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The butterfly was believed to be the ancestor of the Maio people. This Maio baby carrier above represents the butterfly. KRYSTEN MASSA / THE STATESMAN

The Wang Center brings diverse artwork to Stony Brook

Peter Chen April 12, 2015
As students enter the west entrance of the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University, they are greeted by an over-blown black and white portrait of a woman.
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Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities hosts inaugural conference

Peter Chen March 11, 2015
The Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities at Stony Brook University held its inaugural conference on masculinity from March 5 to 8.
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The Multi-Angle Snowflake Camera (foreground) and vertically pointing radar (dish in background) at Stony Brook University. PHOTO CREDIT: BRIAN COLLE

SBU camera captures snowflakes

Peter Chen February 17, 2015
MASC, a new addition to the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, will help Stony Brook University researchers gather better data on snowstorms.
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Wolfie turns another year older

Peter Chen February 16, 2015
Wolfie, Stony Brook’s beloved mascot, celebrated his 20th birthday during halftime of the men’s basketball game Saturday, Feb. 7.
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Fresh Off the Boat will soon be a sitcom based off the memoir of chef Eddie Huang. It will be the first Asian-American sitcom to air on television since 1994. (PHOTO CREDIT: BUBBLETEA1)

“Fresh Off the Boat” gives Asian-Americans a TV spotlight

Peter Chen February 1, 2015
Asian-Americans will burst back onto the small screen with Food personality Eddie Huang’s “Fresh off the Boat,” which premieres on ABC this Wednesday, Feb. 4.
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The FDAs lifetime ban of blood donations from men who have had sex with other men may be replaced by a 12 month ban. (PHOTO CREDIT: STONYBROOK.EDU)

FDA proposal to lift lifetime blood donation ban still upsetting to some

Peter Chen January 27, 2015
LGBTQ advocates at Stony Brook are questioning part of the Food and Drug Administration’s recommendation to lift a lifetime ban on blood donations by gay and bisexual men.
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The Staller Center echoes with the sound of Opera

Peter Chen November 24, 2014
The audience burst into applause just as the sopranos of the Stony Brook Opera finished their introduction number from composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.”
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(PHOTO CREDIT: MCT CAMPUS)

“Interstellar” was stellar

Peter Chen November 19, 2014
Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” draws upon the curiosity of the unknown and the need to discover to create a space thriller that is both ambitious in aesthetics and personal in narrative.
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(PHOTO CREDIT: GARRETT COAKLEY)

Conference aimed to celebrate Galileo’s birth is not so celebrated by the students of Stony Brook University

Peter Chen October 20, 2014
Berthed Brecht's "The Life of Galileo" was performed the 450th anniversary of the birth of Galileo Galilei. The event was organized by Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies.
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USG Executive Council: promises made and promises kept

The Statesman April 8, 2014
Last year, the Undergraduate Student Government executive council candidates pledged to make several changes to improve campus life. The Statesman reexamined those platforms to see if those candidates upheld their promises.
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Brookfest 2014: Securing the artists

Peter Chen April 7, 2014
Last year’s spring concert—newly renamed Brookfest—promised performances by Kendrick Lamar and Steve Aoki. However, both artists failed security checks by the Campus Police, who were worried about “slam dancing.” The resulting fallout from the artist change led to a vote of no confidence and near impeachment of then Undergraduate Student Government President Anna Lubitz.
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Campus briefing: assembly delegation set

Peter Chen March 4, 2014
Vice President of Clubs and Organizations Kerri Mahoney was elected to serve on the Stony Brook delegation to the State University of New York Student Assembly spring conference at the Undergraduate Student Government Senate meeting on Feb. 27.
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