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Stony Brook Hillel holds pro-Israel march

Sky Crabtree, Assistant News Editor November 20, 2023
On Thursday, Nov. 12, students and community members draped in Israeli flags and holding posters calling for the freedom of hostages taken by Hamas marched around the Stony Brook campus in support of Israel.
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Essential workers join protest urging Stony Brook Hospital to give them COVID pay.  RABIA GURSOY /THE STATESMAN

“Thank you is not enough.” Workers rally at Stony Brook Hospital to request COVID-19 hazard pay

Rabia Gursoy July 31, 2020
The "Heroes Don't Get Zeros" rally and march in front of the Stony Brook University Hospital on July 22. Workers demanded that the administration pressure the SUNY Board of Trustees to secure hazard pay for essential healthcare employees.
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Cincinnatians march for the Black Lives Matter movement

Cincinnatians march for the Black Lives Matter movement

Sara Ruberg June 8, 2020
Photos taken by Multimedia Editor Sara Ruberg from Cincinnati's Black Lives Matters peaceful protests on Sunday, May 31. Later on, over 300 people were arrested for breaking curfew.
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Activists at a rally on Feb. 23, 2019 in front of Trump Tower in New York protesting U.S. intervention in Venezula. Over 19 socio-political organizations joined the rally.  ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

New Yorkers march for Venezuela’s sovereignty

Anna Correa February 25, 2019
On Saturday, Feb. 23, New Yorkers in over 19 socio-political and economic organizations rallied in front of Trump Tower on Wall Street in New York City to protest U.S. intervention in Venezuela and demand for national sovereignty.
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Stanley said Stony Brook is not considering any plans to rename Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium despite petition. 
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President Stanley responds to LaValle Stadium petition

Rebecca Liebson February 24, 2019
Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. said the school is not considering any plans to rename Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. The name became a point of contention last month after the state senator, whom the stadium is named after, voted against a ban on gay conversion therapy.
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Demonstrators during the student-organized March for Our Lives at Stony Brook on March 28. The march came four days after the worldwide March for Our Lives.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook students march for gun control, disarmed UPD

Mike Adams March 31, 2018
Stony Brook student activists and political leaders from various groups joined together to demand gun control reform in a march on campus Wednesday, March 28.
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Closing NYC schools for Muslim holidays creates tension between religious groups

Tejen Shah April 7, 2015
Mayor de Blasio made NYC the first big city in the U.S. to close its schools in observance of two Muslim holidays, following suit of several smaller towns across the country.
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Covering for a Cause

Covering for a Cause

The Statesman March 27, 2015
After spending a day in a traditional head covering for Islam Awareness Week, Muslim and non-Muslim women look back on a day wearing a hijab.
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Students celebrating after Lyndon B. Johnson announced he wasnt running for a second term in 1968. STATESMAN FILE

ARCHIVES: Lyndon Says “Prudence” Stony Brook Explodes (1968)

April 2, 1968
LYNDON JOHNSON WILL NOT ACCEPT HIS PARTY’S NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT IN 1968. Amidst cheers in all the television rooms in the dorms, dancing in the lobbies, Food and drink, some 3-400 students joined in the celebration.
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