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SBU students startup Soulo set to land this August

SBU students’ startup Soulo set to land this August

Joy Sze August 26, 2021
Having witnessed their elder family members struggle with performing personal care, Stony Brook student Joshua Zhu and his partner Jialin Ke created Soulo, a long-handled motorized nail trimmer as a solution.
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The homepage for NorthForkCraftGallery.com. SCREENSHOT OF NORTHFORKCRAFTGALLERY.COM

Long Island business owner creates a space for local craftsmen to be recognized

Caroline Morgan April 22, 2021
Owning a business was Lyn Cooperman’s longtime dream. She achieved that when she opened the North Fork Craft Gallery in Wading River four years ago, one of a group of small stores attached to The Inn and Spa at East Wind.
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Official cover of Surviving My First Decade in Corporate America. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Stony Brook alumni Stephanie Hayman discusses career path and book “Surviving My First Decade in Corporate America”

Julia Heming October 6, 2020
Stephanie Hayman, Hauppauge native and Stony Brook graduate, returned to campus virtually on Sept. 22 to talk about her book, “Surviving My First Decade in Corporate America."
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SBU professors discuss business collaboration in panel

Fanni Frankl February 9, 2020
The Office of Technology Licensing and Industry Relations at Stony Brook welcomed a panel of professors and researchers to the Charles B. Wang Center on Feb. 5 to discuss collaboration with businesses.
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Petition for Smoothie Spot on change.org. SCREENSHOT OF CHANGE.ORG

Students petition after FSA negotiations with student-owned smoothie truck go sour

Alek Lewis January 26, 2020
More than 1,100 students have signed a petition showing support for a smoothie truck on campus after negotiations between its owner and the Faculty Student Association (FSA) went sour in early January.
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The logo for TikTok, a video app. Originally known as musical.ly, TikTok allows you to make short lip-synch or dance videos and customize them with special effects, music and text. PUBLIC DOMAIN

TikTok is a leading marketing tool for businesses to creatively brand

Xenia Gonikberg November 18, 2019
The video app, TikTok, is surprisingly becoming more and more popular among corporations. Although the app’s main audience consists of teenagers and young adults, more companies have started using TikTok as a platform to brand themselves.
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Bloomberg Businessweek editor examines campfire stories and emotion in ‘My Life As’ lecture

Ross O'Keefe October 27, 2019
Joel Weber, journalist and editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, spoke as part of the “My Life As” speaker series on Monday, Oct. 23. Weber graduated from the University of Oregon in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in journalism with an emphasis in magazine journalism
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Chicken dishes made my X Factor. COURTESY OF X FACTOR

Stony Brook students bring food catering to Athletics

Kayla McKiski and Gregory Zarb December 2, 2018
X-Factor has over 1,000 customers and sells about 6,000 meals per week after starting only two years ago. To date, they have made over half a million of their “healthy versions of unhealthy meals.”
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A room in Javits Lecture Hall . EZRA MARGONO/STATESMAN FILE

The gender gap in class participation

Samiha Ahmed October 21, 2018
Stony Brook University’s undergraduate population is 53 percent male and 47 percent female. The split is not 50/50, but it is close enough to be even. Still, in terms of classroom participation, there seems to be an overwhelming presence of male voices.
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A shelf stocked with Soylent at East Side Dining. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Give Soylent a try

Jhonatan Bonilla February 28, 2018
Soylent, marketed as a “Ready-to-Drink Food", is convenient, cheap and more appetizing to me than a cup of noodles.
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Stony Brook faculty mentor 17 Siemens Competition finalists

Stony Brook faculty mentor 17 Siemens Competition finalists

Eric Schmid November 4, 2015
17 of the 97 regional finalists in the annual Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology were mentored by faculty at Stony Brook University.
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Harriman hall was the most recent building on campus to suffer a loos of power.MANJU SHIVACHARAN/THE STATESMAN

Low interest rates: business majors lack interest in their field

Christopher Leelum October 21, 2014
According to a recent Gallup poll, students who pursue the most popular field in college in the U.S. are not too happy.
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