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A graphic of a transmission tower on a world map with wifi icons. Refers to the technology of signal transmission that covers the world for people to have access to communication or access to the Internet. K ILLUSTRATOR PHOTO - STOCK.ADOBE.COM

How harmful is 5G really?

Samantha Rutt November 19, 2023
An innovation in connectivity, the fifth-generation mobile network (5G) has generated excitement and controversy in equal measure. While it promises faster internet speed and a more connected world, concerns have arisen regarding its potentially harmful effects on life as we know it. 
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Students Kelly Zhang (left), Nathan Tchoffo Kouleho (center) and Caterina Reed (right) are checking students in at the Health Tech fair on. XINGLING YU/THE STATESMAN

Annual Health Tech Fair showcases health resources and technology

Xingling Yu October 22, 2023
On Thursday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the prestigious annual Health Tech Fair was hosted by the Health Institute and the University Libraries. This year, respected staff representatives and abundant resources were gathered at the Health Sciences Library (HSL) main entrance.
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A graphic showing Chat GPT answering questions about Stony Brook University. ILLUSTRATED BY JERRY WEINTRAUB/THE STATESMAN

The new form of plagiarism that is stumping professors: ChatGPT

Si Hui Zheng September 17, 2023
Some university scholars are concerned about the risk ChatGPT poses on students who are tempted to commit academic dishonesty, while others perceive its potential to transform the classroom and assist students with limited resources.
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A graphic showing the results from the Role of Arts in Campus Wellness Survey asking students how they engage in different art forms. ILLUSTRATED BY BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Survey shows involvement in arts on campus has positive impact on stress

Jenna Zaza September 15, 2023
The Statesman decided to investigate how arts engagement could be linked to student wellness. Over the past two weeks, The Statesman sent out a Google Form to 11 Stony Brook University’s students from different majors and years, asking them questions regarding their artistic involvements.
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Students protesting the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida Feb. 19, 2018. PUBLIC DOMAIN

We need bipartisan solutions to gun violence

Vinod Kripalani September 11, 2023
#OPINION: As a Republican, I would be lying if I didn't admit that my party has flawed reasons for supporting looser gun restrictions.
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South Asian Student Association panel inspires students to pursue their interests

Rayia Habibulla April 20, 2023
A diverse group of successful panelists in the fields of journalism, technology, engineering, business and finance joined together on Wednesday, April 12 at 6 p.m. to speak to students on their career experiences.
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R&B duo LION BABE brings soul and funk to Staller

Melanie Navarro September 26, 2022
On Sept. 23, musical duo LION BABE graced the stage of the Staller Center with a blend of R&B, soul and funk. Multidisciplinary artist/vocalist Jillian Harvey and producer/DJ Lucas Goodman aka Astro Raw had audience members off of their seats.
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Midfielder Jaden Hampel in the game against Dartmouth on Feb. 27. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

No. 5 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse pounds No. 11 Princeton on the road

Melanie Karniewich March 30, 2022
In a must-win showdown, the No. 5 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team dominated the No. 11 Princeton Tigers on the road with a 16-8 statement win on Tuesday, March 29.
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Guard Omar Habwe making a layup in the game against NJIT on Mar. 1. RAY WILSON/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball beats NJIT to end America East era

Ethan Tam March 3, 2022
After 21 years, the Seawolves' America East chapter was officially finished with an 87-68 victory over the NJIT Highlanders. After a flurry of off-court controversy and difficulties, it brings the season to an end.
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The softball team in during their game against Hofstra on Apr 6. 2021. STEPHANIE MACH/THE STATESMAN

Badger’s six home run breakout lifts Stony Brook softball to 4-1 start

Jeremy Portnoy February 27, 2022
The Stony Brook softball team headed into its season opener unsure who would replace Melissa Rahrich as the program’s resident power hitter. By the time catcher Corinne Badger hit her sixth home run of the weekend, they had their answer.
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Senior wide receiver Ray Bolden makes a touchdown with 13:37 left in the fourth quarter. The Seawolves went on to defeat the Wildcats 38-24. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Former Stony Brook WR Ray Bolden selected in USFL Draft

Ethan Tam February 23, 2022
Ray Bolden, a former wide receiver on the Stony Brook football team, was selected in the 16th round of the United States Football League (USFL) Draft by the Michigan Panthers on Wednesday, Feb. 22. 
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Graduate quarterback Tyquell Fields passing the ball to redshirt junior running back Ty Son Lawton in the game against Delaware on Oct. 16. The Seawolves will be going against the Richmond Spiders on Oct. 23.

Football preview: Stony Brook faces Richmond’s tough D but unknown QB status

Matt Lindsay October 22, 2021
After snapping a four-game losing streak at home last Saturday, the Stony Brook football team (2-5, 1-3 CAA) will return to Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium for their homecoming game against the Richmond Spiders on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 3:30 p.m.
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