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The negative stigma attached to weed is the driving force behind biased misconceptions. STATESMAN FILE

Legalizing recreational marijuana is what we needed all along

Matt Lindsay April 20, 2021
#OPINION On March 31, Governor Cuomo signed legislation legalizing the use of recreational marijuana for adults in New York State. While I have never used marijuana, I fully support the legalization of it for several reasons.
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Veterans Day Ceremony FANNI FRANKL/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook honors veterans with annual ceremony

Fanni Frankl November 10, 2019
Stony Brook University held its annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony at the Student Activities Center on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The ceremony aimed to honor the veterans in the audience and to shed light on all they have sacrificed for the United States.
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LACS Center brings bracero photography exhibit

Anna Correa September 9, 2018
The Latin American Caribbean Studies’ (LACS) yearly gallery, Braceros, a photographic documentation of Mexican migrant laborers expressed through the lens of the Hermanos Mayo, a photography collective, opened on Sept. 5 at the Social & Behavioral Sciences Building in Rm. 320.
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Holocaust survivor B Stroke shows the badge she wore during the German occupation of the former Yugoslavia. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Port Jefferson resident, who escaped the Nazis, shares her story

Virain Palta April 15, 2018
In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Stony Brook Hillel invited local Holocaust survivor Beruria Stroke to share her story with students on Thursday, April 12.
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Three Korean comfort women photographed in 1944 while being interrogated. The Charles B. Wang center screened I Can Speak, a film exploring the lives of comfort women in Korea under Japanese occupation. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Center for Korean Studies shows Korean film “I Can Speak”

Claudia Motley March 25, 2018
Stony Brook’s Center for Korean Studies at the beginning of the month, released in 2017, the Korean comedy-drama “I Can Speak.”
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Journalist David Rohde discusses Taliban kidnapping and escape

Journalist David Rohde discusses Taliban kidnapping and escape

Mike Adams February 25, 2018
Rohde was smuggled under a sheet in the car on a three-day journey to a Taliban base in Pakistan.
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Sex and Relationship Issue 2016 KRYSTEN MASSA/THE STATESMAN

Sexuality: a history

Justine Josue February 11, 2016
Think back to your early years of sexual awakening, your awkward time of misguided preconceptions and actions. Think of how you have (hopefully) matured!
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Stony Brook ranks No. 21 on social mobility index

Stony Brook ranks No. 21 on social mobility index

Jager Robinson November 10, 2015
Stony Brook University came in at No. 21 on a list that rates colleges based on their social mobility from CollegeNET, a web technology company, last month.
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Stony Brook honors those who served with Veterans Day ceremony

Stony Brook honors those who served with Veterans Day ceremony

Rebecca Liebson November 5, 2015
In anticipation of Veterans Day, the Office of Veterans Affairs, in cooperation with the Veteran Student Organization, held its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Wednesday.
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Lecture at Harriman Hall illuminates issues among EU and Italy

Lecture at Harriman Hall illuminates issues among EU and Italy

Tom Cullen October 14, 2015
Alessandro Del Ponte, a political science graduate student, delivered a lecture on the economic state of Italy and the European Union on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at Harriman Hall.
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Three Stony Brook guests give testimonies to the horror of nuclear weapons

Taylor Ha May 10, 2015
Two survivors of the 1945 Hiroshima bombing and a disarmament activist shared their first-hand experiences with nuclear weapons and a desire for nuclear abolition.
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College Gal Cooking: Nutella smores pizza

College Gal Cooking: Nutella s’mores pizza

Heather Khalifa February 21, 2015
To honor Michele Ferrero and his legacy, our College Gal Cooking recipe is for Nutella S’mores Pizza, accentuating what makes Nutella special: it goes with everything.
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