The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

57° Stony Brook, NY
The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

The Hollywood sign in California. RAINDOG808/FLICKR VIA CC BY SA 2.0

How Hollywood is adjusting in a time of crisis

Justin Mitselmakher April 30, 2020
Throughout the month of April, the entertainment industry sought to raise spirits through a variety of different media platforms whether it be on national television or Instagram.
Read Story
The official logo of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The NAACP Image Awards are on Feb. 29 in the SAC Ballroom A at 7 pm. PUBLIC DOMAIN

NAACP image award nominees talk nominations and Black History Month

Alek Lewis February 24, 2020
The Statesman contacted some of the students and organizations nominated for the awards to ask various questions about their nominations, their campus involvement and Black History Month.
Read Story
Amidst the Chaos Review

Amidst the Chaos Review

Melissa Azofeifa April 18, 2019
Sara Bareilles’ new album, “Amidst the Chaos,” can sound monotone and certain songs almost blend into each other, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth a listen.
Read Story
R&B singer Ella Mai in 2017. The English artist released her self-titled debut album on Oct. 12. 10 SUMMER/INTERSCOPE

Review: Ella Mai’s self-titled debut album plays like a page out of her own diary

Evelin Mercedes October 13, 2018
R&B singer Ella Mai’s social media countdown is finally over for her self-titled debut album, “Ella Mai,” which was released on Oct. 12.
Read Story

Emmys play like a ‘Saturday Night Live’ episode

Melissa Azofeifa September 20, 2018
If you have ever enjoyed “Saturday Night Live,” you most likely would have enjoyed this Monday's live broadcast of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Read Story
THE VOICE -- Season: 14 -- Pictured: Kelsea Johnson -- PAUL DRINKWATER/NBC

Stony Brook alumna sings her way past the competition on “The Voice”

Joseph Konig March 25, 2018
For Kelsea Johnson, the path to success has been all about timing. In 2014, the Delaware native auditioned for the NBC singing competition, “The Voice,” at an open call audition attended by thousands.
Read Story
Stony Brook Mens Basketball Head Coach Jeff Boals during a halftime interview. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Jeff Boals adapting to new culture both on the court and off

Kunal Kohli February 26, 2017
Boals is a players’ coach. He uses his experience to help guide players as opposed to forcing a system onto them.
Read Story
KRYSTEN MASSA / THE STATESMAN

Talent bloomed on the Staller steps at this years Stony Brook Idol

Krysten Massa April 23, 2015
On Wednesday, April 22 on the Staller Steps, the finalists for this year's Stony Brook Idol sang for the students’ votes.
Read Story
Lupita Nyong’o stood out with her amazing dress at the Oscars. PHOTO CREDIT: JAY L. CLENDENIN

The best and worst fashions at the 87th Academy Awards

Francesca Campione February 24, 2015
Viewers want to see what celebrities are sporting on the red carpet before it is all over Instagram in selfie-form.
Read Story
Load More Stories
Donate to The Statesman