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Jager Robinson | Newsday Opinion
Stony Brook SOJ student and Newsday intern Jager Robinson makes his case for the video game industry. Jager has previously written video games reviews for IGN.

Anna Correa | Stony Brook Statesman
Since the beginning of the 2016 presidential election, the idea of fake news has grown in popularity, compromising the public’s faith in credible media organizations and establishing trust in unreliable clickbait journalism.

Jay Shah | WSHU Public Radio
A Long Island man has been indicted for allegedly scamming $5 million from investors who thought they were getting in on the ground floor of a new fuel cell company.

WEB

Christopher Cameron | Antigua Observer
Cameron, an SOJ undergraduate, writes about an initiative to improve care for children with disabilities and special needs in Antigua & Barbuda.

RADIO

Jessica Opatich | National Public Radio
Opatich, an undergrad who has been working in our affiliate program with WSHU, produced this piece for NPR.

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.

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Melissa Laker | Stony Brook News
Stony Brook is snowed under and classes are cancelled as big storm drops over a foot of snow. But SBU students survived and classes have resumed!

SPECIAL PROJECTS

For the past two decades physician assisted suicide has been a hot button issue in New York State and throughout the nation. Stony Brook students investigated the controversy over aid-in-dying in New York as their capstone project.

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

Erica Cirino | Vice Motherboard
The Pacific Ocean is full of plastic, home to one of the most famous pollution hotspots in the world, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

ALUMNI

Adrian Carrasquillo | BuzzFeed News
SOJ alum Carrasquillo, the White House Buzzfeed correspondent, trains his eye on Bannon and asks: Is Bannon flying too close to the sun?

STONY BROOK NEWS
This week’s newscast

LATEST NEWSBREAK

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Stony Brook Sportsbreak - February 17, 2017

LATEST NEWSBREAK EN ESPAÑOL

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Newsbreak en Español - 15 de Febrero

NEWSCAST STORIES

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Melissa Laker | Stony Brook News
Stony Brook is snowed under and classes are cancelled as big storm drops over a foot of snow. But SBU students survived and classes have resumed!

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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