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The outside of the White House before the election results. Joseph Biden is projected to defeat Donald Trump in the presidential election. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

It’s time to up the pressure on Biden: a reflection on his first month as president

Benjamin Joffe March 4, 2021
#OPINION Jan. 20, 2021 was a momentous day for millions of Americans. It marked the last day for an administration that had done unprecedented harm to communities around the United States.
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The COVID-19 virus. PUBLIC DOMAIN

COVID-19’s impact on the developing world is largely ignored by Americans, and it shouldn’t be

Matt Venezia July 12, 2020
The developing world is largely ignored by most Americans. It’s time that American media, and Americans themselves, begin to recognize the impact that a global pandemic has outside of Europe and the U.S.
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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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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office in Dec. 2012. GULBENK/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 3.0

Immigration lawyers educate students on Muslim travel ban

Jill Ryan February 2, 2017
The State Department has stated visas from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will be revoked.
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President Donald Trump signs Executive Order 13796 on Jan. 27. The order, commonly referred to as an immigration ban bars people from seven countries to enter the United States. PHOTO CREDIT: PUBLIC DOMAIN

Letter to the Editor: Immigration order opposes American values

Jonathan Harrington February 2, 2017
America stands to lose more than our alliances, reputation, or international influence. We stand to lose our national soul.
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President Samuel L. Stanley at the 2016 State of the University address. Wednesday he hosted a town hall meeting about diversity. JERROD WHITE/STATESMAN FILE

More support for diversity

Andrew Goldstein January 29, 2017
Stony Brook has taken too long to issue a statement about President Trump's travel ban and the detention of a student.
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A view of the TWA Flight Center building at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. PHEEZY/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

GSO president reportedly detained at JFK under travel ban

Mahreen Khan January 29, 2017
Stony Brook graduate student and GSO President Vahideh Rasekhi was reportedly detained at JFK International Airport on Saturday under President Donald Trump’s executive order.
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SBU professor goes to Brazil to enforce shark trade regulations

Rachel Siford November 11, 2014
Assistant Professor Dr. Demian Chapman of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences went to Brazil to teach a workshop on international regulations on the shark fin trade.
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Foreign correspondent Clarissa Ward visited Stony Brook on Monday, Sept.23 as the second speaker for the Marie Colvin Distinguished Lecture Series. (NINA LIN / THE STATESMAN)

Clarissa Ward brings her experiences as a foreign correspondent close to home

Kelly Zegers September 24, 2013
CBS foreign correspondent Clarissa Ward, who recently returned to the United States from Syria, visited Stony Brook on Monday, Sept. 23 as the second speaker for the Marie Colvin Distinguished Lecture Series.
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