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The Student Health Center across from H-Community.  COVID-19 vaccinations will no longer be required to attend classes starting this summer. BRIANNE LEDDA/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook offers new virtual medical service to students

Clare Gehlich September 30, 2022
Stony Brook University is now offering TimelyCare, a new telehealth platform that offers 24/7 virtual access to both medical and mental health services. 
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COVID-19’s impact on the developing world is largely ignored by Americans, and it shouldn’t be

Matt Venezia July 12, 2020
The developing world is largely ignored by most Americans. It’s time that American media, and Americans themselves, begin to recognize the impact that a global pandemic has outside of Europe and the U.S.
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Activist and former child bride Naila Amin shares her story

Activist and former child bride Naila Amin shares her story

Maya Brown December 7, 2018
Naila Amin never got to experience childhood. She was engaged to her cousin at eight years old, married by age 13 and repeatedly raped by her husband until she was 15.
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Stony Brook School of Journalism creates new professorship honoring business journalist

Joe McQueen November 14, 2018
Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism announced on Oct. 15 that it is establishing a new professorship honoring pioneering business journalist Marshall Loeb.
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Leigh Riley in her high school production of “Footloose.” COURTESY OF LEIGH RILEY

Behind the Curtain: Performing with depression and anxiety

Rachel Parker October 2, 2018
Theater performance is a work-intensive art that can leave the actor feeling vulnerable.
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The bulls-eye rash is a common symptom of Lyme Disease. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 2.5

Columbia University professor gives lecture on Lyme disease

Doyeon Jean Jang September 28, 2018
Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology at Columbia University, Dr. Maria Diuk-Wasser, visited Stony Brook University to give a seminar titled, “Lyme Disease Emergence: A Coupled Natural and Human System” on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
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Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Fotis Sotiropoulos. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSTY

CEAS dean works to harvest renewable energy from sandy rivers

Abhishek Cherath September 28, 2018
Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Fotis Sotiropoulos, has spent the last 10 years on a mission to expand the use of hydropower in the United States.
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A shark in Maldives. TANAKA JUUYOH/FLICKER VIA CC BY 2.0

SBU researchers find illegal shark fin trade is still thriving despite regulations

Sara Ruberg September 28, 2018
A team of researchers from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) concluded that many endangered species of sharks are still commonly found in the shark fin trade despite international protection.
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President Donald Trump speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland back in 2013. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Letter to the Editor: Why the United States Would Lose — Yes, Lose — A War With North Korea

Michael A. Barnhart November 8, 2017
There is something far faster, and ultimately far more lethal, than a nuclear-tipped missile. It is a bit of computer code designed to wreak instantaneous havoc with its target. It is cyber-warfare.
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President Donald Trump signs Executive Order 13796 on Jan. 27. The order, commonly referred to as an immigration ban bars people from seven countries to enter the United States. PHOTO CREDIT: PUBLIC DOMAIN

Letter to the Editor: Immigration order opposes American values

Jonathan Harrington February 2, 2017
America stands to lose more than our alliances, reputation, or international influence. We stand to lose our national soul.
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A picture of Ronald Reagon. From The Statesman Archives

ARCHIVES: Reagan Wins Election By Landslide (1980)

November 5, 1980
Defying the pre-election polls, Reagan captured a victory of landslide proportions. “The people of the United States have made their choice,” Carter said.
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Students celebrating after Lyndon B. Johnson announced he wasnt running for a second term in 1968. STATESMAN FILE

ARCHIVES: Lyndon Says “Prudence” Stony Brook Explodes (1968)

April 2, 1968
LYNDON JOHNSON WILL NOT ACCEPT HIS PARTY’S NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT IN 1968. Amidst cheers in all the television rooms in the dorms, dancing in the lobbies, Food and drink, some 3-400 students joined in the celebration.
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