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The outside of the White House before the election results. Joseph Biden is projected to defeat Donald Trump in the presidential election. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

U.S. foreign aid during COVID-19 should extend beyond strategic interests 

Matt Venezia March 30, 2021
#OPINION It is rare that the U.S., in foreign policy, does something without its own strategic interests in mind. The relationship with these three tiny island nations is no different. 
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The Stony Brook University Administration Building.  EMMA HARRIS/ STATESMAN FILE

Budget task force discusses increasing revenue through research opportunities in town hall

Sara Ruberg January 25, 2021
The Research and Innovation Task Force identified several areas of needed growth for Stony Brook University’s research programs during a public forum on the Strategic Budget Initiative on Jan. 21.
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Most recent map of the coronavirus from the Center for Disease Control. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Downplaying the severity of the coronavirus is counterproductive

Anya Marquardt February 22, 2020

An updated map of the coronavirus from the Center for Disease Control. As of Feb. 22, at least 2,362 people have died due to the coronavirus, and over 77,988 people have been infected worldwide with the...

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. 2017 CANADA SUMMER GAMES/FLICKR VIA CC BY SA 2.0

“Trudeau isn’t a racist,” but he is, sorry

Anya Marquardt October 21, 2019
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was known as a supporter of immigrants, a human rights activist and a poised figure against racism until photos of him wearing blackface and brownface surfaced on the Internet.
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The official poster for the French film, Lola and Her Brothers. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Review: “Lola And Her Brothers”

Melissa Azofeifa August 5, 2019
The French film, “Lola and Her Brothers,” directed by Jean-Paul Rouve, closed the 10-day Stony Brook Film Festival on Saturday night, July 28.
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The Stony Brook University hospital. Oregon was the first state to codify a right-to-death law in 1997. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Everybody should have the option to die with dignity

Danielle Arebalo March 8, 2019
Since the first American right-to-die law was codified in Oregon in 1997, 1,459 patients have died ingesting the medications prescribed under the Act.
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Sept. 11 had a bigger impact than you think

Mike Adams September 11, 2018
We need to recognize the common denominator of pain that day, wrought from the innocent in nearly every corner of the Earth, if we are ever to truly heal.
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The Marine Sciences Research Center located in Stony Brooks Southampton campus. MELISSA AZOFEIFA/STATESMAN FILE

SoMAS names new dean

Wilko Martinez-Cache February 28, 2018
Paul B. Shepson was announced as the new dean of the Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS).
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Ryland Rees in a game against Sacred Heart last season on Feb. 10, 2018. The All Conference First Team senior long-stick midfielder Ryland Rees will lead the Stony Brook defense.JIM HARRISON/STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Young talent primes Men’s Lacrosse for a promising season

Chris Parkinson February 21, 2018
The much younger-staffed team, along with key veterans, look to live up to the expectations that have been placed on them and stay at the top of the America East.
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Redshirt freshman Oksana Gouchie-Provencher goes for a layup at Island Federal Credit Union Arena. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Healthy and prepared, Gouchie-Provencher ready to contribute

Nick Zararis November 15, 2017
Greatness has always been the goal for redshirt-freshman forward Oksana Gouchie-Provencher.
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Review: having breakfast for dinner with Cuisine & Confessions

Rebecca Liebson April 2, 2017
Cuisine & Confessions simultaneously engages your five senses while pulling at your heartstrings.
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2016 Stony Brook Womens Basketball Head Shots

Gio Perez: Freshman arrives to SBU with international experience

Joseph Wolkin November 8, 2016
After conquering high school basketball in multiple states, freshman Gio Perez is ready for what lies ahead.
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