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An assortment of American and Russian Vinyls. Russian censorship of certain bands have caused many to speak out. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Russian musicians speak out against Ukraine invasion

Zoe Elyse September 3, 2022
Ever since the start of the war in Ukraine, many artists from Russia have voiced their support for the people of Ukraine. Now, those artists are bringing their opinions with them on tour in the United States.
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Ukrainian tanks during an Anti-terrorist operation. Nuclear weapons has been a hot topic due to the conflict in Ukraine. MINISTRY OF DEFENSE OF UKRAINE/CC BY-SA 2.0

Ukraine should never have given up their nuclear arms

Michael Cleary April 20, 2022
#OPINION: Right now, the U.S. is showing the world that we will allow our enemies to do as they please as long as they have nuclear weapons, and will do nothing to protect our allies who don’t. 
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A map of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia starting on Feb. 24 2022. PUBLIC DOMAIN

As fighting in Ukraine continues, the impact of the war is felt abroad

Xenia Gonikberg March 29, 2022
#OPINION: As Putin’s crusade continues, thousands of lives are irrevocably changed and altered by his actions. Thus, Ukraine’s pleas should not fall on deaf ears.
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Left to Right: Sarah Baxter, Alexander Orlov, Leonie Huddy, Jonathan Sanders, and John Frederick Bailyn discussing the Ukraine conflict on Stony Brook Universitys campus. The panel was open to students, faculty, and the general public. VIOLA FLOWERS/THE STATESMAN

International panelists deliver teach-in on Ukraine at Stony Brook University

Viola Flowers March 27, 2022
Alexander Orlov, Stony Brook professor of material science and chemical engineering, held his mother close in his heart as he participated in the Ukraine teach-in panel on March 23, thinking of the war waging outside of her front door in Ukraine.
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Pro-Ukraine Demonstration at Lafayette Square. JOHN BRIGHENTI/CC BY 2.0

Editorial: In good war coverage lies equal reporting

The Editorial Board March 11, 2022
Editorial: Let your voices be heard. It's simple to achieve change and improved coverage: it all starts with stories. A fundamental idea that can and will continue to bring people together.
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Stony Brook student to aid Ukrainian refugees over spring break

Viola Flowers March 10, 2022
Stony Brook students, faculty and staff gathered in the Student Activities Center on Wednesday, March 9 from noon to 2 p.m. to donate supplies to Ukrainian refugees at a drive organized by Thomas Brinkley, a sophomore biology major.
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Did the Olympics lose their ‘escape’ appeal?

Did the Olympics lose their ‘escape’ appeal?

Tim Giorlando March 6, 2022
#OPINION: It pains me to say it, but was I the only one who didn’t bother checking up on the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics this year? It’s almost sad, in a way; these recent scandals have torn apart the original purity of a sporting sensation. 
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A map of the 2014 Ukrainian ethnic conflict.MONDOLKIRI1/CC BY-SA 3.0

Russia won’t invade Ukraine — for now

Saad Haroon February 16, 2022
#OPINION: The entire Western bloc, as well as the news media, is buzzing with rumors of an impending confrontation, with British officials putting troops on alert. Regardless of the rhetoric, Russia is unlikely to invade Ukraine in the near future.
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Most recent map of the coronavirus from the Center for Disease Control. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Downplaying the severity of the coronavirus is counterproductive

Anya Marquardt February 22, 2020

An updated map of the coronavirus from the Center for Disease Control. As of Feb. 22, at least 2,362 people have died due to the coronavirus, and over 77,988 people have been infected worldwide with the...

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The Center for News Literacy office, located on fourth floor of the Frank Melville Memorial Library. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

SBU School of Journalism spreads news literacy curriculum

Jocelyn Cruz December 8, 2019
Stony Brook University’s curriculum from the Center for News Literacy is spreading to other schools and universities across the globe.
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Official poster for Body Shots. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Bert Kreischer’s “Body Shots” world tour shakes The Paramount with anecdotal hilarity.

Alek Lewis November 3, 2019
Comedian Bert Kreischer performed his stand-up at the Paramount after the success of his world tour.
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Facebook announced its intentions to provide an online dating service through its mobile app. MANJU SHIVACHARAN/STATESMAN FILE

Don’t want to date with Facebook

Andrew Goldstein May 2, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook is planning to offer an online dating service. Please don’t.
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