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A digital art piece created by Grace Noonan. ART BY GRACE NOONAN

How a Stony Brook student artist copes during a pandemic

Deidre Redhead October 4, 2020
Grace Noonan, junior biology major, felt a lot of uncertainty at the start of the pandemic. It led to people pivoting to new creative interests as a means to cope. For the Long Island native, the lockdown gave her a chance to brush up on her art.
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“Need a Break”: Quarantine Edition

Melissa Azofeifa March 25, 2020
We know being in self-isolation is hard. In case you need something to distract you or something to do in between online classes, take a break and check these out!
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Patema Inverted: The visual spectacle brought to the Wang Center

Patema Inverted: The visual spectacle brought to the Wang Center

Alek Lewis September 8, 2019
“Patema Inverted” is a must-watch for Japanese animation fans who look for the immersion into culture and impressive animation, and science fiction fans who like to think about the possibilities of gravitational fantasy.
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Poster for Dragon Ball Super, a Japanese animated series. BRIAN JUAREZ/FLICKR VIA CC BY SA 2.0

“Dragon Ball Super: Broly” flies above all expectations

Mike Adams February 9, 2019
“Broly” is a sensory masterpiece on multiple levels. Animation Director Naohiro Shintani introduced an entirely new animation style for the film that feels both fresh and familiar.
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Persona 5 is the video game the anime show Persona 5: The Animation is based on. BAGOGAMES/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Anime spring 2018 preview

Kraig Klein May 6, 2018
Make sure to take a break from studying, and when you do, why not check out a new Japanese animated series?  Here is a brief list of what to watch during finals week and what to avoid.
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Diversity has become the topic of conversation on college campuses across the United States in recent years. Stony Brook has a variety of affinity groups, two of which represent European culture.  WONDER WOMAN0731/FLICKR VIA CC-BY-2.0

Does diversity really matter?

Diva Dotson April 29, 2018
If Stony Brook really cares about diversity, then we should hear more about European culture.
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Made in Abyss is one of the anime shows with new seasons starting in 2018. The series won Anime of the Year at Crunchyrolls 2017 Anime Awards.  DOMENICO VESCIO/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

2018 to be a good year for anime fans

Claudia Motley February 25, 2018
Between the new arc of the infamous "Fate" series, hit romance show "Just Because!" and the manga-based "Made in Abyss," last year was a good run for anime. So what’s in store for the new year?
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Doki Doki Literature Club!: A new realm of horror

Claudia Motley February 8, 2018
Doki Doki Literature Club!, a dating simulation game by Team Salvato, surprises video game fans by actually turning into a psychological horror game.
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The AMC Loews Stony Brook movie theater showed PUBLIC DOMAIN

Review: Anime film “No Game No Life: Zero”

Claudia Motley October 10, 2017
Though there are some nods to the original anime show itself — the movie starts by introducing Tat and Izana, two key characters from the show — the storyline is based on the history behind the world of “No Game No Life."
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Students filled SAC Ballroom A for the Japanese Student Organizations Tokyo Cafe. The event featured ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

JSO’s Tokyo Cafe celebrates Japan’s charm

Meng Yuan February 17, 2017
The Japanese Student Organization held its annual Tokyo Cafe event, inspired by the traditional Japanese maid cafe, to bring awareness to Japanese culture and lifestyle.
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