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Singer-songwriter Louis Knight playing his guitar PHOTO COURTESY OF LOUIS KNIGHT

Louis Knight on music, mental health and self-discovery

Clare Gehlich October 21, 2023
Louis Knight stepped onto the stage of the 18th season of the widely televised singing competition “American Idol” in 2020. After finishing as one of the top seven finalists in the competition, everything stopped as Knight entered the music industry at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Mid Autumn Festival at the Jasmine food court in the Wang center.

SBU welcomes fall with Mid-Autumn Festival traditions

Sydney Riddle September 18, 2022
The Mid-Autumn Festival, which took place on Sept. 10, was one of the first cultural events celebrated on campus. During this event mooncakes and harvest-based food were served at Jasmine, located at the Wang Center.
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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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Students moving into their dorms at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Campus Residences adjust room selection timeline for next year

Ethan Tam March 23, 2020
Stony Brook University Campus Residences modified the room selection timeline for the 2020-21 school year, according to an email sent by Campus Residences to resident students on Friday, March 20.
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Poster for the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. PUBLIC DOMAIN

“13 Reasons Why” continues important conversation in its third season

Melissa Azofeifa August 25, 2019
The third season of the controversial show, “13 Reasons Why” came out on Netflix on Friday, Aug. 23, and it does not disappoint. For those of you who haven’t caught up yet, don’t worry, there will not be any spoilers in this article.
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New York voter registration papers distributed by Stony Brooks Vote Everywhere group in partnership with the Andrew Goodman Foundation. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook students show enthusiasm for midterm elections

Samantha Robinson November 4, 2018
Ahead of Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6, The Statesman randomly surveyed 50 students around campus to get their take on this year’s midterm races.
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R&B singer Ella Mai in 2017. The English artist released her self-titled debut album on Oct. 12. 10 SUMMER/INTERSCOPE

Review: Ella Mai’s self-titled debut album plays like a page out of her own diary

Evelin Mercedes October 13, 2018
R&B singer Ella Mai’s social media countdown is finally over for her self-titled debut album, “Ella Mai,” which was released on Oct. 12.
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Environmental Club leads in sustainability advocacy

Environmental Club leads in sustainability advocacy

Aracely Jimenez April 23, 2018
The Stony Brook University Environmental Club celebrated Earthstock last week by teaching the campus community about living sustainably.
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Robots unloading float glass. A 2017 report from the McKinsey Global Institute think tank predicts that by 2030, up to 800 million people will lose their jobs to a machine. ICAPLANTS/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 3.0

We can educate around automation

Mike Adams March 26, 2018
If computers can do my job or your job badly now, will they do it better than us before we can retire? Will the skill sets we acquire in college even be relevant in a decade?
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Wagner College is one of the dorm buildings in Stony Brook University.

Living off campus is great for me

Andrew Goldstein February 3, 2018
This semester, I moved off campus. I did it to save money and because I only have classes 2 days a week. I mean no disrespect to the living spaces and people who utilize them on campus. Moving off campus, though, is a great decision.
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Citizens cast their votes in Baltimore, Maryland. MARYLAND GOVPICS/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Campus perspectives: vote YES on Constitutional Convention

Steve Hromin November 5, 2017
While it is clear that the “NO” side can outspend the “YES” side by a large margin, this does not mean that their argument has more merit.
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