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An AI generated artwork depicting a fascist robot leader in front of an angry crowd of protestors. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Can AI lead to the spread of fascist agendas?

Aloki Pandya November 19, 2023
Artificial intelligence (AI) has quickly become a prolific aspect of modern daily life, from AI learning tools like ChatGPT and Grammarly to embedded AI features in Google and Snapchat. As AI’s utilization becomes increasingly widespread, discussions should be held surrounding the implications of using such tools.
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BeReal sends out alerts when “it’s time to BeReal”, giving users a two-minute window to post before sending out a late notification. The app aims to give users an authentic social media experience.  Wikimedia Commons License

BeReal takes away the pressure of social media

Jennifer Ojilere October 30, 2022
#OPINION: Growing up in the age of social media sharing, today's generation is feeling immense pressure to portray picture-perfect lives. Now, the app BeReal is attempting to change all of that.
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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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The Tabler Arts Center. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Panel discusses the state of the media in 2018

Maia Vines April 29, 2018
When asked about his favorite part of the industry, Widmer replied, “The media industry is changing. One of the parallels is that there are jobs out there that you don’t know exist.”
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Cut out the computer

Rawson Jahan March 29, 2017
I love reading the news, creating media and writing a good story--but that means I’m on the Internet or behind a computer screen for more than four to five hours everyday.
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SBU professor finds personality similarities in relationships

Khondker Hossain March 2, 2017
It is often believed that opposites attract, but how much truth is there to this common assertion?
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Taiko Tides performs at the alumni barbecue on Oct. 15 for Homecoming. Alumni, old and young, came from all over to celebrate and reminisce about their years at Stony brook. SARAH STEIL/THE STATESMAN

Homecoming festivities bring out Stony Brook school spirit

Antonia Brogna October 16, 2016
Seawolves Town in the Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium parking lot was the home of traditional pre-homecoming game tailgating and alumni festivities on Saturday.
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“BLACKOUT” brings second annual celebration of cultural unity

“BLACKOUT” brings second annual celebration of cultural unity

Katarina Delgado September 18, 2016
“BLACKOUT”, hosted by the African American Student Union and Black Womyn’s Association, brought minorities together for a welcome back barbecue social on Sept. 17.
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Cash Cash and Future made Brookfest a success among Seawolves

Jessica Carnabuci and Rena Thomas April 15, 2016
The Undergraduate Student Government’s annual Brookfest, held on April 13, concert rocked Stony Brook University with performances by Cash Cash and Future.
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Undergraduate Student Government senators at a meeting in April 2016. KRYSTEN MASSA/STATESMAN FILE

Campus Briefing: Senate votes on SUNY Assembly delegates

Skyler Gilbert April 10, 2016
Three members of USG will attend next week’s State University of New York Student Assembly Conference, the USG Senate confirmed in its meeting Thursday night.
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Timeflies is a American music duo from XX consisting of vocalist Cal Shapiro and producer Rob Resnick. PHOTO : ALEX GOYKHAM

Timeflies announced as one of the Back to the Brook performers via Wolfie’s Instagram

Rena Thomas August 30, 2015
Timeflies were just announced as the headliners for 2015's Back to the Brook.
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Cellphones for six-year-olds are a large and unnecessary responsibility

Emily Benson April 21, 2015
Correct me if I’m wrong, but not only is ten too young to be taking on the responsibility of a cell phone or tablet, it seems almost unnecessary at such a young age.
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