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The outside of the Capitol building. On Jan. 6, the day of Joe Bidens certification as president-elect, a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol building. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

“It is a kind of mass social psychosis”: SBU professors react to invasion of the U.S. Capitol

Maya Brown and Claudia Motley January 14, 2021
“You hear the interviews, hear the depths or the breaths of the anger based online," Robert Chase, a history professor, said. "I think that at some point, a country has to have a national reckoning over truth.”
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An old fashion film reel. Stony Brook Southamptons MFA in flim has RYAN BAXTER/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA BY CC 2.0

Stony Brook’s MFA in Film program adds to its list of accomplishments

Thomas James November 15, 2016
Stony Brook’s MFA in Film program continues its year of achievements, as movies developed by its participants gain recognition.
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Stony Brook University president Samuel L. Stanley attends President Barack Obama’s “Call to Action.” Stanley was joined by 100 other university presidents at the White House. (GAVIN STERN/SHFWIRE)

Stony Brook promises support at White House ‘Call to Action’

Gavin Stern January 28, 2014

WASHINGTON – Troy Simon grew up poor in New Orleans. He could not read until he was 14. But with a little help, he is now a student at Bard College in New York—and got to introduce Michelle Obama at...

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Legendary Watergate journalist speaks at fiftieth lecture of series

Ryan Wolf October 16, 2013
Stony Brook students caught a glimpse into the past, present and future of the American press through the eyes of world-renowned journalist Carl Bernstein at the fiftieth “My Life As” presentation on Tuesday night.
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A job forgotten: the under appreciated role of journalists

Emma Hart October 15, 2012

People take what they read in the newspaper for granted. Although watchdog journalism has become a thankless task—and an often criticized one—it is nonetheless a necessity that we believe we are entitled...

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