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A message from The Statesmans graduating editors

A message from The Statesman’s graduating editors

The Editorial Board May 12, 2015
The graduating members of The Statesman's editorial board grew with the University and experienced its best and most important moments.
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The Craft Center offers free events on Tuesday nights from 6:30-9 p.m. Some of these events include vinyl record melting, jewelry making and chocolate lollipop making. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON / THE STATESMAN

Future of the Craft Center is unclear

Chelsea Katz May 11, 2015
Tie Dye. Homemade pottery. Bartending. All are things one can make or learn at Stony Brook’s Craft Center and ceramic studio. But that creative spark might not stay lit.
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According to Vice President of Communications and Public Relations Danny Chung, USG is hoping to reschedule the Streetlight Manifesto concert to either the month of February or March. We avoided April since it would be too close to Brookfest, Chung said in a text message.

Streetlight Manifesto cancelled, USG works to shape up

The Statesman February 1, 2015
In light of the Streetlight Manifesto concert contract mishap, USG is reevaluating how they bring big events to campus and even more so how they operate as whole.
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The Imitation Game leaves a lasting impression

“The Imitation Game” leaves a lasting impression

Chelsea Katz December 3, 2014
As Adolf Hitler's Nazi forces spread throughout 1940s Europe, a group of the best cryptographer's in Britain fought the war from inside a secret operations shed outside London.
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Norman Goodman sees change over 50 years

Chelsea Katz November 27, 2014
Norm Goodman, Ph.D., has been teaching sociology at Stony Brook since 1964 and has served on the University Senate, a coalition of faculty committees that advise campus administration.
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Campus spotlight: Jinyoung Jin gives the Wang Center an extra dose of Asian culture

Chelsea Katz November 18, 2014
“Canning Mao’s Mangoes.” “The Grace Lee Project.” It is no secret the Wang Center certainly stepped up its game this year when it comes to its events.
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An inside look at Icona Pop concert opener Five Knives

Chelsea Katz October 20, 2014
Five Knives is currently on the road with Icona Pop and Lowell on Reverb’s annual Campus Consciousness tour. The Statesman caught up with frontwoman Anna Worstell over the phone in between shows.
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Campus spotlight: Victoria Massey baton twirls at Worlds

Chelsea Katz October 13, 2014
While most college students are still asleep at 8 a.m., Victoria Massey is already awake and has been drilling for 45 minutes. She will be taking the floor soon.
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The Fall Community Festival allowed participants to paint pumpkins and try food samples, among other things.  (HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN)

Fall Community Festival brings autumn-themed fun to students

Chelsea Katz October 8, 2014
The Office of the Provost Liaison and WUSB 90.1 sponsored a Fall Community Festival on Wednesday, complete with arts and crafts and inflatable obstacle courses.
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Art by JeriAnne Vestuto

Proposed tobacco ban impractical and unreasonable

Joseph Konig October 2, 2014
President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. announced recently that he is in the extremely preliminary stages of banning tobacco products from all Stony Brook properties.
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The problem with banning tobacco at SBU

Joseph Konig September 30, 2014
As a white male who went to public school in New York, I would be remiss if I claimed to have never tried various tobacco products.
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Stanleys possible tobacco ban still smokey

Stanley’s possible tobacco ban still smokey

Chelsea Katz September 23, 2014
University President Dr. Samuel L. Stanley Jr. and his Chief Deputy Edward Summers are at the helm of an initiative to potentially ban tobacco on all of Stony Brook’s campuses.
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