We Stan 2020

  • February 6, 2020
We Stan 2020

It was 2006 when Eminem released his song “Stan,” where he describes a crazy, over-the-top fan who ended up taking his own life because he couldn’t get the rapper’s attention. The fan’s name was Stan.

Today, the word “stan” is used on social media to refer to relationships among politicians, entertainers, influencers and their fans. It’s used as a noun and as a verb, and is most common on Twitter and Tumblr. The word even made it to the Oxford dictionary, where it is defined as: an overzealous or obsessive fan of a particular celebrity.

Read more at: #WeStan2020

@SBUJournalism

New year, new name! We are officially the @stonybrooku School of Communication and Journalism. Learn more about this exciting new chapter in our School's history. https://www.stonybrook.edu/journalism/story.php?slug=stony-brook-announces-renamed-school-of-communication-and-journalism

Calling all prospective and admitted @stonybrooku students! Join us on 1/20 at 6 pm for a panel presentation featuring recent journalism graduates, @ReylerTV, @npennisiFOX55 & @LizPulver16. Click here to register https://enroll.stonybrook.edu/register/jschoolgrads21

#MondayMotivation: Professor Dowdy, who's helping students learn how to obtain, understand and use data effectively in their reporting @SBUJournalism.

He'll use what he learns from the "Data Bootcamp for Educators," an @IRE_NICAR fellowship for educators.https://bit.ly/3i3ZzCo

Lights, camera, ACTION! 🎥

Despite roadblocks from #COVID19, last year @sbujournalism students broadcasted more shows than ever before. Learn how: https://bit.ly/2X8PJFH

#TuesdayMotivations: Seawolves like Brianne Ledda.

This @SBUJournalism student was recognized by the @Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Her investigative piece on the legacy of slavery on #LongIsland placed her in the top 20 *nationally*. #hearstawards

https://bit.ly/2KJrcEG

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