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The mural located in Astoria Queens is one in 4 murals part of the #WayOutofBurnout initiative.

Artist Lady Pink transforms NYC with murals about academic burnout

Jenna Zaza May 19, 2023
In the bustling streets of New York City, where towering buildings and busy sidewalks dominate the landscape, a graffiti-based artist is making waves with her captivating artwork.
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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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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 official cover of Gossip Girl. Gossip Girl reboot is now streaming on HBOmax.

The Gossip Girl reboot: A Gen-Z, drama-filled NYC fantasy

Melanie Navarro August 24, 2021
Produced by HBO, the much-anticipated reboot of the 2007 CW drama, “Gossip Girl.” The show premiered on July 8 and featured six episodes as a part of the first half of season one.
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The cover of the book New York 2140. PUBLIC DOMAIN

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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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 streets of Manhattan, New York during August 2020. Stony Brook University students were forced to leave campus housing for the remainder of the fall 2020 semester.CINDY MIZAKU/THE STATESMAN

A New Yorker’s view on five ever-changing months

Gerta Mucollari August 23, 2020
#OPINION Gerta Mullacori, a junior studying biology at Stony Brook University, recounts how the last five months have affected her life as a New Yorker. She also details how the COVID-19 pandemic changed her neighborhood of Ridgewood, Queens.
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U-Haul is offering college students 30 days of free storage

Claudia Motley March 18, 2020
U-Haul, the American moving and storage company, is offering college students 30 days of free storage during wide-spread school closures.
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Suffolk County sees first confirmed coronavirus case

Brianne Ledda and Alek Lewis March 8, 2020
There are now 105 total confirmed coronavirus cases in New York. Five of those cases are in Nassau County, and 12 are in New York City.
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Students protesting for climate policy action on the academic mall on Sept. 26, 2019. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

The 2020 U.S. presidential election will make or break our planet

James Bowen November 18, 2019
With a climate change skeptic in office, and older generations apathetic to the consequences of global warming, young climate change advocates find their cries for climate change reform falling on deaf ears.
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Gender symbol for female with a first in the center. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Why feminist education is important

Xenia Gonikberg October 21, 2019
The idea of feminism has been rooted in American history since the 1840s, with the Seneca Falls Convention paving the way for the concept of gender equality. Beginning in 2012, fourth-wave feminism has evolved due to more liberal beliefs.
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Pop-Up Candytopia Satisfies Your Sweet Tooth

Elizabeth Brenner August 26, 2018
Candytopia, a pop-up traveling candy museum in New York City, has landed near Penn Station and is in town until Nov. 15.
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