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The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

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The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

The website for The Rewriting. Audrey Fernandez, a senior at Stony Brook University, developed a social media platform to support Black creators and innovators.

The Rewriting connects students with social activism

Rayia Habibulla September 18, 2022
Audrey Fernandez, a rising senior at Stony Brook University, developed a social media platform called The Rewriting to bring attention to the struggles and joys of the Black community and to boost Black creators and innovators.
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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Love, your public school: Defending success, for all cultures

Michelle Chen September 28, 2021
#OPINIONS: Public schools and universities should be embraced as equally rigorous institutions in ways that celebrate the academic value of skills departing from the capitalistic norm, and their acceptance of human potential from every background.
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The Office of the Dean where the SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Certificate program aims to enhance diversity skills

Rabia Gursoy October 23, 2019
The Office of Multicultural Affairs is taking new steps to promote diversity on campus with a certificate program for undergraduate students called the Social Justice League (SJL).
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A statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, VA. BILLY HATHORN/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 3.0

Art history professor’s stance on Confederate statues adds to campus divide

Luis Sanchez October 10, 2017
Michele H. Bogart, who teaches social history of public art, urban design and commercial culture, said these statues are a form of art.
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Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous, “I Have a Dream,” speech. Famous lines from his speech are considering being removed from a University of Oregons building in place of a more inclusive quote.

I have a dream that we won’t be so politically correct

Nick Zararis February 4, 2016
Modifying or censoring history to avoid offending a particular special interest group is not something anybody should be doing, especially institutions of higher learning.
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