• Meditation on the Mind0

    By Kaila StangJRN 217: Journalistic Reporting and Writing Do you ever feel like you are stuck in your own head? That no matter how hard you try, you just can’t turn your brain off? You are not alone, and the solution is simple. It’s meditation.  Meditation is a way to calm your mind. You close

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  • A Beginner’s Guide to Yoga0

    By Melissa JonesJRN 217: Journalistic Reporting and Writing During Corinne Frattini’s tough second pregnancy in 2016, her body constantly ached. A friend suggested trying out yoga, and Frattini quickly fell in love with its benefits. She  is now a certified yoga instructor at the Buddha Barn in Massapequa, New York.  Derived from the sanskrit word

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  • How to Paint Watercolors0

    By Shannon FanJRN 217: Journalistic Reporting and Writing Like flowers growing from cracks in the sidewalk, many of us have had to find a way to push through hardship, especially in the midst of the pandemic’s disruption. Artist Bengali Bee found a creative way to cheer up by turning her local botanical garden into watercolor.

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  • How to Take Great Pictures with a Smartphone0

    By Caroline MorganJRN 217: Journalistic Reporting and Writing For Stony Brook University sophomore Millie Elangbam, photography is an active part of life–she’s a professional photographer and vice president of the university’s photography club. But you don’t have to be an expert to take good photographs.     “That’s just the best part about photography,” Elangbam said. “It’s

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  • Learning to Style Men’s Hair0

    By Yuuki NagataJRN 217: Journalistic Reporting and Writing Tori Shimotsuki has been working in the fashion industry for almost 10 years, both as a model and manager, and he knows what a difference  hair styling can make.   “Men would have to wear plain suits when working at a company,” he said. “But just a bit

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  • How to Avoid Athletic Injury0

    by Kerry QuinnJRN 217: Journalistic Reporting and Writing Even during the pandemic, athletes, trainers and gym members all over work hard to stay in shape by participating in sporting events and competitions or by making weekly visits to a local gym or sports club. But too often, injuries involving sports and training can take a

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