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  • How pandemic lockdowns affected marriages

    • June 1, 2021

    BY Shannon Fan – JRN 217 Since spending so much time in quarantine, newlyweds Vicky Wang and Jack Hou say that they’ve learned a lot more about each other than when they were just dating.  Their experience is common, and in some cases – not in their case, fortunately for them – that increased knowledge

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  • Virtual ASL story time helps kids stay engaged during pandemic

    • June 1, 2021

    By Jasmine Watson – JRN 217 At 6:05 p.m. on March 4, 2021, Aminah Mosley and her partner, Kendra Jordan, logged onto Instagram to start a live session on their shared account, @readandsignwithme.  Read and Sign with Me is a virtual nonprofit program in which Mosely and Jordan read aloud to children ages 0-8. Mosley,

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  • Battered by two hurricanes, Honduran villagers say relief aid has been politicized

    Battered by two hurricanes, Honduran villagers say relief aid has been politicized

    • June 1, 2021

    BY Sheyla TorresJRN 217 CAMPO BEJUCO, HONDURAS — People in Campo Bejuco, Honduras, have been lining up in front of container trucks, hoping that their names are on a piece of paper. If not, they are going home empty-handed.  Honduras was hit by two hurricanes last November. Hurricanes Eta and Iota ripped through Central America,

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  • Campus Initiative Aims to Increase Voter Turnout Among College Students

    • May 28, 2021

    By Xenia Gonikberg – JRN 217 Since its inception in 1966, the Andrew Goodman Foundation has worked with universities across the United States to improve voter registration rates among college students. The Stony Brook University chapter, the Center for Civic Justice, aims to make barriers to voting nonexistent for students at the university. Robert and

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