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SBU warns students against international travel

Alek Lewis March 16, 2020

Stony Brook University warned students not to travel internationally in a campus-wide email sent on March 12, after President Donald Trump banned travel from Europe the night before. The travel...

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Violent video games aren’t connected to shootings

Matthew Yan October 27, 2019
Whenever the topic of gun control gets brought up on television or in Congress, there are always two scapegoats the National Rifle Association (NRA) tend to present: mental health and video games.
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EU Commissioner Carlos Moedas visits the University College London in 2015. UCL MATHEMATICAS AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

EU Commissioner talks the future of science

Rebecca Liebson April 23, 2017
During his visit to the Alda Center, Moedas set out to learn how to better alleviate the paranoia surrounding science through storytelling.
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Lecture at Harriman Hall illuminates issues among EU and Italy

Lecture at Harriman Hall illuminates issues among EU and Italy

Tom Cullen October 14, 2015
Alessandro Del Ponte, a political science graduate student, delivered a lecture on the economic state of Italy and the European Union on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at Harriman Hall.
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Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel, above, has been the one main voice pushing for more assitance to refugess  fleeing the Syrian Crisis. Few other nations have been fighting for humanity efforts to the same extent as Merkel. PHOTO CREDIT: ALEXANDER KURZ

German Chancellor Merkel is the leader the world must learn from

Maurice Abernathy September 20, 2015
As millions of innocent families head to Europe in the hopes of escaping violence, most European leaders have remained silent and cold towards the refugees.
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Cowards in the Ukraine

Jeremy Kline February 27, 2014
If you have been paying any attention at all to local, national, or international news networks over the past couple of weeks, you might have noticed the escalating situation over in the Ukraine. Or maybe you have not, because you have been living under a rock. I’m not going to judge. So, for those of us who may not know so much about the conflict, let me give you a very brief overview of what is going on.
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