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How neocolonialism is killing our planet

How neocolonialism is killing our planet

Benjamin Joffe April 23, 2021
#OPINION Corporations and governments across the world are pushing the Earth deeper into the global climate crisis, and immediate action must be made to combat this.
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New strains of COVID in US, over 130 cases in New York

Claudia Motley February 24, 2021
A new variant of COVID-19 has been found in several states throughout the United States, with 59 cases reported in New York as of Feb. 14.
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A shark in Maldives. TANAKA JUUYOH/FLICKER VIA CC BY 2.0

SBU researchers find illegal shark fin trade is still thriving despite regulations

Sara Ruberg September 28, 2018
A team of researchers from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) concluded that many endangered species of sharks are still commonly found in the shark fin trade despite international protection.
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Protestors marched in Washington DC against President Donald Trumps science agenda on April 22. Marchers called for ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook community marches for science in D.C.

Anna Correa April 23, 2017
Members of the Stony Brook community traveled from campus to Washington D.C. on Earth Day, April 22 for the March for Science.
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Student Gui Williams releases debut EP

Student Gui Williams releases debut EP

David Pepa September 22, 2016
Stony Brook student Gui Williams just released his debut EP, “Oaths of the Heart,” last month and performed it at the Amityville Music Hall on Sept. 21.
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The Olympics are a historic time, and thats what matters

The Olympics are a historic time, and that’s what matters

Nick Zararis August 25, 2016
The true greatness of the athletes has risen above the problems that are very real in Rio.
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Alcohol is ultilized in herbal medicine to allow for easy absorption and preservation of all-natural remedies. (JESUS PICHARDO / THE STATESMAN)

Students studying abroad say cheers to American drinking culture

Kelly Saberi May 3, 2016
“I shat neon green s**t the next day,” Jessica Conlon said of the American beverage Four Loko. “I never want to drink them again.”
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Gui Williams strums on Stony Brooks heartstrings

Gui Williams strums on Stony Brook’s heartstrings

Lei Takanashi November 24, 2015
Gui Williams is a senior biology and psychology major, balancing being a full time pre-med student with pursuing a career in music.
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How sex affects athletic performance is still unresolved

David Vertsberger February 11, 2015

The athlete’s process of reaching to physical and psychological shape in anticipation of the big game or event is meticulous. Every meal, every nap, every routine has to be in accordance with what...

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SBU professor goes to Brazil to enforce shark trade regulations

Rachel Siford November 11, 2014
Assistant Professor Dr. Demian Chapman of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences went to Brazil to teach a workshop on international regulations on the shark fin trade.
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Study Abroad and International Exchange programs provide students with access to new cultures

Sandhiya Kannan December 1, 2013
More than 800,000 international students matriculated last year to colleges and universities in the United States, and the percentage of these students who are here on exchange trips has increased. On the other end of the spectrum, the number of American students doing their studies abroad has also risen over the years.
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Israels Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Israeli citizens during a visit to the southern city of Ashdod, January 22, 2013. (Yossi Zamir/Flash 90/MCT)

Top three with Keith: A summary of foreign affairs

Keith Olsen February 8, 2013
A catastrophic fire in a Brazilian danceclub has killed over 230 people, Tensions have been escalating between North Korea and the United States and Israeli parliamentary elections are now over.
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