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Pro-Ukraine Demonstration at Lafayette Square. JOHN BRIGHENTI/CC BY 2.0

Editorial: In good war coverage lies equal reporting

The Editorial Board March 12, 2022
Editorial: Let your voices be heard. It's simple to achieve change and improved coverage: it all starts with stories. A fundamental idea that can and will continue to bring people together.
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Our Stories Carried Us Here brings immigrant and refugee visionaries to the Wang Center

“Our Stories Carried Us Here” brings immigrant and refugee visionaries to the Wang Center

Michelle Chen September 14, 2021
Anyone who has visited the Wang Center since the beginning of the fall semester has probably seen passing students slow down or stop completely to take in head-turning walls of illustrated graphic panels about the intricacies of the immigration process and refugee experience.
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COVID-19’s impact on the developing world is largely ignored by Americans, and it shouldn’t be

Matt Venezia July 12, 2020
The developing world is largely ignored by most Americans. It’s time that American media, and Americans themselves, begin to recognize the impact that a global pandemic has outside of Europe and the U.S.
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Libya lecture. MATTHEW YAN

Dartmouth professor discusses genocide and tourism under fascist Italy in Libya

Matthew Yan March 1, 2020
Graziella Parati discussed that agenda and the reasons behind it in her lecture, “Concentration Camps, Architectural Projects and Tourism in Italo Balbo’s Libya” on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Stony Brook University.
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Festival of Lights in Student Activities Ballroom A on Dec. 4. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN

Festival of Lights Illuminates Stony Brook

Samantha Robinson December 8, 2019
Stony Brook University held its 19th annual Festival of Lights on Dec. 4 to celebrate the holiday season.
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Sept. 11 had a bigger impact than you think

Mike Adams September 11, 2018
We need to recognize the common denominator of pain that day, wrought from the innocent in nearly every corner of the Earth, if we are ever to truly heal.
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Renowned composer plays Sufi songs at Wang Center

Melissa Azofeifa September 9, 2018
“Sufi Songs of Love by Amir Vahab” transported the audience to the ancient Middle East and gave them a glimpse of the foundations of the culture. The audience was reminded through beautiful poetry, music and song, that we are all one.
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The recent changes to campus dining since the arrival of CulinArt have caused long lines at West and East Side Dining. ZACHARY DYER/THE STATESMAN

Make your dine-in experience better

Matthew Yan March 25, 2018
These are just a few tips to make your Dine-In experience more bearable. While they can’t fix everything, they’re still worth trying to help make the best of your time here at Stony Brook.
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Review: The Band’s Visit creates memorable staging

Kraig Klein March 18, 2018
“The Band’s Visit,” currently running at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, is one of the shortest shows on Broadway right now.
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Gianna Toboni, left, with Kai Shappley, right. Shappley is a transgender 5-year-old who spoke to Toboni for the VICE episode Trans Youth that airs tomorrow at 11pm. PHOTO COURTESY OF HBO

HBO’s ‘VICE’ returns with its fifth season

Thomas James March 2, 2017
"VICE," the Emmy Award-winning news program, has returned to HBO with its fifth season.
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Students debate immigration policies at presidential election series

Jessica Chin September 15, 2016
The event was the first session of a five-part series of panels and debates meant to highlight key issues of the election.
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147 students dead, 0 coverage by American media

Jeremy Kline April 9, 2015
On April 2, 147 students at Garissa University College were massacred by members of Al-Shabaab, yet prime-time American news outlets were deafeningly silent on the matter.
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