TOP STORIES

Jay Shah | WSHU Public Radio
The plume of toxic chemicals from the former Northrop Grumman plant on Long Island has slowly seeped into the ground over the past 60 years.

Taylor Ha |Stony Brook Statesman
These students didn’t hack computer systems in the traditional sense. Instead, they marshaled their computer science skills toward engineering innovative, useful software.

Katherine Wright | Scientific American
Katherine Wright, an SoJ grad student, takes a look at what impact a new detector facility will have on the search for the source of gravitational waves, the distortions in spacetime that occur when black holes collide.

WEB

Nick Kalantzopoulos
When the music department at Stony Brook University was alerted that a member of the quartet was too ill to perform, they could not find a single replacement; so instead, they found three.

RADIO

Jessica Opatich | WSHU Public Radio
Callers asked about the Trump administration’s reversal of transgender protections, Zeldin’s votes on environmental issues, and Republican plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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.

NEWSCAST

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Abigail Wolfenberger
Women in science working together to overcome obstacles and find support in their professional lives are the focus of this segment from the Stony Brook News.

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

Mike Adams | Stony Brook Statesman
A crowd of over 1,000 gathered in the Staller Center on Feb. 23 to hear a candid conversation between Dean Baquet, the executive editor of The New York Times, and School of Journalism Dean Howard Schneider.

STUDENT WORK

Brittany Tesoriero & Melissa Laker | The Long Islander
The New York College of Health Professions announced on Feb. 15th that a new patent, created by inventor Donald Spector, will allow biopsy results to be received in real time.

INTERNSHIPS

Jay Shah | WSHU Public Radio
Investigators found a connection between more than a dozen MS-13 gang members and seven murders, including those of three teenagers from Brentwood in Suffolk County last year.

ALUMNI

Arielle Dollinger | VICE News
Libraries and colleges across the country are trying to educate people into being better, more discerning consumers of news. SoJ Alum Arielle Dollinger explores this movement in her piece for VICE.

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 and international news.

LATEST NEWSBREAK EN ESPAÑOL

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Newsbreak en Español - 15 de Febrero

NEWSCAST STORIES

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Abigail Wolfenberger
Women in science working together to overcome obstacles and find support in their professional lives are the focus of this segment from the Stony Brook News.

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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