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Jelani Cobb at the Presidential Lecture Series on Oct. 28. MAYA BROWN/THE STATESMAN

Journalist Jelani Cobb addresses microaggressions in Presidential Lecture

Maya Brown November 2, 2019
Dr. Jelani Cobb, an American writer, author and educator, spoke as part of the University’s Presidential Lecture Series on Monday, Oct. 28. During the lecture, Cobb discussed microaggressions and the pursuit of equity in the U.S.
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Oscar Winner Mark Bridges and Helen Mirren on a jet ski onstage during The 90th Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Bridges graduated from Stony Brook University in 1983 with a degree in theater arts.  VALERIE DURANT/A.M.P.A.S.

Stony Brook alumnus Mark Bridges wins Oscar for costume design, jet ski for brevity

Joseph Konig March 5, 2018
Stony Brook alumnus Mark Bridges walked away from the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday with two prizes. And only one of them was an Oscar.
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Keep your encyclopedia, Google works just fine

Keep your encyclopedia, Google works just fine

Andrew Goldstein April 27, 2016
Every advancement society makes is going to lead us away from skills we used to find important but are now either specialized skill sets or automated.
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Review: When Breath Becomes Air

Review: When Breath Becomes Air

Andrew Goldstein April 10, 2016
Kalanithi’s memoir is the 33rd book I have read this year. At this point, “When Breath Becomes Air” is the best book I have read all year.
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Staller Center celebrates Halloween with The Addams Family

Eileen Quaranto October 28, 2013
Celebrating its 25th anniversary this fall season, Staller Center for the Arts featured a seasonally festive, spooky and whimsical performance of the Broadway musical comedy The Addams Family this past Sunday evening. The Staller Center was fortunate enough to house the production on its tour of North America just in time for the week of Halloween.
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