• Local musicians that Covid-19 became a haven for0

    BY Elisha Asif The COVID-19 pandemic proved to be a nightmare for nearly every industry, but musicians, who make most of their money from in-person concerts, may have had it worse than most job industries. Since the mandates kept concerts from happening, the billion dollar industry saw one of its worst days. But even through

  • Stories from Fort Neverlose0

    How a hockey team and its beloved arena skated into the hearts and memories of Long Islanders BY Jake Basile It was 1971 when Patrick Dowd walked into the great concrete building in Uniondale. He was with his father, and together they made their way down a long corridor that opened onto a vast domed

  • An unexpected lesson in managing expectations

    An unexpected lesson in managing expectations0

    By Maddie Lee I started my time at BoingBoing, “A Directory of Mostly Wonderful Things,” as an intern with co-founder Carla Sinclair in July of 2020. Initially, although I had the title of an intern, it felt more like a mentorship. She was very hands-on while still giving me free rein.  BoingBoing features short posts

  • Being a journalist — not just a student journalist

    Being a journalist — not just a student journalist0

    By Julio Taku I had the pleasure and opportunity to work as the news intern for NPR affiliate WSHU Public Radio this fall . I worked under the editorial direction of two SOCJ adjuncts who both work at WSHU, Terence Sheridan, the station’s news director, and JD Allen, the assistant news director. I learned to

  • Becoming more ingrained in the music industry

    Becoming more ingrained in the music industry0

    This semester, I worked with The House Music Group as a press relations intern. Though the internship only lasted for this semester, I really enjoyed it. Since the summer, I have been working on my goal of being part of the music industry. Through this internship I was able to get my foot in the

  • A highlight of my semester0

    By Angelina Zingariello For my Fall 2021 JRN 489 internship, I did public relations for the Stony Brook  Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) department. I wrote feature stories for the newsletter, ran the department’s Instagram account and wrote for its blog. For the newsletter, I interviewed WGSS alumna Suzanne Staub and wrote a feature