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Writer Christine Kelley poses for the photoshoot. Kelleys personal experiences as part of the LGBTQ+ community and southern culture bridge her past and present.   TIMOTHY GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

How coming out helped me connect with my Southern upbringing

Christine Kelley March 21, 2023
#OPINION: If I didn’t embrace my queerness, polyamory and leftist politics, I’d be lost. But I need that Southern past to ground me as well. That’s roughly what community does; it bridges your past and your present.
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 A bridge in Charlottesville, Va. Last week the University of Virginia (UVA) experienced a mass shooting. CHRISTINE KELLEY/THE STATESMAN

Mass shootings can not define the South

Christine Kelley November 21, 2022
#OPINION: Virginia is awful and terrifying and beautiful and welcoming. If we embrace community and simple pleasures, we can navigate our way out of this violent fascist mess.
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Hering runs to first base after hitting the ball during the Stony Brook Softball Teams game against UMass Lowell on April 28, 2019. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Softball sweeps through first three games of the season

Ross O'Keefe and Vincent Giacalone February 22, 2020
The atypical winds and cool temperatures of Madeira Beach, Florida, could not stop the Stony Brook softball team from a red-hot start to their season on Friday, Feb. 21, erasing a five-run deficit in walk-off fashion and beating the Colgate Raiders 6-5. Their opener marks the first of five games this weekend at the annual Spring Games.
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Stony Brook loses close battle at Providence

Ethan Tam December 16, 2019
In the second game of a difficult 4-game road trip, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team lost 82-78 to the Providence Friars (6-5) on Saturday, Dec. 14, dropping their second consecutive game and falling to 7-5 on the season. The Seawolves held a second-half lead again in the third meeting between the America East and Big East schools but were unable to beat the size and physicality of the Friars.
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Geno Ford during the Stony Brook mens basketball home opener against Yale  on Nov. 5, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

No seniors, no problem for new-look Seawolves

Ethan Tam November 19, 2019
Youth is in the Stony Brook Seawolves’ blood entering the 2019-20 season, and they know it.
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against Bryant on Aug. 29. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Spiders crawl all over Seawolves in gut wrenching defeat

Andrew Zucker November 2, 2019
The Stony Brook Seawolves suffered a heavy defeat of 30-10 to the University of Richmond Spiders.
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Fields during a game against Fordham on Sept. 28. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Courtney kicks Seawolves to upset victory

Andrew Zucker October 27, 2019
After a pair of losses at home and coming off the bye-week, the Stony Brook football team looked to take down a top-five nationally ranked team. The final, 36-35, does not truly reflect what occurred during the game. It was a tale of two very different halves.
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Senior attacker Kylie Ohlmiller works the ball around the back of the Cornell net in a game on April 3. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Kylie Ohlmiller breaks two NCAA records in 22-7 victory over UMBC

Gregory Zarb April 22, 2018
Now that Murphy and Ohlmiller have gotten their respective records out of the way, them and the team can focus on what’s been driving them for the entire season: an NCAA championship.
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Freshman midfielder Patrick Kaschalk battles for an open position on the field in a game against Brown. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Lacrosse earns first win of the season

Chris Parkinson March 4, 2018
Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse came up with a victory for the first time in its last seven games overall with an 11-9 win over Fairfield at Conway Field in Rafferty Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
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Senior running back Donald Liotine (No. 33, above) rushes by defenders in a game against New Hampshire.  ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Football’s offense erupts to score 59 points on Lehigh in first FCS Playoff win since 2011

Joseph Konig November 26, 2017
Stony Brook Football routed its first-round opponent, Lehigh, 59-29 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Saturday in the Seawolves’ first playoff appearance since 2012 and their first Football Championship Subdivision playoff victory since 2011.
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Freshman pointguard Jordan McKenzie (left,
 above) and junior point guard Jaron Cornish (above, right)
 pose for headshots.

Taking a look at Men’s Basketball team’s new point guards

Chris Parkinson November 12, 2017
Junior transfer Jaron Cornish and freshman Jordan McKenzie will compete for the majority of minutes at the point guard position, according to Stony Brook Athletics. But head coach Jeff Boals has yet to determine who will start at point guard during the regular season.
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Senior forward Brandan Calello in a game against Liberty University back in Feb. 26.  PHOTO COURTESY OF AZTEC PHOTOS

Hockey defeats Liberty in ESCHL Championship rematch

Peter Lupfer November 5, 2017
After losing by a six-goal margin Friday night at LaHaye Ice Center in Lynchburg, Virginia, the Stony Brook hockey team powered back against the Liberty Flames for a 5-3 win and a split of the weekend set.
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