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India Pagan with the ball during the Stony Brook womens basketball team game against Manhattan on Nov. 8, 2019.  SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Playing for Puerto Rico, India Pagan represents Stony Brook at the Tokyo Olympics

Ethan Tam August 12, 2021
Stony Brook University's very own India Pagan represented Puerto Rico in the Tokyo Olympics.
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The outside of the White House before the election results. Joseph Biden is projected to defeat Donald Trump in the presidential election. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

It’s time to up the pressure on Biden: a reflection on his first month as president

Benjamin Joffe March 4, 2021
#OPINION Jan. 20, 2021 was a momentous day for millions of Americans. It marked the last day for an administration that had done unprecedented harm to communities around the United States.
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Sophomore forward India Pagan shoots a basket. Pagan has played in 61 minutes and scored 32 points, through the team’s first three games. PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

National team experience sets Pagan up for second season

Ryan Pavich November 21, 2018
Sophomore forward India Pagan has taken a leap forward at the beginning of her second season as a Seawolf. The 6-foot-1-inch player, who started half of the team’s games last year, averaged just under 18 minutes a game and scored 5.9 per game as she got her first taste of college basketball.
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Shinnecock Nation celebrates 72nd annual powwow

Melissa Azofeifa September 2, 2018
The Shinnecock Nation celebrated its 72nd annual powwow in the Hamptons with a four-day gathering this Labor Day weekend, that included over a hundred vendors that represented different nations from all across America, nightly fire-lighting ceremonies, live presentations of clothing hand-weaving and dancing. It is one of the largest Native American gatherings on the East Coast.
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Ariel view of northern Puerto Rico Sept. 26, 2017 after hurricane Maria hit the island on Sept. 20, 2017. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE/FLICKR

Stony Brook students aid Puerto Rico recovery efforts

Sara Schabe August 26, 2018
Volunteers from SUNY and CUNY schools went on two-week “tours” where they worked alongside contractors and other relief groups to repair homes devastated by Hurricane Maria last September.
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Hispanic Staten Island resident Gabby Pardo in front of a mural. The Hispanic population on Staten Island is about one quarter of the white population.

I’m proud to be a white Hispanic from Staten Island

Gabby Pardo February 25, 2018
When I tell people about my background, they’re either shocked, nod my statement off or don’t believe me.
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Giolibeth Perez.

Perez plays for family in Puerto Rico after hurricane

Mike Adams November 14, 2017
The loss of contact with her struggling family made it hard for Perez to focus on basketball and her studies at first. Even so, she powered through, pouring herself into her game as a tribute to her loved ones.
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Puerto Rico National Guard members try to help flooded communities after Hurricane Maria.  THE NATIONAL GUARD/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Stony Brook community arranges relief efforts for Puerto Rico

Maria Cestero October 18, 2017
The category five hurricane prompted representatives from Stony Brook Medicine and the Health Sciences Association to take action.
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A satellite image of Hurricane Irma on Sept.

Keep your eye on the cause of these hurricanes

Andrew Goldstein September 24, 2017
“During its life cycle a hurricane can expend as much energy as 10,000 nuclear bombs!" That is what we are dealing with.
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Executive administrator embraces her Hispanic heritage

Katarina Delgado October 21, 2015
Her name is Rosalinda Perdomo-Ayala, but she goes by Lynda, inspired by Lynda Carter, the original Wonder Woman.
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