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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 2019 Photo Gallery

Festival of Lights 2019 Photo Gallery

Samantha Robinson December 5, 2019
The Festival of Lights is a traditional event held at SBU which shares and celebrates the various religions, faiths and cultures that make up the Stony Brook community. Here are some photos from this year's multicultural event.
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Excerpt of the 2010 US census. PUBLIC DOMAIN

The census omits Middle Eastern and North African identities

shakeb Zia October 23, 2019
With the 2020 Census approaching, many Americans will find themselves disappointed to see a new ethnic/racial category missing from the nation’s largest survey.
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Survey respondents by gender and sexual orientation. CREATED BY REBECCA LIEBSON

The results are in: 2019 Sex Survey

The Statesman February 11, 2019
For the first time in four years, we asked our readers to spill their guts and partake in an anonymous sex survey.
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Four people SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Inclusivity: You have no excuse

Aleeza Kazmi February 11, 2019
I pitched the idea of dedicating the whole Sex & Relationships issue to POC sexuality.
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 pepole of Hindu riligion alighted candle and clay lamp in their house and temples at the festival time. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS CC BY-SA 4.0

Stony Brook should be more tolerant of religious holidays

Kraig Klein September 28, 2018
But Stony Brook isn’t as tolerant as it depicts itself to be.  How else can you explain the fact that we have no days off for important religious holidays?
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Ayyan Zubair, above, was elected to serve as USG president for the 2017-2018 academic year. Zubairs policies include free feminine hygiene products and a new course retake policy. PHOTO COURTESY OF AYYAN ZUBAIR

Incoming USG President sets his sights high

Joseph Konig May 7, 2017
“There’s free condoms everywhere and sex is optional,” Zubair said. “Having a period isn’t. And for too many Seawolves it’s too expensive to buy menstrual pads. Which is really saying something because it’s a basic human right.”
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Stony Brook University students attend the March for Unity at the SAC Plaza on Feb. 1. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

University Senate passes resolution aimed at protecting immigrants on campus

Desiree D'Iorio February 12, 2017
The University Senate passed a resolution on Feb. 6 calling on Stony Brook University’s administration to adopt several policies aimed at protecting university community members who are undocumented immigrants.
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A view of the TWA Flight Center building at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. PHEEZY/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

GSO president reportedly detained at JFK under travel ban

Mahreen Khan January 29, 2017
Stony Brook graduate student and GSO President Vahideh Rasekhi was reportedly detained at JFK International Airport on Saturday under President Donald Trump’s executive order.
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Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel, above, has been the one main voice pushing for more assitance to refugess  fleeing the Syrian Crisis. Few other nations have been fighting for humanity efforts to the same extent as Merkel. PHOTO CREDIT: ALEXANDER KURZ

German Chancellor Merkel is the leader the world must learn from

Maurice Abernathy September 20, 2015
As millions of innocent families head to Europe in the hopes of escaping violence, most European leaders have remained silent and cold towards the refugees.
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Letter to the Editor: Administration a bigger disappointment than Horowitz

Letter to the Editor: Administration a bigger disappointment than Horowitz

Letter to the Editor May 5, 2015
On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, I walked out of the notorious David Horowitz event on the brink of pulling out my hair in frustration.
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Bill Maher’s Zayn Malik joke should be treated like a joke

Michael Kohut April 21, 2015
“Real Time” comedian Bill Maher drew outcry on the internet earlier this month by comparing Zayn Malik’s likeness to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bomber.
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