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“Loki” season two redefines the marvel cinematic universe superhero genre

Sarah Chaudhry November 14, 2023
“Loki” season two knocks season one out of the park in every way: character development, plot, cinematography and acting. Since its initial premiere in 2021, the superhero series “Loki” continues to be produced as a standalone franchise.
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Music, media and the mental state of the University

Anya Marquardt and Skylar Sena April 23, 2023
We at The Statesman wanted to take a look at how this increase in music and media consumption could possibly be linked to the mental health issues currently facing college students today.
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The official poster for HBOs The Last of Us. Based on Naughty Dogs video game of the same name, actors Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey play leads as Joel and Ellie in the aftermath of a global pandemic. HBO

“The Last of Us” Review: More than the newest sci-fi craze

Anya Marquardt March 19, 2023
“The Last of Us”, an HBO adaption of the wildly popular 2013 video game, isn’t really about zombies; it’s more a philosophical look at human nature and what we are willing to resort to in order to survive.
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Netflix original series Heartstopper featuring Kit Connor and Joe Locke.

Prideful queer show “Heartstopper” has been renewed for two seasons

Jenna Zaza September 18, 2022
Netflix’s hit queer show “Heartstopper” was confirmed for two additional seasons at the end of its successful first season with a 100% tomato score on Rotten Tomatoes and a 97% audience rating.
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The mysticism of “Euphoria” roars back with season 2

Melanie Navarro January 27, 2022
The first episode of season two of HBO’s Euphoria premiered on Sunday Jan. 9, and had fans reeling from opening credits to inevitable head smashing at its close.
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Stony Brook Athletics signs deal to air basketball games on SNY

Ethan Tam November 16, 2021
Stony Brook Athletics announced the resumption of its television deal with SportsNet New York (SNY) on Monday, Nov. 15. The media network will broadcast 13 combined Stony Brook men’s and women’s basketball games during the 2021-22 season.
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Gossip Girl reboot releases its new trailer 

Nicole Morett June 4, 2021
SPOTTED: The rumors are true. Gossip Girl is back. Last Friday, HBO Max released its first look at the much anticipated reboot of the beloved mid-2000s CW drama, Gossip Girl.
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The Mulan adaptation is just a lackluster remake

Ryan Baile September 17, 2020
Despite the likable parts of the movie, overall Mulan was another disappointment from the House of Mouse. 
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Violent video games aren’t connected to shootings

Matthew Yan October 27, 2019
Whenever the topic of gun control gets brought up on television or in Congress, there are always two scapegoats the National Rifle Association (NRA) tend to present: mental health and video games.
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Athletics announces broadcasting partnership with SNY

Ethan Tam August 30, 2019
The university announced a new linear television deal with SportsNet New York (SNY), best known for being the main broadcast network of its primary owners: the New York Mets.
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College students shy away from cable

Brianne Ledda January 12, 2019
About six out of 10 adults between the ages of 18 and 29 prefer using streaming platforms to watch television, according to a Pew Research study published in 2017.
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Netlfix released the second season of its hit series Stranger Things on Oct. 27. PHOTO COURTESY NETFLIX

New on Netflix: Stranger Things 2 lives up to the hype

Gregory Zarb November 6, 2017
Netflix’s hit original show “Stranger Things” managed to step up to the next level with its second season which dropped in its entirety on Oct. 27.
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