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A visit with some members of the transgender community at the school and a look at some of the issues they are facing.

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In New York the race between Democrat Todd Kaminsky and Republican Chris McGrath to fill convicted ex-Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos’ seat remained too close to call as of Thursday.

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Students from Stony Brook University's School of Journalism traveled to the concrete jungle on the first of April as part of the school's “Professional Fridays in...

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In three minutes, journalism students in the introductory broadcast class (JRN310) provide updated news and information about Stony Brook University as well as national, international news and weather.

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Students at Stony Brook University's School of Journalism produce their third Stony Brook Newsbreak in Spanish for the Spring '16 semster, which gives today's top national and international stories as well as this week's weather.

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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.

IN THE CAMPUS MEDIA

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Andrew Goldstein/The Statesman

Lei Takanashi & Kunal Kohli/The Press

Jay Shah/The Press

Abigail Wolfenberger/The Independent

Stephen Infantolino/The Independent

TOP STORIES

Siva Vaidhyanathan said in his lecture at the Charles B. Wang Center that Facebook’s seemingly altruistic project failed in India because of the company’s arrogance and misunderstanding of Indian culture.

Lei Takanashi
Their eyes look back at you, staring from every windowsill, case and shelf inside Aaron Hulsizer’s Brooklyn apartment. The three-eyed Yoda easily intrigues some visitors.

Briana Lionetti, Rick Ricioppo
In 2012, Chris Cloonan visited Cuba with the SOJ's Journalism Without Walls program. He went on to submerge himself in Cuba's history and culture, and is now a tour guide there.

Stephen Infantolino
Our reporter spoke to the co-owener of the Long Island Book Revue, someone who reads frequently to his grandson, about the recent decline in e-books sales and how print books are making a comeback.

THIS WEEK’S WSHU REPORTS

Jessica Opatich/WSHU
In New York the race between Democrat Todd Kaminsky and Republican Chris McGrath to fill convicted ex-Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos’ seat remained too close to call as of Thursday.

JD Allen & Jessica Opatich & Julio Avila & Joe Ryder/WSHU

Jessica Opatich
Advocates gathered at several Long Island Rail Road stations on Monday to pressure lawmakers to include a $15 minimum wage in the New York State budget.

Julio Avila
The Long Island Rail Road will soon conduct a pilot program to test electronic ticketing. Passengers will be able to purchase tickets using their credit cards and a smartphone app.

JD Allen
Fencing in the United States is more popular than ever. Since 2001 the number of high school fencing teams has doubled nationally. Long Island is no exception.

MORE FROM SOJ JOURNALISTS

Tibian Ahmed, Lindsay Andarakis/The Osprey
As of March 3, the over-the-counter distribution of Naloxone, a drug that reverses heroin overdoses, reached almost 1600 pharmacies in New York State. This distribution was approved in January of 2016.

Rena Thomas/Long Island Pulse

Andrew Eichenholz/Rolling Stone
SOJ sports reporter Andrew Eichenholz lands a spot on the Rolling Stone website with his story "Can Novak Djokovic End Tennis' 'Big Four' Era Forever?"

JOURNALISM WITHOUT WALLS

STORIES FROM ABROAD

Briana Lionetti, Rick Ricioppo
In 2012, Chris Cloonan visited Cuba with the SOJ's Journalism Without Walls program. He went on to submerge himself in Cuba's history and culture, and is now a tour guide there.

By Ivana Stolnik

Briana Lionetti, Kayla Shults, Janelle Clausen

By Kayla Shults

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Journalism students and teachers join NASA scientists to chronicle field research on the lava flows of the most active volcano on earth.

Students from the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University were taking special Journalism summer classes in Hawaii and India.

Kerlern Rae Tuitt
The Life of Brian: A Boy Whose Skin Won't Stay On is a profile of young Brian Ilg and the challenges he faces.

Marina Liao
Raising the Age: The Drive to Change How Teenagers Are Prosecuted In New York Courts is Marina Liao's look the movement to raise the age at which adolescents are tried as adults.

Christine Powell, Emily Heller, Khloé Meitz
School of Journalism students spent the past several months following fourth-year medical students on the final and most nerve-wracking part of their medical educations.

Kevin Lizarazo
Soon, Willets Point — also known as the Iron Triangle — will undergo heavy construction to replace 62 acres worth of auto shops, junkyards and other businesses with high-rise residential and commercial buildings.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Nicole Faletta
The trend was man buns, but this hairstyle is a possible contributor to making this the genderless generation. Also how this new style is possibly feminizing men, compared to their stereotypical masculinity.

Abby Del Vecchio
More than 25 percent of millennials are back in the nest, up from 22 percent in 2007. A look at how the economy has played a role in one long islander’s decision to move back home.

Sheena Samu
Inside the LGBT Senior Citizen community. 100,000 of New York City’s 1.5 million residents who are 55 and older are part of the LGBT senior citizen community

Megan Miller
Alternative fitness enthusiasts use hula hoops, slack lining and kick boxing to stay healthy and have fun. These activities are addictive, they get the blood flowing, and they can put you in a better mood.

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