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Asian-American artists highlight student photography

Katherine Kurre April 21, 2013
Two artists recently visited the Charles B. Wang center to celebrate their latest art exhibitions. Corky Lee and Chee Wang Ng each had their own exhibition on the display in the Wang Center. On Wednesday, April 17, a reception was held for them where they both spoke about their works.
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Some strong casting helps make “42” a knockout

Brandon Benarba April 21, 2013
Jackie Robinson’s impact is one we still experience today, whether from the questions about race and action his work raised; the eternal retirement of his number 42, or The Jackie Robinson Foundation and scholarship, which one Stony Brook student, senior Linnetta De La Cruz, receives.
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Cover band Peat Moss and the Fertilizers not necessarily green

Chelsea Katz April 21, 2013
Peat Moss and the Fertilizers is not your garden variety cover band.
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Simons Center hosts traveling Islamic art exhibit

Brandon Benarba April 14, 2013
The Stony Brook Simons Center hosted the FAX + Pattern gallery this year in an attempt to teach visitors more about art, math and Islamic culture through 3D printing technology.
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Shirley Strum Kenny Festival offers more than just art

Michael Ruiz April 14, 2013
This year’s Shirley Strum Kenny Student Arts Festival kicked off Wednesday just before Campus Life Time, but the students offered more than just art, and a local art gallery showcased art from some of Stony Brook University’s professors.
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Actress Jane Levy plays the female lead Mia in Evil Dead, the remake of the 1981 cult classic of the same name. (MCT CAMPUS)

“Evil Dead” brings cult classic scares to a new generation

Jon Winkler April 7, 2013
In 1981, writer/director Sam Raimi came up with the horror story of five friends locked in a cabin in the woods. With that plot, a rumored $375,000 and gallons of red corn syrup, Raimi created a film that would not only be adored but also mirrored in other horror hits for over 30 years. Its cult audience has praised it for being funny for its corny acting and laughable plot holes, but shuddered at its scary visuals and shock value.
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Stony Brook student honored by national arts organization

Dahalia Ibrahim April 7, 2013
David John Davani may seem like your average freshman at Stony Brook University.
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Theatre Arts Department prepares to stage “Hamlet”

Steven Rossin April 7, 2013
With just days remaining until opening night, the cast and crew that will perform the modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet are busy playing out scenes before the curtain finally rises.
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Sequels to old video games revived for newer technology

Robert Cimino April 4, 2013
The months of March and April will spring a number of revered franchises back onto gamers’ radars. “Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon,” “Bioshock Infinite” and “Injustice: Gods Among Us,” a new IP, are among the most notable.
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Q & A Interview with “World War Z” Author Max Brooks

Will Rhino April 4, 2013
Before Brooks came out to entertain audience members, he took a moment to speak to me about his book, zombies, and "The Walking Dead." Will Rhino "WR" talked with Max Brooks "MB" about zombies.
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University Music Department plans Handel’s “Orlando”

Dahalia Ibrahim April 4, 2013
For the first time ever, there will be a collaboration between the Stony Brook Opera and the Stony Brook Baroque Players to perform George Friedrich Handel’s famous opera, "Orlando," right here on campus at the Staller Center for the Arts.
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Stony Brook student writes book of poems based on death

Robert Cimino March 24, 2013
Death By Active Movement: The Certainty of Life through Poetry,” a collection of poems about death, explores the many facets of an inevitable phenomenon in order to “display its beauty”.
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