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Janet Mock at Commons Day. GABBY PARDO/THE STATESMAN

Commons Day celebrates speaking one’s truth

Sam Lauria October 20, 2019
On Oct. 16, Stony Brook University hosted its annual Commons Day seminar for first-year students with guest speaker, writer and transgender rights activist, Janet Mock. Commons Day is a yearly event in which the author of the first-year reading requirement comes and speaks to students and staff.
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Janet Mock at Commons Day. GABBY PARDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University hosts annual Commons Day

Gabby Pardo October 19, 2019
Transgender author Janet Mock spoke at Stony Brook University's Commons Day, opening up about her experiences with love, discrimination and identity.
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Comedy duo that includes Stony Brook Alum releases new music video

Alexander Bakirdan August 25, 2019

Musical comedy duo The Jasons. The pair is comprised of Stony Brook alum Jason Bader, left, and childhood best friend, Jason Blackmon, right. PUBLIC DOMAIN Hawaii is a dream vacation destination for...

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American-Korean artist and playwright Jamie Sunwoo speaking at the Wang Center on Wednesday, March 6. Her talk was on the history of the canned meat, SPAM, in the Asia-Pacific region. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Wang exhibit illuminates the cultural significance of SPAM

Kimberly Brown March 10, 2019
Jaime Sunwoo, an American-Korean artist and playwright, came to the Charles B. Wang Center this past Wednesday to discuss the important history and dishes of the canned meat, SPAM, throughout time in the Asia-Pacific.
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A pile of plastic bags. ANNIKALUDIN/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Suffolk County’s plastic bag fee should be raised

Maya Brown October 3, 2018
While the five cent charge for plastic bags is a smart environmental idea, a rise in the fee for plastic bags would make this installment much more effective. Would you be willing to pay two dollars for a plastic bag?
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Bees get buzzed to the endangered species list

Sharon Pochron October 20, 2016
Reading this might turn you into a bee-hugger.
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Researchers study the geological makeup of Kīlauea, a volcano in Hawaii, as part of planetary science research. (PHOTO CREDIT : NASA SSERVI RIS4E TEAM)

Stony Brook RIS4E team studies Hawaiian volcano for NASA project

Jasmine Blennau October 16, 2014
Stony Brook University has one of nine Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) teams that will help NASA study planetary science and space exploration over the next five years.
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Stony Brook chosen by NASA to lead a SSERVI team

Chris Woods November 24, 2013
NASA chose Stony Brook University to lead one of nine new Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) teams, which are set to virtually explore the final frontier through multiple systems of earth, planetary and space research.
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