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Diwali: Festival of lights illuminates Stony Brook

Patrick Tuminski October 27, 2019
This Wednesday, the Charles B. Wang Center and the Mattoo Center for India Studies co-hosted a presentation on the famous Diwali Festival of Lights.
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Models embrace during the Sex and Relationships photoshoot in Feb. 2019. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Religion and relationships: how culture has shaped ideas about sex and sexuality

Anna Correa February 13, 2019
People enjoy it and accept it, but they’re afraid to speak about it in public. Tinder culture is available and prevalent in urban areas like Calcutta, Gupta said.
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Hindu Festival of Navrarti

Hindu Festival of Navrarti

Rohani Sharma October 23, 2018
Navratri, a nine-day-long festival, is celebrated in honor of the Hindu Goddess Durga.
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The Know: Perversion of religion no reason for murder

The Know: Perversion of religion no reason for murder

Niveditha Obla March 3, 2015
My final belief is Charlie Hebdo is an event that floats in a shade of grey, teetering between two very opposing sides.
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Garba 2014: A Celebration of Time

Simon Sharp October 13, 2014
The Hindu Students Council hosted "Garba" on Friday, October 10, 2014 in SAC Ballroom.
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Holi 2014

Holi 2014

The Statesman April 13, 2014
Statesman editors went to cover Holi 2014 - the annual celebration of spring. Hosted by the Hindu Students Council, this event has been around SBU since 2008.
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Diwali burns bright and fast at Jasmine

Diwali burns bright and fast at Jasmine

Chris Woods November 5, 2013
With roughly two weeks' notice, Stony Brook University celebrated Diwali, India’s “Festival of Lights” Monday night at the Charles B. Wang Center.
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