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The Student Health Center across from H-Community.  COVID-19 vaccinations will no longer be required to attend classes starting this summer. BRIANNE LEDDA/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook offers new virtual medical service to students

Clare Gehlich September 30, 2022
Stony Brook University is now offering TimelyCare, a new telehealth platform that offers 24/7 virtual access to both medical and mental health services. 
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Women meditating by water.  RMHEALING / VIA FLICKR CC BY-SA 2.0

Meditation can help your college experience go smoother

Skylar Sena October 17, 2021
Experiencing one of the most tumultuous stages of life during a pandemic can be, unsurprisingly, incredibly stressful. Fortunately, there are quite a plethora of techniques that can be used to make the COVID-19 college experience a bit smoother, one of which being meditation.
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Graphic of a home and bacteria. Many students around the globe found themselves confined to their homes this summer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. PUBLIC DOMAIN

How COVID-19 transformed my first summer back home from college

Minal Chawla September 4, 2020
Minal Chawla is a junior health science major who found ways to keep busy and stay happy while in quarantine. From self-care to Zoom sessions, Chawla recounts how she made her stay-in summer memorable.
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Lessons I learned in quarantine

Xenia Gonikberg September 2, 2020
After spending time in quarantine in both Palo Alto, California and Long Island, New York, a Stony Brook University journalism major shares lessons she learned from her experience.
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The outside of the Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center on Jan. 26, 2020.  RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Center for Prevention and Outreach Throws Self-Care Themed First Night Out

Lajiere Blake January 26, 2020
On Jan. 25, the Center for Prevention and Outreach (CPO) hosted a First Night Out Event that focused on self-care and resilience at the Campus Recreation Center.
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Students play it forward with music group on campus

Students ‘play it forward’ with music group on campus

Niki Nassiri October 14, 2019
Armed with a piano, guitar, ukulele and their voices, six members of The Play It Forward Project struck a chord with visitors and patients at the Stony Brook University Hospital Lobby on Sept. 25.
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Tackling burnout and its impact on students

Tackling burnout and its impact on students

Sam Lauria October 8, 2019
Upon entering high school, I was a successful student who was determined and motivated in all of my classes. My strong work ethic led me to excel in school. I let my intellect be defined by my remarkable grades.
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Editorial: Introducing “Just Ask”: an advice column

The Editorial Board August 25, 2019
"Advice and Beyond," The Statesman's new advice column, will be used to offer a second perspective to issues students may be facing and answer questions they may have — whether it be academic or personal.
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Dr. Michael Schrimpff leads a nature walk through the Ashley Schiff Preserve on Stony Brook Universitys campus in honor of Earthstock. STEPHANIE YUVIENCO/STATESMAN FILE

Let’s reframe environmentalism

Andrew Goldstein April 18, 2018
By making little decisions and appreciating the nature we have, we become a society that cares for its tool.
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Survival guide for a successful semester

Survival guide for a successful semester

Francesca Campione January 26, 2016
New semesters are often met with one of two outlooks: one filled with hope and enthusiasm or one riddled with self-doubt and feelings of impending doom.
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