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Stony Brook answers: I wish my professors knew…

Kate Valerio May 5, 2015
We took our own poll of what Stony Brook students wish their professors knew. Listen up professors, it is time for you to learn.
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Assistant Chief of Police Lawrence M. Zacarese, above, SAHER JAFRI/STATESMAN FILE

The men behind the tweets

Katarina Delgado March 11, 2015
From delays to cancellations to a bit of humor, the SBU Emergency Management Twitter has got it all. But who is behind the tweets?
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Chianti is red, vaginas are pink

Kate Valerio February 12, 2015
Chianti is red Vaginas are pink Valentine’s Day sucks And I need a drink.
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New semester, new you?

Vandana Rambaran January 29, 2015
Now that we have chastised ourselves for another year of forgotten New Year’s plans, it is time to stop wallowing and start wondering what we will do from this point forward.
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An anonymous Yakker spread a rumor that the Wendy’s in Roth Dining was closing.  (BASIL JOHN / THE STATESMAN)

What you missed this week on campus

The Statesman November 18, 2014
YikYak strikes again. This week, an anonymous Yakker spurted the rumor that the Wendy’s in Roth Dining was closing.
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A week without social media: a survivor’s tale through the impossible

Niveditha Obla November 18, 2014
Social media is as much a part of our lives as eating and sleeping. There are, of course, the few who choose to not partake in it, but we can categorize them as the vegans of the internet world.
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I work over 60 hours every single week and could use some help because I still cant get everything done in that amount of time even with two other people working twenty hours every week, Michaud said. (MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN)

Campus briefing: USG assistant hours adjusted

Arielle Martinez November 18, 2014
The Undergraduate Student Government senate unanimously approved new bylaws for the USG executive council, which capped the number of hours per week that executive council assistants can work.
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Slang terms more complex than they seem

Kelly Zegers November 12, 2014
Bae. Basic. Turnt. These are only a few of the slang words that college students are increasingly using across social media.
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Community Developer of Yik Yak shares the ins and outs of the app

Rebecca Anzel November 10, 2014
SBU students have adapted to a new social media application called YikYak, quickly putting Stony Brook University on the company’s radar as one of the most active regions in New York.
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