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Amit Shimoni brings Hipstory to the Wang Center

Amit Shimoni brings “Hipstory” to the Wang Center

Lola Ashermitov March 16, 2016
Israeli illustrator and designer, Amit Shimoni, introduced his art collection titled “Hipstory” on Wednesday, March 9 at the Charles B. Wang Center.
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In a general election, the Bern is just as electable as Clinton

In a general election, the Bern is just as electable as Clinton

Skyler Gilbert February 8, 2016
At this point, the idea from the Clinton campaign that she is more likely to win in a general election matchup is lazy and unvetted.
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President Obama, above, is entering his last few months is office. During his time, Obama was able to connect to the people using  social media.

#ThanksObama for helping bring politics to social media

Michael Kohut January 24, 2016
Like it or not, his presidency is coming to an end this year, but in his eight-year tenure he’s left a certain mark on his office.
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The Brain Team: finding ways to unlock the mysteries of the brain

The Brain Team: finding ways to unlock the mysteries of the brain

Briana Lionetti November 4, 2015
The team is trying to answer crucial questions that could potentially lead to treatments for brain diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and PTSD.
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Denali, the Alaskan mountain renamed after president William McKinley, has returned to its Eskimo heritage.
PHOTO CREDIT: Christoph Strässler

Obama continues tyranny by smothering McKinley’s legacy

Skyler Gilbert September 3, 2015
Czar Barack Obama has overstepped his authorized power, stripping American hero William McKinley of his rightful namesake: the tallest mountain in the United States.
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BRObama shows amiability in social media clips: An analysis

Jacob Shipkevich March 25, 2015
Having captured the youth vote for the past two elections, President Obama is continuing to appeal to the college age demographic through his collaboration with Buzzfeed.
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The Konig Kolumn: Vaccinate your kids; it is not a choice

The Konig Kolumn: Vaccinate your kids; it is not a choice

Joseph Konig February 5, 2015
If a childless college student can give better parenting advice than a father of four and the Governor of New Jersey, the Governor has some serious issues to get past.
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Bellevue Ebola patient should be honored, not feared

Jacqualine Ng October 30, 2014
It finally happened. Last Thursday, it was confirmed that Ebola has officially spread into New York City.
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Kansas House passes time-travel bill

Matthew Boose February 20, 2014
Did you hear about the good Christian man who lost his faith? He was a respected and active member of his church community for decades. Then one day, a gay couple walked into his restaurant. He served them coffee. And just like that, in a flash, his faith abandoned him. His soul was extricated. In an instant, he had become a morose, atheist heathen. He got a nice big A tattooed on his left buttock. He started sacrificing goats to honor the memory of Christopher Hitchens. He even started writing snarky diatribes on Facebook.
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Stony Brook University president Samuel L. Stanley attends President Barack Obama’s “Call to Action.” Stanley was joined by 100 other university presidents at the White House. (GAVIN STERN/SHFWIRE)

Stony Brook promises support at White House ‘Call to Action’

Gavin Stern January 28, 2014

WASHINGTON – Troy Simon grew up poor in New Orleans. He could not read until he was 14. But with a little help, he is now a student at Bard College in New York—and got to introduce Michelle Obama at...

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Obama should have tougher stance on two state solution

Anusha Mookherjee March 25, 2013
This past week, President Obama took his first trip to Israel as the leader of the United States. As the closest ally in the Middle East to the U.S., this trip was celebrated by the Israeli community, yet was equally criticized by those who believe that peace talks are a lost cause.
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Debate Two: Town Hall

Alexa Gorman October 17, 2012

Tonight’s town hall style debate gave President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney the chance to address undecided voters about their positions on issues including foreign policy, taxes and economic growth. Obama,...

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