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SBU clubs strive to preserve club spaces amidst CLC’s eviction notices

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor May 15, 2024

Growing whispers of eviction echo across the campus community, leaving clubs like the Science Fiction Forum, Pocket Theater, LGBT+ Alliance, Animated Perspectives, Smash Bros. at SBU, Stony Brook Gospel...

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The official TV show poster for Pretty Little Liars: Summer School. PUBLIC DOMAIN

“Pretty Little Liars: Summer School” returns with twists, turns and bloody revenge

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor May 13, 2024

Contains spoilers for "Pretty Little Liars: Summer School” (2024). Put down your knives and grab your popcorn — the final girls in Millwood, Pennsylvania have returned for the second season...

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Official cover art for Luke Hemmings’ new EP, “boy.” The EP was released on Apr. 26. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Luke Hemmings has the heart of a “boy” who wants to be at home in EP

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor May 2, 2024

5 Seconds of Summer lead singer Luke Hemmings taps into a sense of nostalgia for a time that never existed in his latest extended play (EP) titled “boy,” released on April 26. This seven-track...

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The Hidden Treasures’ table at their Flea Market event, selling second hand clothing on -- PHOTO COURTESY OF CYNTHIA SAH

SBU students combat fashion waste with trash to treasure thrift shops

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor April 28, 2024

As the focus on fashion sustainability and raising awareness about clothing waste surpluses gains traction on social media and in the news, students at Stony Brook University aren’t just hitting...

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A graphic representing Avril Lavigne and her new album Let Go.

The impact of Avril Lavigne’s debut album “Let Go” on modern music

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor April 21, 2024

From baggy clothes to skate shoes, Avril Lavigne’s debut album “Let Go” (2002) remains as timeless as ever with the recent resurgence of 2000s culture and pop-punk music. As the aesthetic regains...

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Official cover art for Conan Gray’s new album, “Found Heaven.” The album was released on Apr. 5. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Conan Gray reinvents 1980s pop with contemporary indie flair in latest album “Found Heaven”

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor April 10, 2024
Prepare to be transported to a world where indie-pop meets the 1980s with the release of pop artist Conan Gray’s album “Found Heaven” on April 5.
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The official poster for -- new documentary Quiet on Set. PUBLIC DOMAIN

The dark underbelly of “Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV” is shrouded in mystery

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor April 4, 2024

Contains spoilers for the documentary television series “Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV” (2024).  For generations, children’s programming has long been a source of joy, nostalgia...

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Singer-songwriter Nicole Han poses for the cover art for her single Somebody New. PHOTO COURTESY OF NICOLE HAN

Singer-songwriter Nicole Han balances musical ambitions with personal fulfillment 

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor March 30, 2024

Amidst the clatter of cups and the gentle hum of conversation in a bustling local Los Angeles shop, singer-songwriter Nicole Han’s world shifted in an instant. Serendipity intervened, with the smell...

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A graphic illustrating toxic characters from different TV shows such as Joe Goldberg, Blair Waldorf and Chuck Bass, ILLUSTRATED BY COBY NUNBERG/THE STATESMAN

Love or manipulation? Glorifying toxic relationships in the media

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor March 24, 2024
Film and television portrayals of toxic relationships take on many forms, ultimately shaping how people perceive romance and intimacy within their relationships.
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Skylar Sena recreates Olivia Rodrigos album Sour. ILLUSTRATED AND PHOTO BY STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Romantic relationships portrayed in music: a reenactment

Clare Gehlich and Emily Chao March 24, 2024
Love reaches every corner of our culture, especially the music industry. Throughout the years, artists have consistently released tracks centered on romantic relationships, exploring both toxic and healthy dynamics.
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Official cover art for Ariana Grandes new album, eternal sunshine. This album was released on Mar. 8. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Ariana Grande dances through heartbreak in her latest album “eternal sunshine”

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor March 17, 2024

In the aftermath of a divorce and overwhelming heartache, singer-songwriter and pop icon Ariana Grande has returned with her highly-anticipated seventh studio album, “eternal sunshine,” released...

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Official cover art for Devon Gabriellas debut EP, From the Next Room. The EP was released on February 23, 2024.

Devon Gabriella’s debut EP “From the Next Room” is an introspective and intimate musical tapestry

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor March 1, 2024
Singer-songwriter Devon Gabriella released her debut extended play (EP) titled “From the Next Room” on Feb. 23, blending introspective lyrics and acoustic pop melodies.
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