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A group of students hold posters as they march around campus in support of the Black Lives Matter protests last fall. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Whitewashed history inhibits us from learning about the past

Matt Venezia February 17, 2021
#OPINION: One of my favorite subjects in high school was history... Looking back now, it was very obvious from the textbooks I read or lessons I learned that “American” meant “white.”
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Libya lecture. MATTHEW YAN

Dartmouth professor discusses genocide and tourism under fascist Italy in Libya

Matthew Yan March 1, 2020
Graziella Parati discussed that agenda and the reasons behind it in her lecture, “Concentration Camps, Architectural Projects and Tourism in Italo Balbo’s Libya” on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Stony Brook University.
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Excerpt of the 2010 US census. PUBLIC DOMAIN

The census omits Middle Eastern and North African identities

shakeb Zia October 23, 2019
With the 2020 Census approaching, many Americans will find themselves disappointed to see a new ethnic/racial category missing from the nation’s largest survey.
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Semester at Sea: One man beats the odds in Ghana

Semester at Sea: One man beats the odds in Ghana

Paula Pecorella April 20, 2016
“My school didn’t have a classroom or a structure. It was just a black wooden board that was nailed to a tree,” Fred Frimpong said.
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Fundraising campaign to create scholarships will launch this month

Fundraising campaign to create scholarships will launch this month

Jessica Chin November 4, 2015
The public phase of a fundraising campaign by Stony Brook University that aims to create up to $200 million in scholarships for qualifying students will launch this month.
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SBU Global Health Institute names director, sets sights on Madagascar

SBU Global Health Institute names director, sets sights on Madagascar

Nujbat Meraji August 22, 2015
The Stony Brook University Global Health Institute has appointed Dr. Peter M. Small as its founding director, beginning this month.
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Children’s education program hopes to continue success

Ryan Wolf February 18, 2014
This summer, Stony Brook University students will travel to Wyandanch, Long Island with the hopes of helping children in poverty-stricken neighborhoods to increase their interest in learning.
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