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COVID-19’s impact on the developing world is largely ignored by Americans, and it shouldn’t be

Matt Venezia July 12, 2020
The developing world is largely ignored by most Americans. It’s time that American media, and Americans themselves, begin to recognize the impact that a global pandemic has outside of Europe and the U.S.
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The Trump administration’s travel ban chooses Africans as their next target

Maya Brown February 23, 2020
[Trump's] ill-conceived notions about these countries is reflected in racist policies like the travel ban. The way he refers to them also demonstrates the little amount of respect he has for countries that may not be as developed as America.
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Chadwick Boseman speaks at the Black Panther panel at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con International. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Stony Brook students reflect on the inspiration of “Black Panther” during Black History Month

Adubi Oluwabukunmi February 26, 2018
The latter discussion brought the new Marvel movie “Black Panther” to the front of everyone’s mind as an inspiring depiction of black culture and heritage.
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Protestors marched in Washington DC against President Donald Trumps science agenda on April 22. Marchers called for ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook community marches for science in D.C.

Anna Correa April 23, 2017
Members of the Stony Brook community traveled from campus to Washington D.C. on Earth Day, April 22 for the March for Science.
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Stony Brook professor James Klurfeld of the School of Journalism, right, served as the moderator for the annual Great Debate on Dec. 3rd, 2015, with this years topic on the growing threat of the Islamic State. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Great Debates tackles US strategy against Islamic State

Jessica Chin December 6, 2015
Two teams debated about how to defeat monsters Thursday afternoon at the Humanities Institute — the monsters to which they referred being ISIS and extremism.
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The butterfly was believed to be the ancestor of the Maio people. This Maio baby carrier above represents the butterfly. KRYSTEN MASSA / THE STATESMAN

The Wang Center brings diverse artwork to Stony Brook

Peter Chen April 12, 2015
As students enter the west entrance of the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University, they are greeted by an over-blown black and white portrait of a woman.
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SBU professor offers insight on Boko Haram

Kelly Saberi February 10, 2015
Shobana Shankar, Ph.D, has studied on-site, living in Nigeria for several years studying the ways of the Nigerian people.
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Bellevue Ebola patient should be honored, not feared

Jacqualine Ng October 30, 2014
It finally happened. Last Thursday, it was confirmed that Ebola has officially spread into New York City.
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Stanleys lecture highlights Ebola symptoms and transmission risks

Stanley’s lecture highlights Ebola symptoms and transmission risks

Elsie Boskamp September 4, 2014
As Ebola virus crisis continues to develop, Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley, the chair of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity, spoke of the disease’s imminent risks.
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