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A pair of game worn Air Jordan 1s signed by Michael Jordan himself. Gentrification within the sneaker community has made it hard for those to enjoy fashion that had been previously more accessible.Jordan Geller/CC BY-SA 4.0

It’s getting harder to ‘be like Mike’: The gentrification of sneaker culture

Amaya McDonald April 17, 2022
Air Jordans, along with other popular sneaker collections, have become a staple in hip-hop culture. Like most assets of Black culture that have been appropriated and labeled as trends in American pop culture, sneakers have become “gentrified.”
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“History is curated” at the Zuccaire Gallery

Sydney Riddle December 8, 2021
The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery debuted its latest exhibition, “Printing Solidarity: Tricontinental Graphics from Cuba” on Dec. 1
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A walk through East Williamsburg’s street art

Cindy Mizaku May 6, 2020
Before the city lockdown order on March 20, 30-year-old Ariel Coello would lead street art walks over the weekends to have folks engage with and learn about Brooklyn’s art community.
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Taryn Ohlmiller attempts a pass in a game against Denver in the spring season of 2018. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

No. 12 Stony Brook Women's Lacrosse makes season-opening statement with 17-16 win at No. 4 Syracuse

Ryan Magill February 12, 2020
Despite a surging Orange front at the end of the game that saw the Seawolves struggle with draw controls, the lead was enough to keep the Stony Brook win alive.
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Cover for Jesus is King, by Kanye West. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Kanye West’s “Jesus Is King” is different but still controversial

Isabelle Panza November 3, 2019
Kanye West's new album is nothing short of controversy despite his new apparent lease on life. "Jesus is King" released on Oct. 25.
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Womens Lax reaches new heights, attaining No. 4 in all national polls

Women’s Lax reaches new heights, attaining No. 4 in all national polls

Joseph Konig April 3, 2017
The accolades roll in for Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse as the best season in program history continues into April.
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Life of Pablo is a testimony to Kanyes rise to hip-hop stardom

Life of Pablo is a testimony to Kanye’s rise to hip-hop stardom

Kunal Kohli February 25, 2016
After several delays, name changes and additions to the track list, we finally get into the psyche of Kanye West with his seventh album, “The Life of Pablo."
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Greg Zedlovich, junior math major, poses for a photo during campus lifetime on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN)

Fall Fashion 2014

Heather Khalifa October 29, 2014
As the weather on campus gradually gets cooler, students are ditching the jean shorts and maxi dresses, replacing them with leather jackets and flannels.
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Christmas celebrated through consumerism

Christopher Leelum November 25, 2013
There will always be confident party-goers donning unforgivable sweaters pasted against the white shadows of winter. There will be carols that no amount of eggnog could auto-tune. There will be awkward mistletoe mix-ups, unsatisfactory secret Santas and discourteous family dinners. But the majority will celebrate Christmas the way it has always been celebrated in the United States—by buying a lot of stuff.
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