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 A bridge in Charlottesville, Va. Last week the University of Virginia (UVA) experienced a mass shooting. CHRISTINE KELLEY/THE STATESMAN

Mass shootings can not define the South

Christine Kelley November 21, 2022
#OPINION: Virginia is awful and terrifying and beautiful and welcoming. If we embrace community and simple pleasures, we can navigate our way out of this violent fascist mess.
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A group of students hold posters as they march around campus in support of the Black Lives Matter protests last fall. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Whitewashed history inhibits us from learning about the past

Matt Venezia February 17, 2021
#OPINION: One of my favorite subjects in high school was history... Looking back now, it was very obvious from the textbooks I read or lessons I learned that “American” meant “white.”
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A Black Lives Matter protest and rally that took place on Stony Brook Universitys campus. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN FILES

SBU professors debate the role of monuments in the age of Black Lives Matter

Steven Keehner November 7, 2020
Amid rising social conflict, a panel of Stony Brook experts debated the future of controversial monuments in America in “How Do We Decide? Monuments in the Era of Black Lives Matter" on Oct. 28.
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Gueye during the Stony Brook Mens Basketball home opener on Nov. 5.EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Upset-minded Stony Brook closely battles No. 9 Virginia in loss

Ethan Tam December 20, 2019
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team knew what it was up against when it stepped onto the court to face the No. 9 Virginia Cavaliers on Wednesday, Dec. 19 in Charlottesville.
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Stony Brook loses close battle at Providence

Ethan Tam December 16, 2019
In the second game of a difficult 4-game road trip, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team lost 82-78 to the Providence Friars (6-5) on Saturday, Dec. 14, dropping their second consecutive game and falling to 7-5 on the season. The Seawolves held a second-half lead again in the third meeting between the America East and Big East schools but were unable to beat the size and physicality of the Friars.
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Jelani Cobb at the Presidential Lecture Series on Oct. 28. MAYA BROWN/THE STATESMAN

Journalist Jelani Cobb addresses microaggressions in Presidential Lecture

Maya Brown November 2, 2019
Dr. Jelani Cobb, an American writer, author and educator, spoke as part of the University’s Presidential Lecture Series on Monday, Oct. 28. During the lecture, Cobb discussed microaggressions and the pursuit of equity in the U.S.
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“BlacKkKlansman:” How a black man infiltrated the KKK

Shelby Green September 24, 2018
The film, “BlacKkKlansman,” is buried in the story of a Ku Klux Klan infiltration in the 1970s and is a summary of modern-day race issues and a blatant call to action.
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A statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, VA. BILLY HATHORN/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 3.0

Art history professor’s stance on Confederate statues adds to campus divide

Luis Sanchez October 10, 2017
Michele H. Bogart, who teaches social history of public art, urban design and commercial culture, said these statues are a form of art.
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