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An assortment of American and Russian Vinyls. Russian censorship of certain bands have caused many to speak out. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Russian musicians speak out against Ukraine invasion

Zoe Elyse September 3, 2022
Ever since the start of the war in Ukraine, many artists from Russia have voiced their support for the people of Ukraine. Now, those artists are bringing their opinions with them on tour in the United States.
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Boxes included in CDC’s laboratory test kit for SARS-CoV-2. PUBLIC DOMAIN

The American response to COVID-19 illustrates the importance of scientific literacy

Matt Venezia August 27, 2020
#OPINION From people refusing to wear masks to those with a mistrust of vaccines, the response to COVID-19 by the American people and government highlights the importance of scientific literacy.
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Official logos of social media companies. People have taken to social media in order to spread information in the form of threads.Official logos of social media companies. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Before you post, fact-check yourself

Matt Venezia August 7, 2020
#OPINION Users are taking advantage of social media spaces to have conversations about relevant issues from COVID-19 to the crisis in Yemen. However, some of these widely-shared posts have contained fallacies ranging from harmless to potentially harmful.
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“Need a Break”: Quarantine Edition

Melissa Azofeifa March 25, 2020
We know being in self-isolation is hard. In case you need something to distract you or something to do in between online classes, take a break and check these out!
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Outside the School of Journalism Newsroom in the Melville Library. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

School of Journalism updates students as SBU goes remote

Melissa Azofeifa March 15, 2020
The School of Journalism (SoJ) sent students a curriculum-update on March 11, about 40 minutes after Stony Brook University officially announced that it would be moving classes online.
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View of Florence, Italy from the Piazzale Michelangelo. GABBY PARDO/THE STATESMAN

Reflecting on studying abroad in Florence during the COVID-19 outbreak

Gabby Pardo March 11, 2020
Instead of watching the sunset at the hilltop of the Piazzale Michelangelo and tasting the fluffiness of homemade gnocchi, I am now writing this on my fourth day of self-quarantine in my Staten Island home, because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Poster for The Interpreters. PUBLIC DOMAIN

A conversation with composer Simon Taufique on “The Interpreters”

Melissa Azofeifa November 10, 2019
"The Interpreters” is a documentary that follows the lives of three interpreters in Afghanistan and Iraq. Phillip Morris, Malik and Mujtaba represent over 50,000 local interpreters who helped U.S. soldiers on the ground communicate with locals and gather intel.
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Part of Stony Brook Universitys main campus. DIANNA ROMAN/STATESMAN FILE

Anti-feminist protests circumcision on campus

Andrew Infantino October 17, 2019
A men's rights activist has been protesting on the Stony Brook University campus against male circumcision.
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Three unfinished plates of food at East Side Dinning. SERENA TAUSZ/THE STATESMAN

It’s up to us to stop wasting food

Matthew Yan February 4, 2018
Why are we routinely dumping this food we’ve paid for?
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Writer and humorist David Sedaris performed at the Staller Center for the Arts on Friday. FACEBOOK/DAVID SEDARIS

David Sedaris brings his dry wit to the Staller Center

Mike Adams October 22, 2017
Renowned humorist and New Yorker contributor David Sedaris took the stage at the Staller Center on Thursday night for an evening of side-splitting humor dug from the innermost corners of his personal life.
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Corey Flintoff (above, right) gives a talk at Stony Brook University. ANAMARIA SALOBO/THE STATESMAN

Former Moscow correspondent for NPR talks Russian politics

Antonia Brogna November 17, 2016
After spending four years as a foreign correspondent in Moscow, Russia, Corey Flintoff visited Stony Brook University to discuss Russian-American relations.
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Dean of Stony Brooks College of Arts and Science, Sacha Kopp, announced he will resign on Jul. 1. Kopp has been the head of the universitys largest college since Aug. 2014.  PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

New program trains faculty to communicate as public intellectuals

Brittany Tesoriero March 22, 2016
The program was composed of four workshops during the Fall 2015 semester and was led by Naomi Wolf, a visiting lecturer and accomplished journalist.
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