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Robots unloading float glass. A 2017 report from the McKinsey Global Institute think tank predicts that by 2030, up to 800 million people will lose their jobs to a machine. ICAPLANTS/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 3.0

We can educate around automation

Mike Adams March 26, 2018
If computers can do my job or your job badly now, will they do it better than us before we can retire? Will the skill sets we acquire in college even be relevant in a decade?
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A woman holding a candle at a vigil for the Chapel Hill shooting victims in 2015. On March 26, 2019, Stony Brook students gathered for another vigil for the Christchurch, New Zealand shooting victims. HEATHER KHALIFA/ STATESMAN FILE

What are we doing to prevent school shootings?

Andrew Goldstein February 15, 2018
The Stony Brook University Police Department has a website dedicated to Active Shooter Programs, along with a video about active shooter preparedness — instructing viewers how to act if an active shooter situation occurs on campus.
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President Samuel L. Stanley at the 2016 State of the University address. Wednesday he hosted a town hall meeting about diversity. JERROD WHITE/STATESMAN FILE

Defending DACA: an economic perspective

Scott Terwilliger and Mike Sonta September 10, 2017
The effects of criminalizing immigration in the United States criminalizes entire communities. In doing so, America narrows its diversity, which can be deleterious to the notion of our country as a cultural melting pot.
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Stony Brook Mens Basketball senior forward Jameel Warney (No. 20, above) helped the Seawolves extend their winning streak to 13 at rival Vermont with 23 points on Saturday. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Warney named finalist for Karl Malone Award

Kunal Kohli February 4, 2016
Senior forward Jameel Warney’s list of accolades may become longer, as the Stony Brook star was named a finalist for the Karl Malone Award.
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