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Holi celebration brings colors to Long Island

Scott Terwilliger and Gary Ghayrat March 31, 2019
Dressed in a harvest-gold, damask-patterned sherwani – a coat-like lengthy garment common in India – President of the India Association of Long Island, Lalit Aery, zipped between tables as he greeted the 300 people dropping in their banquet to celebrate Holi.
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Stony Brook Student PP gets slapped with color by Serena Zachariah at the annual Holi celebration hosted by the Hindu Student Council in the Mendelsohn Quad pit. ARACELY JIMENEZ

Annual Holi festival colorfully celebrates spring on campus

Luis Ruiz Dominguez May 2, 2017
Regardless of race, age or gender, festivals like Holi serve as a great way for people to learn about new cultures in a colorful, fun-filled mess.
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The Hindu Students Council hosts annual Holi event

Katarina Delgado April 19, 2016
Puffs of color floated into the blue sky on Sunday, April 16 as SBU Hindu Student Council celebrated Holi in the Mendelsohn Quad pit.
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Patrick Bernabela, above, braces as purple powder is thrown on him during Holi. ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Holi brings students together for festival of colors

Eric Schmid April 17, 2016
On Sunday, April 17, Stony Brook students gathered in Mendelsohn Quad to celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of colors.
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Stony Brook 2015: A year in photos

Stony Brook 2015: A year in photos

The Statesman December 31, 2015
2015 was filled with diverse cultural events, student activism, and athletic upsets for Stony Brook. Here are our editors' picks of some of the year's most influential moments
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PHOTO CREDIT: JEFFREY SMITH

The freshman 17

Taylor Ha August 21, 2015
Taylor Ha writes that these tips made her first year of college intellectually stimulating, socially rewarding and overall one of the best times of her life.
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Letter to the Editor: The Statesman failed to cover LGBTQ services

Letter to the Editor April 21, 2015
The 40th Anniversary Celebration was a huge moment in history for the LGBTQ* community at Stony Brook University and one The Statesman should have prioritized.
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Annual Holi celebration rings in spring weather

Annual Holi celebration rings in spring weather

Heather Khalifa April 19, 2015
Holi, the festival of colors, was once again hosted by the Hindu Students Council on Sunday, April 19, 2015.
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Closing NYC schools for Muslim holidays creates tension between religious groups

Tejen Shah April 7, 2015
Mayor de Blasio made NYC the first big city in the U.S. to close its schools in observance of two Muslim holidays, following suit of several smaller towns across the country.
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Holi brightens student exposure to Indian culture

Krysten Massa April 7, 2014
Stony Brook University celebrated its first “Festival of Colors” in honor of Holi Wednesday during Campus Life Time at the Wang Center. The event was sponsored by the Center for India Studies, the Faculty Student Association and Campus Dining Services.
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