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Assistant Opinions Editor Gabby Pardos pet dog basks in the sun. GABBY PARDO/THE STATESMAN

Why a pet’s life matters

Diva Dotson October 17, 2018
Whether they bark, meow or hiss, pets give you the kind of unconditional love you rarely get from a human. It might seem weird to people without any pets, but that furry friend can have a huge impact on a person’s health and well-being.
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Dr. Carl Safina discusses synergy among humans and animals

Jess Stoneburner November 16, 2016
Dr. Safina's series explored the interconnectedness between animals and humans and their similarities in empathy, consciousness, self-awareness and imitation.
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Three Stony Brook guests give testimonies to the horror of nuclear weapons

Taylor Ha May 10, 2015
Two survivors of the 1945 Hiroshima bombing and a disarmament activist shared their first-hand experiences with nuclear weapons and a desire for nuclear abolition.
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Psychology meets computer science to help out the Smithtown Animal Shelter

Kelly Saberi May 3, 2015
The goal of Crowe’s app “Shelterware,” is to help shelters work more efficiently by streamlining processes and helping dogs get adopted and stay with their new families.
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New tool allows people to virtually adopt research animals

Kelly Saberi April 9, 2015
Beagle Freedom Project’s new “Animal Finder” tool allows people to virtually “adopt” cats and dogs being used in research laboratories around the country.
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Jake, a 9-month old Labrador, runs through a training exercise for search dogs at the University of Pennsylvania Working Dog Center in Philadelphia on September 20, 2013. (David M. Warren/Philadelphia Inquirere/MCT)

Keeping the dogs out

Jasmine Blennau October 10, 2013
The university approved a new on-campus animal policy in July, Policy 620, which states that “Animals are prohibited from all University buildings, athletic facilities, and outdoor events, unless otherwise permitted by this or other University policy” according to the University Policy Manual.
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