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Kennedy, Arline help No. 6 Women’s Lacrosse take down No. 11 Princeton 18-12

Ryan Magill March 8, 2020
The No. 6-ranked Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team defeated the No. 11 Princeton Tigers by a final score of 18-12 on Sunday, March 8 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. The game marks the Seawolves’ second win over a ranked opponent, third win at home and fourth win of the season.
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K-pop group SuperM electrifies Madison Square Garden

Niki Nassiri November 24, 2019
SuperM made their mark in New York with a sold-out show in Madison Square Garden on Nov. 19, making them the third K-pop act to ever headline the iconic arena.
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Daniel Weingarten (right) and Michael Blaustein (left) after their performance. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Comedians Daniel Weingarten and Michael Blaustein perform at Stand Up NY

Anna Correa November 19, 2018
Stand-up comedians Daniel Weingarten and Michael Blaustein sold out their performance at Stand Up NY, a comedy club in New York City’s Upper West Side, on Friday, Nov. 16.
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A piece by Brooklyn-based artist Hannah Provisor, COURTESY OF HANNAH PROVISOR

Brooklyn artist launches illustrated series about sexual harassment

Brianne Ledda November 1, 2018
Brooklyn-based artist Hannah Provisor was waiting for the bus when a man described to her in graphic detail what he wanted to do with her body.
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A woman holding a candle at a vigil for the Chapel Hill shooting victims in 2015. On March 26, 2019, Stony Brook students gathered for another vigil for the Christchurch, New Zealand shooting victims. HEATHER KHALIFA/ STATESMAN FILE

What are we doing to prevent school shootings?

Andrew Goldstein February 15, 2018
The Stony Brook University Police Department has a website dedicated to Active Shooter Programs, along with a video about active shooter preparedness — instructing viewers how to act if an active shooter situation occurs on campus.
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Harvey Weinstein in 2015. The film producer has been accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of women. THOMAS HAWK/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Silence around sexual harassment pervades Hollywood

Thomas James October 29, 2017
In an industry that explores human nature through stories onscreen, it’s the offscreen actions by people with power in the entertainment industry that reveal its dark nature.
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EDM DJ Slushii performs at Torontos MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY on Aug. 4, 2016. The DJ will perform at Stony Brook on Sept. 22. THE COME UP SHOW/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Slushii, 20-year old DJ, set to open Back to the Brook

Joseph Konig September 19, 2017
The opening act for Back to the Brook 2017, EDM DJ Slushii, aka Julian Scanlan, is younger than many of the students he will be performing for on Friday.
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Show Review: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Show Review: ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story’

Ryan Williams February 12, 2017
The miniseries, which has garnered numerous awards and nominations, dramatizes the already dramatic and infamous O.J. Simpson murder case that riveted the nation in 1995.
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The womens march on washington MOBILUS IN MOBILI/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Women’s March generates support from organizations on campus

Dorothy Mai February 5, 2017
Over half a million people united to march alongside one another on Jan. 21 to support women’s rights and protest President Donald Trump in the first weeks of his presidency.
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Ella Turenne performing her solo play Love Locs and Liberation. ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Alum performs one-woman play to highlight ‘Love, Locs and Liberation’

Chereese Cross February 5, 2017
Stony Brook alumna Ella Turenne returned to perform her solo play “Love, Locs and Liberation” on Thursday, Feb. 2, to help celebrate Black History Month.
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Fetty Wap closed out Back to the Brook with Trap Queen. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Back to the Brook 2016: Fetty Wap and RL Grime came Stony Brook’s way

Katarina Delgado and Kayla McKiski September 13, 2016
“With his good eye, I want him to wink at me,” Andrea Mendes, a junior health science major who was at the front of the line, said about Fetty Wap.
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The 72nd annual Golden Globes Awards was the final time that comedians Tina Fey (left) and Amy Poehler would host the show. The two hosted for the past three years.  (LOS ANGELES TIMES / TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE)

Proud pens and pins: stars support Paris at the Golden Globe Awards

Rena Thomas January 27, 2015
Pens and pins were the accessory of choice for stars like Helen Mirren, George Clooney and Sunrise Coigney at the 72nd Golden Globes Awards on Sunday, Jan.11.
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