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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Ex-boxer opens Cuban restaurant in Huntington

Daniel Gatta | More Than Bagels
Professional boxer Alan Gotay hung up his gloves to pursue a career in the food industry. On Wednesday, April 19, Gotay’s very own Cuban restaurant, Babalu NY, opened in Huntington.

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Sports Reporting initiative a home run for students

Christopher Cameron
Benefiting from a wealth of experience and a diverse selection of skills on offer, the Sports Reporting class has given students an outlet to pursue their passions, and has inspired the newest broadcast news show in the School of Journalism.

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Can Librarians Save Us from Fake News?

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.

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News Literacy program shows students how to spot fake news

Anna Correa | Stony Brook Statesman
Since the beginning of the 2016 presidential election, the idea of fake news has grown in popularity, compromising the public’s faith in credible media organizations and establishing trust in unreliable clickbait journalism.

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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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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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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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In NY Prescription Pads Out, E-Prescriptions In

Julio Avila
New York State is requiring doctors to do away with traditional pen-and-pad prescriptions by March 27th. They’ll have to switch to e-prescriptions that doctors send to a pharmacy electronically.

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Paint Night

Alex Coveney
Get your van Gogh on at the L.I. Pour House when they host their Paint Night.

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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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The Man Bun

Nicole Faletta
The trend was man buns, but this hairstyle is a possible contributor to making this the genderless generation. Also how this new style is possibly feminizing men, compared to their stereotypical masculinity.

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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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Millennials Are Back in the Nest

Abby Del Vecchio
More than 25 percent of millennials are back in the nest, up from 22 percent in 2007. A look at how the economy has played a role in one long islander’s decision to move back home.

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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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The Last of the Video Stores

Lei Takanashi
Despite the increased use of streaming services offered by companies such as Netflix, video stores are still alive in New York City. And they aren’t heading to the grave just yet.

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Thrifty Fashion

Thrift shopping is becoming a sustainable way of fashion and specially appropriate for the Halloween season.

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