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.
Welcome to News Natives, our new news magazine show produced by our Intermediate News Broadcast Class (JRN 370) with Prof. Steven Reiner, Prof. Rick Ricioppo and Dini Diskin-Zimmerman. In this week's episode, we host a discussion about free speech on college campuses – as it relates to college sports and students’ First Amendment rights.