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“The Crown” season four is adorned in controversy

Deidre Redhead January 7, 2021
Netflix’s “The Crown” has been a historical drama hit. The series features the combined history of the royal family’s reign, making the series enticing for its 73 million household viewers worldwide. However, the royal family feels otherwise.
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A digital art piece created by Grace Noonan. ART BY GRACE NOONAN

How a Stony Brook student artist copes during a pandemic

Deidre Redhead October 4, 2020
Grace Noonan, junior biology major, felt a lot of uncertainty at the start of the pandemic. It led to people pivoting to new creative interests as a means to cope. For the Long Island native, the lockdown gave her a chance to brush up on her art.
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The Met has reopened, and so has a piece of New York

Deidre Redhead September 11, 2020
The Metropolitan Museum of Art reopened its doors to the public on Aug. 29. The museum had been closed since Mar. 13, a day after Mayor Bill de Blasio declared New York City a state of emergency, amidst the surging coronavirus cases.
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COVID-19 causes graduate student exam adjustments and delays

Deidre Redhead May 19, 2020
As testing centers close across the nation, entrance exams have made major adjustments to how their tests will be administered.
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The Faculty-Student Association office located in East Side Dining. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook recognized for diversity commitment

Deidre Redhead December 6, 2019

The Faculty Student Association (FSA) office located in East Side Dining. In November, the FSA won the National Association of College Auxiliary Services Edwin R. Golden Award for Inclusive Excellence...

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The LSAT goes digital

Deidre Redhead October 24, 2019
As of Sept. 21, the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) will be administered digitally. The first opportunity to take the computerized exam is on Oct. 28. According to a press release from Kaplan Test Prep, an organization that specializes in higher education test preparation, a tablet and stylus will replace the traditional pencil-and-paper format.
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