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The best rom-coms and dramas to get you into the fall spirit

Sydney Riddle September 26, 2022
In no particular order, here are some fall movie suggestions to get you into the warm and cozy spirit. These classic films can all be found on multiple different streaming platforms, along with many others that embody the fall spirit.
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Don’t raise the corporate tax rate, rethink the power of big corporations

Matt Venezia January 31, 2021
President-Elect Joe Biden’s tax plan creates questions about his commitment to protecting the American worker and pushing back on corporate power over American lives.
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The outside of the Capitol building. On Jan. 6, the day of Joe Bidens certification as president-elect, a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol building. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

“It is a kind of mass social psychosis”: SBU professors react to invasion of the U.S. Capitol

Maya Brown and Claudia Motley January 14, 2021
“You hear the interviews, hear the depths or the breaths of the anger based online," Robert Chase, a history professor, said. "I think that at some point, a country has to have a national reckoning over truth.”
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Professor Stephanie Kelton  NOOR LONE/STATESMAN FILE

Presidential Lecture Series: Professor Stephanie Kelton debunks the national debt

Lisseth Aguilar October 17, 2018
Kelton described the debate over the national debt as a “bipartisan chorus,” since both parties in Washington agree that having such a high debt will produce dangerous economic consequences for future generations. Contrarily, she argues that deficits are necessary for economic growth.
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The Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan during her lecture in the Student Activities Center on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Her talk was part of the School of Journalism’s “My Life As” lecture series. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Former NYT public editor weighs in on Trump media coverage

Mike Adams October 17, 2018
Since Trump became president, Sullivan said she is troubled by the frequency with which journalists covering the Trump White House publish anonymously-sourced stories, likening the thrill of an off-the-record exclusive to an addiction.
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Democtratic candidate Perry Gershon. NICO PENNISI/THE STATESMAN

Democratic congressional candidate Perry Gershon engages with students on campus

Brianne Ledda October 9, 2018
Democratic congressional candidate, Perry Gershon, visited Stony Brook University on Wednesday, Oct. 3 in an effort to reach more student voters as he campaigns against incumbent Lee Zeldin for NY-1.
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Volleyball falls to St. John’s in home opener

Kenneth Fermin September 5, 2018
Stony Brook Volleyball was unable to come away with a victory against St. John’s on Tuesday, Sept. 4, losing its home opener in four sets.
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A woman holding a candle at a vigil for the Chapel Hill shooting victims in 2015. On March 26, 2019, Stony Brook students gathered for another vigil for the Christchurch, New Zealand shooting victims. HEATHER KHALIFA/ STATESMAN FILE

What are we doing to prevent school shootings?

Andrew Goldstein February 15, 2018
The Stony Brook University Police Department has a website dedicated to Active Shooter Programs, along with a video about active shooter preparedness — instructing viewers how to act if an active shooter situation occurs on campus.
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President Donald Trump speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland back in 2013. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Letter to the Editor: Why the United States Would Lose — Yes, Lose — A War With North Korea

Michael A. Barnhart November 8, 2017
There is something far faster, and ultimately far more lethal, than a nuclear-tipped missile. It is a bit of computer code designed to wreak instantaneous havoc with its target. It is cyber-warfare.
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Stony Brook University students attend the March for Unity at the SAC Plaza on Feb. 1. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

University Senate passes resolution aimed at protecting immigrants on campus

Desiree D'Iorio February 12, 2017
The University Senate passed a resolution on Feb. 6 calling on Stony Brook University’s administration to adopt several policies aimed at protecting university community members who are undocumented immigrants.
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Coley Pawlikowski no longer head coach of Stony Brook Volleyball

Coley Pawlikowski no longer head coach of Stony Brook Volleyball

Kunal Kohli November 30, 2016
Coley Pawlikowski was relieved of her duties as women’s volleyball head coach Wednesday night, according to Stony Brook Athletics.
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An old fashion film reel. Stony Brook Southamptons MFA in flim has RYAN BAXTER/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA BY CC 2.0

Stony Brook’s MFA in Film program adds to its list of accomplishments

Thomas James November 15, 2016
Stony Brook’s MFA in Film program continues its year of achievements, as movies developed by its participants gain recognition.
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