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Deepfakes put individual rights at risk

Anneliese Marmol February 13, 2024
I believe there needs to be strict regulations and restrictions on AI on social media platforms before this problem gets out of hand. Although using these AI generators may seem fun and convenient, they are doing more harm than good. 
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Without drastic climate action, California will continue to burn

Xenia Gonikberg February 23, 2021
#OPINION: Winters are getting colder, and summers are getting warmer. Extreme temperatures are becoming more common as the effects of climate change continue to ravage communities across the United States.
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The official banner for The State University of New York (SUNY). Jim Malatras was appointed as the fourteenth chancellor of the SUNY system on Aug. 21. PUBLIC DOMAIN

In-person classes may be canceled if student COVID-19 cases rise

Claudia Motley August 31, 2020
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Aug. 27 that in-person classes must stop for two weeks for any New York college with more than 100 cases, or if 5% of their on-campus population is infected.
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The outside of the administration building after campus has shut down. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Staying productive while working from home

Melissa Azofeifa April 1, 2020
There is a whirlwind of change happening as the world tries to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19); we cannot underestimate the importance of maintaining good mental health to be able to stay productive as people transition to working from home and remote learning.
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Stony Brook students putting away boxes into their cars. GARYGHAYRA/THE STATESMAN

Students face uncertainty after campus residences close

Claudia Motley March 20, 2020
Stony Brook University students received the email on March 17: Residents within driving distance have 48 hours to vacate their dorms, and all other residents have only until March 20.
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Some broadband companies are offering free wifi to college students impacted by COVID-19

Brianne Ledda March 18, 2020
Companies are offering different policies that range from opening up hotspots to noncustomers and providing wifi for students affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
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Kennedy, Arline help No. 6 Women’s Lacrosse take down No. 11 Princeton 18-12

Ryan Magill March 8, 2020
The No. 6-ranked Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team defeated the No. 11 Princeton Tigers by a final score of 18-12 on Sunday, March 8 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. The game marks the Seawolves’ second win over a ranked opponent, third win at home and fourth win of the season.
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The baseball team during practice. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Baseball eyes second straight NCAA Tournament appearance

Ethan Tam February 18, 2020
Stony Brook makes its return to Joe Nathan Field on Saturday, Mar. 7 for their home opener — a doubleheader against the CCSU Blue Devils. The hunt for a second straight America East championship is on all the Seawolves’ minds, and they believe they have what it takes to come out on top yet again.
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SBU professor delayed by coronavirus lands in the U.S.

Brianne Ledda January 30, 2020

A map of the outbreak of the coronavirus. A Stony Brook professor that was held up in China due to the virus landed on a chartered flight in Southern California this morning. PUBLIC DOMAIN Update 02/02/2020,...

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Travel restrictions delay semester for about 40 students

Brianne Ledda January 29, 2020
Stony Brook University is working with students on a “case-by-case basis” and faculty has been alerted to not penalize late arrivals.
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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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Shows like “The Politician” educate viewers on pressing issues through satire

Xenia Gonikberg November 10, 2019
While there are elements of high school drama, like cliques and bullying, it also provides insight into the mind of a politician on Capitol Hill
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