TOP STORIES

WEB

Christopher Cameron and Rebekah Sherry
Over 100 of the 125 school districts on Long Island are on track to finish testing their pipes for lead contamination by October 31st

RADIO

Terry Sheridan and Chris Leelum
Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini says there are indications that the two murders in Brentwood were committed by gang members.

MULTIMEDIA

Taylor Ha
Gwangjang Market currently holds approximately 1,500–2,000 vendors who sell Korean traditional food, clothing, and medicine.

STONY BROOK NEWS
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LATEST NEWSBREAK

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

LATEST NEWSBREAK EN ESPAÑOL

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

FEATURED STORIES

IN THE CAMPUS MEDIA

Chris Gaine
According to OpenSecrets.org, $4 million has been spent on the race between Republican incumbent Lee Zeldin and his Democratic challenger Anna Throne-Holst.

Janelle Clausen

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

THIS WEEK’S WSHU REPORTS

JD Allen

Jessica Opatich
Suffolk County is suing Connecticut-based Purdue Pharma for deceptive practices

MORE FROM SOJ JOURNALISTS

Christopher Cameron and Rebekah Sherry
Over 100 of the 125 school districts on Long Island are on track to finish testing their pipes for lead contamination by October 31st
Melanie Oudin

Andrew Eichenholz | Rolling Stone
School of Journalism star reporter Andrew Eichenholz pens this timely piece for Sports Illustrated about the young tennis player's struggle with disease.

Andrew Eichenholz | Rolling Stone

JOURNALISM WITHOUT WALLS

STORIES FROM ABROAD

Kyle Barr
The tourists who come to the Korean Demilitarized Zone are drawn in with the promise of a tangible glimpse into the state of North Korea.

Cosette Nuñez
In a country where North Korean Refugees are treated as second class citizens, the Duam School embraces them.

Jessica Chin and Chereese Cross
Though Seoul’s subway system is much smaller in than New York's, it gives its bigger population a more comfortable and efficient experience.

Dyondra Wilson
In the past five years, Korean pop music, soap operas and movies have been spreading worldwide.

Cosette Nunez

Jessica Chin & Taylor Ha

Taylor Ha
Koreans are petitioning the government to atone for the failed rescue attempt of the Sewol Ferry.

Taylor Ha
Gwangjang Market currently holds approximately 1,500–2,000 vendors who sell Korean traditional food, clothing, and medicine.

SPECIAL PROJECTS

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

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.

EDITOR'S PICKS

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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.

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.

Lei Takanashi
After Fabrizio Milito rolled onstage in a Roman chariot, ready to perform on Chinese Central TV, the host of the show yelled that Milito’s opponent, Yixi Fong, would take off Milito’s “angel wings.”

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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