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SBU cultural clubs help forge communities and provide educational resources

Beth Gatto February 19, 2023
Ethnic student organizations are widely considered some of the most important student clubs. They provide environments that allow for connections between students who share a cultural identity.
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Different pastries from Druthers Coffee. JULIE HEMING/THE STATESMAN

Druthers Coffee opens across Stony Brook station

Julia Heming September 13, 2020
Druthers Coffee opens up across from the Stony Brook Station of the LIRR and offers a comfortable location for Stony Brook University students, and community members to enjoy a traditional sit-down coffee house experience
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Lessons I learned in quarantine

Xenia Gonikberg September 2, 2020
After spending time in quarantine in both Palo Alto, California and Long Island, New York, a Stony Brook University journalism major shares lessons she learned from her experience.
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Outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University Hospital requests medical equipment donations from the community

Meenu Johnkutty March 24, 2020
Stony Brook University Hospital is accepting community donations for personal protective equipment (PPE), including face shields, N95 3M 1860 masks, protective eyewear, goggles, disinfectant wipes or hand sanitizer. 
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Guyanese Student Alliance Holds First Mashramani Celebration

Claudia Motley February 28, 2020

The Guyanese flag. Stony Brook University's Guyanese Student Alliance (GSA) held its first Mashramani, or Guyana's Republic Day, event this weekend on Feb. 22. MELISSA AZOFEIFA/THE STATESMAN Stony...

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Students participating in the Inside the Box event. AMAYA McDONALD/THE STATESMAN

SBUs Center for Civic Justice Hosts Interactive Discussion “Thinking Inside the Box: The Truth Behind the Stereotypes”

Amaya McDonald February 28, 2020
To celebrate Black History Month and the contributions of black people in the U.S., Stony Brook University (SBU)’s Center for Civic Justice hosted an interactive discussion called “Thinking Inside the Box: The Truth Behind the Stereotypes,” on Feb. 17. The event discussed stereotypes and how they affect the way we view ourselves as well as others.
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Quadio provides campus musicians with a new platform

Nicolas Oltean February 16, 2020
Young entrepreneurs and co-founders Marcus and Joe Welch envisioned a scene where musical talent could be found among college students who would one day lead in all facets of society. Quadio ensures that musicians could reach their own by incorporating the capability of communicating with members of universities from across the country.
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Ga(y)me Day introduces another world to Stony Brook University

Lajiere Blake October 23, 2019
A plan to assassinate a greedy baron. One failed attempt to get them to drink the wine, a wine that is notably “to die for” and a toast that finally gets the poison into the villain’s system.
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“The Breadwinner” film brings a powerful story to the Wang Center

Lajiere Blake October 21, 2019
The art of storytelling and animation is captured beautifully in “The Breadwinner.” Based on the novel of the same name by Deborah Ellis, the film does a great job of hooking viewers in from the very start.
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Just Ask: Welcoming our new students

Gabby Pardo August 25, 2019
Hi from Advice and Beyond! We would like to welcome all of our new students to Stony Brook by giving some helpful information about how to make your mark. Coming to a new school can be overwhelming, so here are some helpful tips!
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Students discussing the issue of a divided government in the United States. The community dialogue event was held by The Center for Civic Justice on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

SBU community discusses divided government

Maya Brown February 26, 2019
The Center for Civic Justice held a community dialogue on the topic of divided government on Monday, Feb. 25. Students, faculty and staff discussed some of the ways in which we can address the issue as a community.
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The vigil on the Stony Brook University Academic Mall for the lives lost at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. SUZANNE BARRY/THE STATESMAN

Hillel holds candlelight vigil for Pittsburgh synagogue victims

Alexander Bakirdan October 30, 2018
Stony Brook University’s Hillel organization held a candlelight vigil on Monday, Oct. 29, in remembrance of the 11 people who lost their lives to an anti-Semitic attack in Pittsburgh.
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