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Carine Green. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook student Carine Green refuses to let their mental health falter

Lajiere Blake October 3, 2020
Stony Brook University student Carine Green recounts their adjustment to remote learning and how it felt to participate in the Black Lives Matter movement as a young Black American.
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Carine Green. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

House of SHADE president reflects on his intersectionality and root of confidence

Maya Brown February 23, 2020
Carine Green grew up looking at the struggles that come with his different identities — black and queer — separately. When he walked into a House of SHADE meeting, “an organization that aims to provide educational outreach and information to the black and queer community” according to SB Engaged, everything changed.
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The Faculty-Student Association office located in East Side Dining. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook recognized for diversity commitment

Deidre Redhead December 6, 2019

The Faculty Student Association (FSA) office located in East Side Dining. In November, the FSA won the National Association of College Auxiliary Services Edwin R. Golden Award for Inclusive Excellence...

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House of Shade meeting in the LGBTQ* Center on Tuesday, Feb. 5  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

House of Shade provides safe space for black LGBTQ* students

Rebecca Liebson and Elisha Asif February 13, 2019
“We are here and whether or not you like us, we are here to stay,” they said. “We’re a prominent force to be reckoned with.”
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New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle represents the East End of Long Island. He was one of four state senators to vote against legislation banning the practice of gay conversion therapy. PUBLIC DOMAIN

NY State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle votes against ban on gay conversion therapy

Rebecca Liebson and Brianne Ledda January 27, 2019
Kenneth P. LaValle — the New York state senator who represents parts of Brookhaven and the East End and longtime supporter of Stony Brook University — is one of only four state senators who voted against legislation banning the practice of gay conversion therapy.
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