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Letter to the editor: Creating a new reality—we are the next generation of activists

The Statesman February 27, 2014
Like most of my peers, I ca not remember a time when women were denied access to safe and legal abortion. I don’t take this right for granted and neither do 68 percent of young Americans who believe abortion should be available in their own community. Our grandmothers, our mothers, our communities fought for this right so that I would be able to make my own decisions about my body.
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Dana Rasamny, a junior English major at Stony Brook University, enjoys a cigarette outside of the Student Activities Center. Students like Rasamny will not be persecuted for smoking on SUNY campuses for at least another ten years. (JESUS PRICHARDO / THE STATESMAN)

SUNY Tobacco-Free Policy Goes Up In Smoke

Will Welch September 3, 2013
Contrary to the announcement made last semester, Stony Brook University will not be tobacco-free in 2014, following the New York State Legislature’s failure to pass a State University of New York-wide tobacco ban during the 2013 legislative session.
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