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SUNY students petition for partial refunds

Claudia Motley March 18, 2020
Stony Brook University, which told students to move off-campus on March 17, will offer partial refunds.
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Sign in Santiago that translates to Its not over 30 pesos but for 30 years. The 30 pesos was the fare increase for the metro system that sparked the revolt, and the 30 years refers to 30 years of a post Pinochet neo-liberal regime. PHOTO CREDIT: ERIC ZOLOV

Another letter from Santiago: A cataclysmic week in Chile

Eric Zolov October 27, 2019
"Ta-ta, ta, ta, ta." That's the beat of protest, heard at random on the streets. It grows louder as one approaches the center, and reverberates off apartment buildings in the evenings following the start of a curfew. A simple banging of a spoon on a pot: the symbol of a peaceful protest.
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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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The Graduate School, located in the old Computer Science building.EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Former grad student files new complaint in lawsuit against university

Brianne Ledda August 25, 2019
On Aug. 19, Danielle Sutton objected to a motion from the university in a letter to dismiss her amended complaint, filed April 15, against the university, two faculty members and former university president Samuel Stanley.
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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/THE STATESMAN

Young people need more exposure to nature

Gabby Pardo February 20, 2019
The technology-driven world and the natural world need to coexist, otherwise, addiction will continue to fester and consume us and the future generations to come.
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SBU graduate student will run for Miss NY in 2019

SBU graduate student will run for Miss NY in 2019

Rachel Parker October 21, 2018
For Leffhalm, pageants are about a lot more than physical beauty — they’re a platform to present a message.
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Demonstrators during the student-organized March for Our Lives at Stony Brook on March 28. The march came four days after the worldwide March for Our Lives.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook students march for gun control, disarmed UPD

Mike Adams March 31, 2018
Stony Brook student activists and political leaders from various groups joined together to demand gun control reform in a march on campus Wednesday, March 28.
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Dealing with depression and anxiety in college

Michael Kohut April 2, 2017
Dealing with mental health problems at this point in life can be extra difficult because of the sheer amount of things happening around you.
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Educational pitfalls of the Internet revolution

Educational pitfalls of the Internet revolution

Zach Rowe February 23, 2016
Nowadays, the answers to nearly every textbook question is available online, and the dissemination of these solutions has become a big industry.
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