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SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SUNY campuses create task force to plan fall reopening

Gabby Pardo May 11, 2020
Seven groups are uniting to form the State University of New York COVID-19 Re-Imagine and Resume Residential Education Task Force, whose goal is to create a plan to reopen SUNY campuses in the fall. 
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A NASA satellite image of the Earth. PUBLIC DOMAIN

The Bezos Earth Fund is Just Lip Service

Matthew Yan May 5, 2020
Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has done nothing to curb the 44.4 million tons of carbon dioxide his shipping services released into the atmosphere in 2018 alone.
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Flowers blooming during the early summer in Jordan Pond at Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Make the best of your break

Andrew Goldstein January 5, 2018
We are exposed to so much noise both metaphorical and real that even on long, scheduled breaks we may be just as busy as when we are at work or school.
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The student Union, one of Stony Brook Universitys oldest buildings, closed... ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Closed Student Union evokes old memories

Taylor Ha December 10, 2016
For now, only the shadows of reflections glide across the Union’s transparent doors.
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President Barack Obama briefs European leaders, including British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Union Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, and Danish Prime Minister Lars L. Rasmussen, following a multilateral meeting at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 18, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza))This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.

From COP21, the Earth needs action, not words

Taylor Mandelbaum December 2, 2015
In order for this year’s COP and resulting protocols to be effective, policies must not only maintain a symbolic nature but push forward common-sense strategies.
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Britt McHenry’s temper tantrum does not warrant firing

Joseph Loscalzo April 28, 2015
It’s Britney, bitch. Well no, it’s actually Brittany, and she’s better known quite tersely as Britt.
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