The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

75° Stony Brook, NY
The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

Dr. Zebulon Miletsky, an assistant professor of Africana Studies. MATTHEW YAN/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook professor tackles biracialism in Black History Month lecture

Matthew Yan February 23, 2020
Miletsky, who identifies as half-Jewish and half-black, hosted a lecture called “Interracialism: Biracials Learning About African American Culture” to tackle the storied history of what it means to be African American and biracial, Wednesday evening in the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library’s Central Reading Room.
Read Story
Flag for the country of Hungary. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Hungary’s neo-nationalism poses dangerous threat to social order

Fanni Frankl December 8, 2019
Nationalism is common among many nations today and is often perceived as the driving force that allows people to unite under a shared identity of a common culture and/or language.
Read Story
President Donald Trump speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland back in 2013. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Letter to the Editor: Why the United States Would Lose — Yes, Lose — A War With North Korea

Michael A. Barnhart November 8, 2017
There is something far faster, and ultimately far more lethal, than a nuclear-tipped missile. It is a bit of computer code designed to wreak instantaneous havoc with its target. It is cyber-warfare.
Read Story
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.
Read Story
Donald Trump speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. He won the 2016 US election stunning many media outlets who thought he had no chance of winning. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

The Onion Bagel: Alternate Social Studies

Joseph Konig May 7, 2017
From the people who brought you fake news and alternate facts comes Alternate Social Studies 411: Alternate History!
Read Story
Kendra Fields joined Tufts University last year and completed her first book Growing Up with the Country: A Family History of Race and American Expansion

Race Matters Lecture Series: Passing for Black in an Indian Country

Chris Gaine November 30, 2015
“I think it’s interesting to melt African-American history and Native American history,” Ph.D. student Matt Ford said.
Read Story
A monument to James Meredith, who desegregated the University of Mississippi, on the Ole Miss campus in Oxford, Mississippi.

Sorry Ole Miss but your state flag must stay

Skyler Gilbert November 2, 2015
When the Ole Miss campus, the largest public university in Mississippi, removed the flag from its grounds last week, they were right to do so, right? Wrong.
Read Story

First Amendment Rights in a Time of Crisis

April 9, 2002

The Provost Global Issues Series continued last Wednesday with Anthony Lewis'#146;slecture, 'America Struggles with Freedom.' Lewis, a Harvard Law graduateand Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, started...

Continue Reading
Load More Stories
Donate to The Statesman