC to quickly conjure up a salad in the 30 minutes I had before my chemistry class. Once I reached the salad bar, all of my options were overwhelmingly laid out in front of me. There were as many toppings and veggies as figures scrambled into one page of “Waldo.” I grabbed a plastic tray while I reached for the tongs, and so, my game began.
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