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The Hidden Treasures’ table at their Flea Market event, selling second hand clothing on -- PHOTO COURTESY OF CYNTHIA SAH

SBU students combat fashion waste with trash to treasure thrift shops

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor April 28, 2024

As the focus on fashion sustainability and raising awareness about clothing waste surpluses gains traction on social media and in the news, students at Stony Brook University aren’t just hitting...

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A graphic representing Avril Lavigne and her new album Let Go.

The impact of Avril Lavigne’s debut album “Let Go” on modern music

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor April 21, 2024

From baggy clothes to skate shoes, Avril Lavigne’s debut album “Let Go” (2002) remains as timeless as ever with the recent resurgence of 2000s culture and pop-punk music. As the aesthetic regains...

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Woodstock’s legacy depends on a new generation on its 50th anniversary

Woodstock’s legacy depends on a new generation on its 50th anniversary

Nicholas Grasso October 1, 2019
2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. Those who lived through the iconic music festival share their views on its political significance, and what it should mean for today's generation.
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Yik Yak and the problem of accountability

Tejen Shah October 14, 2014
Social media has made us into our worst nightmares: antisocial beings who are fooled into thinking that what they are doing is actually an adequate substitute for human interaction.
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