TOP STORIES

Arielle Martinez
An investigation into a little-known state agency that has failed in its duty to protect residents of homes for the disabled. The graphs in this piece will shock you.

Kyle Barr
How cuts in public bus routes are making an historically horrible way to get around Long Island even harder. The reporter rode 228 miles of bus routes and interviewed 32 riders and 25 officials, experts and advocates.

Daniel Gatta | More Than Bagels
Professional boxer Alan Gotay hung up his gloves to pursue a career in the food industry. On Wednesday, April 19, Gotay’s very own Cuban restaurant, Babalu NY, opened in Huntington.

WEB

Find The Beat is focused on covering Music on Long Island. The stories focus on local Dj sessions, Jazz programs, drum circles, and more. Each story has two multimedia elements to it: a video or audio slideshow and an infographic.

RADIO

WSHU Public Radio
This is the latest in a series of gang-related deaths that began in September with the murder of two teenage girls. Four more bodies were discovered since – all suspected to be killed at the hands of MS-13.

MULTIMEDIA

Kevin Urgiles
New York State faces a severe organ donor shortage at a time when nearly 10,000 New Yorkers are waiting for the gift of life.

NEWSCAST

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke with the Stony Brook News on a new program for STEM scholarships.

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Vandana Rambaran
What happens to former prisoners who have had their convictions overturned. They get no help adjusting to life outside prison and they have to sue for compensation.

SBU MEDIA

Anna Correa | Stony Brook Statesman
Members of the Stony Brook community traveled almost 300 miles from campus to Washington D.C. on Earth Day, April 22 to speak out against federal budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency.

STUDENT WORK

Jordan Boyd and Noah Buttner | The Long Islander
The museum exhibit, titled “From the Arcade to the Living Room,” running now through December, offers attendees the chance to play every system from the Atari 2600, to the Playstation.

INTERNSHIPS

Katherine Wright | Scientific American
Katherine Wright, an SoJ grad student, takes a look at what impact a new detector facility will have on the search for the source of gravitational waves, the distortions in spacetime that occur when black holes collide.

ALUMNI

Arielle Dollinger | VICE News
Libraries and colleges across the country are trying to educate people into being better, more discerning consumers of news. SoJ Alum Arielle Dollinger explores this movement in her piece for VICE.

STONY BROOK NEWS
This week’s newscast

LATEST NEWSBREAK

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Check out this years' best plays in Stony Brook Athletics and a calendar of upcoming events.

LATEST NEWSBREAK EN ESPAÑOL

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Newsbreak en Español - 15 de Febrero

NEWSCAST STORIES

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke with the Stony Brook News on a new program for STEM scholarships.

JOURNALISM WITHOUT WALLS

The Journalism Without Walls program sends students and teachers on foreign reporting trips in order to prepare them for the challenges of working in the field.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Jimin Kim
After surviving a chimp attack, Dunia Sibomana finds a new life in America on his journey to regain his smile.

Briana Lionetti, Rick Ricioppo
In 2012, Chris Cloonan visited Cuba with the SOJ's Journalism Without Walls program. and is now a tour guide there.
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Newscast Special Report
A visit with some members of the transgender community at the school and a look at some of the issues they are facing.

His brow was furrowed in concentration, his lips pursing occasionally as his mind made delicate calculations - each with the potential to add or detract hundreds of dollars from the end product. In the hands of Edward Maday of Woodmere, Long Island, the 56-year-old father of two, a viol de gamba -- a stringed instrument, relative to the violin -- was being born.

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THE MASTHEAD

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Managing Editor – Christopher Cameron
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