• Trying Something New

    Trying Something New0

    By Katharina Buczek  I transferred to Stony Brook University during the COVID-19 pandemic and, due to the social disconnect, I felt a bit lost in my career plans. I was unsure what journalistic path really spoke to me, and that anxiety was almost paralyzing at times.  Even after searching and applying for internships, I still felt

  • Exploring Long Island from my bedroom

    Exploring Long Island from my bedroom0

    By Justin Mitselmakher Over the past six months, I have been interning for the Long Island Press. Not only have I practiced reporting, editing and fact-checking – I have also become more engaged in the local community. I met my soon-to-be editor, Timothy Bolger, at our school’s internship fair in November. At the time, I

  • One step closer to my dream job

    One step closer to my dream job0

    By Danyi Ji This semester I worked in MVC Management Production as a communication intern. No girl can say no to pretty clothes, so I’ve always wanted to work in the fashion industry since I was a little girl. When I received an introduction for an internship in the fashion industry in my school mailbox,

  • Growing in the agriculture beat0

    By Caroline Morgan Of all of the things I thought about doing in college, interning at an organization about agriculture never once crossed my mind. I am the last person on Earth to know anything about farming. Yet this semester I found myself writing for AgNews at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, or CCE,

  • How Stony Brook University Scientists Gave Shinnecock Bay a New Life0

    By Rafael Cruvinel As a sunny spring morning rises at Shinnecock Bay, workers start to load boats with equipment for the day, birds sing in the sky and a soft breeze cools the air. Clear aquamarine waters stretch to the horizon.  Years ago, it was possible to spot red tides polluting these same waters, as

  • Meeting Michael Brown

    Meeting Michael Brown0

    by Joseph D’Alessandro Michael Brown’s journey starts and ends in Huntington, Long Island. The headquarters of his automotive empire is a block and a half away from the garage where his father worked as a mechanic decades earlier.  The Michael Brown of today is a reputable business leader, a father of three, and a generous