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The COVID-19 virus. PUBLIC DOMAIN

A letter to SBU students: staying informed in the face of COVID-19

Clara Tucker March 11, 2020
As I'm sure you all know, the COVID-19 has reached Long Island. The virus will also reach campus. This is not a question of “if” but “when.” Many people are wondering how much we should worry, and what we should expect.
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Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium, home to Stony Brook athletics, including football. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

State Senator Kenneth LaValle will not seek re-election in 2020

Alek Lewis January 25, 2020
LaValle first announced his decision in an exclusive interview by RiverheadLocal on Jan. 8 and then formally at an event honoring his legacy at Port Jefferson Village Center, on Jan. 10. He took office on Jan. 1, 1977 and has been the longest-serving senator in New York since 2013.
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PHOTO CREDIT : AARON LOGAN

Chimps do not speak, but their voices must be heard

Taylor Ha May 7, 2015
My case is evident: chimps are very similar to humans and possess “personhood,” the quality of being an individual.
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Alexandra Solowinska, a freshman at Stony Brook University, enters college with the goal of being a physician. Solowinska, a cancer survivor, now volunteers at the Stony Brook Medical Center, where she had her treatment as a toddler. (MICHAEL RUIZ / THE STATESMAN)

A Survivor’s Ambition

Michael Ruiz September 3, 2013
She remembers colorful tiles and the hospital smell. She remembers the piggy bank with her name on it that someone had given her before an overnight stay. She remembers that her parents never put out many baby pictures because she had no hair.
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Maria Ryan gives patients a reason to smile

Avesta Khursand April 23, 2012
Ryan treats patients with periodontal disease at the Stony Brook dental clinic, is a tenured full professor in the School of Dental Medicine, serves as the dental school's associate dean for strategic planning and external affairs, is on the medical staff at Stony Brook University Medical Center and serves on several advisory boards, such as Colgate-Palmolive Company. Her most important contribution to science, her colleagues say, is her research on oral health and its link to chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease.
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