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A London bus stop depicting political posters. UK politics have been highly contentious. ZOË BUSSEWITZ/THE STATESMAN

The U.K.’s Government Is A Disaster

Zoe Elyse November 7, 2022
#OPINION: Across the Atlantic, thousands of miles away from Stony Brook, the British government is not doing so well.
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Netflix original series Heartstopper featuring Kit Connor and Joe Locke.

Prideful queer show “Heartstopper” has been renewed for two seasons

Jenna Zaza September 18, 2022
Netflix’s hit queer show “Heartstopper” was confirmed for two additional seasons at the end of its successful first season with a 100% tomato score on Rotten Tomatoes and a 97% audience rating.
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Disneys Cruella official movie poster PUBLIC DOMAIN

Villains as our new heroes: Review on Disney’s “Cruella”

Melanie Navarro July 2, 2021
Directed by Craig Gillespie, “Cruella” is a fun and gratifying beginning to Disney’s exploration of its long-overlooked characters: the villains.
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“Bill Burr: Paper Tiger”: Another hilarious critique of politically correct culture

“Bill Burr: Paper Tiger”: Another hilarious critique of politically correct culture

Alek Lewis September 22, 2019
On Sept. 10, Bill Burr’s sixth hour-long stand-up special, “Bill Burr: Paper Tiger,” debuted on Netflix, sporting the streaming service label's “provocative” and “politically incorrect.”
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Corey Flintoff (above, right) gives a talk at Stony Brook University. ANAMARIA SALOBO/THE STATESMAN

Former Moscow correspondent for NPR talks Russian politics

Antonia Brogna November 17, 2016
After spending four years as a foreign correspondent in Moscow, Russia, Corey Flintoff visited Stony Brook University to discuss Russian-American relations.
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In 2010, the San Francisco 49ers played the Denver Broncos at Londons famous Wembley Stadium. The NFL has been playing there since 2007 and plans on moving a team abroad within the next couple of years. PHOTO CREDIT: VTRAVELLED.COM

Whether or not it wants it, the UK is getting more football

Nick Zararis October 13, 2015
The next step for evil mastermind Roger Goodell after exhibitions would be a full time franchise in London to make one poor division the unluckiest in professional sports.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo submitted 184 vetoes on the 2015-2016 State Budget. Two of these applied to Stony Brook University, rejecting funding to Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium and a proposed indoor practice facility and exam center.  PHOTO CREDIT: GOVERNORS PRESS OFFICE

Developing: Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoes budget for stadium project

Cameron Boon April 13, 2015
Of the 184 vetoes Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued pertaining to facets of the 2015-2016 Enacted Budget, two items in relation to Stony Brook University were vetoed.
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Sir Simon Donaldson, and SBU professor of mathematics, opened up a new area in the geometry of four dimensions. (PHOTO CREDIT : GERT-MARTIN GREUEL)

Under the microscope: professor wins Breakthrough Prize

Ruchi Shah November 18, 2014
Sir Simon Donaldson was awarded the $3 million Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics on Nov. 9 at a star-studded event in a former NASA airship station in Moffett Field, Calif.
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Elaine Vuong April 11, 2012
Date of the show: April 26, 1984 Top song: "Rock the Cabash"
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A screenshot of an opinions article from a 1993 issue of The Statesman. Writer Adam Kaminsky argues in favor of arming campus security.

ARCHIVES: Let Me Tell You About Guns (1993)

February 25, 1993
From The Statesman's opinion archives, Adam Kaminsky argues in favor of arming campus security at Stony Brook University.
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