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Toni Blackman free styling at her Hip Hop Meditation event on Feb. 4. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Toni Blackman Hosts Hip-Hop Meditation for Black History Month

Claudia Motley February 9, 2020
Toni Blackman, entrepreneur and the first elected Hip-Hop Cultural Ambassador to the US Department of State, taught Stony Brook students the art of hip-hop mediation at the Charles B. Wang Center on Tuesday, Feb. 4.
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Festival of Lights in Student Activities Ballroom A on Dec. 4. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN

Festival of Lights Illuminates Stony Brook

Samantha Robinson December 8, 2019
Stony Brook University held its 19th annual Festival of Lights on Dec. 4 to celebrate the holiday season.
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Students line up along the academic mall for Strawberry Fest, where attendees were able to eat strawberry themed foods. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Students snacked on sweet treats at annual Strawberry Fest

Josh Farber May 7, 2017
Thousands of students gathered on the Academic Mall on May 3 to celebrate one of Stony Brook’s biggest springtime traditions — Strawberry Fest.
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Native American Heritage Awareness Program Series planned for November

Native American Heritage Awareness Program Series planned for November

Katarina Delgado November 3, 2016
With the Native American Heritage Month kicking off yesterday, Stony Brook’s first program series honoring Native Americans is underway.
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A Stony Brook University student participates in a die-in at the SAC plaza on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Student die-in held in honor of 122 black Americans killed by police

Mahreen Khan October 22, 2016
At 1:22 p.m., the students dropped to the ground for a total of 10 minutes. Many held hands in a show of unity.
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A flyer for the Music 101 event. OFFICE OF MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS

Music 101 seminar brings together professional and student talent

David Pepa September 29, 2016
Antwan “Amadeus” Thompson, chief executive officer and producer of Platinum Boy Music, gave a lecture on the function and reality of the music industry.
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15th annual Festival of Lights brings holidays together

15th annual Festival of Lights brings holidays together

Mahreen Khan December 7, 2015
The 15th annual Festival of Lights took place Wednesday, Dec. 2 at the SAC, bringing students of all backgrounds and ethnicities together to rejoice in holiday spirit.
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Who you need to know at Stony Brook

The Statesman April 23, 2015
With over 20,000 graduate and undergraduate students, trying to find your niche as an incoming student can be a pretty difficult feat—but this list will make it easier.
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