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It Ends With US. The 2016 Goodreads Best Romance winner harbors potentially dangerous themes of intimate partner violence.ATRIA BOOKS

Romance novel “It Ends with Us”: cautionary tale of domestic violence falls dangerously flat

Jenna Zaza March 26, 2023
While "It Ends With Us" is marketed as a romance novel and continues to be praised, its erroneous portrayal of intimate partner violence (IPV) renders it downright dangerous to be classified as such, as Hoover’s attempt at a cautionary tale falls flat.
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Local residents of Freeport gathered on June 7, 2020 to march for the Black Lives Matter protests. MAYA BROWN/THE STATESMAN

Defund the police because society should reassess our values if Black lives really matter

Maya Brown February 16, 2021
#OPINION: Every time I see a blue lives matter flag wavering in the wake of a cruel Black death, my stomach begins to compress. I cannot help myself from tracing down the complicated, yet broken system that is law enforcement in this country.
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A thread of posts of Turkish women who were murdered by men. The posts aim to highlight the femicide rates in Turkey. STOPFEMICIDES/INSTAGRAM

Black and white selfies on social media bring awareness to violence against women

Rabia Gursoy and Falah Jalali August 24, 2020
The Stony Brook Press' Falah Jalai and The Statesman's Rabia Gursoy report on femicide in the countries of Turkey and India, highlighting how the new Instagram trend #ChallengeAccepted aims to increase awareness about violence against women.
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Take a Stand/Walk With Me March ALEK LEWIS/THE STATESMAN

“Take a Stand: Walk with Me” march preaches message of awareness for domestic violence

Alek Lewis October 27, 2019
Students, faculty and domestic violence prevention organizations marched together in “Take a Stand: Walk With Me” on Oct. 23 to raise awareness about domestic and relationship violence.
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Two women hold hands. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Women in China still live in fear of domestic violence

Yufei Wu February 20, 2019
Chai Jing, a well-known Chinese journalist, once interviewed 11 female prisoners who killed their husbands. All of them, without exception, took action after years of suffering.
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Students march outside of the Student Activities Center on Wednesday Oct. 24 in support of survivors of domestic violence. ALEXANDER BAKIRDAN

Students walk toward an end to domestic violence

Maya Brown October 26, 2018
At least 100 students came together on Wednesday for the annual walk for domestic violence awareness, “Take a Stand/Walk With Me,” organized by the Center for Prevention and Outreach (CPO).
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The 2018 Security and Fire Safety Report. COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Annual Security Report shows uptick in crime

Maya Brown October 3, 2018
The number of crimes reported on campus and at residential facilities rose between 2016 and 2017, according to the 2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which was released last Friday.
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Title IX at Stony Brook

Few Title IX complaints result in action, initial reporting shows

Rebecca Liebson August 26, 2018
The Stony Brook University Title IX office received 24 reports of sexual misconduct, domestic violence and other related incidents between Jan. and May 1, 2018, according to newly released data from the New York State Education Department.
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Take a Stand/Walk With Me.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook community takes a stand against domestic violence

Emma Harris October 29, 2017
Members of the campus community came together to spread awareness of domestic violence during the university’s annual “Take a Stand/Walk with Me” event on Wednesday, Oct. 25.
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Senior midfielder Kristin Yevoli (No. 42, above) runs down the field against USC on March 24. She initiated the One Love campaign at Stony Brook. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Yevoli and women’s lacrosse bring One Love to SBU

Brittany Bernstein April 23, 2017
Yevoli was excited to learn that she could become more involved with One Love’s cause by running escalation workshops to educate students about domestic violence.
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Students and faculty march to end domestic violence

Students and faculty march to end domestic violence

Jess Stoneburner October 27, 2016
The annual "Take a Stand, Walk with Me" march takes place every October for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
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The monument quilt is a project all over the country PHOTO CREDIT: THE MONUMENT QUILT

Monument Quilt raises awareness for sexual assault

Thomas James October 23, 2016
Christine Szaraz, an organizer of the event, hopes to keep the momentum going next fall with Domestic Violence Awareness Month events, maybe having a similar event to replace the Monument Quilt.
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