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Chinese Spanish artists, authors and activists discuss identity in the age of COVID-19

Michelle Chen February 22, 2021
On Feb. 17, Chinese Spanish activists Quan Zhou, Chenta Tsai and Jiajie Yu Yan joined SBU to discuss anti-Asian racism and Chinese diasporic identity in  “Pensando Xībānyá: Voices from the Chinese Diaspora in Spain”, a three-part lecture series.
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Libya lecture. MATTHEW YAN

Dartmouth professor discusses genocide and tourism under fascist Italy in Libya

Matthew Yan March 1, 2020
Graziella Parati discussed that agenda and the reasons behind it in her lecture, “Concentration Camps, Architectural Projects and Tourism in Italo Balbo’s Libya” on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Stony Brook University.
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Assistant Professor of Spanish at Vanderbilt University Michelle Murray gives a talk about the movie Rabia. Rabia is a Spanish film released in 2009 directed by Sebastián Cordero. DESHAUN ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN

“Rabia” – giving a voice to the voiceless

Cindy Mizaku March 10, 2019
“There are a lot of parallels between the movie and what is going on in the U.S. with migrant workers of color,” Crystal Williams, a junior health science major, said.
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Spanish flamenco troupe leaves audience in awe

Spanish flamenco troupe leaves audience in awe

Anna Correa October 14, 2018
Guerrero, along with the Compañía Flamenca, a Spanish dance troupe, performed “Flamenco Pasion,” a two-act performance with 12 different dances at the Staller Center for the Arts on Saturday, Oct. 13.
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Verónica Peña, ‘The Garden Of Earthly Delights’, Performance Art, Month of Performance Art Berlin, Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany, 2015. © Copyright Verónica Peña 2015PHOTO COURTESY OF VERÓNICA PEÑA

Verónica Peña uses her art to empower herself and others

Thomas James February 18, 2018
As an interdisciplinary artist and a Stony Brook University MFA program alumna, Verónica Peña expresses through her art what is not right in her world as a way to empower herself.
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Students kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with opening ceremony

Students kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with opening ceremony

Chereese Cross and Lazaro Rivera October 9, 2016
The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting its 27th annual opening ceremony titled “Esta Es Nuestra Historia."
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The International Student Office is located on the fifth floor of the campus library.

International exchange students’ first impressions on campus

Giselle Miranda September 11, 2016
For international exchange students studying abroad, starting out at a new university campus in a new country can be a surreal experience.
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SBU players Chris Joseph (above) and Sam Brewster represented Team USA at the World University Games last month. PHOTO CREDIT: USA HOCKEY

Joseph and Brewster represent SBU at World University Games

Cameron Boon March 11, 2015
When it comes to making sure a once-in-a-lifetime trip across the Atlantic Ocean is as memorable as possible, sometimes one is willing to go to extremes.
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How sex affects athletic performance is still unresolved

David Vertsberger February 11, 2015

The athlete’s process of reaching to physical and psychological shape in anticipation of the big game or event is meticulous. Every meal, every nap, every routine has to be in accordance with what...

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Club hockey ranked No. 7 in ACHA heading down the stretch

Cameron Boon January 26, 2015
While the Stony Brook men’s and women’s basketball teams have had some ups and downs in their campaigns, the Seawolves on the ice have maintained a high level of play throughout their entire season.
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Stony Brook alumni finding success playing overseas

Chris Peraino November 4, 2014
Becoming a professional athlete is every little kid’s dream. And while no Seawolves have made it to the NBA at this point, that dream has still become a reality for many of them overseas.
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How the United States handles Ebola.

Ebola: only a problem because it has reached us

Jacqualine Ng October 14, 2014
Ebola is a highly contagious viral disease that has been in Africa since 1976. Yes, that is right, Ebola has been a problem in the world for almost forty years now.
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