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To go green, we must take smaller steps in legislation

Anya Marquardt April 24, 2021
#OPINION In order to address climate change, legislation must be passed. Even if we don’t agree with all the Green New Deal proposes, we can see it as a positive step toward solving one of the world’s most pressing problems.
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The COVID-19 virus. PUBLIC DOMAIN

New strains of COVID in US, over 130 cases in New York

Claudia Motley February 24, 2021
A new variant of COVID-19 has been found in several states throughout the United States, with 59 cases reported in New York as of Feb. 14.
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Advisory levels provided from the Department of State of the United States, from low to high regarding safety and security risk. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SBU warns students against international travel

Alek Lewis March 16, 2020

Stony Brook University warned students not to travel internationally in a campus-wide email sent on March 12, after President Donald Trump banned travel from Europe the night before. The travel...

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Most recent map of the coronavirus from the Center for Disease Control. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Downplaying the severity of the coronavirus is counterproductive

Anya Marquardt February 22, 2020

An updated map of the coronavirus from the Center for Disease Control. As of Feb. 22, at least 2,362 people have died due to the coronavirus, and over 77,988 people have been infected worldwide with the...

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The United Nations General Assembly Hall. CINDY MIZAKU/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook students tour U.N. with Israeli Consulate

Cindy Mizaku November 15, 2019
“There’s a lot of stuff not covered in the media about Israel, such as hospitals taking in Syrian refugees and giving them medical care, or even their humanitarian efforts across the globe, sending people to natural disasters or helping with water crises.”
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Alcohol is ultilized in herbal medicine to allow for easy absorption and preservation of all-natural remedies. (JESUS PICHARDO / THE STATESMAN)

Students studying abroad say cheers to American drinking culture

Kelly Saberi May 3, 2016
“I shat neon green s**t the next day,” Jessica Conlon said of the American beverage Four Loko. “I never want to drink them again.”
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Exhibit showcases New York artists

Elsie Boskamp November 19, 2014
Escaping from the dreary weather, dozens of Stony Brook students and community members entered into the world of abstract art, where sunny sights and enticing illusions are a day dreamers paradise.
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Community Developer of Yik Yak shares the ins and outs of the app

Rebecca Anzel November 10, 2014
SBU students have adapted to a new social media application called YikYak, quickly putting Stony Brook University on the company’s radar as one of the most active regions in New York.
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Stony Brook Film Festival brings foreign features to Long Island

Stony Brook Film Festival brings foreign features to Long Island

Robert Cimino July 17, 2014
For Stony Brook University, July means movies. July 17 marks the beginning of the 19th annual Stony Brook Film Festival at the Staller Center for the Arts.
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New online trend kills five

Kelly Frevele March 11, 2014
A new trend with deadly consequences is sweeping social media. Recently in the United Kingdom, a drinking challenge claimed the lives of at least five young adults. Called Neknomination, it involves young adults challenging one another to drink mixed alcoholic beverages in a time span under three minutes.
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Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is photographed Aprl 26, 1982, before interview about the Falklands crisis.

Britain says goodbye to the Iron Lady

Holly Pycroft April 15, 2013
Attempting to understand the extreme, visceral reactions British people have felt upon hearing of her death this week is, for me, a daunting yet important task.
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