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Senior business management and marketing major Alec Simione owns Critic Clothing, an up and coming clothing line speacializing in streetwear. PHOTO COURTESY OF ALEC SIMIONE

Student-owned streetwear line Critic Clothing gains popularity

Thomas James March 27, 2017
Alec Simione is a Stony Brook student whose company, Critic Clothing, is rising through the ranks of the streetwear industry.
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Stony Brook Alumnus Spotlight: Momina Mustehsan

Thomas James December 4, 2016
Momina Mustehsan is a Stony Brook alumnus whose musical talent has been recognized from the United States to Pakistan.
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Campus Spotlight: Mills, Mahmood and a boom box

Rena Thomas September 3, 2015
A mundane walk through Roth is shaken by the sound of upbeat music radiating over the murky pond. Two boys surround a Brookstone “Big Blue Party Speaker."
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Campus spotlight: Jinyoung Jin gives the Wang Center an extra dose of Asian culture

Chelsea Katz November 18, 2014
“Canning Mao’s Mangoes.” “The Grace Lee Project.” It is no secret the Wang Center certainly stepped up its game this year when it comes to its events.
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Campus spotlight: Susan Deaver advances orchestra

Basil John November 10, 2014
The University Orchestra is made up of a variety of students, including those still in high school, undergraduates and graduate students and is open to string, woodwind, brass and percussion players.
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The new Music Production/DJ Club joins rappers and aspiring audio engineers so they can learn from each other. (CHELSEA KATZ / THE STATESMAN)

Campus Spotlight: music producers unite

Chelsea Katz September 15, 2014
When Ardit Piroli walked onto Stony Brook campus for the first time last year, he almost immediately started looking for others who shared his passion for producing music.
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Campus Spotlight: Dean Stein, the original Seawolf, says good-bye

Francesca Campione May 15, 2014
Jerrold L. Stein, the associate vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students, is retiring at the conclusion of this summer after an incredible 38 years of service to Stony Brook University.
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Campus Spotlight: Student turns trash into public art

Jessica Desamero March 31, 2014
Nicole Hixon, a second-year student in Stony Brook’s Master of Fine Arts program, turns useless, recycled trash into meaningful sculpture, installation and public art. Hixon, a native New Yorker, first started her higher education at Nassau Community College and continued her studies at California State, San Francisco. She moved back to Long Island and came to Stony Brook for graduate school.
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Campus Spotlight: piano professors strike a chord with students

Robert Cimino March 6, 2014
If Stony Brook University were a Steinway concert grand piano, professors Gilbert Kalish and Christina Dahl would be among the most resonant strings within it. Both professors of piano have seen prosperous careers as solo and ensemble performers and, after transitioning to teaching, have shared their years of musical wisdom with Stony Brook students.
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Campus Spotlight: Professor adds flare to studying abroad

Cassandra Maddox February 26, 2014
New to Stony Brook University’s campus and Long Island, New York, Assistant Professor Joseph Pierce drinks his mate (pronounced ma-tay), an Argentinian herbal tea, from a small gourd at his desk. He is well dressed in a tailored-to-fit houndstooth suit and his tame shoulder-length hair makes him the ideal subject of hair envy. But he is more than perfect hair.
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Selim has been playing the French horn for 15 years. (PHOTO CREDIT: AMRSELIM.INFO)

Campus Spotlight: Egyptian musician plays French horn

Dahalia Ibrahim February 17, 2014
Despite the fact that oppression and political turmoil seem so pervasive and entrenched modern-day in Egypt, one native took his musical talents to Stony Brook University to march to his own tune—literally.
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Campus Spotlight: Patricia Wright brings lemurs to IMAX

Elizabeth Morgan February 10, 2014
We have all seen at least one of the Madagascar movies portraying comical cartoon animals struggling for a home in the wild. However, this spring, a new movie titled “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar” will be released about the real fight for survival of lemurs in Madagascar. Spearheading the production of this movie, not to mention the entire conservation effort it represents, is Stony Brook anthropology professor Dr. Patricia Wright.
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