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The advisory board of Planned Parenthood Generation Act (PPGA) posing with -- at the Sex and Relationships photoshoot. STANLEY ZHENG/ THE STATESMAN

How SBU resources promote sexual health and well-being

Angelina Livigni March 24, 2024
While sex-centered events and initiatives are hosted to entertain students — or even cause a stir — they possess the additional benefit of educating young adults on how to have safe sex.
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Turning Point protest at Stony Brook Univeristy on Sept. 12,2021.  TIM GIORLANDO/ THE STATESMAN

Students have conflicting views on political diversity at Stony Brook

Sky Crabtree February 19, 2023
At Stony Brook University, where over 17,000 undergraduate students attend what USA Today ranked as the ninth most diverse college in America, students with unpopular political perspectives feel they cannot openly voice their opinions. 
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The Center for Prevention and Outreach on the third floor of the Student Activities Center. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

CPO offers free, informal services for mental health support

Viola Flowers October 17, 2021
The Center for Prevention and Outreach launched two programs named "Let’s Talk" and "Resilience, Empowerment, Access, Care and Healing Groups" for SBU students to connect with counselors and peers concerning their mental health and emotional needs.
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“Does it surprise me? No”: Members of the SBU community comment on lack of Black memorialization

Steven Keehner February 13, 2021
Of Stony Brook University’s 64 named buildings and spaces, only four Black historical figures; Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, Jimi Hendrix, Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman are memorialized, according to a list compiled by the university’s archivist.
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LGBTQ+ Center celebrates two years with open mic event

Claudia Motley March 8, 2020
Stony Brook’s LGBTQ* Center hosted “Queer Grounds: Open Mic and Coffeehouse” on Friday to showcase the artistic talents of the university’s LGBTQ* community.
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Cover for the board game, Dungeons and Dragons.PUBLIC DOMAIN

Ga(y)me Day introduces another world to Stony Brook University

Lajiere Blake October 23, 2019
A plan to assassinate a greedy baron. One failed attempt to get them to drink the wine, a wine that is notably “to die for” and a toast that finally gets the poison into the villain’s system.
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House of Shade meeting in the LGBTQ* Center on Tuesday, Feb. 5  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

House of Shade provides safe space for black LGBTQ* students

Rebecca Liebson and Elisha Asif February 13, 2019
“We are here and whether or not you like us, we are here to stay,” they said. “We’re a prominent force to be reckoned with.”
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 pepole of Hindu riligion alighted candle and clay lamp in their house and temples at the festival time. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS CC BY-SA 4.0

Stony Brook should be more tolerant of religious holidays

Kraig Klein September 28, 2018
But Stony Brook isn’t as tolerant as it depicts itself to be.  How else can you explain the fact that we have no days off for important religious holidays?
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