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The website for The Rewriting. Audrey Fernandez, a senior at Stony Brook University, developed a social media platform to support Black creators and innovators.

The Rewriting connects students with social activism

Rayia Habibulla September 18, 2022
Audrey Fernandez, a rising senior at Stony Brook University, developed a social media platform called The Rewriting to bring attention to the struggles and joys of the Black community and to boost Black creators and innovators.
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University Police Department cars at Stony Brook University. NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE

SBU PhD history candidate discusses role of university police

Iryna Shkurhan December 27, 2020
The nation is reckoning with the institution of policing, but university police departments are often left out of the conversation. Yalile Surie examines the rise of the carceral state in relation to demographics of college campuses in her research. 
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The featured at Reckoning by the Zuccaire Gallery website. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE PAUL W. ZUCCAIRE GALLERY

Interactive sound installation featured in Zuccaire Gallery’s 2020–21 exhibition “RECKONING”

Natasha Nelson December 7, 2020
The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery’s current faculty exhibition “RECKONING” features “Rhumb-Line,” an interactive sound installation which sheds light on climate change, urbanization and habitat destruction through spatial listening.
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Stony Brook Student Health Services offers mental health services through Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Twenty-five percent of African Americans seek treatment for mental health issues, compared to 40 percent of white individuals. THE PEOPLE SPEAK!/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

It’s okay to not be okay

Steven Keehner October 4, 2020
#OPINION September is National Suicide Awareness Prevention Month, and it seems more relevant to state this now: there is nothing wrong with having mental health problems.
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Stony Brook student Carine Green refuses to let their mental health falter

Lajiere Blake October 2, 2020
Stony Brook University student Carine Green recounts their adjustment to remote learning and how it felt to participate in the Black Lives Matter movement as a young Black American.
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Certificate program aims to enhance diversity skills

Rabia Gursoy October 23, 2019
The Office of Multicultural Affairs is taking new steps to promote diversity on campus with a certificate program for undergraduate students called the Social Justice League (SJL).
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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

Does diversity really matter?

Diva Dotson April 29, 2018
If Stony Brook really cares about diversity, then we should hear more about European culture.
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University professors and staff members affirm value of diversity

Letter to the Editor December 8, 2016
“We refuse to remain neutral in the face of bigotry, violence, hate speech, and harassment faced by any student or community member.”
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