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Stony Brook University students attend the March for Unity at the SAC Plaza on Feb. 1. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

University Senate passes resolution aimed at protecting immigrants on campus

Desiree D'Iorio February 12, 2017
The University Senate passed a resolution on Feb. 6 calling on Stony Brook University’s administration to adopt several policies aimed at protecting university community members who are undocumented immigrants.
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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office in Dec. 2012. GULBENK/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 3.0

Immigration lawyers educate students on Muslim travel ban

Jill Ryan February 2, 2017
The State Department has stated visas from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will be revoked.
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President Donald Trump signs Executive Order 13796 on Jan. 27. The order, commonly referred to as an immigration ban bars people from seven countries to enter the United States. PHOTO CREDIT: PUBLIC DOMAIN

Letter to the Editor: Immigration order opposes American values

Jonathan Harrington February 2, 2017
America stands to lose more than our alliances, reputation, or international influence. We stand to lose our national soul.
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President Samuel L. Stanley at the 2016 State of the University address. Wednesday he hosted a town hall meeting about diversity. JERROD WHITE/STATESMAN FILE

More support for diversity

Andrew Goldstein January 29, 2017
Stony Brook has taken too long to issue a statement about President Trump's travel ban and the detention of a student.
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A view of the TWA Flight Center building at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. PHEEZY/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

GSO president reportedly detained at JFK under travel ban

Mahreen Khan January 29, 2017
Stony Brook graduate student and GSO President Vahideh Rasekhi was reportedly detained at JFK International Airport on Saturday under President Donald Trump’s executive order.
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Hayes continues family legacy at Stony Brook

Rena Thomas April 22, 2015
Senior short-distance runner and long jumper Lamar Hayes is nearing the finish line of his career, after four years of placing in a number of races and overcoming an injury.
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Sister Sanaa Nadim, MSA chaplain, works to dispel misconceptions about Islam

Sister Sanaa Nadim, MSA chaplain, works to dispel misconceptions about Islam

Kelly Zegers November 11, 2014
Destiny put Sister Sanaa Nadim on the second floor of Stony Brook’s Student Union, among the offices of the Interfaith Center.
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Somali official aims to provide an updated view

Ryan Wolf March 4, 2014
For many, mention of Somalia conjures images of piracy and movies like “Captain Phillips.” Somali diplomat Awale Kullane, however, tried to present a more intricate perspective at a recent event hosted by the College of Leadership and Service.
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Captain Phillips fails to accurately depict true story

Brandon Benarba October 13, 2013
Paul Greengrass is a very polarizing director. His previous two films, “Green Zone” and “United 93,” covered the beginning and middle of the United States War on Terror and in a way, “Captain Phillips” is a spiritual successor to both of those films.
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