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Interior Chinatown: National Book Award winner Charles Yu discusses writing for Hollywood

“Interior Chinatown:” National Book Award winner Charles Yu discusses writing for Hollywood

Michelle Chen October 24, 2021
National Book Award winner Charles Yu discussed his book “Interior Chinatown” in a Q&A moderated by Associate Professor Nerissa Balce at the Staller Center Recital Hall on Oct. 6 as part of the 2021 One Book, One Community program. 
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Diversity has become the topic of conversation on college campuses across the United States in recent years. Stony Brook has a variety of affinity groups, two of which represent European culture.  WONDER WOMAN0731/FLICKR VIA CC-BY-2.0

Stony Brook students of color recognize lack of representation in faculty

Amaya McDonald and Melanie Navarro October 10, 2021
While the majority of the student body is composed of people from various ethnic and racial communities, the staff and faculty do not reflect the diversity the school is so well known for.
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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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Diversity has become the topic of conversation on college campuses across the United States in recent years. Stony Brook has a variety of affinity groups, two of which represent European culture.  WONDER WOMAN0731/FLICKR VIA CC-BY-2.0

Stony Brook students shouldn’t self-segregate

Maya Brown October 25, 2018
At first glance, the variety of ethnic backgrounds at Stony Brook University makes it seem like a diverse school, but I doubt if the students at SBU are actually mixing with one another.
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Executive administrator embraces her Hispanic heritage

Katarina Delgado October 21, 2015
Her name is Rosalinda Perdomo-Ayala, but she goes by Lynda, inspired by Lynda Carter, the original Wonder Woman.
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Traditions bring people together

Tejen Shah October 23, 2014
Earlier this month, the Hindu Student Council held its annual Garba celebration. Over 500 people attended the colorful event.
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Political correctness overshadows holiday spirit

Michael Newcomer November 12, 2013
I was advised by a fellow writer at The Statesman to preface this argument by saying that half of my household growing up was Jewish, therefore giving myself some sort of religious immunity to any part of this article sounding racist. Sage advice I thought at first, but after some thought, I realized not only that this perpetuates the idea I am attempting to dispel, but also that the audience I am trying to reach here will find this offensive no matter what.
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