TOP STORIES

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Megan Miller
In an effort to use her tragic story as a catalyst for change, Ana Wagner began advocating for children’s civil rights in New York State.

A national research team called RIS4E is helping NASA lay the groundwork for missions of the future that land humans on Mars, the Moon and maybe even asteroids.
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Abigail Wolfenberger
Eugene Drucker is obsessed by the bard's play, and has created "Madness and the Death of Ophelia" for quartet and voice.

WEB

Katherine Wright | Physics
Our reporter visits an immersive planetarium show which lets audiences experience the sights and sounds of earthquakes as if from deep inside Earth.

RADIO

JD Allen
The Asharoken Village Board on Long Island’s North Shore has rejected a proposed federal plan to restore a heavily eroded strip of beach that connects some residents to the mainland.

MULTIMEDIA

DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is an American immigration policy that would offer some undocumented immigrants a path to legal citizenship, providing they arrived before they were 16 years old and before June 2007.

NEWSCAST

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo established a hotline on Friday for residents to report hate crimes.

SPECIAL PROJECTS

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This is the inaugural magazine show produced by the students of JRN 370, our advanced broadcast journalism course, representing the best of their work from the Spring 2016 semester.

SBU MEDIA

Antonia Brogna |Stony Brook Statesman
After spending four years as a foreign correspondent in Moscow, Russia, retired National Public Radio reporter Corey Flintoff visited Stony Brook University to discuss Russian-American relations.

STUDENT WORK

Anisah Abdullah & Kaylyn Ahrenstein |The Osprey
A devious tax break agreement between the Hempstead Town Industrial Development Agency and the Green Acres Mall forced residents to pay more taxes.

INTERNSHIPS

Jessica Opatich
The senator has introduced a bill in the Senate to honor the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.

ALUMNI

Erica Cirino | Scientific American
Judges say wildlife officials have been slack on science in assessing the need for exterminating wolves, wolverines and cormorants.

STONY BROOK NEWS
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LATEST NEWSBREAK

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In this edition of Stony Brook SportsBreak, check out highlights from men's basketball and women's basketball games from over the weekend and an interview with Lucas Woodhouse as he gives us a look at the new men's basketball team this season. Also, we give you a guide to must-see games over the winter break.

LATEST NEWSBREAK EN ESPAÑOL

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On October 2nd, Colombia will vote Yes or No on a plebiscite to finalize peace negotiations between the State and the FARC guerilla after a half-century long armed conflict, claiming over 200,000 lives and displaced more than 7 million people. Stony Brook University School of Journalism Professor Pablo Calvi discusses the ramifications of this vote with experts from around the world including Andrés Bermúdez Liévano (Advisor at the office of the High Commissioner for Peace), Juan Camilo Maldonado (VICE, Colombia), Pablo Biffi (Clarín, Buenos Aries), Erna Von de Walde (UK, independent scholar), Laura Horvath-Roa (Stony Brook University) and Brenda Blanco (Producer, Buzzfeed and SBU School of Journalism Alumni). Here are some pictures from the production [gallery link="file" ids="5417,5418,5413,5409,5416,5399,5412,5410,5404,5405,5406,5408,5411,5397,5398,5433,5401,5414,5415,5402,5435"]

NEWSCAST STORIES

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo established a hotline on Friday for residents to report hate crimes.
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Researchers at Stony Brook University have teamed up with NASA to track the movement of penguins across the Antarctic.

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

The J Drive is the showcase for student-produced news from the Stony Brook University School of Journalism.

Managing Editor – Christopher Cameron
christopher.cameron@stonybrook.edu