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A picture of me and my friends taking the train from Port Jefferson to Stony Brook on Aug. 24, 2023. On the left front side are Rafael Santos and Xingling Yu (myself). On the left back side are Jeslyn Valdez and Kazi Hamza Rashed. On the right side are Amanda Lin and SoRee Chon.

Navigating the transition to college, dos and donts

Xingling Yu September 21, 2023
When I arrived at the campus, I slowly realized that my life was on the cusp of a transformative journey. The nervousness and excitement of attending Stony Brook, mingled with the apprehension of leaving my memories and home behind.
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Police cars in 2012 on campus. NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE

Letter to the editor: Don’t defund the police

Andrew Infantino March 30, 2021
#OPINION: While improving the social conditions that lead to crime is a noble goal, police are still necessary to respond to ongoing crime.
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Carine Green. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook student Carine Green refuses to let their mental health falter

Lajiere Blake October 3, 2020
Stony Brook University student Carine Green recounts their adjustment to remote learning and how it felt to participate in the Black Lives Matter movement as a young Black American.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy deserves to be remembered 

Anya Marquardt September 30, 2020
#OPINION Ruth Bader Ginsberg spent her entire life breaking gender norms and fighting for others. No matter how difficult the challenge ahead of her was, she continued to persevere.
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The streets of Manhattan, New York during August 2020. Stony Brook University students were forced to leave campus housing for the remainder of the fall 2020 semester.CINDY MIZAKU/THE STATESMAN

A New Yorker’s view on five ever-changing months

Gerta Mucollari August 23, 2020
#OPINION Gerta Mullacori, a junior studying biology at Stony Brook University, recounts how the last five months have affected her life as a New Yorker. She also details how the COVID-19 pandemic changed her neighborhood of Ridgewood, Queens.
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A walk through East Williamsburg’s street art

Cindy Mizaku May 6, 2020
Before the city lockdown order on March 20, 30-year-old Ariel Coello would lead street art walks over the weekends to have folks engage with and learn about Brooklyn’s art community.
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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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Carine Green. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

House of SHADE president reflects on his intersectionality and root of confidence

Maya Brown February 23, 2020
Carine Green grew up looking at the struggles that come with his different identities — black and queer — separately. When he walked into a House of SHADE meeting, “an organization that aims to provide educational outreach and information to the black and queer community” according to SB Engaged, everything changed.
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Origins of Era. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Port Jefferson boutique brings independent fashion to Long Islanders

Anna Correa November 23, 2019
When someone typically walks into a Long Island boutique, they’re faced with two options: bright athleisure apparel with the town’s name on the front or dainty, overpriced trendy clothes that look like they came out of a Francesca’s at the local mall.
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Music ensemble Sputter Box commissions new works for Oct. 10 concert and upcoming season

Music ensemble Sputter Box commissions new works for Oct. 10 concert and upcoming season

Natasha Nelson October 6, 2019
Performance art ensemble Sputter Box will stage its second full-length concert on Thursday, Oct. 10, at Areté Venue and Gallery in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The concert program, entitled “Music for 8x11 Rug,” will feature premieres by composers Alan Hankers, Joe Krycia and Christopher Lucius Newman. The performance kicks off an exciting season of artistic collaborations for the ensemble.
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Stony Brook men’s soccer falls 1-0 in season opener

Stony Brook men’s soccer falls 1-0 in season opener

Ross O'Keefe September 15, 2019
This summed up a hard offensive day for Stony Brook, who were shut out in a game that came down to a spectacular goal as they fell 1–0 to St. Francis Brooklyn.
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A piece by Brooklyn-based artist Hannah Provisor, COURTESY OF HANNAH PROVISOR

Brooklyn artist launches illustrated series about sexual harassment

Brianne Ledda November 1, 2018
Brooklyn-based artist Hannah Provisor was waiting for the bus when a man described to her in graphic detail what he wanted to do with her body.
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