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A graphic showing some of fashion designer, Sandy Liangs pieces on a runway. ILLUSTRATED BY JERRY WEINTRAUB/THE STATESMAN

The magic and playfulness of a ‘Sandy Liang Girl’

Emily Chao September 23, 2023
New York City native Sandy Liang started her viral clothing brand in 2014 after finishing college and in 2019, her line of colorful fleece jackets caused a popularity explosion. Her brand has since become known for its functionally nostalgic and coquette designs.
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Andrew McMahon and Dashboard Confessional rock Pier 17

Andrew McMahon and Dashboard Confessional rock Pier 17

Ethan Tam August 23, 2022
Dashboard Confessional and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness’ co-headlining “Hello Gone Days” tour reached its New York City stop on Friday, August 12 atop South Street Seaport’s Pier 17 venue.
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A picture of Sydney Bush (left) and Jay-Len McLean (right). Both were recently awarded with the 2021 Alexandra Korry Scholarship from the Harlem Educational Activities Foundation (HEAF).  Photos Courtesy of Sydney Bush and Jay-Len McLean

Two SBU students receive HEAF Alexandra Korry Scholarship

Sonya Gugliara June 16, 2022
Two Stony Brook students, rising senior Sydney Bush and rising junior Jay-Len McLean, were named Alexandra Korry Scholarship recipients by the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF).
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Stop gentrification graffiti on a wall. 
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The real cost of gentrification

Fanni Frankl September 28, 2021
#OPINION: I have seen multiple neighborhoods in my beloved city of New York change for, arguably, the worse. Brand new luxury condominiums line the streets, tearing down the businesses that ran there, making me wonder, who can afford to live there?
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Nagasawa stenciling a luna moth. Ksenia Gonikberg/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook professor opens interactive exhibition in New York City

Xenia Gonikberg September 12, 2021
Stony Brook art professor Nobuho Nagasawa opened an interactive art exhibition about the cycle of life and the unprecedented challenges of the coronavirus pandemic at the Westwood Gallery in the Bowery District of New York City on Aug. 19. 
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The outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital, where the Cancer Center is located. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook’s cancer center in application process for Nation Cancer Institute designation

Vincent Wang April 29, 2021
Becoming NCI designated would require Stony Brook to be on par with some of the top cancer centers in the country. The NCI will recieve Stony Brook's application in October and evaluate the cancer center early Spring 2022, according to the report.
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How climate change is being reimagined in fiction

Justin Chassin April 24, 2021
#OPINION Although it may come as a surprise to some, our generation is being impacted as we speak. A child born today faces health risks to their immune systems from environmental pollutants, along with long-term damage from heightened temperatures and air pollution.
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Yusef Salaam talks about Donald Trump, police brutality and the power of voting

Maya Brown November 1, 2020
Yusef Salaam, a member of the Exonerated Five who was accused and convicted of a Central Park sexual assault, spoke at Stony Brook University about a wide range of issues, including racial inequality in the American justice system, on Oct. 27. 
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The Met has reopened, and so has a piece of New York

Deidre Redhead September 11, 2020
The Metropolitan Museum of Art reopened its doors to the public on Aug. 29. The museum had been closed since Mar. 13, a day after Mayor Bill de Blasio declared New York City a state of emergency, amidst the surging coronavirus cases.
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The United University Professors (UUP) March on March 1, 2018. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

UUP criticizes university reopening policies

Brianne Ledda June 19, 2020
The union argues that these guidelines stand as a direct contradiction to the university’s recent statements on the Black Lives Matter movement, and its declared commitment to black community members.
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Professor Aaron William Godfrey passed away on PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

SBU Latin professor passes away at 91

Chris Parkinson April 19, 2020
Godfrey lived a long life dedicated to educating thousands of students who attended the universities he taught at. His tenure as a professor can serve as a model for future educators.
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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Students lose their jobs in the midst of COVID-19 crisis

Maya Brown April 11, 2020
Spring break is usually a time when some college students go back home and work at their part-time or full-time jobs. In the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19), that was not the case.
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