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Traditional Diwali festival is embraced at Stony Brook

Jasmine Blennau November 8, 2014
The Wang Center Chapel was quiet and still on Wednesday night as S.N. Sridhar, the director of the Center for India Studies, taught the crowd about the celebration of Diwali.
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Milan Arshad Hussain, then-foreign minister for Pakistan, presented mangoes to Mao Zedong in 1968, who then used the gift as an expression to show his support of the working class.  (BASIL JOHN / THE STATESMAN)

Mango madness at the Charles B. Wang Center with Chef Fontana

Basil John October 6, 2014
The Charles B. Wang Center has focused on bringing culturally educational programs for students and members of the community to enjoy through various forms of expression and interpretation.
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Towns presented the New York State Budget, which included scholarship money for N.Y. high school students. (BASIL JOHN / THE STATESMAN)

Governor’s cabinet member outlines state budget at SBU

Will Welch February 5, 2014
In a campaign to support the state executive budget, a representative of the governor's cabinet gave a presentation at the Wang Center.
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Diwali burns bright and fast at Jasmine

Diwali burns bright and fast at Jasmine

Chris Woods November 5, 2013
With roughly two weeks' notice, Stony Brook University celebrated Diwali, India’s “Festival of Lights” Monday night at the Charles B. Wang Center.
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