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Police cars in 2012 on campus. NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE

Letter to the editor: Don’t defund the police

Andrew Infantino March 30, 2021
#OPINION: While improving the social conditions that lead to crime is a noble goal, police are still necessary to respond to ongoing crime.
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Michelle Obamas official cover for her podcast Higher Ground. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Michelle Obama unveils the first full episode of Spotify exclusive podcast

Lajiere Blake August 4, 2020
On Wednesday, July 29, Michelle Obama released the first full episode of her highly anticipated show, “The Michelle Obama Podcast”. The podcast is part of an exclusive deal between Spotify and the Obamas’ production company, Higher Ground.
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Presidental candidates for the 2020 election from the Democratic Party. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Analyzing the Democratic candidate overload for the 2020 presidential election

Anya Marquardt November 3, 2019
In a mere year, the next presidential election will be upon us. While this may seem like a long time for some Americans, candidates have already kicked into campaigning mode; for registered Democrats, primaries start in Feb. 2020.
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Two women hold hands. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Women in China still live in fear of domestic violence

Yufei Wu February 20, 2019
Chai Jing, a well-known Chinese journalist, once interviewed 11 female prisoners who killed their husbands. All of them, without exception, took action after years of suffering.
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SB Live, a Stony Brook music group performed at the Tabler Arts Center Gala on March 30. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

SB Live ends the semester in their pajamas

David Pepa December 11, 2016
Although students were studying for final exams, they decided to relieve some stress by watching SB Live perform their End of the Semester Gig on Dec. 8 in Student Activities Center Ballroom A.
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Dan Lornitis hypnotizes Stony Brook

Dan Lornitis hypnotizes Stony Brook

Giselle Miranda September 25, 2016
Comedian hypnotist Dan Lornitis performed in the Student Activities Center auditorium on Sept. 23.
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Victor Ochi waived in final round of Baltimore Ravens roster cuts

Chris Peraino September 3, 2016
Victor Ochi, Stony Brook’s all-time career sack leader, was waived from the Baltimore Ravens this Saturday during their final round of preseason cuts, the Ravens announced.
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Warney, Anyagaligbo honored with America East awards

Warney, Anyagaligbo honored with America East awards

Kunal Kohli March 7, 2016
Senior forward Jameel Warney took home his third straight America East Player of the Year award as the conference’s yearly awards were announced on Feb. 29.
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Club hockey gears up for playoffs in search of first National title

Club hockey gears up for playoffs in search of first National title

Skyler Gilbert February 23, 2016
For the Stony Brook Club Ice Hockey team, "next year" is finally here.
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Kanye West announced at the VMAs he will be running for the 2020 Presidency. PHOTO CREDITS: Jason Persse

Yes to Yeezus for President in 2020

Maurice Abernathy September 9, 2015
"Don’t laugh. All things considered, Kanye West is a viable presidential candidate — he is a self-made African American entrepreneur and a humanistic visionary."
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Shailene Woodley, above, is also known for her role as a cancer patient in the movie The Fault in Our Stars LOS ANGELES TIMES / TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE

“Divergent” film series continues in action-packed second installment

David Pepa March 30, 2015
Director Robert Schwentke’s “Insurgent”’ had adolescents and action movie-lovers glued to their seats with the impressive cast performances and action-packed scenes.
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McGrew earns America East honors

Andrew Eichenholz November 18, 2014
As the capacity crowd at Island Federal Credit Arena watched junior Jameel Warney fail to put back his own missed free throw, fellow junior Rayshaun McGrew was there to save the day.
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