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Snow falls on the Academic Mall outside of the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library on Dec. 1. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

SBU scientist predicts short winters, heavy storms for Long Island

Niki Nassiri December 5, 2019
The winter season may become shorter, but storms and floods will hit the East Coast harder than ever due to climate change, Edmund K.M. Chang, a professor in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University, hypothesized in a study on winter storms.
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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office in Dec. 2012. GULBENK/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 3.0

Trump administration sets new visa restrictions for Chinese students

Brianne Ledda June 23, 2018
The Trump administration, out of concern for national security, implemented measures shortening visas for Chinese graduate students looking to study aviation, robotics and advanced manufacturing from five years to one.
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Should we sacrifice liberties for security?

George Newell April 29, 2013
While a safer society is something we can all agree on, what must be determined is the best route for getting there. And while many people see the stripping of civil liberties as a quick and easy fix, it has been proven time and time again that this is not the solution.
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