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Online scammers take advantage of the COVID-19 crisis

Niki Nassiri March 15, 2020
Scammers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis to steal information, according to a March 13 email from Stony Brook University’s Division of Information Technology.
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Students protesting for climate policy action on the academic mall on Sept. 26, 2019. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

The 2020 U.S. presidential election will make or break our planet

James Bowen November 18, 2019
With a climate change skeptic in office, and older generations apathetic to the consequences of global warming, young climate change advocates find their cries for climate change reform falling on deaf ears.
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Review: J. Cole’s “KOD” is chill and soothing

Gabby Pardo April 29, 2018
J. Cole’s fifth album, “KOD,” is a soothing and layered 42 minutes of passionate wordplay.
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Flowers blooming during the early summer in Jordan Pond at Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Make the best of your break

Andrew Goldstein January 5, 2018
We are exposed to so much noise both metaphorical and real that even on long, scheduled breaks we may be just as busy as when we are at work or school.
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Millennials not as environmentally friendly as they say

Millennials not as environmentally friendly as they say

Nikita Ramos May 8, 2016
Only about half of millennials say they are responsive to sustainability actions, according to a survey done by Nielsen Global Survey of Corporate Social Responsibility.
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Keep your encyclopedia, Google works just fine

Keep your encyclopedia, Google works just fine

Andrew Goldstein April 27, 2016
Every advancement society makes is going to lead us away from skills we used to find important but are now either specialized skill sets or automated.
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Generation gap in numbers

Generation gap in numbers

Christopher Leelum February 10, 2016
I present to you the characteristics of a millennial sex life and how some compare to previous generations, with some surprisingly different conclusions than you may expect.
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President Obama, above, is entering his last few months is office. During his time, Obama was able to connect to the people using  social media.

#ThanksObama for helping bring politics to social media

Michael Kohut January 24, 2016
Like it or not, his presidency is coming to an end this year, but in his eight-year tenure he’s left a certain mark on his office.
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Limiting offensive comedy isnt funny anymore

Limiting offensive comedy isn’t funny anymore

Nick Zararis December 1, 2015
The culture today has been so geared to avoid offending anyone that there is a total unwillingness to make certain jokes.
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Have a holly, jolly Christ-less Christmas

Have a holly, jolly Christ-less Christmas

Christopher Leelum November 19, 2015
The number of non-religious adults in the U.S. is on the rise, but many still live in fear of expressing their indifference.
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“Yes means yes:” redefining consent

Niveditha Obla October 7, 2014
Consent before sexual intercourse is the largest place of ambiguity today for millennials, especially as the number of sexual assaults on campuses across the nation increases every year.
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