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.
School of Journalism Special Project
At least three school districts across Suffolk County are considering hiring armed guards after the Miller Place School District announced it would bring on four ex-NYPD officers to improve security.
Nearly 30 environmentalists and 11 public officials in Smithtown spoke in opposition to the Trump administration proposal to drill for oil off of Long Island’s coast at a hearing on Feb. 14.
Plans to build a 120-foot cell tower in Smithtown to improve phone reception are being held up as the government and community consider the proposal’s potential ramifications.
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.
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.
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.
Jim Lo | The Osprey
The current Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library has been at that location for approximately 45 years and is plagued with issues, according to library officials.
Katherine Wright |The Long Islander
A mysterious force is pushing the Universe’s planets, stars, and galaxies away from each other at a continuously increasing speed.
Katherine Wright | APS News
A handpicked team of NASA geologists, and an active astronaut, tested gadgets for future space exploration in the New Mexico desert.more
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.more
The Long Islander
The EPA’s decision allows Connecticut to dump dredging waste into an eastern Long Island Sound site.
NASA recently joined forces with Stony Brook University students and researchers to venture into th New Mexico desert as part of a program designed to prepare future astronauts.more
Mike Adams |Stony Brook Statesman
International correspondent Roy Gutman spoke to a small group of students about his coverage of the civil war and tragedy in Syria .
Skyler Gilbert & Chris Peraino | Long Islander
Hate crimes against the Islamic community in the United States are at their highest levels since 2001, according to FBI data.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Taylor Ha and Randall Waszynski | The Long Islander
“Sometimes, it’s like a foreign country here,” said Fred Devone, a 45 year resident of Hempstead. 45 percent of Hempstead’s residents age five and older speak a language other than English at home.
Michaela Kilgallen | Newsday
For the past two years, Halloween weekend in Riverhead has looked like a scene out of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven,” but this year, things will be a little different.
Danielle Hall | Smithsonian Magazine
Researchers are using aerial technology to track coastal erosion, map coral reefs and even give whales a breathalyzer
Andrew Eichenholz | Rolling Stonemore
Francesca Campione, Rena Thomas
LI native is the director and president of the Atelier at Flowerfield in St. James
Eric Schmid/The Statesmanmore
Andrew Goldstein/The Statesmanmore