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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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The Faculty-Student Association office located in East Side Dining. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook recognized for diversity commitment

Deidre Redhead December 6, 2019

The Faculty Student Association (FSA) office located in East Side Dining. In November, the FSA won the National Association of College Auxiliary Services Edwin R. Golden Award for Inclusive Excellence...

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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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Jade Diaz at her graduation in May. COURTESY OF THE DIAZ FAMILY

Jade Diaz, SBU graduate and loving friend, dies at 22

Maya Brown August 19, 2019
Jade Idalis Diaz, loving friend and recent Stony Brook University graduate, passed away at the age of 22 on June 18.
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Latinx Mental Health event at the SAC. DESHAUN ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN

Student orgs talk mental health in the Latinx community

Vincent Sparagna November 11, 2018
Several Stony Brook groups associated with Latinx community came together to discuss issues of mental health. Issues include the need for Latinx healthcare professionals and stigma of mental health care in Latinx community.
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LACS Center brings bracero photography exhibit

Anna Correa September 9, 2018
The Latin American Caribbean Studies’ (LACS) yearly gallery, Braceros, a photographic documentation of Mexican migrant laborers expressed through the lens of the Hermanos Mayo, a photography collective, opened on Sept. 5 at the Social & Behavioral Sciences Building in Rm. 320.
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Stony Brook University student Courtney Murphy, above, was confirmed missing by University Police on Nov. 7. UPD confirmed her safety earlier today. FACEBOOK

Missing student Courtney Murphy located and safe

Mahreen Khan November 9, 2017
Stony Brook University student Courtney Murphy, who has been missing since Sunday afternoon, has been found.
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Students kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with opening ceremony

Students kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with opening ceremony

Chereese Cross and Lazaro Rivera October 9, 2016
The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting its 27th annual opening ceremony titled “Esta Es Nuestra Historia."
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Randy Ferguson, a senior economics major and President of the Student African-American Brotherhood at Stony Brook, stands in the rain outside of the Student Activities Center during the demonstration. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Male minority students frustrated by alleged lack of academic support

Christopher Cameron April 1, 2016
“Everybody keeps saying about ‘diversity’ and ‘diversity is good,’” Ricky Simanjuntak said. “And I’m not saying it’s bad. But what I have to point out is … it’s hard.”
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Executive administrator embraces her Hispanic heritage

Katarina Delgado October 21, 2015
Her name is Rosalinda Perdomo-Ayala, but she goes by Lynda, inspired by Lynda Carter, the original Wonder Woman.
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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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