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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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Judi Le, senior Asian and Asian American studies major at Stony Brook university and Bryan Le, senior music major at Stony Brook University  holding hands for The Statesman Sex and Relationships photoshoot. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Self-acceptance is required for successful relationships

Fanni Frankl March 21, 2021
#OPINION: In a society that relies on human connection and relationships, it is vital for people to create deep bonds with one another. Unfortunately, many cannot develop healthy relationships due to childhood traumas that affect their self-esteem. 
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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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An illustration of a person playing the guitar. WILL SHEWAN/THE STATESMAN

Self-autonomy: What it is and how to benefit from it

Steven Keehner March 5, 2021
#OPINION: When the term “autonomy” is used, it typically comes within the lens of self-governance; however, I’d like to look at it from the less talked about perspective — the autonomy of the individual.
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Marley, Indiana and Lily sitting on a bench in the Student Activties Center. Cindy Crowell calls her dogs the Seawolf Pups. PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK SEAWOLF PUPS

Seawolf Pups cheer up students at SBU

Noor Lone March 28, 2019
School days aren’t so rough when the Stony Brook Seawolf Pups are strutting around campus and brightening up students’ days.
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Dont complain. Talk.

Don’t complain. Talk.

Andrew Goldstein September 29, 2016
Compliment someone on their clothing. Ask someone for book recommendations. Offer free hugs. Invite someone to one of your club’s events.
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Steps towards a less poor, potentially happier you

Lamia Haider March 26, 2012
One would think that frugality is something most students pursuing a higher education would be very familiar with. However, from my own personal experiences, I’ve gathered that we are an easily distracted bunch, and this extends to forgetting our burgeoning debts when we find a new video game/dress/car that we have to have.
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