Huntington Public Art Initiative Faces Defunding

The Long Islander
The Traffic Signal Box Project is one of Huntington Public Art Initiative’s ventures, but the 10 other boxes scheduled to be painted this year may never be completed if the Town Board doesn’t renew the Initiative’s budget for 2018.

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Faculty and students protest to save non-renewed adjuncts

Stony Brook Statesman | Griffin Tokarski
Students, professors and club members rallied in the Frank Melville Library on Nov. 15 to protest recent job cuts. Nearly half of the Writing and Rhetoric program adjuncts were let go and will not return in the Spring 2018 semester.

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VP for Student Affairs passes away

Stony Brook Statesman
Vice President for Student Affairs Peter Baigent passed away on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 1, during a voluntary leave of absence.

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Stony Brook community marches for science in D.C.

Anna Correa | Stony Brook Statesman
Members of the Stony Brook community traveled almost 300 miles from campus to Washington D.C. on Earth Day, April 22 to speak out against federal budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Stony Brook smoking ban shows success

Michaela Kilgallen & Mahreen Khan |Stony Brook Statesman
University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. has said Stony Brook is considering adding citations for smoking on campus.

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The Curse is Broken

Danielle DelGaudio | Stony Brook Press
It was history 108 years in the making. On the morning of Nov. 3, 2016, the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series title since 1908.

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Students and faculty march to end domestic violence

Jess Stoneburner | Stony Brook Statesman
The annual “Take a Stand, Walk with Me” march takes place every October for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is organized by the Center for Prevention and Outreach, which aims to raise awareness about domestic violence.

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Samantha Mercado | Stony Brook Press
With the coming of fall, back to school and Halloween on our heels, it’s easy to overlook Latino Heritage Month, which starts in the middle of September and ends in the middle of October.

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Music and Medicine

Desirae Gooding
The group Music and Medicine performs at rehabilitation centers, hospitals, child care facilities and nursing homes with the intention of putting melody and rhythm to therapeutic use.

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