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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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Acting Chief Justice Isaiah Momplaisir and Associate Justice Eric Wagner talking at the USG senate meeting on Thursday, April 25. They announced their decision to remove Chief Justice Aravinth Pushparaj from his position. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

USG judiciary unanimously votes to remove chief justice

Brianne Ledda April 28, 2019
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) judiciary announced its decision to remove Chief Justice Aravinth Pushparaj from his position on Thursday, April 25.
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A flyer for the vigil at Stony Brook for the Christchurch, New Zealand shooting victims. About 100 people attended the event to hear the stories of two of the victims. PHOTO CREDIT: USG

Campus community unites to honor Christchurch shooting victims

Mike Adams March 28, 2019
The crowd held candles as they listened to Hamza’s story in a silence punctuated by sobs, while a cold wind blew in from the direction of the setting sun.
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Conceived by SBU’s Sikh Students Association and the Muslim Students Association, the Stony Brook Vigil for Tolerance was a response to the gurdwara shooting in Oak Creek, Wis., and the mosque burning in Joplin, Mo. (Nina Lin/ The Statesman)

Sikh Spotlight: Guru Granth Sahib

Karina Gerry, Anna Correa, and Melissa Azofeifa October 15, 2018
“Sikhism is a monotheistic religion. We believe in one God and we call HIM Waheguru,” Sagardeep Singh, a senior mechanical engineering major and a member of the Sikh Student Association, said.
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Students, organizations and programs honored at 2018 Jerrold L. Stein Student Life Awards

Students, organizations and programs honored at 2018 Jerrold L. Stein Student Life Awards

Brianne Ledda May 3, 2018
Students and faculty were honored at Stony Brook University’s Jerrold L. Stein Student Life Awards on Monday, April 30 for their outstanding contributions to university life.
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New student media organization tackles human rights issues

New student media organization tackles human rights issues

Brianne Ledda January 28, 2018
Audrey Farrell, a sophomore physics major, has started an online magazine known as The Advocate that went live just before the start of the semester.
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Poetry reading taps donations for UNICEF

Emily McTavish April 9, 2012
As a part of Islamic Awareness Week, the Poetry Slam on Tuesday, March 27, featured activist performers from Suffolk County, New York City and England in the Student Activities Center auditorium. Stony Brook’s United Nations Children’s Fund collaborated with the Muslim Students’ Association in order to raise awareness and money for UNICEF’s Tap Project.
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Arab-Israeli Discussion Forum Gets Heated

March 20, 2002
The Provost Global Issues Lecture series continued last week with Dr. Daniel Pipes, a renowned columnist for both the New York Post and Jerusalem Post. He is recognized as one of the leading scholars on the Middle East. Sponsored by Hillel, the lecture began with a rundown of Dr. Pipe's extensive list of accomplishments and qualifications, not the least of which was a PhD in History from Harvard
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