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Linn Beck in action against Hampton on Sunday, Sept. 25. Beck is the second-leading scorer on the Stony Brook womens soccer team in just her freshman year. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Linn Beck making transition to U.S. look easy

Kenny Spurrell October 5, 2022
Being only 17 years old in a new country can be nerve-racking to some. But for Linn Beck, no emotions or feelings stand between her and success on the pitch. The freshman midfielder has been a revelation for the Stony Brook women’s soccer team.
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Celebrating the oldtime tradition of Oktoberfest

Jovher Tagangylyjov October 17, 2021
During the 200 years of its history, the scale of Oktoberfest has grown in popularity and size. Nowadays it attracts millions of tourists and enthusiasts to Bavaria from different parts of the world.
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#7 Trausti Birgisson during a game against Long Island University on August 26,2021. Jocelyn Cruz/THE STATESMAN

Birgisson assists again to help Stony Brook men’s soccer outplay NJIT

Mike Anderson October 14, 2021

The Stony Brook men’s soccer team picked up a huge three points on Wednesday, Oct. 13 with a 2-1 win in Newark, New Jersey against the NJIT Highlanders. The victory was key for Stony Brook (7-4,...

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Stony Brook Womens Volleyball team at their first invitational game against Tarleton,Texas on Sept.09,2021JOCELYN CRUZ/THE STATESMAN

Leoni Kunz leads the youth movement for Stony Brook women’s volleyball

Matt Lindsay September 12, 2021
As the Stony Brook volleyball team focuses on getting back to the America East Championship, it will be looking for another big season from sophomore outside hitter Leoni Kunz this fall.
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Hungary’s neo-nationalism poses dangerous threat to social order

Fanni Frankl December 8, 2019
Nationalism is common among many nations today and is often perceived as the driving force that allows people to unite under a shared identity of a common culture and/or language.
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SUNY prepared to cancel Elsevier subscription if contract negotiations go sour

Brianne Ledda November 22, 2019
SUNY is negotiating a contract renewal with Elsevier, a scientific and medical journal publisher, according to an email sent to Stony Brook University’s Faculty Senate on Thursday, Nov. 21.
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Verónica Peña, ‘The Garden Of Earthly Delights’, Performance Art, Month of Performance Art Berlin, Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany, 2015. © Copyright Verónica Peña 2015PHOTO COURTESY OF VERÓNICA PEÑA

Verónica Peña uses her art to empower herself and others

Thomas James February 18, 2018
As an interdisciplinary artist and a Stony Brook University MFA program alumna, Verónica Peña expresses through her art what is not right in her world as a way to empower herself.
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President Donald Trump speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland back in 2013. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Letter to the Editor: Why the United States Would Lose — Yes, Lose — A War With North Korea

Michael A. Barnhart November 8, 2017
There is something far faster, and ultimately far more lethal, than a nuclear-tipped missile. It is a bit of computer code designed to wreak instantaneous havoc with its target. It is cyber-warfare.
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Stony Brook Mens Basketball alumnus Carson Puriefoy poses for Hoopla. Puriefoy was signed by the [TEAM] this past Sunday, Oct. 15.   NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE

Men’s Basketball alum Carson Puriefoy signs deal to play in Germany

Gregory Zarb October 17, 2017
Stony Brook Men's Basketball alumnus Carson Puriefoy reached a deal to join MLP Academics Heidelberg in the German ProA League on Sunday, according to multiple reports.
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Senior defenseman Frank Sherding (No. 27) meets with teammates on the ice in game in 2016. KELLY ZEGERS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook hockey team eyes return to league title glory

Peter Lupfer September 24, 2017
In the world of sports, nothing fuels a team quite like unexpected defeat. Stony Brook’s hockey team experienced just that last season when they fell to the Liberty University Flames in the Eastern States Collegiate Hockey League Championship, ending the Seawolves’ four-year conference title streak. With the 2017-18 season just around the corner, getting back to the top is on everyone’s mind.
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Susan Deaver has conducted the Stony Brook Orchestra since 2000. STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS

Susan Deaver: A conductor’s journey through the music industry

David Pepa March 27, 2017
Susan Deaver had to go through many rehearsals, practices and auditions in order to get where is today and she proves that finding work in the arts after college can be done.
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Author’s Circle: Balancing Work and Writing

Justin Lerner March 27, 2017
You know them as the people who stand in front of the classroom, but did you know most of your professors are published writers?
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