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The Reboli Center, a quaint corner filled with tranquility and local art

Sydney Riddle December 2, 2022
As the winter break quickly approaches Stony Brook and the days get colder, there becomes increasingly little to do. However, The Reboli Center for Art and History, located right across the street from Stony Brook Village, is a perfect indoor activity for those staying on campus during this holiday season.
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Festival of Lights 2019 Photo Gallery

Festival of Lights 2019 Photo Gallery

Samantha Robinson December 5, 2019
The Festival of Lights is a traditional event held at SBU which shares and celebrates the various religions, faiths and cultures that make up the Stony Brook community. Here are some photos from this year's multicultural event.
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People walking outside of shops. IAN MUTTO/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

It’s time to give it up for Cyber Monday — and give up on Black Friday

James Bowen November 24, 2019
The glass doors are the ring, the customers are the bull and the employees pointing to the 50% off signs are the bullfighters waving their red flags. But instead of getting impaled by horns — it's the heels of a stampede of customers that will deliver the killer blow — literally.
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A student stresses out while reading a textbook. The stress Holly Melancholy felt over her break led her to bake her hair into the family turkey. UBC LEARNING COMMONS/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

The Onion Bagel: Holly Melancholy’s jolly Thanksgiving

Gabby Pardo November 25, 2018
Five-day break, two holidays (if you’re counting Black Friday) and there is still stress running through the mind of sophomore biology major Holly Melancholy. Class starts tomorrow and none of her assignments or papers or projects are done for the week.
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Theater Three in Port Jefferson, N.Y. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Theatre Three revamps 35th annual “A Christmas Carol” after September flood

Anna Correa November 25, 2018
“A Christmas Carol” is a holiday tradition for the theater — the show, considered by locals as a Port Jefferson tradition, sells the most tickets and helps keep the theater going financially.
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 pepole of Hindu riligion alighted candle and clay lamp in their house and temples at the festival time. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS CC BY-SA 4.0

Stony Brook should be more tolerant of religious holidays

Kraig Klein September 28, 2018
But Stony Brook isn’t as tolerant as it depicts itself to be.  How else can you explain the fact that we have no days off for important religious holidays?
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Achieving true political correctness

Achieving true political correctness

Kraig Klein March 18, 2018
If we need to create gender equality in our language, we need to search thoroughly and correct the etymology of words like “human.”
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A photo of a Christmas tree.  JIAQIAN AIRPLANEFAN/WIKIMEDIA
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How to make the holidays wonderful

Andrew Goldstein November 26, 2017
It’s not all bad. I enjoy holidays. But we need to set some ground rules to keep these holidays fun and not turn them into a month of social landmines.
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The pumpkin patch at BB & GG Farms, located in St. James. ALEX KOUTAVAS/THE STATESMAN

Ask the Editors: what are our favorite autumn activities?

Andrew Goldstein October 23, 2017
Here at The Statesman, editors celebrate fall with friends, family or alone. Here are our favorite things to do in the fall.
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Dr. Lori Flores was the keynote speaker at last years Hispanic Heritage month opening ceremony. SKYLER GILBERT/STATESMAN FILE

Don’t just show up for rallies, support small events too

Andrew Goldstein September 10, 2017
We are taught to be active players in the world of careers, rising up the ranks to achieve our vision of success. Our approach to activism should be the same.
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Mariah Carey performing at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Careys hit song All I Want for Christmas is You is stillDISNEY ABC TELEVISION GROUP/FLICKR VIA CC BY-ND 2.0

Christmas songs are back again

Katarina Delgado December 4, 2016
Spotify has classified over 1.3 million tracks as Christmas music, and users have created nearly 16 million Christmas-themed playlists.
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15th annual Festival of Lights brings holidays together

15th annual Festival of Lights brings holidays together

Mahreen Khan December 7, 2015
The 15th annual Festival of Lights took place Wednesday, Dec. 2 at the SAC, bringing students of all backgrounds and ethnicities together to rejoice in holiday spirit.
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