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Festival of Lights in Student Activities Ballroom A on Dec. 4. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN

Festival of Lights Illuminates Stony Brook

Samantha Robinson December 8, 2019
Stony Brook University held its 19th annual Festival of Lights on Dec. 4 to celebrate the holiday season.
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The Starbucks located in Melville Library.LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

SBU should follow Starbucks and offer racial-bias education

Gabby Pardo and Andrew Goldstein April 22, 2018
Perhaps we should take a page from Starbucks’ book and have a widely announced day of racial bias education for anyone who wishes to attend?
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The new holiday themed Starbucks cups have received backlash from costumers again this year. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Tis the season to complain about how we greet people

Andrew Goldstein November 26, 2017
And as we plunge into this unnecessarily politicized season, my Facebook feed will be filled with half my friends getting offended by “Merry Christmas” and the other half getting offended by “Happy Holidays.” None of it makes sense to me.
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Diwali lights up campus

Diwali lights up campus

Aleeza Kazmi October 20, 2017
The Charles B. Wang Center continued its mission of bringing multiculturalism to Stony Brook on Thursday with its celebration of Diwali.
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Stony Brook University students celebrate winning a heat at Roth Regatta on April 29, 2016. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Roth Regatta wins “Your Best Campus Tradition” video competition

Anna Correa March 19, 2017
Stony Brook was named the winner of the National Association for Campus Activities’ 2017 “Your Best Campus Tradition” video competition, in honor of its annual Roth Regatta.
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Lighting candle and clay lamp in their house and at temples during Diwali night Khokarahman/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA BY SA 4.0

Diwali celebration lights up campus

Giselle Miranda November 3, 2016
The annual traditional Hindu celebration Diwali, or the “Festival of Lights,” illuminated the Stony Brook campus on Wednesday night.
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15th annual Festival of Lights brings holidays together

15th annual Festival of Lights brings holidays together

Mahreen Khan December 7, 2015
The 15th annual Festival of Lights took place Wednesday, Dec. 2 at the SAC, bringing students of all backgrounds and ethnicities together to rejoice in holiday spirit.
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