We Stan 2020

It was 2006 when Eminem released his song “Stan,” where he describes a crazy, over-the-top fan who ended up taking his own life because he couldn’t get the rapper’s attention. The fan’s name was Stan.

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Privilege

The recent college admissions scandal has put a spotlight on the power of privilege in higher education in this country. This semester, the advanced broadcast journalism class at Stony Brook University School of Journalism took a look at some issues involving educational privilege closer to home.

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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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Stony Brook Newscast: All That Jazz

Abigail Wolfenberger reports on this year’s Stony Brook Jazz Fest. The traditions, the music, and the people come to life in this story for the Stony Brook Newscast.

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Conducting to the Top

The Stony Brook University Orchestra is comprised of over 70 undergraduates and has been acclaimed as a considerable success over the past decade. This is all thanks to one woman, Susan Deaver.

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The Smile Child

Jimin Kim
After surviving a chimp attack, Dunia Sibomana finds a new life in America on his journey to regain his smile.

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From Tourist to Tour Guide

From tourist to tour guide

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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Weekly ‘Comfort Women’ Protest in its 24th Year

Jessica Chin
Every Wednesday since January 8th, 1992, people of all ages have sat in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul to demand the Japanese government’s full recognition and reconciliation of the forced sexual slavery of thousands of women during World War II.

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9 Stories

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.

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Long Island’s Runaway Kids

JD Allen
A growing number of young children and teenagers are leading double lives: students by day and homeless runaways by night.

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Earthstock!!!!!

John Feinberg
Earthstock is an opportunity to renew our commitment to protecting our environment. This video captures the spirit of this year’s festivities.

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Art Toys

Lei Takanashi
Their eyes look back at you, staring from every windowsill, case and shelf inside Aaron Hulsizer’s Brooklyn apartment. The three-eyed Yoda easily intrigues some visitors.

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Real Books Only

Stephen Infantolino
Our reporter spoke to the co-owener of the Long Island Book Revue, someone who reads frequently to his grandson, about the recent decline in e-books sales and how print books are making a comeback.

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Green Ponds May Be Toxic

Jasmine Blennau
Each year the warm weather of summer causes an overgrowth of algae in lakes and ponds. Our reporter Jasmine Blennau looked into how the unpleasant green color could be toxic.

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Good News on Gas

Greg Cannella
Gas prices across the island are dropping to its lowest levels in years. Find out how this is effecting commuter students at Stony Brook University.

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SINC Center Now Open 24 Hours

Beginning fall of 2015, TLT extended the hours of the SINC site in the library to accommodate students who don’t have a typical school day .

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