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Stony Brook University alumna Isabella DeLuca seen participating in the Jan. 6 riot. DeLuca is currently in custody for her involvement. // PHOTO COURTESY OF OPEN-SOURCE VIDEO

Stony Brook alum arrested for participating in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Sky Crabtree, Assistant News Editor March 20, 2024

Isabella DeLuca, a Stony Brook University alumna and conservative social media influencer, was arrested Friday for playing an alleged role in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot. DeLuca was taken into...

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A sign put up on Staller steps in order to warn students to wear masks and to remain six feet apart. RABIA GURSOY /THE STATESMAN

What a botched public health response can teach us one year after COVID-19 hit the U.S.

Benjamin Joffe April 15, 2021
#OPINION With all that happened in 2020, it's easy to overlook some valuable lessons we can take away from both our collective and individual experiences. We must understand how challenges that may seem independent from one another are connected. 
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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

History Club holds “After Trump” roundtable discussion

Tim Giorlando April 3, 2021
After the capital riots on Jan. 6, the history department is debating and discussing the outcomes of the Trump presidency and its impact on the American public. 
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How Donald Trump’s impeachment lulled a false sense of accomplishment

Steven Keehner February 22, 2021
#OPINION Instead of critiquing the left and right, I’d like to address those celebrating Trump’s impeachment and the detachment from reality that continually gets swept under the rug.
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The United States Capitol Building. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

Student organizations at SBU comment on Capitol riots and Zeldin ties

Maya Brown January 24, 2021
Several student organizations at Stony Brook University have reacted to the U.S. Capitol building riot that occurred almost three weeks ago. Some have also supported calls for Rep. Lee Zeldin resignation, as a result of his reactions to the riot. 
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The outside of the Capitol building. On Jan. 6, the day of Joe Bidens certification as president-elect, a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol building. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

“It is a kind of mass social psychosis”: SBU professors react to invasion of the U.S. Capitol

Maya Brown and Claudia Motley January 14, 2021
“You hear the interviews, hear the depths or the breaths of the anger based online," Robert Chase, a history professor, said. "I think that at some point, a country has to have a national reckoning over truth.”
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