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A graphic displaying the many celebrities who attended the 2024 Grammys. ILLUSTRATED BY JERRY WEINTRAUB/THE STATESMAN

The good, bad and surprising moments at the 2024 Grammys

Laura Ladekarl February 17, 2024
On Sunday, Feb. 4, comedian Trevor Noah hosted the 66th annual Grammy Awards ceremony, which was filled with exciting wins and even some drama. 
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How Hollywood is adjusting in a time of crisis

Justin Mitselmakher April 30, 2020
Throughout the month of April, the entertainment industry sought to raise spirits through a variety of different media platforms whether it be on national television or Instagram.
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Stony Brook Football wins the first-ever Lip Sync Battle Belt

Stony Brook Football wins the first-ever Lip Sync Battle Belt

Jessica Carnabuci and Kelly Saberi April 29, 2016
The first-ever Seawolves Lip Sync Battle was held in the auditorium of the Student Activities Center on Wednesday, April 27.
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Sex Issue 2016

What sexuality do you identify with?

Dorothy Mai February 9, 2016
As people are becoming more aware of themselves and the people around them, there are many more options to identify with in terms of sexual and romantic orientation.
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Comedian Chelsea Handler, above, as one of several celebrities to bare herself in support of the campaign. ABACA PRESS / TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE

SBU students bring “Free the Nipple” campaign to campus

Michaela Christman March 9, 2015
James College hosted a film screening and discussion on the Free The Nipple campaign to help make students aware of global censorship and oppression women are facing today.
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Pop culture sells sex at the expense of women’s image

Dahalia Ibrahim February 10, 2014
Sex sells. Is that an obvious statement? Yes. Is it a concept that has been so industrialized that society does not even realize that they’re consuming it on the daily? Yes. Let's elaborate.
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When twerking becomes werking

Nicole Gartner September 5, 2013
Miley Cyrus’ chaotic performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards last weekend was unquestionably memorable. While many viewers are using words like “ratchet” or “trashy” to describe the 20-year-old’s performance, the word they should consider using is “successful”.
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