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A failed midterm dresses as a vampire. There are many things that students can do to make midterms less scary. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

How to make midterms less scary

Adrienne Esposito October 31, 2023
The spookiest part of the fall season at Stony Brook University is not Halloween, or even SpookyBrook: it is midterms. Here are some tips to make them less scary.
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A hand reaching out to put in a vote. PUBLIC DOMAIN

The 2022 midterms and the red wave that wasn’t

Tim Giorlando November 9, 2022
#OPINION: House races across the nation have given surprises to the Democratic Party, from open races in North Carolina to incumbent seats in toss-up states.
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Voter booths lined up. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Voting access needs to be improved across the U.S.

Jennifer Ojilere October 23, 2022
#OPINION: Some states continue to suppress voters with restrictive bills limiting access to mail and absentee voting. Since every American experiences the voting process differently, not every single law works for everyone. At the same time, there are ways to improve voting access across the United States.
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Pills and money 

The Onion Bagel: Campus Adderall dealer stressed out for midterms

Mike Adams October 25, 2018
The Onion Bagel's exclusive interview with Francis Humberdink, the most prolific Adderall dealer. Midterms have been rough on him due to high demand.
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Hand completing a multiple choice exam.

It’s OK to fail

Andrew Goldstein November 10, 2016
It’s so easy, in a pressure cooker school like Stony Brook, to feel depressed, pessimistic and gross when these grades show up on our Blackboard and stare at us.
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Dont complain. Talk.

Don’t complain. Talk.

Andrew Goldstein September 29, 2016
Compliment someone on their clothing. Ask someone for book recommendations. Offer free hugs. Invite someone to one of your club’s events.
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Back with a quack

Jonathon Kline September 4, 2014
As the fall semester officially goes into full swing, many familiar sights and things will return once again.
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A Word of Advice to Freshmen

Anusha Mookherjee September 3, 2013
The start of fall is just around the corner, and I've noticed a wonderful trend with each new freshman class. They stay out later, their clothes are shorter and are all oblivious to the rude awakening that will soon hit them.
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