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Antisemitic incident at Stony Brook carnival draws reactions from students, administrators

Jeremy Portnoy October 4, 2022
Antisemitic symbols and phrases were written in a public area during Stony Brook University’s “Wolfieland” carnival on Sept. 10. Student leaders say it is the latest in a series of antisemitic incidents on campus throughout the past year and a half.
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President Donald Trump signs Executive Order 13796 on Jan. 27. The order, commonly referred to as an immigration ban bars people from seven countries to enter the United States. PHOTO CREDIT: PUBLIC DOMAIN

Letter to the Editor: Immigration order opposes American values

Jonathan Harrington February 2, 2017
America stands to lose more than our alliances, reputation, or international influence. We stand to lose our national soul.
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Donald J. Trump campaigning at a New Hampshire town hall on Aug. 19th, 2015. Trump holds a commanding 17-point lead over Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, 35 percent to 18 percent, according to a new CBS News national poll of likely Republican primary voters released Thursday.


Things that Donald Trump actually got right

Nick Zararis February 18, 2016
For all his mindless theatrics, Trump has occasionally, and surprisingly, struck the nail right on the head.
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Stony Brook professor James Klurfeld of the School of Journalism, right, served as the moderator for the annual Great Debate on Dec. 3rd, 2015, with this years topic on the growing threat of the Islamic State. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Great Debates tackles US strategy against Islamic State

Jessica Chin December 6, 2015
Two teams debated about how to defeat monsters Thursday afternoon at the Humanities Institute — the monsters to which they referred being ISIS and extremism.
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Neurosurgeon, Ben Carson, is climbing his way to the top of the Republican presidential primary polls by changing his own ideals to appeal to GOP conservatives and gain higher polling numbers. PC: Marc Nozell

Don’t be fooled—Ben Carson knows how to operate on an audience

Skyler Gilbert September 28, 2015
Carson knows what the facts are, but instead wishes to exploit the stupidity and bigotry in our nation by making outlandish, hateful comments to increase his poll numbers.
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