TOP STORIES

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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.

RADIO

Abandoned house

Kristy Gerlett
New York is making money available to deal with “zombie homes”, houses that have been abandoned or foreclosed on and have fallen into disrepair.

MULTIMEDIA

Melanie Oudin

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

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.

FEATURED 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

Kevin Matyi
Last spring scientists discovered three new Earth-sized planets outside of our solar system, raising the question: could intelligent live exist elsewhere?

Jessica Opatich
Nashwan Uppal, a 12-year-old Pakistani-American student at East Islip Middle School, has severe social and learning disabilities.

Christopher Cameron
The Suffolk County Department of Health is suspending nighttime activities at three county parks due to the discovery of mosquitoes that are carrying the West Nile virus.

Kristy Gerlett
Dowling College has filed papers with state and federal regulators to officially shut down. This comes after last week’s unanimous vote by Dowling’s Board of Trustees to close the college.

MORE FROM SOJ JOURNALISTS

Melanie Oudin

Andrew Eichenholz
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

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

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.

Andrew Kozak
Steve Kuhn has been digging for clams in the Great South Bay for over 40 years.

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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THE MASTHEAD

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