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The Mid Autumn Festival at the Jasmine food court in the Wang center.

SBU welcomes fall with Mid-Autumn Festival traditions

Sydney Riddle September 18, 2022
The Mid-Autumn Festival, which took place on Sept. 10, was one of the first cultural events celebrated on campus. During this event mooncakes and harvest-based food were served at Jasmine, located at the Wang Center.
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New strains of COVID in US, over 130 cases in New York

Claudia Motley February 24, 2021
A new variant of COVID-19 has been found in several states throughout the United States, with 59 cases reported in New York as of Feb. 14.
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SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Confirmed COVID-19 cases on three SUNY campuses

Brianne Ledda March 15, 2020
The State University of New York (SUNY) confirmed cases of students with COVID-19 at three campuses as of March 13, according to an email from SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson.
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Suffolk County sees first confirmed coronavirus case

Brianne Ledda and Alek Lewis March 8, 2020
There are now 105 total confirmed coronavirus cases in New York. Five of those cases are in Nassau County, and 12 are in New York City.
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COVID-19: Stony Brook students petition to shut down campus

Alek Lewis March 6, 2020

More than 800 Stony Brook University students are backing a petition to close campus after coronavirus cases were confirmed in New York. The petition, created Wednesday, was posted to...

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Advisory levels provided from the Department of State of the United States, from low to high regarding safety and security risk. PUBLIC DOMAIN

COVID-19: SUNY flying home students abroad

Brianne Ledda March 4, 2020
The State University of New York (SUNY) and City University of New York (CUNY) are chartering flights from South Korea, Italy and Japan to bring home students studying abroad in the wake of the coronavirus, or COVID-19.
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Libya lecture. MATTHEW YAN

Dartmouth professor discusses genocide and tourism under fascist Italy in Libya

Matthew Yan March 1, 2020
Graziella Parati discussed that agenda and the reasons behind it in her lecture, “Concentration Camps, Architectural Projects and Tourism in Italo Balbo’s Libya” on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Stony Brook University.
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A lesson in How To Make Homemade Miso at the Charles B. Wang Center

A lesson in “How To Make Homemade Miso” at the Charles B. Wang Center

Melanie Formosa October 10, 2019
Cheryl Paswater, Chief Fermentationist and CEO of Contraband Ferments, came to the Charles B. Wang Center on Oct. 4 to host the workshop “How to Make Homemade Miso.” Miso, a traditional Japanese product, is created through fermentation, a process that alters the microbial makeup of the food and offers unique health benefits.
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Korea: A Land of Hats exhibition comes to Charles B. Wang Center

“Korea: A Land of Hats” exhibition comes to Charles B. Wang Center

Anna Correa September 19, 2019
The Charles B. Wang Center hosted a hat exhibit displaying various types of historical headwear from South Korea.
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The inside of a Kitten Kadoodle Coffee Cafe. One is set to open in Selden in June. JAWAD HOSSAIN/THE STATESMAN

A second cat cafe confirms a trend on Long Island

Jawad Hossain March 24, 2019
A Kitten Kadoodle Coffee Cafe is set to open in Selden in May, making it the second cat cafe, a place where free-roaming cats can be watched and played with, on Long Island.
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Andre Roussimoff (left) in a WWE match with Macho Man. HBOs documentary Andre chronicles Roussimoffs life. COURTESY OF WWE

New documentary, “Andre the Giant,” explores the man and the mythos

Chris Parkinson April 18, 2018
HBO’s recent documentary "Andre The Giant" details the life of the wrestler out of the ring and after the bell.
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Three Korean comfort women photographed in 1944 while being interrogated. The Charles B. Wang center screened I Can Speak, a film exploring the lives of comfort women in Korea under Japanese occupation. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Center for Korean Studies shows Korean film “I Can Speak”

Claudia Motley March 25, 2018
Stony Brook’s Center for Korean Studies at the beginning of the month, released in 2017, the Korean comedy-drama “I Can Speak.”
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