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SBU cultural clubs help forge communities and provide educational resources

Beth Gatto February 19, 2023
Ethnic student organizations are widely considered some of the most important student clubs. They provide environments that allow for connections between students who share a cultural identity.
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Local residents of Freeport gathered on June 7 to march for the Black Lives Matter protests. MAYA BROWN/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook cultural organizations unify for Black Lives Matter fundraiser

Claudia Motley June 11, 2020
All money raised through the fundraiser goes to the Black Lives Matter Global Network, a chapter-based national organization that funds efforts to combat state-sanctioned violence and bring about liberation to the black community.
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Senior Melanie Fales (left) poses with her friends Anna Young (center) and Rachel Goralski on the Stony Brook University sign before they left campus for the semester. Fales is the last theatre major at Stony Brook University.  PHOTO COURTESY MELANIE FALES

Seniors mourn a final semester cut short by COVID-19

Sara Ruberg April 19, 2020
For Melanie Fales, a senior and Stony Brook’s last theatre major, the university’s decision to go remote impacted so much more than just her senior experiences.
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Celebrating “30 Years of Latino Excellence at SBU”

Justin Mitselmakher October 21, 2019
On Wednesday, Oct. 9, the Hispanic Heritage Month Planning Committee held the 30th Annual Opening Ceremony Celebration, to welcome Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM). Ballroom A of the Student Activities Center was decorated with tables containing centerpieces of flags of Latin American countries.
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The ferris wheel at Wolfieland, the carnival hosted by USG in fall 2016. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

New perspective on old thoughts: SBU does have social life

John Scalamandre May 7, 2017
Take the initiative to get involved and so many amazing doors will open. The realization of the truth of student life at Stony Brook will make you proud to say “I’m a Seawolf.”
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SBU gets a taste of some Caribbean flair

Michaela Christman April 23, 2015
Stony Brook University students were offered a lunch packed with heat and Caribbean flare on the afternoon of April 22.
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(EFAL SAYED / THE STATESMAN) ** I think this is photo of Caroline Almonte (based on facebook, and reading that award) **

Hispanic Heritage Month turns 25

Kelly Saberi October 29, 2014
Roughly 25 years ago, Hispanic Heritage Month was born at Stony Brook University, and this year the founders and student leaders reflected on their efforts.
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