Six Minutes and Twenty Seconds

School of Journalism Special Project
Taylor Ha paints an evocative, first-person narrative portrait of the “March for Our Lives” rally in Washington, D.C.

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The Gift of Life

Kevin Urgiles | Senior Capstone Project
Kevin drove 150 miles to Albany to film a woman in desperate need of a kidney transplant from her hospital bed to demonstrate the severe organ transplant shortage in New York.

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The Gray Collar Workforce

John Feinberg | Senior Capstone Project
John identified a major new employment trend, where many white-collar workers are being attracted to blue-collar jobs, that caught the interest of reporters at the Wall Street Journal.

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Justice Divided

Jessica Opatich | Senior Capstone Project
Jessica Opatich examined how stark the inequality of New York State’s county-by-county system of public defense can be even between two adjacent counties–Nassau and Suffolk. Jessica is now reporting on the impact of community radio on women in Ghana.

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The Explosion: An account of a gas station disaster in Ghana

Stony Brook Alum Jessica Opatich was on the ground in Accra in the aftermath of a gas station explosion that left at least seven dead. This story sheds light on the continuing epidemic of gas station and tanker explosions in Ghana, and the impact of the government’s failure to solve the problem.

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New Detector Could Soon Find Source of Gravitational Waves

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.

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Emerson String Quartet Adds Students To Series

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.

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Multi-generational businesses survive on the North Fork

Kelly Zegers | The Suffolk Times
Kelly Zegers is a recent graduate of the School of Journalism working for the Suffolk Times on Long Island. Check out her story about how many North Fork businesses have remained family-owned for generations.

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OPINION: Stop condemning video games

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.

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