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The best rom-coms and dramas to get you into the fall spirit

Sydney Riddle September 26, 2022
In no particular order, here are some fall movie suggestions to get you into the warm and cozy spirit. These classic films can all be found on multiple different streaming platforms, along with many others that embody the fall spirit.
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A walk through East Williamsburg’s street art

Cindy Mizaku May 6, 2020
Before the city lockdown order on March 20, 30-year-old Ariel Coello would lead street art walks over the weekends to have folks engage with and learn about Brooklyn’s art community.
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Suffolk Museum left a marker to honor Canes grave after removing the original tombstone in 1949.

Stony Brook graves lost to memory, buried in time

Brianne Ledda February 29, 2020
Homes were being built in the area when the museum took the stones with the permission of the town and local property owners, according to Olly. A local resident was concerned that the gravestones would be damaged or destroyed.
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Rahrich pitches during a game against UMass Lowell on April 28, 2019. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Bodrug’s perfect game leads Softball through undefeated weekend

Vincent Giacalone February 23, 2020
The Stony Brook softball team will be flying back to Long Island on cloud nine after winning all five of their games this weekend at The Spring Games. They cruised to victory in both of their games on Sunday, Feb. 23, beating the Georgetown Hoyas 2-1 in the morning and then shutting out the Cornell Big Red 7-0 in the afternoon.
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Charities can help the homeless more than government-funded shelters

Sam Lauria February 9, 2020
On Thanksgiving weekend, for the first time, I volunteered to help the homeless living in Manhattan for the St. Dominic's Outreach Program — a church that does a variety of charity work, including providing aid to the homeless.
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The poster for the off broadway show called A Little Shop of Horrors. PUBLIC DOMAIN

“Little Shop of Horrors” Off-Broadway Review: a must-see energetic musical led by Jonathan Groff

Alek Lewis October 27, 2019
"Little Shop of Horrors” Off-Broadway does the impossible by somehow increasing the charm of the musical cult classic, thanks in part to its stars Jonathan Groff, Christian Borle and Tammy Blanchard. The production, which opened Oct. 17 at the Westside Theatre in Manhattan’s Hell's Kitchen, brings new energy to the 1982 cult classic horror-comedy musical.
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Stony Brook announces new accessible Minor in Filmmaking

Stony Brook announces new accessible Minor in Filmmaking

Alek Lewis September 29, 2019
A 21-credit filmmaking minor will be available to Stony Brook students. The program will use iPhones to teach basic film skills.
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Stony Brook womens volleyball loses first America East match since 2017

Stony Brook women’s volleyball loses first America East match since 2017

Ethan Tam September 29, 2019
The Seawolves’ undefeated streak came to an end on Friday, Sept. 27, as Stony Brook fell 3-1 to the Hartford Hawks in their first conference bout of the season.
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Junior forward Fanny Gotesson in a game against UMass Lowell two seasons ago. Brendan Faherty was head coach then, and since has been  replaced byTobias Bischof. SAMANTHA MONTES/STATESMAN FILE

New coach, new identity, same goal for the Stony Brook women’s soccer

Ryan Magill August 30, 2019
The new sheriff in town, Tobias Bischof, may sound familiar to Long Islanders who follow women’s soccer.
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Senior guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson in a game against the New Paltz Hawks on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. In a game against Binghamton on  Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, Johnson led the game with 23 points, nine assists and six steals. SASHA ROSIN/THE STATESMAN

Shania Johnson and Akwasi Yeboah win Player of the Week honor for third consecutive week

Jason Brancato December 4, 2018
Senior guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson and redshirt-junior guard Akwasi Yeboah have wasted no time taking the helm of the women’s and men’s basketball teams, respectively. Both are averaging over 17 points per game and have already been recognized as America East Player of the Week for three consecutive weeks.
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Real Friends is having a show at Irving Plaza on Nov. 18. JAX 0677/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 4.0

Real Friends: New York, Chinese Buffets and Real Advice

Kayla McKiski November 11, 2018
Chicago pop-punk band Real Friends will perform at Manhattan's Irving Plaza on Sunday, Nov. 18.
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A shark in Maldives. TANAKA JUUYOH/FLICKER VIA CC BY 2.0

SBU researchers find illegal shark fin trade is still thriving despite regulations

Sara Ruberg September 28, 2018
A team of researchers from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) concluded that many endangered species of sharks are still commonly found in the shark fin trade despite international protection.
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