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Weekly Wrap Up Ep. 15

Juliana Slocum November 5, 2020
In this week's episode, News reports on the White House order against diversity training and SUNY's Thanksgiving COVID requirements. Opinions shares an op-ed on GP/NC options from Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Fotis Sotiropoulos.
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Students moving into their dorms at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Students on campus must test negative before leaving for Thanksgiving break, SUNY Chancellor says

Brianne Ledda November 1, 2020
All students on SUNY campuses must test negative for COVID-19 within ten days before they leave for Thanksgiving break. SUNY campuses have until November 5 to submit a plan outlining their steps to close the fall semester. 
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India Pagan jumps to throw the ball in the basket at the Stony Brook womens basketball home opener on Friday, Nov. 8. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Seawolves defeat Sharks with dominant offensive display

Andrew Zucker November 27, 2019
Coming off a defense heavy victory over Sacred Heart, the Stony Brook women’s basketball went into Steinberg Wellness Center on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and put on an offensive clinic. The Seawolves knocked off the winless Long Island University Sharks, 80-49.
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It’s time to give it up for Cyber Monday — and give up on Black Friday

James Bowen November 24, 2019
The glass doors are the ring, the customers are the bull and the employees pointing to the 50% off signs are the bullfighters waving their red flags. But instead of getting impaled by horns — it's the heels of a stampede of customers that will deliver the killer blow — literally.
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Pecan butter tart, a desert at some Canadian Thanksgiving meals. HISAKAZU WATANABE/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 2.0

Butter Tarts are New Pumpkin Pie for Canadian Thanksgiving

Isabelle Panza October 20, 2019
Presidential pardons of turkeys, mothers stressing over what to put in the stuffing, kids fighting over which end of the wishbone they can take and fathers glued to the TV watching football.
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A student stresses out while reading a textbook. The stress Holly Melancholy felt over her break led her to bake her hair into the family turkey. UBC LEARNING COMMONS/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

The Onion Bagel: Holly Melancholy’s jolly Thanksgiving

Gabby Pardo November 25, 2018
Five-day break, two holidays (if you’re counting Black Friday) and there is still stress running through the mind of sophomore biology major Holly Melancholy. Class starts tomorrow and none of her assignments or papers or projects are done for the week.
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People at a Target on Thanksgiving night Nov. 22 2012 in Highland, Indiana.   DIARIOCRITICO DE VENEZUELA/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

The Onion Bagel: What good is Thanksgiving anyways?

Mike Adams November 19, 2018
Thanksgiving is a time-honored American tradition that harkens back to the best this country has to offer. Compassion, family and whitewashing genocide — the very pillars of our national identity come to the forefront on the fourth Thursday of November.
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Bicycles buried in snow in front of Toscanini College. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Spring break should fall on a different week

Andrew Goldstein March 25, 2018
This was the third spring break in a row where there was a snowstorm that elicited an email from Stony Brook Emergency Management. Spring break wasn’t even during spring.
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A turkey struts through a field. DON MCCULLOUGH/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC 2.0

The war on Thanksgiving

Luis Ruiz Dominguez November 22, 2017
What else could you drown and murder in gravy?
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Adrian Sherding skates with the puck in a game against Delaware. AZTEK PHOTOS

Hockey suffers first shutout loss of the season at the hands of Adrian College

Peter Lupfer November 21, 2017
After the Seawolves handed the Bulldogs their first loss of the season the previous day, the Bulldogs bounced back with a 7-0 victory over the Seawolves at The Rinx in Hauppauge.
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Speech Language Pathology (SLP) is  ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Make no mistake about No-Shave November

Andrew Goldstein and Kunal Kohli October 29, 2017
How many will use this month as a way to raise awareness for colorectal cancer, prostate cancer and male suicide rates? Not many. But I will.
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The pumpkin patch at BB & GG Farms, located in St. James. ALEX KOUTAVAS/THE STATESMAN

Ask the Editors: what are our favorite autumn activities?

Andrew Goldstein October 23, 2017
Here at The Statesman, editors celebrate fall with friends, family or alone. Here are our favorite things to do in the fall.
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