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Judith Brown Clarke is Stony Brook Universitys chief diversity officer. Clarke came into the position on Feb. 17. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Judith Brown Clarke hurdles her way into chief diversity officer at SBU

Maya Brown February 23, 2020
Judith Brown Clarke believes that her role as chief diversity officer is about making people feel that they belong.
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A graphic of an increasing line with the rotunda of the U.S. Capital. GO DIGITAL/FLICKR VIA CC BY SA 2.0

Polls are snapshots — don’t let them mislead your judgement

Anya Marquardt November 11, 2019
Polls are predictions of the future, and unfortunately, we can’t predict the future as well as we would like to.
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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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People at a Target on Thanksgiving night Nov. 22 2012 in Highland, Indiana.   DIARIOCRITICO DE VENEZUELA/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

The Onion Bagel: What good is Thanksgiving anyways?

Mike Adams November 19, 2018
Thanksgiving is a time-honored American tradition that harkens back to the best this country has to offer. Compassion, family and whitewashing genocide — the very pillars of our national identity come to the forefront on the fourth Thursday of November.
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Senior guard UC Iroegbu drives to the basket in a game against Albany. Iroegbu scored 15 points in the second half of the Seawolves match up against the Cardinals this weekend. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Men’s Basketball blows lead in loss at Ball State

Ryan Pavich November 18, 2017
In a game where the Stony Brook men’s basketball team dominated the entire first half, Stony Brook was unable to ride its momentum into the second half against Ball State and lost 87-76.
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Netlfix released the second season of its hit series Stranger Things on Oct. 27. PHOTO COURTESY NETFLIX

New on Netflix: Stranger Things 2 lives up to the hype

Gregory Zarb November 6, 2017
Netflix’s hit original show “Stranger Things” managed to step up to the next level with its second season which dropped in its entirety on Oct. 27.
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Brooks in a game against Binghamton.  ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Volleyball splits homestand against in-state conference rivals

Skyler Gilbert October 9, 2016
Taylor Wilson’s family came all the way from southern Indiana to watch Stony Brook face Binghamton in an America East volleyball match on Friday night. She did not disappoint.
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Senior cross country runner Christine Eisenberg in a meet on Sept. 3, 2016. ERIC SCHMID/ STATESMAN FILE

Cross Country has top-20 finishes at Paul Short Run

Christian Cangiano October 2, 2016
In their first road tests of the season, both the Stony Brook Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams ended with top-20 finishes in the Paul Short Run.
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Volleyball drops two of three at UCF Invitational in season debut

Kunal Kohli August 28, 2016
It was a case of déjà vu for the Stony Brook Volleyball team.
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Stony Brook Basketball stays on the court during winter break

David Vertsberger December 3, 2015
With winter break around the corner, both Stony Brook Basketball teams will approach the end of their nonconference schedules and face some of their toughest match-ups yet.
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Tolerating intolerance: where does it end?

Christopher Leelum July 11, 2015
The most interesting argument against gay marriage I’ve heard is the famous “Where does it end?” defense. If gays can marry, what’s stopping polygamy, pedophilia, zoophilia?
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Women’s basketball looks to continue success under new coach

Andrew Eichenholz November 3, 2014
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team, under former head coach Beth O’Boyle, had made a turnaround that people would read about in books.
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