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Stony Brook News – February 26, 2018

Journalism students in the advanced broadcast class (JRN 371) produce their fifth news show of the Spring ’18 semester which includes: Dean Sacha Kopp announces his resignation; how the LIRR delays may affect Stony Brook students; how students are celebrating the final week of Black History Month; a recap of Seawolves Sports as well as this week’s weather.

Long Island hearing filled with opposition to proposed offshore drilling

The Osprey
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.

Proposed cell tower raises environmental concerns in Smithtown

The Osprey
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.

Sexual Harassment Bills To Protect Suffolk County Employees

Rebekah Sherry | WSHU Public Radio
Two new bills are meant to protect county employees from sexual harassment and discrimination.
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Stony Brook Newsbreak – February 22, 2018

In four minutes, journalism students in the introductory broadcast class (JRN310) provide updated news and information about Stony Brook University as well as national and international news plus this week's Campus Calendar.
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Stony Brook Sportsbreak – February 21, 2018

Check out our latest Stony Brook Sportsbreak for the Spring '18 semester. In this episode, we recap Stony Brook Lacrosse, Basketball and Baseball. Plus, a look at what is coming up for Stony Brook Athletics
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Stony Brook Newsbreak – February 21, 2018

In three minutes, journalism students in the introductory broadcast class (JRN310) provide updated news and information about Stony Brook University as well as national and international news plus this week's weather.

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.

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.

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.

Proposed $38.5 million library project triggers debate in Tri-Hamlet area

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.

SoMAS professors condemn offshore drilling at NYS Assembly hearing

Rebecca Liebson | Stony Brook Statesman
A recently announced Trump administration plan would allow for oil exploration and drilling in the New York region.

Southampton Schools To Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples Day

Jay Shah | WSHU Public Radio
In 2016, students asked to remove Columbus’s name from the holiday. Southampton has the highest number of Native American students of any district on Long Island.
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Stony Brook Newsbreak – February 15, 2018

In four minutes, journalism students in the introductory broadcast class (JRN310) provide updated news and information about Stony Brook University as well as national and international news plus this week's Campus Calendar.
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Stony Brook Newsbreak – February 14, 2018

In three minutes, journalism students in the introductory broadcast class (JRN310) provide updated news and information about Stony Brook University as well as national and international news.

Cuomo Tax Plan Would Offset Loss Of Federal Deductions

Jay Shah | WSHU Public Radio
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced two proposals to help New Yorkers get around federal tax changes
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Stony Brook News – February 12, 2018

Journalism students in the advanced broadcast class (JRN 371) produce their third news show of the Spring ’18 semester which includes: an update on the status of the Women's Swimming and Diving Team; how SBU Students are celebrating Valentine's Day; a potential change to the Student's Activities Fee; a recap of Seawolves Sports as well as this week’s weather.
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Stony Brook Sportsbreak – February 7, 2018

Check out our first Stony Brook Sportsbreak for the Spring '18 semester.
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Stony Brook News – April 23, 2018

Journalism students in the advanced broadcast class (JRN 371) produce their eleventh news show of the Spring ’18 semester which includes: A burglary in the Staller Center, a painting event for transfer students, a jazz understanding event on campus, a recap of Seawolves Sports and this week's weather.

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Long Island hearing filled with opposition to proposed offshore drilling

The Osprey
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.

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.

Long Island Musicians Impacted By Streaming

Guneet Singh | Find The Beat
Streaming has grown in popularity among consumers, but poses an issue for artists who are paid very little for their music.

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.

Annual Spring Car Show takes over Belmont Racetrack

Yingzi Dong | The Osprey
On Sunday April 9, thousands of people gathered to enjoy the annual Spring Car Show and Swap Meet at Belmont Racetrack, held by Long Island Cars.