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SBU students startup Soulo set to land this August

SBU students’ startup Soulo set to land this August

Joy Sze August 26, 2021
Having witnessed their elder family members struggle with performing personal care, Stony Brook student Joshua Zhu and his partner Jialin Ke created Soulo, a long-handled motorized nail trimmer as a solution.
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The burden on international SBU students is synchronous

Chris Cumella January 14, 2021
Synchronous courses have posed a challenge for international students, forcing them to adopt schedules that result in irregular sleep patterns.
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Banning QAnon accounts on Facebook is a step, but it may be too late

Matt Venezia October 16, 2020
#OPINION On October 6, Facebook announced its plan to ban accounts that promote QAnon conspiracies, citing the tangible harm they can and have done in the world. 
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Far Beyond signage in the Academic Mall.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

How the CARES Act affects students and higher education

Alek Lewis April 3, 2020
A student who lost their job because of the coronavirus epidemic, however, may qualify for unemployment under the CARES Act.
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Latinx Mental Health event at the SAC. DESHAUN ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN

Student orgs talk mental health in the Latinx community

Vincent Sparagna November 11, 2018
Several Stony Brook groups associated with Latinx community came together to discuss issues of mental health. Issues include the need for Latinx healthcare professionals and stigma of mental health care in Latinx community.
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Flags displayed during HispU.S. Army South proudly joins the rest of the nation in honoring Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the rich cultural heritage of our largest linguistic and ethnic minority in a month-long tribute to Hispanic contributions. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Stop homogenizing the Hispanic community

Anna Correa September 30, 2018
Not all Hispanic people come from the same country, nor do we all share the same cultural traditions, but the over-stereotyping and fetishizing of Hispanic people has become a norm in American culture.
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Sept. 11 had a bigger impact than you think

Mike Adams September 11, 2018
We need to recognize the common denominator of pain that day, wrought from the innocent in nearly every corner of the Earth, if we are ever to truly heal.
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Stony Brook South Hampton.MELISSA AZOFEIFA/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook Southampton’s podcast program sparks interest

Joseph Konig February 18, 2018
Stony Brook Southampton announced a first-of-its-kind Audio Podcast Fellows Program on Dec. 18. Two months later, the one-year course set to start in September has already sparked an unexpected amount of interest.
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Keep your encyclopedia, Google works just fine

Keep your encyclopedia, Google works just fine

Andrew Goldstein April 27, 2016
Every advancement society makes is going to lead us away from skills we used to find important but are now either specialized skill sets or automated.
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The great academic rift in the Grand Old Party

The great academic rift in the Grand Old Party

Nick Zararis March 29, 2016
We need an educated populous to properly participate in a representative democracy. This is where the divide in the Republican Party truly comes from.
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Sex Issue 2016

What sexuality do you identify with?

Dorothy Mai February 9, 2016
As people are becoming more aware of themselves and the people around them, there are many more options to identify with in terms of sexual and romantic orientation.
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The average american reads 12 books a year. According to the Pew Research Center, seven in ten Americans read one book a year. PHOTO CREDIT: GINNY/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

The year of one hundred books and reviews

Andrew Goldstein February 2, 2016
My New Year’s resolution is to read 100 books. That averages to two books per week with two cheat weeks. I decided to write reviews of the books I have read.
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