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The homepage of Dive.chat. SCREENSHOT OF DIVE>CHAT

New student startup provides a messaging platform for SBU students

Maya Brown September 25, 2020
Dive Chat, a new student start up and group chat messaging app for students, was launched on Aug. 1 at Stony Brook University.
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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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The Disney Plus website. SCREENSHOT OF DINSEY PLUS WEBSITE

The Disney Plus app is getting in the way of the Disney Plus hype

Isabelle Panza November 24, 2019
Disney Plus is showing promise in its competition with Netflix, but the app still has a few bugs to work out.
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The logo for TikTok, a video app. Originally known as musical.ly, TikTok allows you to make short lip-synch or dance videos and customize them with special effects, music and text. PUBLIC DOMAIN

TikTok is a leading marketing tool for businesses to creatively brand

Xenia Gonikberg November 18, 2019
The video app, TikTok, is surprisingly becoming more and more popular among corporations. Although the app’s main audience consists of teenagers and young adults, more companies have started using TikTok as a platform to brand themselves.
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The campus nutritionist in Roth Cafe. CINDY MIZAKU/THE STATESMAN

Dietitians/nutritionists help students eat healthy on campus

Cindy Mizaku April 9, 2019
Laura Martorano, Stony Brook's registered dietitian, spoke about the importance of discovering different, healthy foods.
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Stony Brook University students create new social networking app

Stony Brook University students create new social networking app

Joe McQueen November 23, 2018
The app, called Caper, was designed to address student complaints about the lack of social life on the SBU campus.
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A Starbucks iced coffe. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Why the GET app is deceiving

Gabby Pardo March 4, 2018
Stony Brook’s Faculty Student Association teamed up with the GET mobile ordering app this semester so that Starbucks fanatics could order their drinks and warm chocolate croissants without waiting in line.
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The International Space Station in orbit. CAROLINE DAVIS2010/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC 2.0

NASA-funded researchers: Can e-mental health tools aid astronauts way up?

Charles Scott October 10, 2017
NASA-funded researchers at Stony Brook University are assessing applications of e-mental health tools in managing depression, anxiety and stress for astronauts and astronaut-like individuals.
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Companion safety app gathers over half a million users

Jakub Lewkowicz September 25, 2015
The Companion app, a new addition to the mobile security realm, came out just two weeks ago and has already gathered over half a million users.
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Facebook announced its intentions to provide an online dating service through its mobile app. MANJU SHIVACHARAN/STATESMAN FILE

My break up with Tinder

Emily Benson March 26, 2015
I want to say that it is not you, but me. But it’s 100 percent you, and it is time we break up.
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Personal safety system SB Guardian now downloadable application

Rachel Siford March 22, 2015
The new SB Guardian App is now available for all Stony Brook students, showcasing new personal safety features to keep students connected with people they trust.
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Tapingo could be the solution for busy, hungry students

Krysten Massa December 14, 2014
With the use of the app Tapingo, the more proactive college students will be able to get in and get out, having already ordered their food.
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