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The male gaze in “Normal People” by Sally Rooney

Jenna Zaza February 14, 2023
Sally Rooney’s writing doesn’t aim to be filled with colorful prose, but rather engages in intellectual discussions that deal with Marxism, gender, art and the notion of relationships through a muted, impactful tone.  
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Lucretia Urrutia posing during the 2022 Sex and Relationships Photoshoot.  KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

The results are in: 2022 Sex and Relationships Survey

The Statesman got down and dirty with readers for the 2022 Sex and Relationships Special Issue. We asked students in an anonymous sex survey about everything and over 150 of you ripped off the covers and told us your secrets under the sheets.
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Listen to women when they say they’ve been sexually harassed, especially women in sports

Matt Lindsay March 31, 2021
#OPINION We need gender inclusivity in every regard, but especially in sports. Until we can collectively realize that what men in sports are doing is wrong, we are never going to truly achieve equality in sports, or anything else.
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People march with the LGBTQ flag at the Pride parade held on June 30, 2019 in Manhattan, NY.  GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

What can still be done to equally represent the LGBTQ community in the military

Benjamin Joffe March 21, 2021
#OPINION: Whether it be to prevent equal representation in the workplace or to block adoption and marriage rights, hateful legislation passed on all levels of government demonizes and diminishes LGBTQ people. 
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Candace Owens speaking at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Candace Owens’s tweet encourages toxic masculinity and outdated gender stereotypes

Justin Chassin March 9, 2021
#OPINION: “Bring back manly men,” tweeted conservative author, Candace Owens, on Nov. 14. When first reading this tweet, my eyes transfixed on the words “manly man.” 
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Weekly Wrap Up Ep. 15

Juliana Slocum November 5, 2020
In this week's episode, News reports on the White House order against diversity training and SUNY's Thanksgiving COVID requirements. Opinions shares an op-ed on GP/NC options from Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Fotis Sotiropoulos.
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The Faculty-Student Association office located in East Side Dining. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook recognized for diversity commitment

Deidre Redhead December 6, 2019

The Faculty Student Association (FSA) office located in East Side Dining. In November, the FSA won the National Association of College Auxiliary Services Edwin R. Golden Award for Inclusive Excellence...

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We need affirmative action to distribute equal opportunities to students

Sarah Tantawy October 27, 2019
Affirmative action is a policy in which an individual's color, race, sex, religion or national origin are taken into account to provide opportunities for underrepresented groups in society. We see this policy at play in many different facets of people’s lives
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Bloomberg Businessweek editor examines campfire stories and emotion in ‘My Life As’ lecture

Ross O'Keefe October 27, 2019
Joel Weber, journalist and editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, spoke as part of the “My Life As” speaker series on Monday, Oct. 23. Weber graduated from the University of Oregon in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in journalism with an emphasis in magazine journalism
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Italian professor delivers seminar on male gender history at SBU

Italian professor delivers seminar on male gender history at SBU

Alek Lewis September 22, 2019
Stony Brook University welcomed Dr. Sandro Bellassai, author and professor of Gender Studies and European History at the University of Bologna in Italy, to present his seminar, “The Disappearance of the Invisible Man,” on Sept. 18.
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The official movie poster for the original The Little Mermaid premiered in 1989. Halle Bailey, a 19-year-old singer and actress, was recently casted as Ariel in the live-action remake. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Casting a black Little Mermaid is another breakthrough for Disney

Gabby Pardo August 5, 2019
On July 3, Disney announced on their Facebook page that black 19-year-old rhythm and blues singer and actress, Halle Bailey, will be playing princess Ariel in “The Little Mermaid” live-action remake.
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Stony Brook lacks equality when it comes to bathroom locks

Alex DiNuzzo October 31, 2018
Gender inequality still exists at Stony Brook University; you can find it on the bathroom doors.
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