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Official cover for Selena Gomezs album Rare. PUBLIC DOMAIN

“Rare” by Selena Gomez celebrates recovery and self-love

Melissa Azofeifa January 19, 2020
Selena Gomez’s latest album “Rare” is a celebratory album, having been released on Friday Jan. 10., five years since the release of “Revival” in 2015. The album celebrates Gomez surviving a tumultuous couple of years.
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The K-Pop group, Super M, NIKI NASSIRI/THE STATESMAN

K-pop group SuperM electrifies Madison Square Garden

Niki Nassiri November 24, 2019
SuperM made their mark in New York with a sold-out show in Madison Square Garden on Nov. 19, making them the third K-pop act to ever headline the iconic arena.
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Post Malone performing at Back to the Brook in Sept. 2017. The Undergraduate Student Government says they cancelled Back to the Brook Vol. I this year because of low ticket sales. SASCHA ROSIN/STATESMAN FILE

Inside USG: Why Back to the Brook really failed

Justin Ullman October 30, 2018
On Oct. 18, Stony Brook University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) posted a letter on their Facebook page claiming that the Back to the Brook Vol. 1 Concert was canceled due to insufficient “promotion of the event.”
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Students at the Back to the Brook concert on Friday, Sept. 22. This years concert did not feature a student competition as it has in past years. SASCHA ROSIN/THE STATESMAN

USG teases the Back to Brook concert

Aleeza Kazmi October 3, 2018
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) teased the Back to the Brook concert in a video posted to their YouTube channel, sbusg, on Monday, Oct. 1.
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New York City venue Irving Plaza hosted Irish indie artist EDEN on April 4. PETE JELLIFFE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-ND 2.0

Irish indie artist EDEN rocks Irving Plaza

Claudia Motley April 8, 2018
Rising indie artist Jonathon Ng, known as EDEN, rocked Irving Plaza in downtown Manhattan on April 5.
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EDM DJ Slushii performs at Torontos MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY on Aug. 4, 2016. The DJ will perform at Stony Brook on Sept. 22. THE COME UP SHOW/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Slushii, 20-year old DJ, set to open Back to the Brook

Joseph Konig September 19, 2017
The opening act for Back to the Brook 2017, EDM DJ Slushii, aka Julian Scanlan, is younger than many of the students he will be performing for on Friday.
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Post Malone performing at the Veld Music Festival back in 2016. THE COME UP SHOW/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Post Malone set to headline Back to the Brook on Friday

Joseph Konig September 17, 2017
Post Malone is coming to Stony Brook for the annual fall concert, Back to the Brook, and students could not see the hip hop artist at a more perfect time in his career than right now.
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Mike Scimeca, left, and Steve Georgilis, right began their DJ group ONEDUO in 2012. Since then they have taken their talent from Long Island to St.Marteen and Florida.

Long Island DJ group ONEDUO takes dance music to a new level

Erika Stern May 8, 2016
ONEDUO was created in 2012 when Mike Scimeca called his friend Steve Georgilis, who is a graduate student at Stony Brook University, to join him on his quest to DJ fame.
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The club that raves together, stays together: The rise of the EDM Club

The club that raves together, stays together: The rise of the EDM Club

Jessica Carnabuci September 21, 2015
Stony Brook University’s Electronic Dance Music club has hopes of holding more events and having a larger impact on campus since its start last year.
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PHOTO CREDIT: ADAM SUE / USG

Brookfest atmosphere not exactly perfect for rock music

Michael Kohut February 25, 2015
USG faced notable backlash on social media following the cancellation of the Streetlight Manifesto concert that was set to take place late last month.
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“Back to the Brook” concert still the same old song and dance

Hunter David Frederick November 13, 2014
This past Thursday, the lights went down in the Island Federal Credit Union Arena and students were treated to the musical styling of 3LAU and Lupe Fiasco for the "Back to the Brook" fall concert .
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(PHOTO CREDIT : JULIO ENRIQUEZ)

“Biggest Back to the Brook yet” was a success

Krysten Massa November 8, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government said that this year’s "Back to the Brook" concert was going to be the biggest one yet—and they delivered.
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