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The fate of restaurants in the face of COVID-19

Sarah Tantawy March 22, 2020
My father moves between the kitchen, bar and dining area with an ease earned through years of work. He jokes that the pub is his fourth child. This all changed overnight. 
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Cars parked in South P, the commuter student parking lot. PAULA PECEGO/STATESMAN FILE

SBU students need secure housing to integrate in the community

Sarah Tantawy January 8, 2020
In an attempt to find housing, commuter students turn to SBU’s housing section of their website, but on the website, one of the first things mentioned is Stony Brook disclaiming themselves, saying that they do not vet any of the listings.
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We need affirmative action to distribute equal opportunities to students

Sarah Tantawy October 27, 2019
Affirmative action is a policy in which an individual's color, race, sex, religion or national origin are taken into account to provide opportunities for underrepresented groups in society. We see this policy at play in many different facets of people’s lives
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Diversity has become the topic of conversation on college campuses across the United States in recent years. Stony Brook has a variety of affinity groups, two of which represent European culture.  WONDER WOMAN0731/FLICKR VIA CC-BY-2.0

Diversity plays a crucial role in a college experience

Sarah Tantawy September 15, 2019
Many factors went into choosing this university. One reason was because I wanted to attend a school in a rural environment far from home to challenge myself. The other two were finances and research opportunities. One thing that I did not consider, however, was the school’s diversity.
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