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Outside the School of Journalism Newsroom in the Melville Library. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Why newsrooms must reflect the public in order to properly serve it

Steven Keehner April 17, 2021
#OPINION: I preached how transparency was the way of the future for the industry, so I would be a hypocrite if I failed to mention how, as an opinion writer, I didn't do my last piece justice.
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A NASA satellite image of the Earth. PUBLIC DOMAIN

The Bezos Earth Fund is Just Lip Service

Matthew Yan May 5, 2020
Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has done nothing to curb the 44.4 million tons of carbon dioxide his shipping services released into the atmosphere in 2018 alone.
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Students, faculty, and staff protest Stony Brook Universitys ADA violations on Wed., April 10. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook is segregating its disabled students and needs to be held accountable

Mike Adams April 28, 2019
Stony Brook University Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Richard Gatteau spoke at an Undergraduate Student Government Senate meeting on Thursday, April 18, to address concerns about accessibility issues on campus brought to light by student activists. Gatteau claimed that every handicap accessibility button on campus had been repaired in the weeks following the student-led campaign.
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“Native Turf” abstract art gallery opens in Melville Library

Elisabeth Magotteaux September 23, 2018
Bright hues and colors, unshapely forms and curves make up the abstract art of “Native Turf,” at the Lawrence Alloway Gallery, located on the first floor of the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library.
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Faculty development center to take School of Journalism space

Faculty development center to take School of Journalism space

Mahreen Khan September 10, 2017
The School of Journalism will be losing access to its present equipment room space come Jan. 1, 2018.
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The new Toll Drive buildings and East Side Dining are the newest buildings on campus. These state of the art facilities represent a the new image of Stony Brook University and the school has come a long way since its founding. STEPHAN UNGER/STATESMAN FILE

Letter to the Editor: The Times They Have A-Changed

Jon Friedman August 27, 2017
“…Stony Brook, the Berkeley of the East, where the dorms are like brothels.”
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Dr. Carl Safina discusses synergy among humans and animals

Jess Stoneburner November 16, 2016
Dr. Safina's series explored the interconnectedness between animals and humans and their similarities in empathy, consciousness, self-awareness and imitation.
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Stony Brook Universitys Amazon pick up location when it first opened. JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Amazon Pick-Up location opens in Melville Library

Chereese Cross November 6, 2016
After a few seconds of struggle, the big red ribbon was finally cut, marking the official opening of Stony Brook University’s Amazon Pick-Up location.
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Wolf Ride Bike Share program expands

Sandhiya Kannan September 4, 2014
Four new Wolf Ride Bike Share stations have been installed on campus this summer alone, bringing the total number of stations to eight and the number of available bikes to 60.
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Use ZebraNet—it works

Tejen Shah August 26, 2014
Many of us like to find opportunities on our own, but many struggle. There is no shame in getting some help, especially from the world-class institution you pay thousands of dollars to to attend.
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The first two months at college My perspective on Stony Brook University

Paul Huynh October 20, 2011

When I first visited this school, I was impressed by what was a state university. An environmentally sustainable campus, spiffy bathrooms, and spacious computer labs, were all great. Not to mention the...

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