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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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Poster for Dark Waters starring Mark Ruffalo. PUBLIC DOMAIN

“Dark Waters” delivers powerful message in the exhilarating true story of Rob Bilott

Alexander Bakirdan December 17, 2019
"Dark Waters” thrills in its nationwide release Dec. 6, with an undeniably excellent true story — and its impact reaches far beyond theaters.
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Stony Brook women’s soccer drops double-overtime thriller to Hofstra

Stony Brook women’s soccer drops double-overtime thriller to Hofstra

Ross O'Keefe September 8, 2019
The Pride and the Seawolves took the field and fought fiercely to a 2-1 double overtime finish in favor of Hofstra on Sunday, Sept. 8 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. Stony Brook fell to 4-2 on the season.
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Junior forward Fanny Gotesson in a game against UMass Lowell two seasons ago. Brendan Faherty was head coach then, and since has been  replaced byTobias Bischof. SAMANTHA MONTES/STATESMAN FILE

New coach, new identity, same goal for the Stony Brook women’s soccer

Ryan Magill August 30, 2019
The new sheriff in town, Tobias Bischof, may sound familiar to Long Islanders who follow women’s soccer.
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Stony Brook football players raising their helmets. Many football players suffer from traumatic brain injuries that are not properly treated. HEATHER KHALIFA/STATESMAN FILE

Football Offensive Season Preview: Team must ramp up efforts to win

Chris Peraino September 7, 2016
With a sound defense in place, Stony Brook’s success is predicated on its offensive production.
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Why are we not surprised about people dying on Black Friday?

Jonathon Kline December 4, 2014
The idea of expecting people to die on Black Friday is not only upsetting, but also quite alarming. As of now, there are seven reported deaths and 98 injuries due to Black Friday-related incidents.
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Seawolves in the CAA: year two

Cameron Boon August 27, 2014
After last year’s debut season in the I-AA powerhouse CAA, Stony Brook is back and looking to improve on its inaugural season in the Colonial Athletic Association.
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