For the past two decades physician assisted suicide has been a hot button issue in New York State and throughout the nation. Stony Brook students investigated the controversy over aid-in-dying in New York as their capstone project.
Christine Powell, Emily Heller, Khloé Meitz
School of Journalism students spent the past several months following fourth-year medical students on the final and most nerve-wracking part of their medical educations.
The term “freegan" combines the words “free” and “vegan.” Freeganism is about more than food. Its adherents describe it as an anti-capitalist, environmental action that challenges America’s endless consumerism.
The 2013 tropical storm season is quickly approaching on the calendar. Many in the Long Island region have been wondering if they’re going to see more storms similar to the intensity of Superstorm Sandy. How are residents preparing? Marc Schwartz reports in his capstone project, Surging Waters: Can LI Protect its Shores?
Guns Across LI looks at the new gun laws and the financial impact on the gun shop down the street. What does it mean for family-owned businesses to lose the ability to sell assault rifles, which shop owners say have been a large piece of their sales? It is a story about people, not about weapons. Frank Posillico reports in his capstone project.
The rap community on Long Island has not developed an independent identity, separate from New York City’s mean streets. Its up-and-comers struggle with being typified with a suburban stereotype—as softer, privileged, middle-class wannabes. In her capstone project, Long Island Beats Suburban Streets, Jessica Stallone reports.
Explore the realities faced by LGBTQ teens on Long Island, and how the social landscape of the area is changing – or sometimes isn't – as young people come to terms with their sexualities at an earlier age.
Journalism students in the advanced broadcast class (JRN 371) produce their 5th news show of the Spring ’17 semester which includes: we look into a free speech controversy at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Roth Regatta brings in a National Award, Veterans are adjusting to life at home through stand-up comedy, a recap of Seawolves Sports and this week’s weather.
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.
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.
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.
Taylor Ha and Randall Waszynski | The Long Islander “Sometimes, it’s like a foreign country here,” said Fred Devone, a 45 year resident of Hempstead. 45 percent of Hempstead’s residents age five and older speak a language other than English at home.
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.