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Student’s views dubbed “extreme” by biology professor

Sonya Gugliara September 20, 2022
As an ethical vegan and animal rights activist, Laura Streminsky told her TA that she does not feel comfortable dissecting any kind of animal. In response, Professor Marvin O’Neal challenged her core values. 
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A graphic with vegetables suitable to consume for those following the vegan diet. J4P4N BY CC0

Veganism: perhaps the better alternative for a healthy body and planet

Sasha Kagan March 13, 2022
#OPINION: While veganism would certainly decrease carbon emissions and help to halt climate change, it isn’t necessary for everybody to resort to the diet.
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Alan Cummings and his crew at the end of his American Debut show on Oct. 23. The performance took place at the Staller Center and received a standing ovation from the audience. JUSTIN MISTLEMAKHER

“Spy Kids” actor Alan Cumming dazzles the Staller Center with his new cabaret show

Sydney Riddle October 29, 2021
On Saturday, Oct. 23, performer Alan Cumming came to SBU to debut his new show, “Alan Cumming is Not Acting His Age.” Cumming’s new cabaret show was full of witty anecdotes, emotional tell-alls and surprising revelations. 
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Amadi Agbomah in the Dreiser kitchen on Wed. April 3. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Student entrepreneur brings vegan soul food to SBU

Maya Brown April 19, 2019
Amadi Agbomah, a senior Africana studies major, runs and operates her own vegan soul food business, KidandFro’s Vegan Soul, at Stony Brook and at her home back in Brooklyn.
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The inside of a Kitten Kadoodle Coffee Cafe. One is set to open in Selden in June. JAWAD HOSSAIN/THE STATESMAN

A second cat cafe confirms a trend on Long Island

Jawad Hossain March 24, 2019
A Kitten Kadoodle Coffee Cafe is set to open in Selden in May, making it the second cat cafe, a place where free-roaming cats can be watched and played with, on Long Island.
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Editors Experiment: Going Vegan

Editor’s Experiment: Going Vegan

Opinions Editor Emily Benson and Assistant Opinions Editor Andrew Goldstein see what it is like to be vegan on campus.
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Staying positive can help reduce stress, something that is rampent on campus druing finals season. MartaZ*/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Positive tips for a happy semester

Sophia Ricco December 8, 2016
It is my hope that this isn’t your typical motivational “you control your own destiny” article. Here are some tips for surviving this semester with a smile.
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Cross-contamination: an unnecessary evil

Simran Gupta March 6, 2014
If you were ever adventurous enough to walk a mile in a vegetarian’s shoes at Stony Brook, you would immediately realize that eating out on campus is a lot like suffering through a game of “Where’s Waldo?” The other day, I visited the SAC to quickly conjure up a salad in the 30 minutes I had before my chemistry class. Once I reached the salad bar, all of my options were overwhelmingly laid out in front of me. There were as many toppings and veggies as figures scrambled into one page of “Waldo.” I grabbed a plastic tray while I reached for the tongs, and so, my game began.
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