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(From left to right): Aria Nayoung Kim, Sonya Gugliara, Joyce Chen, Nethmi Withanage at the beach. SONYA GUGLIARA

To find home, look to your heart

Sonya Gugliara April 21, 2022
#OPINION: It is of utmost significance to remind ourselves of the homes that we’ve had, the homes that we have grown out of, and the homes that we will cherish forever.
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An empty lecture hall in Javits Lecture Center.  CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

To SBU students: You’re almost there!

Anya Marquardt May 1, 2021
#OPINION I’m writing an open letter to you all about this past school year ... isn’t it crazy that it’s almost over?
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Tanya Sengupta hugs herself for The Statesmans Sex and Relationships issue. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Staff stories: What it means to “self love”

#OPINION: For a long time, I thought that self-love was something you "uncovered" and that it would always be there. I'm finding that — like so many other aspects of adulthood — it's not as simple as that.
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“Need a Break”: Quarantine Edition

Melissa Azofeifa March 25, 2020
We know being in self-isolation is hard. In case you need something to distract you or something to do in between online classes, take a break and check these out!
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Stony Brook University campus in the fall of 2019.  SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Reflecting on the losses of my last semester at SBU

Noah Brigham March 18, 2020
Throughout the last four years in college, my peers and I have expended great effort and focus in our academic pursuits. All because we had our eyes set on the moments that should lie just ahead of the spring of our senior year.
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Some members of the SBU English Pals club. COURTESY OF SBU ENGLISH PALS

SBU English Pal program fosters cross-cultural friendships

Maya Brown March 20, 2019
The Stony Brook English Pal, a program that matches international students with English speakers to provide them with a chance to meet, interact and practice their language skills, became an independent club this semester.
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A group of students studying. SARA SUPRIYATNO/STATESMAN FILE

Even during finals, your mental health is important

Andrew Goldstein April 26, 2018
I’ve been in a class where a student fainted during an exam.
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Show Review: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Show Review: ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story’

Ryan Williams February 12, 2017
The miniseries, which has garnered numerous awards and nominations, dramatizes the already dramatic and infamous O.J. Simpson murder case that riveted the nation in 1995.
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Sex Issue 2016

The Breakup Shop’s Backup Plan

Rachel Siford February 10, 2016
The new app “Backup Plan” by the Breakup Shop, designed by the Keast brothers, creates a legally binding agreement for two people to marry each other by a certain time.
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Top 10 things to do on a stay-cation

Francesca Campione March 4, 2015
There will be plenty of things to do during a glorious week-long staycation. If you need some inspiration to be a better homebody, you can steal a few plays from my book.
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You can let your old friends go

Jonathon Kline August 28, 2014
As the summer ends, the inevitable goodbyes will start to happen as you say farewell to your friends, telling everyone that you will stay in touch or that you might try to visit them up at school.
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“Neighbors”: a movie that ensures lots of laughs

Colleen Rowe August 27, 2014
Nicholas Stoller’s feature film, “Neighbors,” targets the clichés of American university culture and, more specifically, fraternity brotherhoods.
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