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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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Suffolk County Sheriff’s election too close to call

Joseph Konig November 8, 2017
“We did not concede,” Herman wrote in a text.
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Two students in the THR 351 class perform in SAC lobby. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Theater class stages socially conscious performances across campus

Anna Correa April 9, 2017
THR 351: Acts of Race and Justice is challenging racial injustice with pop-up performances throughout campus.
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The Axon Body 2 camera worn by a UPD officer.ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

University Police outfit officers with body-worn cameras

Josh Farber April 9, 2017
The Stony Brook University Police Department has deployed a fleet of new body-worn cameras, intended to increase transparency.
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Ambush on police officers create a wider gap between two torn groups

Jonathon Kline March 12, 2015
Earlier this morning, two officers, one from the Webster Groves Police Department and one from the St. Louis County Police Department, were shot by a gunman.
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O’Brien reminds us to open our minds

Vandana Rambaran February 24, 2015
On a college campus as vast and diverse as Stony Brook’s, it is no wonder that we are constantly engulfed in waves of endless chatter.
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The Demographics Unit, a surveillance program run by the New York Police Department used to monitor Muslim communities following 9/11, has also affected Stony Brooks MSA. (PHOTO CREDIT : MCTCAMPUS)

MSA relieved as NYPD surveillance program comes to an end

Kelly Zegers May 1, 2014
Three students from SBU’s Muslim Student Association offered their reactions to the ending of the NYPD’s spying on the condition of anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the subject.
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NYPD targeted Muslim students

Nelson Oliveira March 5, 2012
Mariam Shareef, a Muslim student at Stony Brook University, was born and raised in the United States and has only been to one other country — Switzerland.
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