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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.

RADIO

Jessica Opatich
The Shinnecock Indian Nation no longer has native speakers, so in their quest to secure the future of their language, they’ve decided to enlist some of their youngest members: preschoolers.

MULTIMEDIA

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

STONY BROOK NEWS
This week’s newscast

LATEST NEWSBREAK

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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.

LATEST NEWSBREAK EN ESPAÑOL

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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.

TOP STORIES

IN THE CAMPUS MEDIA

Samantha Mercado | The Stony Brook Press
A profile of in the Stony Brook Press about SOJ student Hanaa’ Tameez, whose journalism career will start in Mexico City this July as she enters a three month fellowship with The Wall Street Journal.

Eric Schmid/The Statesman

Andrew Goldstein/The Statesman

Lei Takanashi & Kunal Kohli/The Press

Jay Shah/The Press

Abigail Wolfenberger/The Independent

Stephen Infantolino/The Independent

THIS WEEK’S WSHU REPORTS

Jessica Opatich
The Shinnecock Indian Nation no longer has native speakers, so in their quest to secure the future of their language, they’ve decided to enlist some of their youngest members: preschoolers.

Joe Ryder
Oyster farming is becoming big business and Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm in Greenport has helped usher in new life for the once dying industry.

Julio Avila
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)’s Small Business Development Program is looking to give Long Island minority and women business owners a chance to develop and grow within the construction industry.

Jessica Opatich
Investigators are trying to figure out why a small plane broke apart over Syosset, Long Island, on Tuesday afternoon, killing its three passengers.

MORE FROM SOJ JOURNALISTS

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

Arielle Dollinger,Rick Rojas | The NY Times

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. 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

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John Feinberg
Earthstock is an opportunity to renew our commitment to protecting our environment. This video captures the spirit of this year's festivities.

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.

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.

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