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Photo of Queen Elizabeth II. The monarch passed away on Sept. 8, ending Britains longest serving monarch. BRITISH EMBASSY/FLICKR VIA LICENSE

Future of British monarchy is in question

Kaitlyn Schwanemann October 12, 2022
The passing of Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 8, with her son King Charles III ascending the throne soon after, sparked discussions about the possibly oppressive legacy she has left behind. Though Queen Elizabeth's reign was largely apolitical, the importance of the royal family is now being called under question.
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Leigh Riley in her high school production of “Footloose.” COURTESY OF LEIGH RILEY

Behind the Curtain: Performing with depression and anxiety

Rachel Parker October 2, 2018
Theater performance is a work-intensive art that can leave the actor feeling vulnerable.
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Stony Brook routs Binghamton, Warneys No. 20 unfurled from rafters

Stony Brook routs Binghamton, Warney’s No. 20 unfurled from rafters

Kunal Kohli February 19, 2017
Akwasi Yeboah led all scorers in Stony Brook’s blowout win against Binghamton, 76-55, for the team’s sixth consecutive win. Stony Brook improved to 12-2 in conference play.
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Corey Flintoff (above, right) gives a talk at Stony Brook University. ANAMARIA SALOBO/THE STATESMAN

Former Moscow correspondent for NPR talks Russian politics

Antonia Brogna November 17, 2016
After spending four years as a foreign correspondent in Moscow, Russia, Corey Flintoff visited Stony Brook University to discuss Russian-American relations.
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Alcohol is ultilized in herbal medicine to allow for easy absorption and preservation of all-natural remedies. (JESUS PICHARDO / THE STATESMAN)

Students studying abroad say cheers to American drinking culture

Kelly Saberi May 3, 2016
“I shat neon green s**t the next day,” Jessica Conlon said of the American beverage Four Loko. “I never want to drink them again.”
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In 2010, the San Francisco 49ers played the Denver Broncos at Londons famous Wembley Stadium. The NFL has been playing there since 2007 and plans on moving a team abroad within the next couple of years. PHOTO CREDIT: VTRAVELLED.COM

Whether or not it wants it, the UK is getting more football

Nick Zararis October 13, 2015
The next step for evil mastermind Roger Goodell after exhibitions would be a full time franchise in London to make one poor division the unluckiest in professional sports.
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Sports gambling has too many fans to be illegal

Sports gambling has too many fans to be illegal

Nick Zararis September 29, 2015
What is the difference between gambling on point spreads, which is illegal, and picking a team of players and wagering on their output, which is legal in 45 states?
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo submitted 184 vetoes on the 2015-2016 State Budget. Two of these applied to Stony Brook University, rejecting funding to Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium and a proposed indoor practice facility and exam center.  PHOTO CREDIT: GOVERNORS PRESS OFFICE

Developing: Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoes budget for stadium project

Cameron Boon April 13, 2015
Of the 184 vetoes Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued pertaining to facets of the 2015-2016 Enacted Budget, two items in relation to Stony Brook University were vetoed.
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The butterfly was believed to be the ancestor of the Maio people. This Maio baby carrier above represents the butterfly. KRYSTEN MASSA / THE STATESMAN

The Wang Center brings diverse artwork to Stony Brook

Peter Chen April 12, 2015
As students enter the west entrance of the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University, they are greeted by an over-blown black and white portrait of a woman.
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Staller exposes Seawolves to a new type of architecture

Christopher Leelum November 19, 2014
For almost two hours on the night of Nov. 16, a small crowd was treated to an electronic audio journey in Stony Brook Computer Music Studios’ Aural Architectures.
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FIFA fever nets national pride

FIFA fever nets national pride

Hunter David Frederick July 7, 2014
From June 12 to July 13, the world will be captivated by once-every-four-years wonder that is the FIFA World Cup.
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Many international students studying at Stony Brook do not travel home for Thanksgiving. (SARA SUPRIYATINO/THE STATESMAN)

For international students, Thanksgiving can be a difficult time

Lisa Setyon-Ortenzio December 1, 2013
Thanksgiving is the time of year when Americans gather with their families and/or friends to spend time together and celebrate the things for which they are thankful. It is a celebration that is embraced nationally with no religious connotations.
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