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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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Two women hold hands. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Tell someone you love that you love them

Steven Keehner November 25, 2020
#OPINION No string of words in the English language are more convoluted than “I love you.”
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PHOTO CREDIT: JEFFREY SMITH

The freshman 17

Taylor Ha August 21, 2015
Taylor Ha writes that these tips made her first year of college intellectually stimulating, socially rewarding and overall one of the best times of her life.
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PHOTO CREDIT: DARWIN BELL

Galentine’s Day: all of the fun of Valentine’s Day without the hassle

Emily Benson February 17, 2015
“Parks and Rec’s” main character, Leslie Knope, created a holiday on Feb. 13 that is dedicated to the celebration of ladies.
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The Sexwolf: You can have your friend and eat them too

The Sexwolf: You can have your friend and eat them too

Kate Valerio February 3, 2015
Aside from the romantic comedy starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis, what exactly is a friend with benefits (FWB), and more importantly, where can you find one?
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The Know: 19 Things I Learned at 19

The Know: 19 Things I Learned at 19

Niveditha Obla February 3, 2015
Growing up means learning new things, having new experiences and discovering ourselves and others.
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Social media: a blessing or a curse?

Simran Gupta October 1, 2013
As students take their first steps into a new semester of college, they realize that socializing is a gradual, yet significant, process that can direct the course of their lives at Stony Brook University for the next four years or so. In the age of technological communication, we have never seen a greater emphasis placed on knowing what’s what and who’s who through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other forms of social media. Ask a typical student how he or she makes friends, and an immediate response will be: “Through Facebook.” In a mere decade, technology has taken the form of a medium through which we can share every moment of our lives as we experience them. Although Facebook offers networking opportunities, long-term problems remain hidden under a thick layer of status updates, likes, comments and tweets.
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