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Stories from School of Journalism students appearing in other campus publications.

Stony Brook community arranges relief efforts for Puerto Rico

Maria Cestero | Stony Brook Statesman
Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, leaving many of its citizens without vital resources, including food, water, power and shelter.

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.

President Stanley’s plan to address deficit draws ire of faculty

Stony Brook Statesman
Stanley was forced to address grievances from faculty members who complained that impending cuts would contradict the university’s commitment to diversity in education.

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.

Pulitzer-winning war correspondent talks Syria, covering conflicts

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 .

Students test computer science skills at inaugural hackathon

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.

New York Times executive editor talks Trump and fake news

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.

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.

Former Moscow correspondent for NPR talks Russian politics

Antonia Brogna |Stony Brook Statesman
After spending four years as a foreign correspondent in Moscow, Russia, retired National Public Radio reporter Corey Flintoff visited Stony Brook University to discuss Russian-American relations.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Students Kick of Wolfstock At Homecoming Hoopla

Diamond Bridges | Stony Brook Independent
Event invites students to participate in a number of games and events and features performances by the marching band and more.

Disease doesn’t stop Rylie Laber from cheering on Women’s Soccer

Tim Oakes | Stony Brook Statesman
She suffers from a congenital disorder, but she can be found at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium when her team takes the field.

Local candidates affected by presidential candidates’ unpopularity

Chris Gaine
Incumbent representative Lee Zeldin has an arms length relationship with his party’s presidential nominee.

Cuomo commits $5 million to Center for Clean Water Technology

Nikita Ramos | The Stony Brook Statesman

Race for LI House Seat Becomes One of Nation’s Priciest

Chris Gaine
According to, $4 million has been spent on the race between Republican incumbent Lee Zeldin and his Democratic challenger Anna Throne-Holst.

Campus Dining 🙁

Janelle Clausen