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A sign put up on Staller steps in order to warn students to wear masks and to remain six feet apart. RABIA GURSOY /THE STATESMAN

What a botched public health response can teach us one year after COVID-19 hit the U.S.

Benjamin Joffe April 15, 2021
#OPINION With all that happened in 2020, it's easy to overlook some valuable lessons we can take away from both our collective and individual experiences. We must understand how challenges that may seem independent from one another are connected. 
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Statement by Chinese Association at Stony Brook in response to violence toward Asian Americans.


Asian student organizations on campus are collaborating to fundraise and support the Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) organization in addressing hate crimes toward the Asian community.  PHOTO CREDIT: CHINESE ASSOCIATION AT STONY BROOK

Black and Asian Stony Brook students work to answer the question, “Are we allies?”

Amaya McDonald March 14, 2021
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, violence and blatant racism toward Asian people has skyrocketed. While people are becoming more aware of the issue, many are left wondering what can be done to support the Asian community.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on campus in the Student Activities Center on April 11, 2019. Cuomo announced that all non-essential workers must stay home. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

Cuomo orders all of New York’s non-essential workforce to stay home

Maya Brown and Alek Lewis March 21, 2020
This is the state’s most dramatic measure yet, as the number of confirmed cases jumped from 4,152 on Thursday afternoon to 7,102 on Friday morning. The additional 2,950 cases were due to a rapid increase in testing, according to Cuomo.
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(PHOTO CREDIT: MCT CAMPUS)

Bellevue Ebola patient should be honored, not feared

Jacqualine Ng October 30, 2014
It finally happened. Last Thursday, it was confirmed that Ebola has officially spread into New York City.
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